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Addiction Recovery News 09/2011

Hazelden Study Shows Promise of Web-Based Support for Patients Leaving Addiction Treatment
September is Recovery Month: Addiction treatment works and lasting recovery is possible CENTER CITY, Minn., Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Web-based recovery support programming holds great promise for patients discharged from residential alcohol and other drug addiction...

NAN calls for drug abuse aid
Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Deputy Grand Chief Mike Metatawabin is calling on the federal and provincial governments and the general public to recognize the rapidly increasing rates of prescription drug abuse.[...]

National alcohol and drug addiction recovery month
Quincy, IL (WGEM)-- September is National Alcohol and drug addiction recovery month. Recovery experts say the purpose of recognizing this month is to celebrate the accomplishments of people going through treatment and their successes.

Mom sues drug rehab center over death
CHARLOTTE, Tenn., Sept. 1 (UPI) -- The mother of a woman who died during a stay at a Tennessee drug treatment center says crowding and understaffing at New Life Lodge helped kill her daughter.

Nats' Strasburg makes likely final rehab start
Stephen Strasburg allowed one hit over six shutout innings Thursday night for Double-A Harrisburg in what was expected to be his final minor league rehab start before he returns to the Washington Nationals.

Nats' Strasburg allows one hit in final rehab start
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Stephen Strasburg allowed one hit over six shutout innings Thursday night for Double-A Harrisburg in what was expected to be his final minor league rehab start before he returns to the Washington Nationals.

Strasburg shows he's ready in final rehab start
Strasburg shows he's ready in final rehab start

Strasburg allows 1 hit over 6 in rehab start
Stephen Strasburg allowed one hit over six shutout innings Thursday night for Double-A Harrisburg in what was expected to be his final minor league rehab start before he returns to the Washington Nationals.

Addiction recovery revisited
When it comes to recovery from alcohol and drug dependence, there is a fair bit of misinformation about, an addiction treatment conference in Auckland was told today.

Stephen Strasburg Ends Rehab With One-Hitter; Nationals’ Tickets Escalate
Stephen Strasburg, the No. 1 pick in Major League Baseball’s 2009 draft, threw a one-hitter over six innings in his final rehabilitation game.

Shuttle offered with cut to rehab bus stop
Plans for a special shuttle between the rehab centre at Ottawa General and the hospital’s main bus stop got lukewarm reviews from bus riders at the centre on Thursday.OC Transpo announced the shuttle on Wednesday after the service reduction  to the rehab centre bus stop was met with numerous public complaints. The cut to the bus stop, announced this spring, is part of the cost-saving Network ...

Hard Rock Hotel's Rehab Pool Party Cleaning Up Image
Rehab at the Hard Rock Hotel has gone to rehab. The risque, debauched atmosphere that pool managers tried to cultivate got a little out of hand when the pool party was featured on its own reality television show from 2008 to 2010. Staffers were shown engaging

OC Transpo to shuttle rehab centre's patients
Days before major changes to city bus routes take effect, OC Transpo has announced a solution to service cuts that would have made it difficult for patients to reach The Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Centre.

Strasburg allows 1 hit in rehab start (AP)
His red socks pulled up high over his calves and a gold chain dangling off his neck, Stephen Strasburg pushed off the mound and unleashed a 99 mph fastball. Yeah, Strasburg sure looks as if he's ready to return to the big leagues. Strasburg allowed one hit and struck out four over six shutout innings Thursday night for Double-A Harrisburg in what was expected to be his final minor league rehab...

PHOTOS: Strasburg Final Harrisburg Rehab Start
See photos of Stephen Strasburg's final rehab start in Harrisburg before his return to the Nationals on Tuesday.

Study: Brain activity similar in food and drug addiction
A new study from the Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity suggests that a chocolate milkshake and a line of cocaine might not be so different.

Mets' Santana tosses two innings in rehab start
Mets left-hander Johan Santana allowed a run on three hits while striking out two and walking none in a 30-pitch effort over two innings Saturday afternoon with Class A St. Lucie.

Bats: Santana's Rehab Gets Back on Track for Mets
Johan Santana, who has been recovering from shoulder surgery, will make a minor league start this week, and could pitch in the majors before the end of the season.

Recovery Day one of hope, celebration
PROVO -- The day "recovering drug addict" ceases to be a scarlet letter will be the day that effective drug addiction recovery takes a giant step forward.

'Alcohol and marijuana are not part of the local culture'
Anti-alcohol and anti-drug addiction advocates came together Friday to express concern about the alarming number of island residents who suffer from substance use disorders and to call for changes in community behavior that fosters these addictions.

WA top cop's son continues rehab in jail
A lawyer for WA police commissioner's son, jailed over a drug lab explosion says he will continue rehab.

Talking Celebrity Rehab Episode 10 With Dr. Sharp And Jennifer Gimenez
Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew is back for a fifth season, and we’re lucky enough to have the opportunity to talk about the show with Dr. Drew and some of the other staff at the Pasadena Recovery Center to get an inside look at the rehabilitation process. This week, we spoke with Jenn Gimenez and [...]

After a Patient Rehab, Strasburg's Back on the Mound (Washn)
Dave Sheinin The Associated Press (c) , The Washington Post WASHINGTON — Every few days this season, Steve McCatty would get a text message with a picture attached, and before the Washington Nationals' pitching coach could even open it, he knew what was in the picture: It would be Stephen Strasburg's grinning face — at a distance of exactly one arm's length away — with a big old bass flopping on ...

Chesterfield residents find hope, success in drug court program
In a poorly considered plan to feed her drug addiction by stealing a flat-screen television from a Target store, Nikita Temple found herself on the path to a better life.

