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Addiction Recovery News 10/2011




Pain pills and heroin ravaging the suburbs
The face of drug addiction, experts say, is increasingly white, suburban and upper-middle class. New users include older adults seeking relief from pain and teens looking for a high.

Punjab sets up drug prevention board
Chandigarh, Oct 1 (IANS) The Punjab government has set up a Punjab Drug Prevention Board to curb the growing menace of drug addiction in the state, an official said here Saturday.

Punjab sets up drug prevention board
The Punjab government has set up a Punjab Drug Prevention Board to curb the growing menace of drug addiction in the state, an official said here Saturday.

WINDMILL COUNTRY: Round-Up for Rehab sales reel in donations for agency
Between two annual Round-Up for Rehab sales in the Big Country and Concho Valley, more than $130,000 was raised last week to benefit West Texas Rehabilitation Center in Abilene, San Angelo and Ozona.

Jerry Lackey: Round-Up for Rehab sales reel in cash for agency
Two annual Round-Up for Rehab sales in the Big Country and Concho Valley last week raised more than $130,000 to benefit West Texas Rehabilitation Center, which has operations in Abilene, San Angelo and Ozona.

Punjab constitutes Drug Prevention Board
Chandigarh, Oct 1 : In a bid to effectively check the menace of drug-addiction in the state, the Punjab government has constituted a ten-member Punjab Drug Prevention Board under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary.

Shame greater than a drug addiction
SOME problem gamblers are so ashamed of their behaviour they would rather admit a heroin habit than an addiction to the pokies, says problem gambling expert Professor Alun Jackson.

Drug Addiction Prevention 3: What are the highest risk periods for drug abuse among youth?
Research has shown that the key risk periods for drug abuse occur during major transitions in children's lives.

Lewis County to have addiction recovery facility
VANCEBURG -- Drug addiction and abuse is so rampant in Lewis County every family is affected, said Vanceburg Mayor Todd Ruckel.

Housing-rehab program opens doors in Lowell
LOWELL -- The city's efforts to have problem properties placed into receivership so they can be rehabilitated and returned to positive use is off to a successful start, say city officials.

East Bridgewater advocates urge parents: ‘Don’t be blindsided’ by child’s drug addiction
The drug forum will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the auditorium of the Mitchell Middle School and is free.

Health Tip: Undergoing Cardiac Rehab
(HealthDay News) -- Cardiac rehabilitation can help strengthen the heart and improve overall health after a heart attack, angioplasty, coronary bypass, heart valve replacement or another heart problem.

Advocates urge parents: ‘Don’t be blindsided’ by child’s drug addiction
The drug forum will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the auditorium of the Mitchell Middle School and is free.

Rehab slow but positive, says Zaheer
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) India's pace spearhead Zaheer Khan says his rehabilitation from the ankle surgery is slow but positive and he hopes to return soon to bowl at the international level.

East Bridgewater advocates urge parents: ‘Don’t be blindsided’ by child’s drug addiction
The drug forum will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the auditorium of the Mitchell Middle School and is free.

Vaccine Against Smoking, Drug Addiction In The Works
Vaccines are being formulated to fight off addictive substances such as nicotine and cocaine, researchers say. Though the vaccines are still far from being fully developed, researchers have high hopes they will eventually aid in the fight against addiction. “We view this as an alternative or better way for some people,” said Dr. Kim D. Janda, a professor at the Scripps Research Institute, as ...

62 rehab centres receive RM1,200 each
SIXTY-TWO community-based rehabilitation (CBR) centres in Johor recently received contributions from the Johor State Representative Wives Association (Juita) to help the centres set up training programmes.

Brooke Mueller Sues Rehab Clinic: They Sold Me Down the River
Filed under: Brooke Mueller , Charlie Sheen , Celebrity Justice Brooke Mueller is suing the rehab facility she trusted for treatment, claiming the facility SOLD confidential medical information to the media ... TMZ has learned. Brooke's beef is with the The Canyon rehab facility in Malibu -- where she secretly sought help in February 2010 --  at the peak of her domestic violence case against ...

Health Tip: Undergoing Cardiac Rehab
Title: Health Tip: Undergoing Cardiac Rehab Category: Health News Created: 10/3/2011 8:05:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 10/3/2011

Rehab hospital allowed to expand
BY JIM HALL HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Fredericksburg has received state permission to add 12 beds....

Brooke Mueller suing rehab clinic
Charlie Sheen's ex-wife Brooke Mueller has filed suit against the rehabilitation centre she stayed in last year over allegations confidential medical information was leaked to the media.

VIDEO: Alcohol-free bar opens in Liverpool
An alcohol-free bar opens in Liverpool city centre to help people recovering from drink and drug addiction.

Brooke Mueller Vs Rehab
Brooke Mueller is suing the rehab facility she trusted for treatment

Everything You Need to Know About Addiction - A Workshop for Reporters
If you cover drug addiction or alcoholism on your beat or have an interest in these and related social topics for future story opportunities, you don't want to miss the upcoming Addiction Studies Program for Journalists November 10 and 11. Registration is open to a total of 20 qualified working journalists.

Brooke Mueller Brings Down Hammer on Rehab Facility for Allegedly Leaking Personal Info
Brooke Mueller is taking her former rehab facility to task for allegedly disclosing confidential information about her stay there. In the lawsuit filed Monday in Los Angeles Superior...

