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Addiction Recovery News 06/2011 (Page 3)




Can rehab save Anthony Weiner's career?
The disgraced congressman is seeking professional help, even as Democratic leaders, including Nancy Pelosi, call on the serial sexter to resign. Can he really ride this out?

Demi Lovato Dumps Much Older Fez as Her Mom Enters Rehab
Although out of rehab and recovering well, Demi Lovato's struggles are far from over.

Jason Heyward Begins Rehab Assignment With Gwinnett Braves
Jason Heyward hasn't played in nearly three weeks, but he'll be making a big step towards return to Atlanta by making his first Minor League rehab start. Heyward has been reportedly taking swings and hitting balls off a tee for a few days now without any discomfort. The outfielder has already stated he won't return until his shoulder is completely healed. According to  this tweet  from just ...

An Addiction Expert Faces a Formidable Foe: Prescription Drugs
The neuroscientist who leads National Institute on Drug Abuse is facing a powerful enemy: prescription drug abuse.

Pitchers feel fine after rehab efforts key Storm Chasers' win
It was big league rehab night at Werner Park, and pitchers Bruce Chen and Kyle Davies helped deliver an Omaha victory over Iowa and Alfonso Soriano. Mike Aviles, Johnny Giavotella and Lorenzo Cain hit home runs, and Chen and...

Prosecution: Drug addiction led to double homicide
Defendant Paul Strang, right, speaks with defense attorney James White, left, in court during the opening of Strang's trial in Lansing Tuesday June 14, 2011. Strang faces various charges including two open murder counts in the slayings of Wiliam "Billy" Beckett and Monica Moreno.

Prosecution: Drug addiction led to Lansing double homicide
Authorities say Paul Strang in August 2009 shot and killed William "Billy" Beckett, 25, and bludgeoned Beckett's 22-year-old girlfriend, Monica Moreno, before torching their bodies and their house with gasoline.

National Coalition for Long Term Caregivers, Arizona Seniors Sign 10-Foot Petition Urging AZ Congressional Delegation ...
Nursing Centers Like Choice Rehab in Sun City West and Osborn Health & Rehabilitation in Scottsdale Help Generate $1.9 Billion Annually in State Economic Output, Employ 17,778 Workers

Indians DH Hafner starting rehab stint
Indians designated hitter Travis Hafner will begin a rehab assignment with Double-A Akron, the next step in his recovery from an injured side muscle.

Indians' Hafner begins rehab, could be back by weekend
Cleveland Indians designated hitter Travis Hafner will begin a rehab assignment with Double-A Akron, the next step in his recovery from an injured side muscle.

Indians' Hafner set to begin rehab assignment
Indians designated hitter Travis Hafner will begin a rehab assignment with Double-A Akron, the next step in his recovery from an injured side muscle.

Niemann makes final rehab start for Durham
Niemann makes final rehab start for Durham

In Rehab Nation, sin becomes addiction
The arc of modern scandal is depressingly familiar. Transgression followed by exposure, perhaps accompanied by a fleeting detour into denial. Then tearful confession and, finally, the inevitable journey to rehab. Didn’t you know, from the moment the story broke, that New York Democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner would end up checking himself in somewhere ? I don’t begrudge Weiner the therapy — he ...

Shelton looks to rehab Fiesta's tarnished image
The new leader of the Fiesta Bowl says he will be the "chief braggart" for the event's positive aspects as he leads the rehabilitation of one of the premier games in college football.

Sunnybrook in merger talks with rehab centre
But underlying problem that Canada has not transformed its health-care system to meet the needs of an aging population is yet to be addressed

Rehab assignments don't go well for Sky Sox
Dexter Fowler began a rehab assignment with the Sky Sox on Tuesday night. Esmil Rogers hoped to end his rehab assignment, but might face another minor-league start after getting knocked around in a 7-2 loss in Las Vegas on Tuesday night.Rogers gave up four runs on six hits - including home runs...

Poison in party pills is too much to swallow
The harm caused by designer drugs justifies the law's attempts to keep pace with underground chemists, says Mike Cole.

Police: Caretaker exploited elderly man to support drug addiction
An 81-year-old man's caretaker has been charged with abusing and exploiting him while stealing more than $50,000 from him to support a drug addiction.

Work stoppage helping some players doing rehab
Offensive lineman Damien Woody is no Nastia Liukin. So when the 320-pound Woody tries to balance on a metal strip laying on the artificial turf at the TEST Sports Club workout center, part of his rehab from a ruptured Achilles' tendon, it is, well, a bit awkward. It's also productive, as are his, uh, leaps on a mini-trampoline, and his squats while holding weights in each hand, his back...

Anthony Weiner in Treatment: Eight Facts About Sex Rehab
Anthony Weiner is on a leave of absence from Congress to attend an unspecified treatment center following his cybersex scandal. Dr. Charles Sophy talks to Lizzie Crocker about what that rehab means.

Work stoppage helping some players doing rehab
Offensive lineman Damien Woody is no Nastia Liukin.

Players rehab injuries during lockout
Offensive lineman Damien Woody is no Nastia Liukin.

'Baywatch's' Jeremy Jackson Talks Addiction
Jeremy Jackson got his big break as a child actor in "Baywatch," playing the role of Hobie, David Hasselhoff's son in the popular lifeguard series. In the years following the hit series, however, the actor's life began to spiral out of control as he battled drug addiction.

