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Addiction Recovery News 09/2010




Addiction Website Releases New Guide to Help Families through Intervention
Addiction website releases Intervention Guide, a free publication that provides families with tips, advice, and guidelines for helping a loved one into drug and alcohol treatment.

Nanotherapeutics Submits Investigational New Drug Application To FDA For Clinical Testing Of Oral Drug To Treat ...
Nanotherapeutics, Inc., announced that it has filed an Investigational New Drug (IND) Application with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for NanoDTPA an orally administered capsule that is a less invasive treatment alternative to the FDA approved injectable Zn-DTPA (diethylenetriamine pentacetic acid).

NC Drug Treatment Center Hosts Former US Drug Czar
The mental health and substance abuse problems affecting returning troops and active law officers is getting attention in North Carolina. Former U.S. drug czar and retired Army Gen. Barry McCaffrey is headlining a forum in Wilmington on Wednesday about how to combat these illnesses. U.S. Rep. Mike McIntyre is also taking part. The Star-News of Wilmington reported that the issue is how to treat ...

NC drug treatment center hosts retired gen. - Army News | News from Afghanistan & Iraq - Army Times
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The mental health and substance abuse problems affecting returning troops and active law officers is getting attention in North Carolina.

Woods' 'mistress' visits Ground Zero as part of recovery on 'Celebrity Rehab'
New York, Sep 1 : Tiger Woods' ex-flame Rachel Uchitel visited Ground Zero - where she lost her fiance in the rubble of the South Tower, as part of her therapy in 'Celebrity Rehab'.

Nabi Biopharmaceuticals reaches deal with Diosynth
Drug developer Nabi Biopharmaceuticals said Wednesday it reached a five-year manufacturing agreement with Diosynth RTP Inc. for the production of a substance used in Nabi's potential nicotine addiction treatment NicVAX.

Darwen rehab centre decision on hold
DOZENS of protesters came to learn whether controversial plans for a rehab centre in their area would get the go-ahead.

Rehab start to dictate Lincoln's return
Rehab start to dictate Lincoln's return

Bulger and Stokes Complete Rehab, Chatwood Joins Bees
SALT LAKE CITY (September 1, 2010) - The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim announced today that right-handed pitchers Jason Bulger and Brian Stokes have completed their rehab assignments with Triple-A Salt Lake and have returned to the Angels active roster.

Month of September centered around addiction recovery
Mayor Dale Uehling signs proclamation declaring September National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month in Ottumwa.

Gen. Barry McCaffrey comes to Wilmington to talk about drug abuse treatment
All of the panelists at the Wilmington Treatment Center’s National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month ceremony were dressed in suit and tie, except two.

Black encouraged by Young's rehab effort
Black encouraged by Young's rehab effort

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White House Drug Policy Director Awards $85.6 Million To Local Communities To Prevent Youth Drug Use
Gil Kerlikowske, Director of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), announced $22 million in new Drug Free Communities Support Program (DFC) grants to 169 communities and 16 new DFC Mentoring grants across the country. The awards announced today are in addition to the $63 million in Continuation grants simultaneously released to 549 currently funded DFC coalitions and seven DFC Mentoring ...

Orexigen, Takeda Tie Knot on Obesity Drug
Orexigen gets $50 million upfront for North American rights to its experimental obesity drug Contrave

Someone Wants Number of Drug Addicts in Russia to Grow with Methadone Help
From the point of view of "human rights activists" of the international level, Russia is showing "no respect towards human rights" since the nation does not intend to launch the program of replacement therapy for the treatment of drug addiction with methadone.

Did Rehab, Jail Mean Nothing?
Friends of troubled actress Lindsay Lohan tell Pop Tarts that she is 'no different' after jail, rehab stint and is still up to her old ways

Hochevar continues his rehab
Royals SP Luke Hochevar , on the DL with a right elbow strain, made his second rehab start for Triple-A Omaha on Thursday night, allowing just one run off two hits in three innings of work. He struck out three and did not walk a batter. The right-hander has given up just one run in his two rehab start can could be activated in the near future as long as he did not suffer any setbacks. Disabled ...

