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Addiction Recovery News 01/2012




ThedaCares Riverside Medical Center in Waupaca to remodel its rehab services department
WAUPACA ThedaCares Riverside Medical Centers Rehab Services Department in Waupaca will undergo a nearly $500,000 makeover in 2012.

Rehab, or raze?
The ultimate fate of seven familiar structures in Battle Creek's central business district remains nebulous as the city enters its final year of a four-year downtown-revitalization effort.

Greying Singapore taps robots, games in rehab
Six months ago, Singaporean retiree Soon Eng Sam, 70, suffered a stroke that paralysed the left side of his body.

Addiction and health
What are the medical consequences of drug addiction?

Conroe man wages war on substance abuse, addiction
When it comes to dealing with drug and alcohol addiction, the ongoing support of friends and family is every bit as important as identifying the problem and signing up for treatment.

Colts' Manning to keep offseason focus on rehab
Peyton Manning plans to focus on rehab work while the Indianapolis Colts hierarchy has to make some tough calls in the next few months.

Drug court helps Sycamore man fight addiction
Note to readers: This is the first story in an occasional series following a DeKalb County Drug and DUI court participant.

Manning to keep offseason focus on rehab work
Manning plans to focus on rehab work while the Indianapolis Colts hierarchy has to make some tough calls in the next few months.

Man wants rehab over Diet Cola 42 litres a week addiction
Darren Jones wants to check himself into rehab - to cure a bizarre addiction to Diet Cola.

Naismith rehab progressing well
Rangers forward Steven Naismith insists he is making good progress recovering from a knee injury that has ruled him out since October.

Drug-addicted evacuees suffered crippling withdrawal effects in Ottawa
When 270 tired evacuees from remote Kingfisher Lake landed in Ottawa last summer to escape forest fires, the prescription drug addiction epidemic that has a grip on their community came with them. Soon after settling into Algonquin College, which they called home for about 10 days, dozens of the evacuees began experiencing symptoms of withdrawal from the oxycodone-containing prescription drugs ...

After learning from daughter's drug addiction, mom teaches others to cope
Sarah Barden, 21, of West Bloomfield, Mich., put her mother, Jeannie Barden, “through hell” as a drug-addicted teen. Now Jeannie is helping other parents avoid the mistakes she made in missing the signs of addiction.

Rehab center helps injured eagles
KENO — Hundreds of bald eagles spend the winter in the Klamath Basin, attracted to the easy meals to be made of waterfowl that overwinter in the marshes and of roadkill on the highways. But the bald eagle is slow on takeoff, which means the birds often get hit by …

Category: NEWS Created on Tuesday, 03 January 2012 12:03 Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00 Published ...
OTTAWA — When 270 tired evacuees from remote Kingfisher Lake landed in Ottawa last summer to escape forest fires, the prescription drug addiction epidemic that has a grip on their community came with them.

Pulmonary Rehab helps patients breathe
Wake Forest Baptist Health Lexington Medical Center opened a Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab center in July 2011 for patients with lung conditions.

Environmental rehab at Greif. prop; project commended
Having played host to a barrel manufacturing plant for decades, the Greif Bros. property — purchased by the City of Cullman in 2009 — came with its fair share of baggage. Chemicals and contaminants littered the 12-acre lot on Second Avenue in downtown, seeping deep into the soil once the plant closed.

Ex-Miss Russia Gets 'Last Chance' at Rehab in NY
Ex-Miss Russia gets 'last chance' at rehab in NYC prescription drug case after month in jail

Ex-Miss Russia gets ‘last chance’ at rehab
Detente! A Vicodin-addicted retired Miss Russia was sprung from jail today after her fellow rehab patients ended their cold war against her and agreed to take her back -- so long as she doesn't talk to them for a month. "There is a speaking ban with all of her...

'Continually stoned' ex-CU student trades jail for rehab in plea deal
Rehab is no frat house, a stern judge warned a former Columbia University anthropology student in giving him a treatment-not-jail deal today for admittedly selling pot by the pound out of the International House dorm. "This is not a frat," Manhattan Criminal Court Judge Ellen Coin warned Chris Coles, 21...

Steven Tyler Opens Up to Oprah Winfrey About Drug Addiction (VIDEO)
Just a few days ago, Oprah Winfrey's ' Oprah's Next Chapter ', the signature new show on her OWN network, premiered with Steven Tyler as the focus for the two hour show. The intimate interview was broken down into several parts and Tyler spoke candidly about his past relationships, his children, his career with Aerosmith and his drug addiction. The theme of drug abuse is woven throughout the ...

Monday Night Rehab: A&E's 'Intervention' and 'Hoarders' Return
For some, true life change requires a completely new environment for at least a month, with strangers bombarding them with cutting criticism, dietary changes, and regular meetings replete with meltdowns, screaming matches, and reconciliations. This could probably describe ABC?s The Bachelor, which premiered its 16th edition last night. In this case, however, I?m referring to ...

Student sent to rehab in Columbia Univ. drug case
A Columbia University student who sold marijuana as part of a campus drug-dealing ring has begun a year of drug treatment that could get his charges dismissed, becoming a prominent example of a rehabilitation option expanded by a recent change to New York's drug laws.

Rehab gal must shut up
She’ll stay out of jail if she can just keep her mouth shut. A Vicodin-addicted retired Miss Russia was sprung from Rikers yesterday after her fellow rehab patients ended their cold war against her and agreed to take her back — so long as she doesn’t talk to them...

Columbia druggie rehab
A Columbia University student who sold marijuana as part of a campus drug-dealing ring is beginning a year of drug treatment that could get his charges dismissed.Christopher Coles, 20, pleaded guilty yesterday to selling more than a pound of marijuana to an undercover officer and steering the officer to...

