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Addiction Recovery News 07/2006




Rolling Stones ready to return to the road (Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News)
NASHVILLE (Billboard) - After a drama-filled break that included brain surgery for Keith Richards and rehab for Ron Wood, the Rolling Stones are gearing up to relaunch what could be the top-grossing tour of all time.

Rolling Stones ready to return to the road (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
After a drama-filled break that included brain surgery for Keith Richards and rehab for Ron Wood, the Rolling Stones are gearing up to relaunch what could be the top-grossing tour of all time. The Stones' A Bigger Bang tour is set to resume July 11 in Milan.

Wily Mo Pena Starts Rehab Stint In Lowell (CBS 4 Boston)
Red Sox outfielder Wily Mo Pena had a hit and scored a run in the first game of a two-game rehab stint with the Single-A Lowell Spinners. Pena had surgery on his left wrist in early June. More Sports

What's happening (Ada Evening News)
FT/REG LICENSED ADDICTION COUNSELOR II needed to work in the 20th District Drug Court in Ardmo ... >MORE Information Technology Manager Information Technology Manager needed to begin work in a community mental health agency. Requires a Bac ...

What's happening (Ada Evening News)
FT/REG LICENSED ADDICTION COUNSELOR II needed to work in the 20th District Drug Court in Ardmo ... >MORE TenderCare Home Health & Hospice has a position available for an RN Case Manager to work in our Home H ...

Child porn suspect is released on $50,000 bond (San Antonio Express News)
The son of a Luby's founder goes to medical rehab center.

Leah Spurlin to rehab at home (The Troy Messenger)
Leah Spurlin will come home to Troy today via air ambulance. That's not how she planned to return from an exciting summer as an employee with the Forest Service at Yellowstone National Park.

Drug-court grads take next step (The Biloxi Sun Herald)
The road to recovery from drug addiction is a long one, but the first 13 graduates of the Jackson County Drug Court program said it was worth the struggle, and it beat the alternative.

Graduating from drug court marks turning point in the lives of 13 (Mississippi Press)
PASCAGOULA -- Instead of waiting for Circuit Judge Kathy King Jackson to hand them a prison sentence for their drug histories, the first 13 graduates of the Jackson County Drug Court turned the courtroom into a small revival room by singing Aretha Franklin's "Freedom," and thanking her for her help.

SACRAMENTO / $131 billion state budget signed on time / But legal action likely over changes to drug rehab law (San Francisco Chronicle)
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed the state's $131 billion budget into law with a round of bipartisan self-congratulation, but part of the spending plan is headed to court because critics say it makes illegal changes to a voter-approved ballot measure that...

Drugs lead to robberies, prison (Daily Telegram)
A man who commited two armed robberies at one local gas station blames drug addiction.

Stones ready to return to road (Stuff)
NASHVILLE: After a drama-filled break that included brain surgery for Keith Richards and rehab for Ron Wood, the Rolling Stones are gearing up to relaunch what could be the top-grossing tour of all time.

Stones ready to return to road (Stuff)
NASHVILLE: After a drama-filled break that included brain surgery for Keith Richards and rehab for Ron Wood, the Rolling Stones are gearing up to relaunch what could be the top-grossing tour of all time.

Rolling Stones ready to return to the road (Reuters.co.uk)
NASHVILLE (Billboard) - After a drama-filled break that included brain surgery for Keith Richards and rehab for Ron Wood, the Rolling Stones are gearing up to relaunch what could be the top-grossing tour of all time. The Stones' A Bigger Bang tour is set to resume July 11 in Milan.

ADDICTION THERAPIST FAILS COP DRUG TEST (Sunday Mail)
A THERAPIST at a top rehab clinic has quit after failing a police drug test. Maggie Stewart counselled drug and alcohol addicts at the £400-a-day hospital but resigned after bosses launched an inquiry.

Obituaries for May 19, 2006 (Selma Times-Journal)
Charlie King, 81, of Selma died Saturday, May 13, 2006 at Warren Manor Rehab Center. Services are scheduled for May 20, 2006 at 1pm at the Northern Heights Presbyterian Church officiated by Rev. Glenn King. Burial in Perry County directed by J.H. Williams & Sons.