Jeremy Jackson, David Hasselhoff's 'Baywatch' Son, Talks Addiction
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Jeremy Jackson got his big break as a child actor in "Baywatch," playing the role of Hobie, David Hasselhoff's son in the popular lifeguard series. In the years following the hit series, however, the actor's life began to spiral out of control as he battled drug addiction.

Rehab over, Mauer to return to Twins lineup Friday
Joe Mauer's return to the Minnesota lineup has been set for Friday. Mauer finished his minor-league rehabilitation assignment by facing teammate Joe Nathan in a live batting practice session in Florida on Wednesday. He hasn't played for the Twins since April 12, plagued by weakness and soreness in his legs and throwing shoulder.

Govt. supports drug treatment for perps
WASHINGTON, June 15 (UPI) -- Citing data linking U.S. drug use as a root of crime, the Obama administration says it supports drug treatment alternatives over incarceration.

Help vital as drug use rises
DRUG Arm Ipswich is desperately seeking volunteers to strengthen its programs to assist those struggling with alcohol and drug addiction.

Struggle against drug trafficking
Drug addiction, which has spread significantly across Russia over the past decade, poses a serious threat to the country's security.

State cuts drug treatment courts, including Forsyth County's
Brian Harris had battled drug addiction for 40 years. It cost him good jobs, and last year, he ended up in court on a misdemeanor assault charge.

Rehab centre staff suspected of abusing inmates
Thursday, June 16th, 2011 20:22:00 KUALA TERENGGANU: Police have detained three workers of a rehabilitation centre at Bukit Gasing in Marang here for allegedly abusing the inmates. Terengganu CID chief ACP K Manoharan said today that police raided the centre and found some of the inmates in chains. He told reporters that the workers, aged between 28 and 30, were arrested in the raid which ...

Gabrielle Giffords Released from Rehab Hospital, to Begin Outpatient Therapy
Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., has been discharged from the Memorial Herman TIRR rehab facility in Houston where she has been staying since soon after she was shot in the head during a January event in her district in Tucson.

Moss Rehab's juried show by those with artistic ability
James and Evelyn Smoyer, both jewelry designers, were walking across Germantown Avenue to get a cup of coffee three years ago when they were hit by a car.

Peavy throws 6 scoreless innings in rehab start
Jake Peavy put up impressive numbers in Thursday night's rehab start for Class AAA Charlotte, and Dayan Viciedo took another swing at joining a White Sox offense in need of some help.

UHN, Toronto Rehab receive Board approval for integration
The Toronto Rehabilitation Institute (Toronto Rehab) and University Health Network (UHN) Boards of Directors today gave final approval to the integration of Toronto Rehab with UHN today which is the final step in a process that began in April, 2011.

CAMBS: Mum of three’s fight to break 20 year drug addiction
A MOTHER-of-three whose 20 year drug addiction turned her into a prolific offender is hoping her battle to stay clean will help others in a similar situation.

Rehab gives Afghan vet new hope
Bjarne Nielsen took his first real steps in nearly a year Thursday.

Dh10 million campaign for drug rehabilitation
ABU DHABI - Treatment of drug addiction consumes two per cent of the Gross National Product (GNP) in the world, said a report of the United Nations Office for Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

Freese to begin rehab assigment Tuesday for Class AAA Memphis
David Freese will begin a minor-league rehab assignment Tuesday for Class AAA Memphis.

Ex-Miss Russia gets treatment in NYC drug case
A former Miss Russia who got into drug trouble in New York is out of jail and headed for a year of inpatient addiction treatment to try to resolve charges of forging prescriptions to get painkillers.

How US obsession with addiction has spawned a rehab industry
AMERICA:Too fond of sex? Drugs? Food? Gambling? Rehab centres either give you the chance of being cured or condemn you as an addict

Estella Warren enters rehab
LOS ANGELES, June 17 (UPI) -- Estella Warren's lawyer says the actress is staying in a residential treatment facility following her recent arrest in Los Angeles for alleged drunken driving.

Freese ready for rehab assignment
Still on the 15-day disabled list, he will join the Class AAA Memphis team in Iowa on Tuesday.

Glendale rehab center fire forces evacuation
More than 100 residents evacuated during fire at Glendale assisted-living facility

Norfolk parents tell of heroin death of ‘brilliant’ teenage son who went to Gresham’s School, Holt
The grieving father of a talented musician has told of the agony of watching his “delightful, brilliant, insightful” son consumed and killed by a drug addiction.

Jail may be rehab centre
Possibly turning the Walkerton Jail into a rehab centre is gaining traction among Bruce and Grey county politicians. Grey County Warden Arlene Wright told the Grey Bruce public health board Friday that the idea has recently been floated at county council.[...]

£3.6bn cost of treating drug users
Treating problem drug users and keeping them on benefits costs £3.6 billion a year, a report has said.

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Treating problem drug users and keeping them on benefits costs £3.6 billion a year, a report has said.

Estella Warren enters rehab following alleged drunken driving arrest
Estella Warren's lawyer says the actress is staying in a residential treatment facility following her recent arrest in Los Angeles for alleged drunken driving.

Benefits and treatment for drug addicts cost £3.6 billion a year
Treating problem drug users and keeping them on benefits costs £3.6 billion a year, a report has revealed.

Treating Drug Addicts 'Costs £3.6bn A Year'
It costs £3.6bn a year to treat problem drug users and keep them on benefits, a report has revealed.




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