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Addiction Recovery News 11/2010




Drug experts say alcohol worse than crack or heroin
Alcohol is a more dangerous drug than both crack and heroin when the combined harms to the user and to others are assessed, British scientists said Monday.

Drug Experts Say Alcohol Worse than Crack or Heroin
According to British scientists, alcohol is a more dangerous drug than both crack and heroin when the combined harms to the user and to others are assessed.

Russia to develop new methods of drug addiction treatment
Russia's state anti-narcotics committee (GAK) is developing new forms of treatment for drug addiction, following exposure of a number of cases where addicts were subjected to coercive treatment, the country's drug chief said on Monday.

‘Tim’s Story’ of drug addiction: a wake-up call for students and parents
The tragic death of a young man due to drug addiction, as told by his father, served as a “wake-up call” to Rose Tree Media School District parents attending a special presentation at Penncrest High School recently -- and to Penncrest students who were riveted by the same powerful message delivered the next day at a school assembly.

Gallo Center researchers find potential new drug target for alcohol addiction
Rapamycin, an FDA-approved drug prescribed to prevent the rejection of transplanted organs, has been shown for the first time to decrease excessive alcohol consumption, binge drinking, and alcohol-seeking behavior in rodents.

Demi Lovato Enters Rehab
Demi Lovato, who was on the road with the Jonas Brothers, has taken a major detour. The 18-year-old Camp Rock star has checked into a rehab facility to, according to her rep, deal with...

Lovato quits tour, enters rehab
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Demi Lovato's publicist says the U.S. singer-actress has left the Jonas Brothers concert tour and is seeking treatment for "emotional and physical issues."

Call to fight drug addiction
LAHAD DATU: Efforts to combat drug addiction in this country should be given serious attention by all parties, especially by individuals, families and leaders to ensure that all residential areas are free from drugs.

PETA offers to help foot Lindsay Lohan's rehab bill if she goes vegan
Lindsay Lohan's recent court-ordered return to rehab was followed by reports that she was seeking financial assistance because she couldn't afford the cost of treatment at the Betty Ford Center. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has stepped in...

Disney teen star enters rehab
A TEENAGE Disney sensation has entered rehab to seek help for "emotional and physical issues".

Disney starlet Demi checks into rehab
Disney Channel darling Demi Lovato has dropped out of her Jonas Brothers tour gig and checked into rehab. The 18-year-old star is being treated for unresolved issues dating back to her childhood, a source close to her family told People magazine.

The Bush Rehab Begins
The former president has a new book. Republicans are on the edge of victory. Bryan Curtis on the team poised to plump his reputation—and why 43 himself won’t play ball.

Disney kid in 'rehab'
Demi Lovato, one of Disney's biggest names, checked herself into a treatment center to deal with an eating disorder and an affliction in which she cuts herself, a source told The Associated Press last night. Lovato, 18, star of Disney's "Camp Rock" movies and the sitcom "Sonny With...

Pop star Demi Lovato enters rehab for abuse issues
Teen singer/actress Demi Lovato, an independent-minded Disney starlet who has battled eating disorders and self-mutilation, has pulled out of a tour to enter a rehab facility, a spokeswoman said Monday.

Disney Teen Star Goes Into Rehab
Popular TV star Demi Lovato has gone into rehab to deal with personal issues and quit a global tour with the Jonas Brothers.

Teenager tells of drugs hell aged just 11
A CITY teenager has described her shocking descent into violence, drug addiction, and homelessness after being injected with heroin by a family friend at the age of just 11.

Demi Lovato entering rehab for "emotional and physical issues"
Demi Lovato's publicist says the U.S. singer-actress has left the Jonas Brothers concert tour and is seeking treatment for "emotional and physical issues."

Project Turnabout to host youth and addiction forum Nov. 9
Redwood Falls, Minn. — “Honest, open conversations with your kids or grandkids about drinking, smoking, and other drug use can be a powerful antidote to addiction,” said William C. Moyers, vice president of Foundation Relations for Hazelden, the world-renowned nonprofit addiction treatment center.

A Fight Sent Demi Lovato to Rehab
An altercation with a dancer spurred the Disney star, who has struggled with cutting and eating disorders, to seek help

Rehab, Jail, or Neither?
HOLLYWOOD -- Hey kids, it's time to play a little game we like to call "Rehab, Jail or Neither".

Demi Lovato Enters Rehab
Demi Lovato, 18, recently left her tour with the Jonas Brothers and entered a rehab facility to reportedly take care of ongoing emotional and physical issues.

Terrorist rehab in Saudi Arabia: A success?
Saudi officials say 80 percent of former Guantanamo Bay detainees successfully complete their terrorist rehabilitation program. Indeed, the man who provided the tip on the Yemen cargo bombs had been in the program.

Q&A: Dumervil doing well in rehab work
Elvis Dumervil is just past the two-month mark in his rehab. At this point, he's working to regain a full range of motion as well as working to gradually regain strength and flexibility in the large muscle that was injured.

Fergie proud of drug recovery
Fergie has admitted she feels ''blessed to be alive'' following her addiction to drug crystal methamphetamine in 2001.

Rehab centre opens at town’s hospital
A NEW rehab centre to help keep patients mobile is opening at Maryport Community Hospital this week.

Rehab centre opens at west Cumbrian community hospital
A new rehab centre to help keep patients mobile is opening at Maryport Community Hospital this week.