Aceves scratched from rehab start
According to the Hunterdon County Democrat , Yankees RP Alfredo Aceves was scratched from his Double-A rehab start on Thursday night. He travled back to New York to have his injured back re-examined. Aceves has been on the DL since May with a strained lower back. Alfredo Aceves - New York Yankees - New York - United States - Disabled list

Cabrera starts rehab for Reds
Reds SS Orlando Cabrera , on the disabled list since Aug. 2 with strained abdominal muscles, began a rehab stint in the minors on Wednesday. He went 0 for 3 for Class A Dayton. He could rejoin the team for the weekend series in St. Louis. Orlando Cabrera - Disabled list - United States - St. Louis Missouri - Abdomen

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Study Identifies Risks for Painkiller Addiction
Greater odds if you're younger than 65, have a history of drug abuse and depression, and use psychiatric meds

The Partnership for a Drug-Free America® Presents New Research-Based Programs at National Prevention Network Conference
DENVER, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patricia Russo, chairman of the Partnership for a Drug-Free America today provided keynote remarks and joined Steve Pasierb, Partnership CEO and Ken Winters, PhD., chairman of the organization's science advisory board and professor at the University of Minnesota, to review a number of new research-based programs from the Partnership at the National ...

Orexigen signs $1 billion obesity drug deal
Shares of Orexigen Therapeutics Inc. surged Thursday after the drugmaker said it signed a $1 billion co-development agreement for its experimental obesity drug Contrave with Takeda Pharmaceuticals.

Michael Lohan: 'God wants me to' open rehab
His estranged daughter Lindsay is one of the most well-known rehab patients in the world -- and now Michael Lohan is on a mission to open his own rehab facility in California

Michael Lohan: 'Rehab centre is my calling'
Michael Lohan says that everything in his life has led to him opening a new rehab centre.

Pettitte rehab stint in New Britain still possible
NEW BRITAIN — While the New Britain Rock Cats have yet to receive word whether Yankees left-hander Andy Pettitte will be making a rehab appearance for the Trenton Thunder here this weekend, New York’s Eastern League club has added two other hurlers of interest.

Furcal homers in Triple-A rehab game
In the second game of a rehab assignment with Triple-A Albuquerque, disabled Dodgers shortstop Rafael Furcal went 1-for-2 with a two-run home run and a walk.

Furcal gets work on rehab stint
Dodgers SS Rafael Furcal , on the disabled list with a lower back strain, played the second game of his rehab stint for Triple-A Albuquerque on Thursday night, going 1 for 2 with a home run and two RBI. He also walked and is 3 for 5 with a double and a triple on his rehab assignment. Rafael Furcal - Los Angeles Dodgers - Disabled list - Joe Torre - Video Games

Suspect: Drug addiction fueled bank robberies
Todd Kobielus said he was desperate and addicted to oxycodone, having taken 30 milligram pills of the prescription drug - or anything stronger - for three years.

Drug found at addict’s home
By Robert Johnson CHECKING WITH MARY A BARROW man who got hooked on heroin had been introduced to drugs while at college, a court has heard.

Study Contends Pot Isn't a Major 'Gateway Drug'
FRIDAY, Sept. 3 (HealthDay News) -- A new report casts doubt on the argument that marijuana is a "gateway drug" that plays a major role in leading people to try other illegal drugs.

The Partnership For A Drug-Free America® Presents New Research-Based Programs At National Prevention Network Conference
Patricia Russo, chairman of the Partnership for a Drug-Free America provided keynote remarks and joined Steve Pasierb, Partnership CEO and Ken Winters, PhD., chairman of the organization's science advisory board and professor at the University of Minnesota, to review a number of new research-based programs from the Partnership at the National Prevention Network Prevention Research Conference ...

Antidepressant patch doesn't help smokers quit
An antidepressant drug delivered through a patch on the skin is no better than placebo for helping smokers kick the habit, new research shows.

