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Meth addict kicks habit and reaches out to help others - M?ori Television

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Meth addict kicks habit and reaches out to help others
M?ori Television
A young mother of three Bobbie-Lee Edwards from Bridge P? has kicked her methamphetamine addiction, staying clear of the drug now for almost five months. Now she wants to help others get off P. It's happier family times now for Bobbie-Lee as she has ...

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Surge in Meth Use Sweeps Across the US - TheFix.com

Mon, 2017-05-22 18:45

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Surge in Meth Use Sweeps Across the US
TheFix.com
The increase in use has also spurred greater demand in treatment for meth addiction. In Minnesota—an epicenter for the meth boom of the early 2000s—more than 11,000 patients were admitted for treatment in 2015, which is nearly double the number that ...

New Meth Surge is Gathering Momentum - Officer.com (press release) (registration) (blog)

Mon, 2017-05-22 05:44

Officer.com (press release) (registration) (blog)

New Meth Surge is Gathering Momentum
Officer.com (press release) (registration) (blog)
Minnesota, a hot spot during the last methamphetamine epidemic, is experiencing a surge in admissions for treatment of methamphetamine addiction, according to the state Human Services Department. In the upper Midwest and much of the rest of the ...

A new meth surge gathers momentum | National News ... - Billings Gazette

Sun, 2017-05-21 10:53

Billings Gazette

A new meth surge gathers momentum | National News ...
Billings Gazette
WASHINGTON — The opioid epidemic has killed tens of thousands over the last two years and driven major reforms in state and local law enforcement and ...

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Former Longview meth addict now seeks to help others - Longview ... - Longview News-Journal

Sun, 2017-05-21 05:59

Former Longview meth addict now seeks to help others - Longview ...
Longview News-Journal
Joey Aleman says it's never too late to turn your life around. That statement defines the past year of the Longview man's life. In June, Aleman, 31, will celebrate ...

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A new meth surge gathers momentum across US - KTOO

Fri, 2017-05-19 10:00

KTOO

A new meth surge gathers momentum across US
KTOO
The opioid epidemic has killed tens of thousands over the past two years and driven major reforms in state and local law enforcement and public health policies for people with addiction. But another deadly but popular drug, methamphetamine, also has ...

Meth Use Surges in Western, Southern and Midwestern States - Governing

Fri, 2017-05-19 05:47

Meth Use Surges in Western, Southern and Midwestern States
Governing
The opioid epidemic has killed tens of thousands over the last two years and driven major reforms in state and local law enforcement and public health policies for people with addiction. But another deadly but popular drug, methamphetamine, also has ...

'It is an epidemic' - grandmother cares for 11 grandkids due to meth-addicted parents - TVNZ

Fri, 2017-05-19 00:36

'It is an epidemic' - grandmother cares for 11 grandkids due to meth-addicted parents
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Meth addiction still plagues Idaho - KTVB

Wed, 2017-05-17 22:06

KTVB

Meth addiction still plagues Idaho
KTVB
BOISE - The alarming increase in opioid and heroin addiction has been in the news a lot lately. It's a nationwide epidemic that is hitting Idaho hard. However, you haven't been hearing as much about Meth addiction. Does that mean Idaho is on top of ...

Meth addicts open up about what the drug is really like - World - NZ ... - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 2017-05-17 00:33

Meth addicts open up about what the drug is really like - World - NZ ...
New Zealand Herald
Adam, a former FIFO construction worker from Perth, has opened up about his experiences on meth. "You go above and beyond, you do a few things you ...

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Brookings Register | Prosecuting meth users - Brookings Register

Fri, 2017-05-12 21:02

Brookings Register

Brookings Register | Prosecuting meth users
Brookings Register
Editor's note: This is the third part in an ongoing series highlighting methamphetamine use in Brookings County. BROOKINGS – Prosecuting meth users is often ...