Rutgers' LeGrand moved to spinal rehab center
Rutgers says defensive tackle Eric LeGrand, who was paralyzed from the neck down making a tackle against Army on Oct. 16, has been transferred to a New Jersey spinal cord rehabilitation center. The Rutgers athletic department said Wednesday that LeGrand has been admitted to Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation in West Orange for the next phase of his treatment.

Rutgers' LeGrand transferred to NJ rehab center
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) -- Rutgers says defensive tackle Eric LeGrand, who was paralyzed from the neck down making a tackle against Army on Oct. 16, has been transferred to a New Jersey spinal cord rehabilitation center.

Chicago Bulls' Carlos Boozer (finger) gets cast off; rehab next
The Chicago Bulls' Carlos Boozer got his cast off and will soon begin his rehabilitation program.

Rehab: Party at the Hard Rock Relocated to Man's Mouth
As loyal viewers know (both of you), Rehab's arguably MILFy security boss Sharon always seems to be taking grief from someone. Drunk partygoers, fellow employees, you name it, the aging sweety...

Rutgers' LeGrand Moved to Spinal Rehab Center
Paralyzed Player Eric LeGrand Transferred to Spinal Cord Rehab Center for Next Phase of Treatment

Nursing & Rehab At Home Named One of Top Home Care Agencies in Nation With 2010 HomeCare Elite Award
Nursing & Rehab At Home, a San Francisco Bay Area home health care agency, announces it has been named to the 2010 HomeCare Elite, a compilation of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States.

Rehab Consultants Transform Struggling IRUs’ Profitability
Ever-tightening regulatory changes resonate throughout a health system, creating operational challenges that not only impact margin in the inpatient rehabilitation unit (IRU), but the hospital’s bottom line. B. E. Smith now provides a solution: on-demand rehabilitation advisory services that rapidly discover, assess and recommend resolutions to improve performance, including financial.

Addictions & Answers: Teens and gambling addiction
Is your son throwing away next semester's tuition drawing to an inside straight?.

Dealing with gambling addiction
No more family, no more job, no more money; most of us know that's what drug and alcohol addiction can lead to, but you may not realize gambling addiction can...

Doctors At Fort Gordon Educated On Prescription Drug Addiction
Doctors at Eisenhower Army Medical Center got a better understanding of the dangers of prescription drug addiction, on Thursday.

Drug addiction blamed for woman's crimes
Tammy Coccimiglio gambled and lost when she attempted to rob a downtown lottery shop last month. The 42-year-old woman went into the R&B Lottery Shop at 8 a.m. on Oct. 12 with a coat wrapped around her head.[...]

Rooney's rehab continues in the US
Manchester United are sending Wayne Rooney for a week's conditioning work in the United States in a bid to ensure he is fully fit for a first-team comeback.

Rooney heads to US for rehab work
Injured Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney is set to spend a week in the United States undergoing conditioning work on his ankle problem.

Lindsay Lohan takes break from rehab to go shopping: report
Troubled "Mean Girls" actress Lindsay Lohan took a break from her stint in rehab this week to go shopping in California. Lohan, 24, is undergoing treatment at the Betty Ford Center, where she is due to remain until January after being granted a reprieve from jail and ordered into rehab...

Lohan avoids jail, ordered back to rehab
Lindsay Lohan has sidestepped another jail stint after a US judge sent the troubled star back to rehab.

Lindsay Lohan takes shopping break during rehab
After completing about five weeks of rehab at the Betty Ford Center, Lindsay Lohan took an excursion to wallet-friendly Forever 21.

Drug drop-off planned: Nov. 13 event aimed at curbing pill addiction
Come Nov. 13, local cops will be watching Rhea Countians pop pills - straight into the trash.

Rehab program helps drivers return to roads
Does anyone have a right to tell someone they are unable to drive, because they are just too old?

Lindsay Lohan shops during break from rehab
Lindsay Lohan recently took a break from rehab to go shopping and reportedly spent up to $250 at Forever 21.

Rehab Consultants Transform Struggling IRUs' Profitability
LENEXA, Kan., Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ever-tightening regulatory changes resonate throughout a health system, creating operational challenges that not only impact margin in the inpatient rehabilitation unit (IRU), but the hospital's bottom line. B. E. Smith now provides a solution: on-demand rehabilitation advisory services that rapidly discover, assess and recommend resolutions to improve ...

Drug addiction blamed for woman's crimes
Tammy Coccimiglio gambled and lost when she attempted to rob a downtown lottery shop last month. The 42-year-old woman went into the R&B Lottery Shop at 8 a.m. on Oct. 12 with a coat wrapped around her head.[...]

Task force on drug abuse, addiction
ST. REGIS -The U.S. side of the Mohawk Tribe is forming a task force to combat drug abuse and addiction. The task force will work with the community and their Canadian neighbours, the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne, to come up with a plan of action.[...]

Boyle 'scared' by rehab
Susan Boyle has branded rehab the "most frightening experience" of her life because she was cut off from her friends and family banned from watching television and unable to make any phone calls.

Canyon News - WEHO Wants CVS Funds To Fight Drug Addiction
WEST HOLLYWOOD — The City of West Hollywood announced on October 26, that it has reached out to the United States Department of Justice to request possible financial assistance for the city's drug use prevention and treatment programs targeting methamphetamine addiction.




Last Modified: 11/2010