Jail option jars backers of drug care (The Sacramento Bee)
LOS ANGELES -- Oliver Hamilton says he wasn't afraid of jail: He was afraid of change.

North's deadly addiction - Cocaine pandemic feared (icNewcastle - Sunday Sun)
The North is at the centre of an explosion in cocaine use. Official levels of addiction have risen by over 2000 per cent in five years and seizures of the drug by police are soaring.

Loss of limb hasn't slowed Iraq veteran (The Arizona Republic)
NEW YORK When Maj. Dave Rozelle started his rehab, he made an important decision: His amputated right foot never would keep him from doing what he loved.

Addiction Therapist Fails Cop Drug Test ; EXCLUSIVE COUNSELLOR QUITS TOP CLINIC (RedNova)
By JANE HAMILTON A THERAPIST at a top rehab clinic has quit after failing a police drug test. Maggie Stewart counselled drug and alcohol addicts at the pounds 400-a-day hospital but resigned after bosses launched an inquiry.

Online addiction a growing problem (Contra Costa Times)
As a freshman at the University of North Texas, Daniel Folmer would sometimes play video games for 12 hours straight. He stopped going out with friends. He sank into academic probation.

NGMC Rehab Institute among first to get accredited (AccessNorthGA)
GAINESVILLE - The Rehabilitation Institute of Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) recently received notification from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) that it has been accredited for a period of three years for its comprehensive integrated inpatient rehabilitation program.

Wolf hit hard in Reading rehab (The Trenton Times)
READING, Pa. -- Phillies starter Randy Wolf gave up six hits and six runs in 3 2/3 innings in a rehabilitation start for Double-A Reading last night, the left-hander's third outing since undergoing elbow surgery last summer.

Rehab unit to double capacity (The Trenton Times)
TRENTON -- Plans are under way to nearly double the size of the Bo Robinson Education and Training Center here, a spokesman for the company that owns the facility confirmed yesterday.

ADDICTION THERAPIST FAILS COP DRUG TEST (Sunday Mail)
A THERAPIST at a top rehab clinic has quit after failing a police drug test. Maggie Stewart counselled drug and alcohol addicts at the £400-a-day hospital but resigned after bosses launched an inquiry.

Counsellors and ex-Subutex abusers call for tighter control over drug (Channel NewsAsia)
SINGAPORE : Subutex - the prescribed drug used to help heroin addicts kick the habit - has now become the addiction itself. And both counsellors and ex-Subutex abusers are now calling for tighter control of the drug.

WMHS rehab services accredited (Cumberland Times-News)
The Comprehensive Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit (CIRU) at the Western Maryland Health System has been awarded an accreditation for a three-year period by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).

Counsellors and ex-Subutex abusers call for tighter control over drug (Channel News Asia via Yahoo! Asia News)
SINGAPORE : Subutex - the prescribed drug used to help heroin addicts kick the habit - has now become the addiction itself.

Law & Order — Part 5: Elko Drug Court leads local fight against meth (Elko Daily)
ELKO — The verdict is unanimous when it comes to what most concerns virtually the entire Elko County law and order community — the use of the crude street drug methamphetamine and the incumbent crimes that usage creates.

THE MISSING LINK TALKS OPENLY ABOUT STRUGGLING WITH ADDICTION, SUICIDE, DEPRESSION AND MORE (PWinsider)
There’s an all new edition of JG's Radio Free Insanity on the air and available for download at www.WorldWrestlingInsanity.com . This week, host James Guttman is joined by the author of the new book “Bang Your Head,” The Missing Link (Dewey Robertson).

Phils' Lieber knocked around in rehab start (Sports Illustrated)
Phillies right-hander Jon Lieber threw 6 1-3 innings Sunday in his third minor league rehabilitation start since being sidelined in late May by a strained left groin.

Cubs' Wade Miller to start against LKings (OurSports Central)
Lansing, MI -- Seven-year Major League veteran Wade Miller will make his third rehab start for the Peoria Chiefs Monday night, facing the Clinton LumberKings. The Chicago Cubs hurler will appear before a home crowd at O'Brien Field for the second time in 2006.

