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'Time to start anew'
29 and, a day later, he was in Holmes House in Simcoe. He spent 13 days there and is now ready for a long-term treatment program, one he hopes will help him deal with his drug addiction once and for all. Morrison, of Paris, began his abuse of … Read more on Brantford Expositor

Longterm alcohol and drug treatment center opening in Bristol
Garrett is just one person working to address the need for long-term treatment when it comes to drug and alcohol addiction. After years of working with the Manna House in Johnson City, he is joining forces with Dreama Shreve with the Homeless … Read more on WCYB

LLOYD OMDAHL: Prison-population challenge starts long before sentencing
All of this being said, rehabilitation is one solution for prison crowding, but it is long term and will require considerable investment. Thus far, we haven't measured up to the challenge—or we wouldn't be faced with overcrowding today. Omdahl is a … Read more on Grand Forks Herald

What you should know about careers in addiction abuse recovery
Certification is important for individuals who wish to work in addiction recovery centres. However, the certification requirements will vary depending on the state that one is working in. Some states will necessitate for a state or national … Read more on Examiner.com

Art Exhibit Tells Story of Addiction and Recovery
that puts a face on addiction and recovery. All with hand-written profiles full of pain and hope. The "Hello, My Name is…" exhibit was sponsored by Asheville area arts council. Douglas also raised nearly $ 3,500 for the project through a Kickstarter … Read more on WLOS

Review 392 Drug and Alcohol addiction Recovery Centers in IL
The length of recovery for an alcohol or drug dependence depends on a number of factors. It starts with the individual, what sort of addiction he or she has, and how severe the dependence is. Some drugs may require only outpatient services, where you … Read more on The Voice Observer (blog)

Thursday's Sports Transactions
SAN DIEGO CHARGERS — Waived QB Brad Sorensen, Claimed OL Jeff Linkenbach off waivers from Miami. SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Signed DT Justin Hamilton to the practice squad. TENNESSEE TITANS — Placed LB Derrick Morgan on injured reserve. Read more on The San Diego Union-Tribune

Meth addict's transformation after being drug-free for 90 days
An American man has shared dramatic before and after photos of his meth-addicted sister who has been drug-free for 90 days. The composite picture shows his sister with blonde hair … family intervention and she agreed to go to a rehab center. There's … Read more on Daily Mail

10 Questions: Foundation helps Latino parents foster stronger bonds with kids
Sometimes it is very hard to find drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs for youth in San Diego. The majority of the programs have an enormous waiting list and they will not admit a client if he or she is not willing to receive help. So sometimes we … Read more on Encinitas Advocate

What we learned from California's Prop 47 in 2015
San Diego Police Department Chief Shelley Zimmerman has said, “It's a slap on the wrist the first time and the third time and the 30th time, so it's a virtual get-out-of-jail free card…we're catching and releasing the same people over and over.” The … Read more on Police News

Corrie star Michael Le Vell back boozing less than two years after rehab stint
Michael admitted being an alcoholic during his 2013 trial on child sex abuse charges, which he was ultimately acquitted of. He was … Speaking in 2013 before he sought treatment, Michael admitted that he is attracted to the social aspect of drinking … Read more on The Sun

Russian Political Activist Commits Suicide after Months of Bullying
Instead the authorities labeled his overdose an accident, implying that he had a drug and alcohol abuse problem. What this all boils down to is … Maybe their medical treatment will be substandard due to cutbacks linked to politics. Whatever the case … Read more on Russia! (blog)

How to Save a Life: Understanding suicide risk factors, warning signs
“Beyond this, there are certain risk factors that are higher than others in the depressed population, including the presence of substance abuse, a history of physical or sexual abuse, family history of a completed suicide, and more.” Other risk factors … Read more on Pike County News Watchman

IBH Addiction Recover Center, treating the onslaught of local opiate addiction
IBH Addiction Recovery Center in Akron recently opened its doors to area judges, leaders and decision makers who are instrumental in overseeing the well-being of the residents of Summit County. The event shed light on the rise in numbers of opiate … Read more on Hudson Hub-Times

Disaster Recovery Center hours to change Monday
The Disaster Recovery Center operated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Small Business Administration behind Weldon Auditorium will have new hours starting Monday. The DRC will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays and 10 … Read more on Manning Live

Recovery center aims to stem rise of opioid abuse
His book, Full Recovery – The Recovering Person's Guide to Unleashing Your Inner Power, has just become an Amazon best-seller and is the basis on which his Full Recovery Wellness Center Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center was founded. Brian believes … Read more on KOB.com

To prevent addiction in adults, help teens lean how to cope
Smoking, drinking and some forms of drug use among teens have declined in the U.S. in recent years, but an estimated 2.2 million adolescents — 8.8 percent of youth aged 12 to 17 years old — are currently using an illicit drug, according to a 2014 … Read more on WBEZ

Teen tobacco dependence should be treated with 'same urgency as other drugs
Substance abuse treatments that target main issues such as serious drug and alcohol addiction are not frequently being used to also wean adolescents from tobacco, a University of Georgia study finds. Tobacco addiction in adolescents is oftentimes an … Read more on EurekAlert (press release)

Ohio youth drug deaths quadrupled since 2003
The Reducing Teen Substance Misuse report rated states on whether they have 10 drug abuse prevention policy and program areas. It did not evaluate the effectiveness of individual state's efforts. Ohio received an eight out of 10, missing points for not … Read more on Bucyrus Telegraph Forum

Painkiller Use as Teen May Raise Addiction Ri…
Researchers said teen painkiller use was associated with a 33 percent increased risk of later abuse. And it was seen mostly among those with little to no history of drug use and those who strongly disapproved of illegal drug use. "A prescription for a … Read more on WebMD