Meth Addiction

Stevens Point PD reports large increase in meth seizures - WAOW

Wed, 2019-03-20 17:16
Stevens Point PD reports large increase in meth seizures  WAOW

STEVENS POINT (WAOW)- Stevens Point police seized 172.1 grams of methamphetamine in 2018, which is a 17201 percent increase since 2011. Stevens ...

Mental health and addictions funding seen as good first step, but more work to be done - Regina Leader-Post

Wed, 2019-03-20 16:58
Mental health and addictions funding seen as good first step, but more work to be done  Regina Leader-Post

Funding for mental health and addictions is being seen by critics and stakeholders as a good first step, but with more work to be done.

2019 health report ranks Sarasota County second in Florida for ‘health factors’ - WWSB

Wed, 2019-03-20 16:17
2019 health report ranks Sarasota County second in Florida for ‘health factors’  WWSB

SARASOTA (WWSB) - Every year, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Population hHealth Institute at the University of Wisconsin partner on a study to ...

Wingina man sentenced to 22 years in area meth conspiracy - Lynchburg News and Advance

Wed, 2019-03-20 12:35
Wingina man sentenced to 22 years in area meth conspiracy  Lynchburg News and Advance

A Wingina man convicted in federal court of a methamphetamine distribution charge will serve 22 years behind bars, a judge determined last Thursday.

6 reasons why KOMO's take on homelessness is the wrong one | Opinion - Crosscut

Wed, 2019-03-20 06:04
6 reasons why KOMO's take on homelessness is the wrong one | Opinion  Crosscut

In just 30 seconds, the promotional video for a KOMO-TV special managed to cram in at least 10 invasive, voyeuristic and incendiary images of people in crisis ...

A Shift to Synthetic Drugs Cripples Mexico's Poppy Farm Income - OZY

Tue, 2019-03-19 22:01
A Shift to Synthetic Drugs Cripples Mexico's Poppy Farm Income  OZY

The country is staring at an opium bust that could make its poor even poorer and further drive up violence and migration.

Delusions 'caused a drive' to murder, Hibbing witnesses say - Duluth News Tribune

Tue, 2019-03-19 19:16
Delusions 'caused a drive' to murder, Hibbing witnesses say  Duluth News Tribune

HIBBING — Two mental health experts testified Tuesday that they believe Benjamin David Lundquist did not understand it was wrong to kill Joel Dean ...

Local News LCSO: Stronger meth coming into Leon County, epidemic growing WTXL Digital Staff 8:55 - WTXL ABC 27

Tue, 2019-03-19 19:04
Local News LCSO: Stronger meth coming into Leon County, epidemic growing WTXL Digital Staff 8:55  WTXL ABC 27

The Leon County Sheriff's office is searching for ways to tackle the growing epidemic of meth usage in the county.

'Meth has moved the markers': Advocate defends call for secure facilities for at-risk kids - CBC.ca

Tue, 2019-03-19 16:38
'Meth has moved the markers': Advocate defends call for secure facilities for at-risk kids  CBC.ca

Manitoba's meth crisis “has moved the markers” and requires rethinking how far authorities should go to protect at-risk youth, Manitoba's Advocate for Children ...

'Meth has moved the markers': Advocate defends call for secure facilities for at-risk kids - CBC.ca

Tue, 2019-03-19 16:38
'Meth has moved the markers': Advocate defends call for secure facilities for at-risk kids  CBC.ca

Manitoba's meth crisis “has moved the markers” and requires rethinking how far authorities should go to protect at-risk youth, Manitoba's Advocate for Children ...

Addiction Medicine Lures A New Generation Of Idealistic Doctors : Shots - Health News - NPR

Tue, 2019-03-19 12:12
Addiction Medicine Lures A New Generation Of Idealistic Doctors : Shots - Health News  NPR

Once a tiny specialty that drew mostly psychiatrists, addiction medicine is expanding its accredited training to include residents from specialties like family ...

Opioid clinic seeing success - Bonnyville Nouvelle

Tue, 2019-03-19 01:00
Opioid clinic seeing success  Bonnyville Nouvelle

Less than a year into offering residents treatment, the Bonnyville Opioid Dependency Clinic is pleased with their accomplishments so far. Reggie Jackson ...

Cardiac concerns: AFib, heart infections can result from drug abuse - Times Herald-Record

Tue, 2019-03-19 00:57
Cardiac concerns: AFib, heart infections can result from drug abuse  Times Herald-Record

Dan Willard doesn't remember a thing from those fateful 48 hours. Not what happened to the 32 pills of prescribed painkiller – nor how his daughter dragged his ...

No Single Action Will End County's Fight With Addiction | News, Sports, Jobs - Jamestown Post Journal

Mon, 2019-03-18 22:43
No Single Action Will End County's Fight With Addiction | News, Sports, Jobs  Jamestown Post Journal

If there was a silver lining to the methamphetamine busts reported by Jamestown police officers five years ago, it was that most of the busts were local residen.

Mental health advocates hopeful but wary that budget will fill big gaps - Regina Leader-Post

Mon, 2019-03-18 18:54
Mental health advocates hopeful but wary that budget will fill big gaps  Regina Leader-Post

As the province looks set to announce more funding for mental health in Wednesday's budget, advocates are warning that it will take a lot to please them in light ...

Homeless with HIV: SF General program aims to help those most vulnerable - San Francisco Chronicle

Mon, 2019-03-18 17:48
Homeless with HIV: SF General program aims to help those most vulnerable  San Francisco Chronicle

A new program aims to get homeless people with HIV into health care at San Francisco General Hospital's HIV/AIDS ward. Less than a third of homeless people ...

Lange sentenced on negligent homicide of 4-month-old - Bismarck Tribune

Mon, 2019-03-18 16:14
Lange sentenced on negligent homicide of 4-month-old  Bismarck Tribune

JAMESTOWN -- Judge Cheri Clark held a minute of silence in Southeast District Court in Jamestown Monday to think about the last minutes of the life of a ...

Every High Maintenance Episode, Ranked - Vulture

Mon, 2019-03-18 13:30
Every High Maintenance Episode, Ranked  Vulture

From the web series to TV, High Maintenance had told a ton of worthwhile stories. All 44 episodes of High Maintenance, spanning Vimeo and HBO, ranked from ...

Colleges start looking for ways to house and feed their students who are homeless - The Hechinger Report

Mon, 2019-03-18 08:33
Colleges start looking for ways to house and feed their students who are homeless  The Hechinger Report

Formerly homeless, Dorothy Gorder now is living with her 3-year-old son and their cat in an apartment she got with help from the local housing authority and the ...

Child Safety QLD: Abuse investigation deadlines missed in over 60% of cases - Courier Mail

Mon, 2019-03-18 08:00
Child Safety QLD: Abuse investigation deadlines missed in over 60% of cases  Courier Mail

CHILD Safety has missed its own deadlines to investigate 60 per cent of child abuse cases, as drug-addicted families swamp frontline staff in record numbers.