Comeback for Mets' Santana continues with bullpen session today
MIAMI -- Johan Santana is slated to make his next rehab start in the minors on Friday. After that . . . Citi Field? The lefty wouldn't rule it out yesterday, but Mets assistant GM John Ricco didn't sound as enthusiastic about the possibility. "I would love to be at the...

Alcohol Rehab group presses for Wine Tax Reforms
The non-profit Alcohol Education & Rehabilitation Foundation (AER Foundation) today presented a report to the Australian Government calling for urgent reform of taxes on wine in Australia. The report “Alcohol Taxation Reform – Starting with the Wine Equalisation Tax”, was produced by leading economic consultants the Allen Consulting Group, commissioned by the AER Foundation. The AER Foundation ...

Easton Redevelopment Authority increasing housing rehab efforts
Merchants Bank of Bangor has approved a $500,000 line of credit to the authority.

Vietnamese rehab centres 'abuse detainees'
THE Australian government partly funds projects in Vietnamese detention centres where tens of thousands of drug abusers are held for years against their will, work for little or no pay and suffer torture and physical abuse, Human Rights Watch investigators have found.

BDSI’s opioid-addiction drug candidate aims to challenge market leader RB
An opioid-dependence treatment being developed by BioDelivery Sciences International (NASDAQ:BDSI) is on track for a New Drug Application filing in the second half of 2012, making it a contender to compete against current market leader Reckitt Benckiser (LSE:RB). Raleigh, North Carolina-based specialty pharmaceutical company BDSI announced positive preliminary results from a clinical trial that ...

Ronnie Wood - Ronnie Wood Taken To Rehab By Artist Friend
Ronnie Wood has revealed he was once kidnapped by Damien Hirst and taken to rehab. The Rolling Stones rocker - who has a history of alcoholism - explained he owes the artist after he "rescued" him by putting him into the back of a van and onto his pr...

Judge prods Paladino on site rehab
Trees growing out of a collapsed section of the abandoned Graystone Building’s roof will be uprooted and replaced by a new roof before the winter, if Buffalo Housing Court Judge Patrick M. Carney has his way.

Australia 'funding' abusive rehab centres
An advocacy group has alleged Australia may be indirectly facilitate human rights abuses by funding inhumane drug rehabilitation services in Vietnam.

Australia 'funding' abusive rehab centre
An advocacy group has alleged Australia may be indirectly facilitating human rights abuses in Vietnam.

Struggle against drug trafficking
Drug addiction, which has spread significantly across Russia over the past decade, poses a serious threat to the country's security.

Celebrity Rehab Star Amy Fisher Signs On For Celebrity Boxing
During Amy Fisher‘s stint on the fifth season of Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew, we came to know her as a woman who appeared physically and emotionally fragile, as a result of her years of trauma and alcohol abuse. We might be wrong about the physical part though, because we learned today that she has [...]

Australia 'funds' rehab centre
An advocacy group has alleged Australia may be indirectly facilitating human rights abuses in Vietnam.

Texas Clinic Treats Eating Disorders Like Drug Addiction
Ashley Morgan is in hour three of her daily four-hour workout. She runs on a treadmill in her storage unit, which is locked. She is ashamed to be seen. The 22-year-old from Abilene, Texas is so afraid of getting fat, every bite is a battle. Morgan has been bulimic for many years, so what goes down almost automatically comes back up. "I couldn't keep my snack down, and I had to run to the nearest ...

Kidnapped and taken to rehab
ROLLING STONES rocker reveals how he was once kidnapped and taken to rehab.

Mental health care provider: September is recovery month
September is National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month. Designated by the United States government, Drug Recovery Month aims to recognize and promote both the benefits and the issues associated with recovery.

Drug abuse rising in Myanmar
Locals in a region long notorious for its international opium trade, now also falling prey to drug addiction.

Belmont recognizes addiction recovery
ST. CLAIRSVILLE - Belmont County commissioners invited representatives of Crossroads Counseling to their meeting Wednesday morning where the body made a proclamation in honor of National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month.

New neck surgery means more rehab for Manning
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning underwent neck surgery on Thursday and could miss the entire NFL season as a result, the NFL club announced.

Enforcer Fedoruk fighting drug abuse
As rain washed over him, Todd Fedoruk stumbled on the streets of Tampa in his latest haze, this one ignited by a concoction of booze and cocaine.

Mercy Rehab Program Recognized
A national leader in surveying patients about the care they receive in hospitals has recognized the Inpatient Rehabilitation Program at Mercy Medical Center for significant improvements in patient satisfaction.

Narconon East US Celebrates Recovery Month With Over 45 Years Of Drug-Free Rehab
Tampa - Narconon East US Centers celebrate National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month with more than 45 years of providing the most successful drug-free alcohol and drug rehabilitation program that boasts a success rate 4 times higher than the national average.

Rasmus takes BP; rehab stint upcoming
Rasmus takes BP; rehab stint upcoming

SPL: Rehab going well for St Mirren ace Aaron Mooy as he recovers from back injury
ST MIRREN'S Aaron Mooy revealed he's on the mend after suffering a stress fracture of his back.

Nigeria: Rage of Drug Addiction - Our Children On Highway to Hell
Amy Jade Winehouse was a talent and a tragic figure. Her entry into the music bloc was a loud drop with a biggish promise. Pundits predicted that Winehouse would be a winner.

Group rehab home gets zoning OK, still needs nod from trustees
LANCASTER -- The Pleasant Township Zoning Commission on Thursday recommended the rezoning of a former health clinic building for use as a group home for men fighting drug and alcohol addictions.

Housing rehab grants available in Townsend
TOWNSEND -- Financial help for housing rehabilitation is available for qualifying homeowners in Townsend.

Last Modified: 09/2011