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Illegal drugs: a community problem - The Killeen Daily Herald

Meth Addiction - Sat, 2018-06-23 21:37

The Killeen Daily Herald

Illegal drugs: a community problem
The Killeen Daily Herald
“When someone is addicted to meth, nothing else matters,” Kimble said. “You can't take care of others, or children, because you can barely take care of yourself. It's an addiction so powerful that an addict will do almost anything, anything, to get ...

A heaping helping of hope - Albuquerque Journal

Meth Addiction - Sat, 2018-06-23 21:32

Albuquerque Journal

A heaping helping of hope
Albuquerque Journal
Casaus said she struggled with a meth addiction and homelessness in the past, exacerbated when her daughter was killed in a car accident six years ago. Now, she's living clean and has found a place to call home. “I think it'll be nice to have a photo ...

Can You Be Addicted to Marijuana? | POPSUGAR Fitness - POPSUGAR

Marijuana Addiction - Sat, 2018-06-23 15:05

POPSUGAR

Can You Be Addicted to Marijuana? | POPSUGAR Fitness
POPSUGAR
With the legalization of recreational marijuana in full swing, one of the most common questions I hear is whether the Schedule I drug is addictive. As someone.

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DJ left homeless after stealing £1800 off parents to feed cocaine addiction - Liverpool Echo

Cocaine Addiction - Sat, 2018-06-23 12:02

Liverpool Echo

DJ left homeless after stealing £1800 off parents to feed cocaine addiction
Liverpool Echo
A former Liverpool DJ has spoken out about "reaching rock bottom" after his cocaine addiction led him to stoop so low he stole from his own parents. Paul Cashin started taking drugs while he was DJing at former Liverpool gay bar Curzon, from then he ...

Natick weighing its options on recreational marijuana - MetroWest Daily News

Marijuana Addiction - Sat, 2018-06-23 11:53

MetroWest Daily News

Natick weighing its options on recreational marijuana
MetroWest Daily News
Phil Miller's wife, Shirley, told those in attendance that she has worked in substance abuse facilities, and knows first-hand the dangers of drug addiction. She worries marijuana could take smokers down that path, and she expressed concern that Natick ...

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When an Iowa Family Doctor Takes On the Opioid Epidemic - New York Times

Meth Addiction - Sat, 2018-06-23 03:00

New York Times

When an Iowa Family Doctor Takes On the Opioid Epidemic
New York Times
Iowa is no Ohio or West Virginia in the breadth of its opioid problem; meth addiction remains more common here. Heroin and fentanyl, however, have started to grab hold. Iowa had 206 deaths involving opioids in 2017, according to provisional state data ...

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New York State opioid patients may qualify for medical marijuana - WatertownDailyTimes.com

Marijuana Addiction - Fri, 2018-06-22 22:31

The Durango Herald

New York State opioid patients may qualify for medical marijuana
WatertownDailyTimes.com
For the people who come to Ms. Kanders with an addiction to opioids, she said it can become difficult to treat them because while she believes replacing opioids with medical marijuana will help with addiction, there is no concrete proof it will work ...
Pain medicine group cancels doctor training about marijuanaThe Durango Herald
Cannabis: Pain Management or More Pain?Cannabis Now

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Convicted meth dealer sentenced to nearly six years on Friday - The Hutchinson News

Meth Addiction - Fri, 2018-06-22 20:49

Convicted meth dealer sentenced to nearly six years on Friday
The Hutchinson News
“But I am concerned the with criminal possession of a firearm and I'm concerned your distributing methamphetamine in this community,” he said. “You're not here as an addict; you're here because you're dealing drugs. And there were co-defendants you ...

Meth Remains A Big Problem In Tennessee - NewsChannel5.com

Meth Addiction - Fri, 2018-06-22 16:21

NewsChannel5.com

Meth Remains A Big Problem In Tennessee
NewsChannel5.com
A state report showed more young adults and rural communities are using methamphetamine. Mental health officials reported about 2,500 people sought treatment for meth addiction in 2016, a gradual increase since 2011. However, the number only reflects ...