Weapon of mass communication (Hindustan Times)
Perhaps it’s time to contemplate a journalism rehab centre. Thanks to 24X7 television, there is a media institute in almost every corner of the city who promise anything and everything to meet the so called “rising demand for journalists”.

Pair in the dock after drug discovery (Independent Online)
North Rand police have arrested two men during active patrols this weekend. They will soon appear in the Kempton Park magistrate's court on charges of drug possession and dealing.

Rangers' Eaton set for rehab assignment (SportingNews.com)
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers right-hander Adam Eaton threw a simulated game Sunday and is set t...

Eaton set for rehab assignment for Rangers (KLTV Texas)
ARLINGTON, Texas Right-hander Adam Eaton could finally be making his debut with the Texas Rangers in late July. He says he felt no pain after he threw about 30...

Penang’s aims to eradicate drug addiction by 2015 (The Star Online)
PENANG has targeted to wipe out drug addiction in the state by 2015, Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr Koh Tsu Koon said. He said all quarters, including government departments, agencies, the private sector and non-governmental organisations must join forces to achieve this goal.

Mission's new rehab center takes shape in Old Town (BizJournals)
Constructing a modern building in one of Portland's most historic and dense districts is no small feat.

Two in court for North Rand drug possession (SABC News)
Two men will appear before the Kempton Park Magistrate's Court tomorrow on charges of drug possession and dealing, North Rand police said today.

Health briefs (Tallahassee Democrat)
Join physical therapist Roy Abarbanel of Innovative Rehab Care and Brian Johnson from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Wakulla Station Pharmacy, 961 Woodville Highway in Crawfordville, for a free two-hour interactive seminar on "Living with Chronic Pain." They will discuss the latest research on pain-management techniques, the use of herbals and nutrition, and holistic approaches.

Project Helps Prostitutes Escape the Streets (Los Angeles Times)
A rehab program offers housing and job training to help prostitutes change their lives.

Rehab benefit to host legend (San Angelo Standard-Times)
Grammy Award-winning entertainer Roy Clark, famous for hosting ''Hee Haw'' and for a long list of country music hits, headlines this year's summer fundraiser for the West Texas Rehabilitation Center.

Kate Moss seeing a shrink to rid her of her 'wild men addiction'! (New Kerala)
London: After using therapy to battle drugs, supermodel Kate Moss is now seeking a psychotherapist's help to get over her addiction to 'wild' men.

News In Brief (Hemel Hempstead Gazette)
Monday, July 3: A Gadebridge man, who battled drug addiction for almost a decade, died when he accidentally overdosed on heroin.

Obituaries for Monday, July 3, 2006 (La Crosse Tribune)
Eleanor Shelton, 98, died peacefully Friday, June 30, 2006, at St. Joseph’s Rehab Center in La Crosse.

Moss seeks therapy for men addiction (Digital Spy)
Supermodel Kate Moss seeks help for her addiction to bad boys after troubled romances.

Pemadam Adopting New Approach To Tackle Drug Scourge (Bernama)
KUCHING, July 3 (Bernama) -- The National Society Against Drug Abuse (Pemadam) will adopt a new approach to intensify its anti-drug campaign in Sarawak to tackle the drug addiction menace at the grassroots.

Judge sends attacker to drug rehab (Galax Gazette)
HILLSVILLE - A 25-year-old repeat user of methamphetamine who pleaded guilty to stabbing his neighbor will go into a rehabilitation program instead of prison after violating his probation.

Seizure Drug Cools Hot Flashes As Well As Estrogen (Science Daily)
University of Rochester researchers, who have been investigating new therapies for hot flashes for several years, report in the July Obstetrics and Gynecology journal that the seizure drug gabapentin is as effective as estrogen, which used to be the gold standard treatment for menopause symptoms.

Rehab starts for Gagne (Los Angeles Daily News)
MINNEAPOLIS - Dodgers closer Eric Gagne no longer is feeling pain in his surgically repaired right elbow and has begun the strengthening portion of his latest rehabilitation program.




Last Modified: 07/2006