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Man gets 10 years in prison for 'chilling, horrendous' meth robbery - Daily Republic

Thu, 2017-05-11 16:14

Daily Republic

Man gets 10 years in prison for 'chilling, horrendous' meth robbery
Daily Republic
"This case and your cases should show the people of the community how dangerous a meth addict can be to society when left untreated," Bjorkman said. Bruguier did not comment, but his sister, Santana Gravatt, said he was a good person who was dealing ...

Puppy thrown against car, punched in stomach by meth-addict ... - The Southland Times

Tue, 2017-05-09 22:28

The Southland Times

Puppy thrown against car, punched in stomach by meth-addict ...
The Southland Times
Man broke puppy's ribs when he threw it against car and punched it 10 times before people intervened.

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Yankton Sioux Tribe Hosting Meth Summit - Yankton Daily Press

Tue, 2017-05-09 21:04

Yankton Daily Press

Yankton Sioux Tribe Hosting Meth Summit
Yankton Daily Press
“This dialogue will also give insight into the reservation communities that have been adversely affected by substance abuse and meth addiction,” the news release said. “Knowing the extent of this impact helps Native Nations adopt tribal resolutions and ...

Party Boi Doc Spotlights Meth Addiction in Queer Communities of Color - Advocate.com

Sun, 2017-05-07 07:09

Advocate.com

Party Boi Doc Spotlights Meth Addiction in Queer Communities of Color
Advocate.com
A new documentary, Party Boi: Black Diamonds in Ice Castles, is hoping to shine a light on the growing crystal meth addiction within queer communities of color. Filmmaker Micheal Rice turned his lens on young black and Latino people living in cities ...

Teen accused of armed burglary to feed meth addiction pleads not guilty - WGBA-TV

Fri, 2017-05-05 17:30

WGBA-TV

Teen accused of armed burglary to feed meth addiction pleads not guilty
WGBA-TV
GREEN BAY, Wis. - A Green Bay teenager who allegedly stole cars, guns and money to feed an expensive meth addiction pleaded not guilty to charges of armed burglary and felony bail jumping Friday. Jordan Murdock, 17, and two other teens allegedly stole ...

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Montana man shares experience of meth addiction to Sentinel HS s - KPAX.com | Continuous News | Missoula ... - KPAX-TV

Thu, 2017-05-04 20:47

KPAX-TV

Montana man shares experience of meth addiction to Sentinel HS s - KPAX.com | Continuous News | Missoula ...
KPAX-TV
The world record elk will go in display in Missoula. (Photo from the Boone and Crockett Club Facebook page.) The largest elk ever taken in Montana will go on display for a few weeks at the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation in Missoula. The largest elk ever ...

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Missoula students hear of dangers of meth addiction - KPAX.com | Continuous News | Missoula & Western Montana - KPAX-TV

Thu, 2017-05-04 18:21

KPAX-TV

Missoula students hear of dangers of meth addiction - KPAX.com | Continuous News | Missoula & Western Montana
KPAX-TV
Sentinel High School students got a firsthand account of how destructive meth can be from a recovering addict on Thursday. The Montana Meth Project continues to target local teens around the state like at Sentinel High School by sharing the stories of ...

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Elkhorn veteran who has suffered from abuse, addiction sentenced for making meth - Gazettextra

Thu, 2017-05-04 18:09

Gazettextra

Elkhorn veteran who has suffered from abuse, addiction sentenced for making meth
Gazettextra
ELKHORN—A cascade of circumstances led to Bryan Tidwell being sentenced to prison Thursday for making methamphetamine. Tidwell's mother left him to fend for himself when he was 15, said his lawyer, Francis Raff. Tidwell, a victim of physical abuse, ...

'We Are Ticking Time Bombs': Inside Australia's Meth Crisis - TIME

Wed, 2017-05-03 20:30

TIME

'We Are Ticking Time Bombs': Inside Australia's Meth Crisis
TIME
When the world visualizes the current hotspots of drug addiction, it pictures the depressed meth-ridden rural communities of Montana or Appalachia, or the corpse-ridden cities of Mexico's cocaine trade, or perhaps the pallid victims of Iran's heroin ...