Rehab for teen who raped his underage girlfriend
KUCHING: The Sessions Court here yesterday ordered an 18-year-old youth to be sent to correctional school for raping his underage girlfriend.

Rehab Dogs Are ‘Inspiration On Wheels’
They are inspiration on wheels. Two handicapped recruits to a Dallas rehabilitation program are providing the kind of hope and encouragement nobody else can. They do that without saying a single word.

Hastings faces nine-month rehab
Victorian cricketer John Hastings will be sidelined for at least nine months with a shoulder reconstruction.

Women’s Drug Rehab Announces Evening Outpatient Alcoholism & Drug Addiction Program
Destination Hope: The Women’s Program, an alcoholism and drug addiction treatment program in Florida, is pleased to announce the establishment of a women’s Evening Intensive Outpatient Program (EIOP). The decision to open the program was based on research that clearly demonstrates that gender-specific treatment is most effective in helping individuals seeking substance abuse counseling. ...

Neuroscientist traces roots of his drug addiction
Mark Lewis spent 15 years hooked on just about any drug you can think of. Today, he is a neuroscientist and professor of applied psychology who has just written a new memoir explaining his addiction.

Two events planned for this year’s Round-Up for Rehab
[email protected] c-roundup for rehab.jpg For the second year in a row, there will be two back-to-back fundraising events associated with the Round-Up for Rehab in Sweetwater to raise dollars for the West Texas Rehabilitation Center. A Shrimp Peel dinner and auction will be held at the Nolan County Annex on Tuesday evening, Oct. 25, the night before the sale at Sweetwater Auction ...

Teen Mom Amber Portwood Drinking Again After Rehab
Back in August, after spending two months in rehab, Amber Portwood was released and sent on her merry way. Now, The Teen Mom star has been snagged drinking and party again. It looks like rehab did not help Amber Portwood that much after all. Read on for more details… MTV‘s Teen Mom star, Amber Portwood [...]

'Teen Mom' Amber out partying after rehab
It appears that two months of treatment at a rehab facility after a reported suicide attempt this summer didn't get Amber Portwood to straighten up her act.

Giants' Chad Jones continues rehab with 40-yard dash
Jones keeps trying to recover from serious car crash

Task Force Trying To Curb Overdose Deaths
Drug addiction and fatal overdoses have become an epidemic, but now different segments of the community are coming together in a concerted effort to address it.

Drug addictions fuelling crime: RNC
Crimes motivated by drug addiction have increased over the past two decades across Newfoundland and Labrador, a forum was told Wednesday night.

Drug addictions fuelling crime: RNC
Crimes motivated by drug addiction have increased over the past two decades across Newfoundland and Labrador, a forum was told Wednesday night.

NI drug addiction figures on rise
The number of people seeking treatment for drug addiction rises by almost 30%, according to the Department of Health.

Rehab Center Prepares Orphaned Bald Eaglets For Return To The Wild
Instead of throwing a bon voyage party for two orphaned American eaglets, rehabbers are making them work for their supper so they will be ready to return to the wild.

Is rehab an option for Riverside house?
Self-employed construction worker, Jeff Hawkis, is offering to rehab the house on the property of Riverside Cemetery. Board members, however, were more keen on tearing the structure down at their annual meeting last week.

Paralyzed jockey has rehab session
A national fund-raiser Saturday for Jacky Martin will come just days after the 56-year-old rider – paralyzed from the neck down – had his first physical therapy session.

Addiction Vaccine and Teen Drug Use
Dr. Kim D. Janda is working on an addiction vaccine and parents and families of drug addicts are begging him to hurry. They want help. What is an addiction vaccine and why is it so important to parents? Here's a Q-and-A to explain.

Health professionals talk prescription drug addiction
Health care providers got together Wednesday to discuss prescription drug management and addiction. From left, seated, are Kathy Morris, Brenda Szabo and Shawnee Bigelow and standing, Bill Penman, Dr. Billy Carstens, Dr. Michael Alexandrov and Mike Kettle.

The Recovery Place Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Center Revamps Website: RecoveredFamily.com
Alcohol and drug addiction is a family disease full of questions, but where are concerned families and loved ones supposed to find the answers they need? (PRWeb October 07, 2011) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2011/10/prweb8854419.htm

The Recovery Place Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Center Revamps Website: RecoveredFamily.com
Alcohol and drug addiction is a family disease full of questions, but where are concerned families and loved ones supposed to find the answers they need?Ft Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) October 07, 2011 The new and improved RecoveredFamily.com by The Recovery Place has been reinvented to provide all the necessary information to those suffering from addiction and their loved ones on combatting this ...

First rehab house on the market
WYANDOTTE — Almost two years ago, the city received $7.8 million in federal funds for a Neighborhood Stabilization Program that is now taking seed.

Chip Johnson: Time for rehab programs to shine
California's new prison realignment system mirrors a long-standing tradition among fishermen: Catch and release the little fish, mount the trophy fish on your wall and toss the rest in the cooler. Sending minor...

Chandler rehab hospital is hiring
New rehabilitation hospital opens in Chandler.

New Drug Court combating addiction in Plymouth
Friday afternoon’s session of the Plymouth Drug Court had gotten off to a good start, with reports that several young probationers were meeting their recovery goals, when a relative newcomer to the program stepped before the judge.

'Teen Mom' Amber: 'I'm still suicidal'
Less than two months after checking out of a rehab facility, the "Teen Mom" star was rushed to the hospital again.




Last Modified: 10/2011