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Addiction Recovery News 04/2010




Candlelight vigil in Lacey focuses on fighting drug abuse
LACEY Township Drug and Alcohol Municipal Alliance Coordinator Heather Scanlon said the candlelight vigil held March 25 in Gille Park had two goals: First, to pay tribute to a resident who died due to drug addiction and second, to bring better awareness of drug abuse issues to the public.

Sex Rehab: The real deal or just an excuse?
Tyler Jesse James; the husband of actress Sandra Bullock checks into a sex rehab clinic in Arizona. He's the latest high profile celeb admitting to "sexual addiction." East Texans sound off on the "disease" as a reality or a ruse.

Former Drug User Turns to Soccer to Combat Stigma, Teach About HIV
Ginan Koesmayadi started soccer team of HIV-infected drug users to take their minds off addiction

Round-up for Rehab Auction in Dublin
On Friday, April 9, the Dublin Livestock auction barn will host the first of the 2010 Round-Up for Rehab special auctions and events benefiting the West Texas Rehabilitation Center.

Lohan slams dad over rehab press conference
Lindsay Lohan has taken to her Twitter.com page to slam her father Michael Lohan after he staged a press conference pleading for help to get his famous daughter into rehab.

Beheadings become signature of Mexico's drug gangs
CUERNAVACA, Mexico The preferred form of cruelty by drug cartel henchmen is to capture enemies and behead them, a once-shocking act that has now become numbingly routine.

Jesse James Checks Into Rehab
Sandra Bullock's husband checks into rehab and an Olympic skier is taking on new challenges.

Miner's rehab progressing slowly
Miner's rehab progressing slowly

LINDSAY LOHAN SLAMS DAD OVER REHAB PRESS CONFERENCE
LINDSAY LOHAN has taken to her Twitter.com page to slam her father MICHAEL LOHAN after he staged a press conference pleading for help to get his famous daughter into rehab.

Seminar addresses drug addiction
VINELAND -- A seminar for families dealing with drug addiction will be held at 6 p.m. April 9 at the Vineland Senior Center, 103 S. Sixth St. Daniel Rickett, founder and director ofBarnibus House, a drug rehabilitation center in Wildwood, will be the speaker.Rickett has more than 30 years of experience dealing with addicts and their families.

Police play hoops to keep kids drug-free
Tomorrow night, Seabrook police officers will take to the court to help prevent drug and alcohol addiction. Officers Patrick Smart, Jim Deshaies, John Mounsey, David Hersey, Frank Brown and Ryan Kane will lace up their sneakers for a basketball game pitting the region's best law enforcement basketball enthusiasts against the New Hampshire State Police.

We tried to take Michael to rehab: Janet Jackson
London, April 2: Michael Jackson's sister Janet Jackson has confessed that they tried to take the late pop star into rehab a lot of times.

We tried to take MJ to rehab: Janet
Michael Jackson's sister Janet Jackson has confessed that they tried to take the late pop star into rehab a lot of times.

Seminar addresses drug addiction
VINELAND -- A seminar for families dealing with drug addiction will be held at 6 p.m. April 9 at the Vineland Senior Center, 103 S. Sixth St. Daniel Rickett, founder and director ofBarnibus House, a drug rehabilitation center in Wildwood, will be the speaker.Rickett has more than 30 years of experience dealing with addicts and their families.

WATCH: Will Jesse's Rehab Save the Marriage?
Sandra Bullock's woes continue to top entertainment headlines. Sandra Bullock - Jesse James - Marriage - Divorce - Relationships

Celebrity rehab warning signs
In medical circles, it is known simply as CHR Syndrome, and it threatens to infect us all. Well, "infect" is a little strong. Let's just say that it threatens to annoy us all. I'm speaking, of course, of Celebrity Husband Rehab Syndrome, the...

Sexual Addiction Expert Weighs in on Jesse James: Rehab Anything but a "Cop Out"
LOS ANGELES----Following rumours that Jesse James has checked into rehab for sex addiction, Robert Weiss, LCSW, CSAT-S, founding director of the Sexual Recovery Institute, today issued the following statement to explain how simple pleasure oriented behaviours can evolve into addiction and the importance of seeking treatment.

Lilly prefers to rehab at Triple-A
Lilly prefers to rehab at Triple-A

Some local drug offenders could avoid incarceration
The Warren County Drug Task Force works to put drug dealers in jail. A new program may soon provide addicts a chance to stay out of jail. Eight county officials will travel to Pittsburgh in May for drug court training.

Prescription drug abusers targeted by Governor
In a news conference announcing a task force to combat prescription drug abuse, Gov. Ted Strickland and Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray called on Ohio's prescribers to register in the Ohio Automated Rx Reporting System, or OARRS, as a way to combat doctor shopping.

Prescription drug abuse increasing: police report
On the heels of manslaughter and trafficking charges in the recent death of a Timmins woman Timmins Police Service Chief Richard Laperriere said prescription drug use has become an increasing problem. At a recent board meeting for the TPS, Laperriere discussed a paper written by Ontario police [...]

SRI director on importance of seeking treatment for sex addiction
Following rumours that Jesse James has checked into rehab for sex addiction, Robert Weiss, LCSW, CSAT-S, founding director of the Sexual Recovery Institute, today issued the following statement to explain how simple pleasure oriented behaviours can evolve into addiction and the importance of seeking treatment.

Michael Jackson 'in denial over drug habit' claims Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson says her brother Michael was depressed and in denial about his drug problem.

Can Eating Junk Food Really Be an Addiction?
Recent research in lab rats suggests that prolonged exposure to high-fat foods can lead to compulsive eating behavior and obesity. But does this work translate into humans?