Young to make another rehab start
Padres SP Chris R. Young , on the disabled list with a strained shoulder since the first week of the season, will make a second rehab start for Triple-A Portland Monday or Tuesday MLB.com, reports. Young allowed one run and two hits over three innings in his first rehab start Tuesday. "I like that he threw strikes," Padres manager Bud Black said. He will be limited to four innings or 45-60 ...

REGION: Bus driver gets jail, rehab for drunken driving on the job
A former North County bus driver was ordered on Friday to spend90 days in rehab and 90 more in jail after he admitted he wasextremely drunk while driving his route ---- with passengers aboardthe bus ---- three months ago.

Addiction: Soldiers should get treatments they need
The military should pay for the cost of treating soldiers who become addicted to painkillers while recovering from their war injuries. Analgesic - Addiction - Military - United States - Medicine

Daley rocked in rehab outing
Rockies RP Matt Daley (shoulder) was roughed up in a rehab appearance with Triple-A Colorado Springs on Friday. Daley allowed two runs in two-thirds of an inning and surrendered a homer. He is scheduled to pitch again for Colorado Springs Sunday. Matt Daley - Colorado Rockies - Relief pitcher - Triple-A - Triple-A Colorado Springs

Study Identifies Risks for Painkiller Addiction
Title: Study Identifies Risks for Painkiller Addiction Category: Health News Created: 9/2/2010 12:10:00 PM Last Editorial Review: 9/3/2010

Muktangan: Freeing people from shackles of addiction
Pune, Sep 4 (PTI) Standing as a testimony to the missionary zeal of a social activist couple, the Muktangan de-addiction centre here has cured about 13,000 victims of alcohol and drug abuse in its 25 years of existence.

LINDSAY LOHAN’S DAD INSISTS GOD TOLD HIM TO OPEN A REHAB CLINIC!
LINDSAY Lohan’s father claims God has told him to open a rehab clinic. Michael Lohan — who has previously insisted his daughter has an addiction to prescription medications — says he has been inspired to open a facility to help people struggling with substance abuse after witnessing the troubled actress’ problems and also his own battle [...]

Video: America's Alarming Prescription Drug Addiction
Dr. Barbra Krantz spoke with Jessica Kumari backstage at The Early Show on Saturday about America's national epidemic of prescription drug abuse so bad, it's being called "Pharmageddon."

Video: America's Alarming Prescription Drug Addiction
Dr. Barbra Krantz spoke with Jessica Kumari backstage at The Early Show on Saturday about America's national epidemic of prescription drug abuse so bad, it's being called "Pharmageddon."

Varitek off to short rehab assignment
Varitek off to short rehab assignment

LINDSAY LOHAN’S DAD RECKONS GOD TOLD HIM TO OPEN A REHAB CLINIC!
LINDSAY Lohan’s father claims God has told him to open a rehab clinic. Michael Lohan — who has previously insisted his daughter has an addiction to prescription medications — says he has been inspired to open a facility to help people struggling with substance abuse after witnessing the troubled actress’ problems and also his own battle [...]

"Pharmageddon": America's New Drug Crisis
Report: Prescription Drug Addiction, Particularly Among Baby Boomers, Resulting in Leap in Overdose Deaths

"Pharmageddon": America's New Drug Crisis
Report: Prescription Drug Addiction, Particularly Among Baby Boomers, Resulting in Leap in Overdose Deaths

Spitz: Small steps and strides in drug fight
The Drug Enforcement Administration's national "Prescription Drug Take-Back Day" on Sept. 25, which aims to rid America's medicine cabinets of unused, unwanted or expired drugs, is a win-win all-around.

Recovery rally is Sept. 11 Women overcomes drug addiction
The sixth annual Rally 'Round Recovery, sponsored by the Southwest Coalition for Substance Abuse Issues, will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 11 at Bicentennial Park, 201 W. Jefferson St., Joliet.

A Painful Addiction: A Bay County teen's addiction reflects growing prescription drug abuse problem (Part 1)
Jennifer's fall into illegal drugs began at 11 years old when a parent of children she baby-sat gave her marijuana. Now, the 15-year-old Bay City girl is attempting to kick a life-threatening addiction to prescription painkillers.




Last Modified: 09/2010