Vietnam Sends Activist to Drug Rehab Center
Vietnam sends activist who protested China over South China Sea dispute to drug rehab center

Homeless victim of taped NJ beating enters rehab
A homeless New Jersey man whose videotaped beating was posted on YouTube has voluntarily entered a rehabilitation program in Pennsylvania.

Victim of Taped NJ Beating Enters Rehab
Homeless NJ man whose beating was videotaped, posted online enters rehab program in Pa.

How Celebrity Rehab's Jennifer Gimenez Got Down to a Size 4
Tipping the scales at 263 pounds, model turned Celebrity Rehab tech Jennifer Gimenez knew it was tim[...]

TV Review: 'Celeb Rehab' benched by VH1 (for now)
Dr. Drew’s VH1 drug rehab facility is closed — at least for now. VH1 has no current plans for 2012 editions of its hit show Celebrity Rehab, or its spin-off Celebrity Rehab Presents Sober House , though both could return at some point later on.

Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew And Sober House Paused For 2012
To all those celebrities out there hoping to to check into Dr. Drew’s drug rehabilitation facilities in California, you’re out of luck: VH1 has no current plans for 2012 editions of either Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew or Sober House. Is this the true end of two hit reality shows on VH1? And why are they being paused [...]

Rehab to take longer than expected for Trumbo
Rehab to take longer than expected for Trumbo

VH1 checks out of "Celebrity Rehab" for now
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - VH1 has decided to drop "Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew" like a bad habit. At least for the time being. While the cable network hasn't outright canceled the series, which has run for five seasons since its 2008 debut, it has no plans for new episodes of the reality offering for the foreseeable future. A representative for VH1 told TheWrap that "Celebrity Rehab ...

Vietnam sends activist to drug rehab center
A Vietnamese activist has been sent to a drug rehabilitation center as apparent punishment for her participation in anti-China protests, her lawyer said.

Conroe man wages war on substance abuse, addiction
When it comes to dealing with drug and alcohol addiction, the ongoing support of friends and family is every bit as important as identifying the problem and signing up for treatment.

VH1 Benches Celebrity Rehab and Sober House
Dr. Drew Pinsky's programs Celebrity Rehab and Celebrity Rehab Presents Sober House will not air in 2012, though they may return.

VH1 takes 'Celebrity Rehab' off air for now
Chelsea Lewis VH1 has decided not to give Celebrity Rehab a new season for 2012. VH1 also decided not to renew the spin off of Celebrity Rehab , Celebrity Rehab Presents Sober House as well. Celebrity Rehab had been very controversial, especially in light of recent events involving past participants. read more

'Celebrity Rehab' gets a timeout
VH1's "Celebrity Rehab" and "Sober House" put on hold.

'Celebrity Rehab' gets a timeout
VH1 is taking a breather from rehabilitating celebrities this year. VH1 is taking a breather from rehabilitating celebrities this year.

Published January 6, 2012
A three-part Series assesses the global public-health toll and policy implications of drug addiction. The first paper summarises data for the prevalence and consequences of problem use of amphetamines, cannabis, cocaine, and opioids.

VH1 Letting Celebrity Rehab Dry Out in 2012
Hope you weren't jonesing for a Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew fix this year. VH1 has no plans for a new season of the show, or its 2-year-old spinoff Celebrity Rehab Presents Sober...

VH1 Letting Celebrity Rehab Dry Out in 2012
Hope you weren't jonesing for a Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew fix this year. VH1 has no plans for a new season of the show, or its 2-year-old spinoff Celebrity Rehab Presents Sober...

Sarah Harding Admits Prescription Drug Addiction
Latest Revelation From Girls Aloud Star...

Orland Park church plans vigil to remember drug addiction victims
Calvary Church in Orland Park will have a candlelight vigil at 5 p.m. Saturday to remember those who have died as a result of drug addiction.The community is invited. The church, 16100 S. 104th Ave., expects about 200 people, including former addicts and parents of children who died of overdoses.Kyle Dunn, of Orland Park, a member of the church who overcame his drug addiction, said five of his ...

Sarah Harding Admits To Prescription Drug Addiction
Sarah Harding has admitted that she was once addicted to prescription drugs as well as alcohol.The troubled Girls Aloud singer, who recently divulged details of the New Year's Eve fight she had...

Sarah Harding reveals prescription drug addiction
The Girls Aloud singer admits being addiction to sleeping pills, as well as alcohol.

Sarah Harding reveals prescription drug addiction
The Girls Aloud singer admits being addiction to sleeping pills, as well as alcohol.

Drugs help group sets the standard
PUBLIC health minister Anne Milton is set to visit Oldham to see how the borough is tackling prescription drug addiction. The MP will see firsthand how Oldham Tranx and Oldham ADS run the country’s only service to address problems with benzodiazepine drugs, such as valium and diazepam.

Downside to Drug Treatment: Men on Methadone More Likely to Crash
Men treating their addiction to drugs with methadone are twice as likely to get involved in car accidents, according to new research.

Kyle Richards “Really Proud” Of Sister, Kim’s Progress In Rehab
Nearly a month after entering rehab for alcohol abuse, Kyle Richards says that her sister and Real Housewives of Beverly Hills co-star, Kim Richards, is doing well, and she couldn’t be more proud. Keep reading for details on Kim’s progress, how the sisters’ relationship is doing now, and to find out which RHOBH moment still [...]

VH1 Benches Celebrity Rehab and Sober House
VH1 Benches Celebrity Rehab and Sober House Seattle Post-Intelligencer Copyright 2012 Seattle Post-Intelligencer. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 08:01 a.m., Thursday, January 5, 2012 A VH1 rep says the shows are not cancelled, citing "scheduling issues" as the reason for the benching, according to EW. Former Alice in ...




Last Modified: 01/2012