Two charged with drug crimes
Greater Sudbury Police charged two men with drug crimes Friday. In a release, police said the the men had cocaine, cannabis and cannabis resin. Officers stopped a 49-year-old Greater Sudbury man in the Donovan area and found the man had more than 10 grams of cocaine and a small amount of [...]

WINDMILL COUNTRY: Spring trail ride to fund rehab center is set for April 17-18
It was a scene contrasting the old days and the new as more than 100 riders on horseback, in wagons and surreys made their way along a pasture road under the backdrop of 78 giant wind turbines.The Louis Brooks Ranch, 12 miles southeast of Sweetwater, provided the scenic terrain for the 2009 fall trail ride.

Food security priority in agriculture rehab
Rehabilitation work on Fijis agriculture sector will focus first on food security in the wake of damage caused by Cyclone Tomas, a senior agriculture official has announced.

Prescription drug abuse increasing: police report
On the heels of manslaughter and trafficking charges in the recent death of a Timmins woman Timmins Police Service Chief Richard Laperriere said prescription drug use has become an increasing problem. At a recent board meeting for the TPS, Laperriere discussed a paper written by Ontario police [...]

Newsmakers: Devo whips up a gift for Ohio museum; Jesse James checks into rehab
Newsmakers: Devo whips up a gift for Ohio museum; Jesse James checks into rehab

Traffic to be rerouted as Butuan Bridge rehab starts
BUTUAN CITY - Butuan City"s Land Transportation and Traffic Management Office will reroute traffic as it starts the rehabilitation of the P2.2-billion Butuan Bridge.

SPRINGDALE, FAYETTEVILLE FACILITIES Rehab Centers Get Facelifts
Northport Health Services is investing about $4 million at two Washington County nursing home and rehab centers.

Rehab at winter sports clinic
So there he was, chatting with Bode Miller about how a sit-ski for disabled athletes could be revamped and made more sturdy. That an Olympic gold medalist cared enough to talk shop about specially designed ski equipment impressed Paralympian Sean Halsted, who's paralyzed from the waist down.

Life inside a sex addiction clinic in the UK
UK sex addiction clinics are reporting a rise in the number of people seeking help, a fact being linked to golfer Tiger Woods admitting his affairs. But what is it like inside a sex addiction clinics?

Morals and respect help to save Pete from drug addiction
ONE man turning his life around after years of drug addiction is Pete Ejuone. The 48-year-old tried cannabis when he was just nine, growing...

Aren't the drug kingpins replaced?
The sun was just coming up on May 4, 2006, when the cops put the hammer down on Frank "Fat Frank" Battaglia, the drug kingpin in the Lovejoy section of Buffalo.

Former child TV star writes about abuse, addiction
In a new book, former child star Todd Bridges admits it was difficult to write about the drug addictions, physical and sexual abuse he suffered even as he was starring in the hit TV sitcom Diff'rent Strokes in the 1970s.

Drug Rehab Treatment Center Explains Rehabilitation Program Using YouTube
Addiction rehabilitation center Chatsworth Pavilion discusses the offerings of its unique program in a new online video now available at YouTube

Former 'Celebrity Rehab' star Jeff Conaway home after breaking hip
Jeff Conaway's manager says the U.S. actor and television personality is back home after a stay in a nursing facility to treat a broken hip. The "Grease" and "Taxi" star has battled an addiction to drugs for many years and recently appeared on the TV reality series "Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew."

Report: Jesse James Leaves Rehab
E! Online Reports that James Abandoned Rehab Stint Amidst Rumors Wife Sandra Bullock Won't Reconcile

Report: Jesse James Leaves Rehab
E! Online Reports that James Abandoned Rehab Stint Amidst Rumors Wife Sandra Bullock Won't Reconcile

Rehab makes Woods a 'better person'
Tiger Woods insists rehab has made him "a much better person" and taught him he's not entitled to cheat on his wife.

Jesse James out of rehab
Sandra Bullock's serial cheating husband Jesse James has reportedly checked out of rehab for sex addiction after just one week.

Jesse James out of rehab
Sandra Bullock's cheating husband Jesse James has reportedly checked out of rehab for sex addiction.

Hearing on drug charges postponed for Sean Sutton
STILLWATER Sean Suttons preliminary hearing on felony drug charges was postponed Monday.The former Oklahoma State University mens basketball coach is now set to appear June 7 in Payne County District Court.A judge granted the postponement at the request of Suttons defense attorney, Trace Morgan, who did not return calls seeking comment.Sutton, 41, was charged in February with four felonies ...

'Mr. Clean' denies using illegal drugs
AUGUSTA -- Obviously prepared for the question, Tiger Woods yesterday said he never used human growth hormone, never took any illegal drug and hasn't undergone treatment for addiction to prescription drugs. Like several other world-class athletes, Woods has been linked to Dr. Anthony Galea, the Canadian doctor who is...

Tiger Woods Is 'a Much Better Person' Following Rehab
The professional golfer claims he has changed into 'a much better person' after undergoing treatment for his personal issues, revealing that he still has to continue his rehab.

Woods says he's better person after rehab
A humbled Tiger Woods returned Monday to Augusta National Golf Club and told reporters that he has emerged from rehab a better man, if not a better golfer.

Rehab has made me a better person: Tiger Woods
Troubled golfer Tiger Woods is happy after his stint in rehab and says it has helped him in a positive way.

An addiction to fossil fuels
Clean, renewable wind and solar power may be the most-preferred fossil fuel alternatives, but their land-hungry collecting requirements make them difficult options for replacing more conventional power sources, according to a British energy expert.

Rehab has made me a better person: Tiger Woods
London, April 6 : Troubled golfer Tiger Woods is happy after his stint in rehab and says it has helped him in a positive way.




Last Modified: 04/2010