My cocaine addiction has put me in debt — and I'm afraid to tell my girlfriend - The Sun

Cocaine Addiction - Fri, 2018-06-22 15:10

The Sun

My cocaine addiction has put me in debt — and I'm afraid to tell my girlfriend
The Sun
DEAR DEIDRE: COCAINE addiction has led me to run up massive debts. I work for a small decorating company, get paid on a Friday and most of my wages goes up my nose. I love partying and the cocaine is always there - I can't resist. Alamy. 1.

Mother bans children from eating birthday cake because 'sugar has same effect on brain as cocaine' - The Independent

Cocaine Addiction - Fri, 2018-06-22 09:37

The Independent

Mother bans children from eating birthday cake because 'sugar has same effect on brain as cocaine'
The Independent
A mother who revealed that she's banned her children from eating any foods that contain harmful sugar - including birthday cake - has incensed parents online. Tonia Buxton, a food author, cook and mother of four, appeared on Good Morning Britain to ...

Legalization comes with risks: Doctors reminding public that health effects of cannabis use are real - CBC.ca

Marijuana Addiction - Thu, 2018-06-21 19:19

CBC.ca

Legalization comes with risks: Doctors reminding public that health effects of cannabis use are real
CBC.ca
Cannabis use is associated with a dampening or reduction in neurochemical systems in the brain, says Romina Mizrahi, head of the Focus on Youth Psychosis Prevention Clinic at the Toronto-based Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. The brains of ...

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Pain medicine group cancels doctor training about marijuana - WTHR

Marijuana Addiction - Thu, 2018-06-21 16:32

Pain medicine group cancels doctor training about marijuana
WTHR
Part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, SAMHSA oversees more than $1 billion in grants to fight opioid addiction and is headed by Dr. Elinore McCance-Katz, who has been outspoken about the dangers of marijuana. She has opposed the ...

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Man pleads guilty to criminally negligent homicide in heroin sale overdose - 13WHAM-TV

Cocaine Addiction - Thu, 2018-06-21 14:48

13WHAM-TV

Man pleads guilty to criminally negligent homicide in heroin sale overdose
13WHAM-TV
Saez is both one of the accused and one of the addicted. "He has a significant heroin and cocaine addiction problem. He knew what he was doing was wrong; he was doing it to support his drug habit," said defense attorney Michael Schiano. While in the ...

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Treating opioid addiction with marijuana is now an option - WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

Marijuana Addiction - Thu, 2018-06-21 14:15

Treating opioid addiction with marijuana is now an option
WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando
EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa. - The treatment of opioid withdrawal has joined the one state's health department's list of approved uses for medical marijuana. The Pocono Record reports the plant's potential as a tool in weaning addicts from drug addiction was ...

Judge revokes probation, sends 'dangerous person' convicted in Tinder beating and kidnapping case to prison - Lawrence Journal-World

Meth Addiction - Thu, 2018-06-21 13:21

Lawrence Journal-World

Judge revokes probation, sends 'dangerous person' convicted in Tinder beating and kidnapping case to prison
Lawrence Journal-World
Shane S. Allen asked for another chance on probation, to get more intensive treatment to kick his methamphetamine addiction. Douglas County District Court Judge Sally Pokorny didn't give it to him. Instead, on Wednesday she revoked Allen's probation ...

A Landmark Study on the Origins of Alcoholism - The Atlantic

Cocaine Addiction - Thu, 2018-06-21 12:00

The Atlantic

A Landmark Study on the Origins of Alcoholism
The Atlantic
Eric Augier, who recently joined Heilig's team, tried a different approach—one pioneered in his former laboratory to study cocaine addiction. After training rats to self-administer alcohol, he offered them some sugary water, too. This better mimics ...
Aberrant choice behavior in alcoholismScience Magazine

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