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Addiction Recovery News 06/2011 (Page 5)




Yankees' Hughes hits 93 mph in 2nd rehab start
Phil Hughes topped out at 93 mph and lasted just 3 1/3 innings while throwing 72 pitches with the Double-A Trenton Thunder on Friday night in his second rehab start.

Cocaine addiction linked to brain abnormalities
Cambridge scientists find differences in key areas of grey matter affecting functions such as memory and attention Scientists have found "significant abnormalities" in the brains of people addicted to cocaine, which could help explain some of the compulsive behaviour associated with using the drug. It may also hint at why some people are more prone to addiction. Brain scans revealed that cocaine ...

Hughes makes rehab start, velocity down
Friday was Phil Hughes' 25th birthday. But aside from the extra-large birthday cake that the opposing team presented him, he had little cause for celebration. With Brian Cashman looking on, the Yankee righthander made his third rehab start, taking the mou.

Hughes touches 94 mph in rehab start
Phil Hughes has allowed two runs over 7 2/3 innings in two rehab starts. (Kevin Pataky/MiLB.com)

Yankees' Hughes 'not encouraged' after latest rehab start
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‘Bath salts’ considered emerging Ohio drug trend
The designer drug marketed as “bath salts” is appearing statewide as an emerging drug trend, according to officials from the Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services.“We are seeing it in some of the different regions, but it is hard for us to say just how big of a problem it is right now,” said Brad DeCamp, the department’s assistant chief of treatment and recovery services.

'Bath salt' use emerging as statewide trend
The designer drug marketed as “bath salts” is appearing statewide as an emerging drug trend, according to officials from the Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services.“We are seeing it in some of the different regions, but it is hard for us to say just how big of a problem it is right now,” said Brad DeCamp, the department’s assistant chief of treatment and recovery services.

Rehab program improves dwellings, but is it best use of money?
PANAMA CITY - When Ella Oppenheimer  moved into her Cove Lane home as a 33-year-old, there were some issues she didn't have to think about, such as whether the bathtub would be difficult to climb into or if the gas heating would exacerbate breathing problems.Over the course of 42...

Himachal to open drug de-addiction centres
Himachal Pradesh will open drug de-addiction centres in all its districts as well as launch campaigns to enforce the law against traders selling tobacco products near educational institutions, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said here Sunday.

Phillips training to be rehab counsellor
Former addict Mackenzie Phillips is set to help other troubled drug users by training as a rehab counsellor.

Around 3,000 people participate in anti-drugs ''run'' in Delhi
New Delhi, Jun 26 (PTI) Over 3,000 people today participated in a "run" here on the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, to create awareness about the challenges of drug addiction.The run, which was flagged off by Delhi Women and Child Development Minister Kiran Walia, at India Gate lawns was attended by around 3,000 people, including jawans of Narcotics Control Bureau ...

''All districts of Himachal to have drug de-addiction centres''
Shimla, Jun 26 (PTI) The Himachal Pradesh government will open drug de-addiction centres in all the 12 district of the state, Chief Minister P K Dhumal today said on the occasion of International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking."Himachal Government will open drug de-addiction centres in all 12 districts of the state and launch a special campaign to vigorously enforce the law ...

Byrd to wear protective helmet during rehab
Marlon Byrd will wear the helmet to protect his face during the start of his minor league rehab on Monday at Triple-A Iowa.

Tigers' Carlos Guillen To Begin Rehab Assignment Monday
Guillen will begin his rehab with Class A Lakeland. His first game will be played at designated hitter, after which he'll move to second base, with his innings progressing each time out. Perhaps Carlos Guillen shouldn't be counted out for the Detroit Tigers ' 2011 season, after all.  Guillen, who's been out since mid-August of last year and underwent microfracture surgery in September, will ...

Mackenzie Phillips to become addiction counselor
Shakala Alvaranga Actress and singer Mackenzie Phillips is no stranger to drug addiction. The 51-year-old celebrity rolled a joint when she was 10, tried cocaine when she was 11, and got arrested when she was 18. The former Celebrity Rehab cast member has been through a great deal in her life, including the time when her father raped her, but is using her past to help others. read more

New Residential Program in Connecticut Provides Innovative Treatment for Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Addiction ...
DURHAM, Conn., June 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A new 16-bed residential program designed specifically for adolescents and families struggling with drug and alcohol addiction and substance use disorders has opened in Durham, Conn. The program is located approximately 30 minutes form Hartford and New Haven and less than two hours from New York City. (Photo: http://photos ...

A Relapse in Watching 'Celebrity Rehab'
It's natural to consider "Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew" as the bottom of the reality show barrel. The cynical view is that it's the last ditch effort for stars to get back on TV and in the public eye, even if they're at their worst. And while there is plenty voyeurism and maximum celeb-gossip available in the VH1 series, the truth of the matter is that Dr. Drew Pinsky is sincere in trying to ...

'Celeb Rehab': Part of problem?
Darren Franich on season premiere: It feels like the real addiction here is to fame; do cameras really help?

Man charged for five home break-ins
PLAINS TWP. - A man was arraigned Monday on charges he burglarized at least five houses and stole items to support a drug addiction.

Klitschko promises to give Haye 'reality rehab'
World heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko has promised to give Britain's David Haye some 'reality rehab' when the pair clash in their unification bout here on Saturday.

Klitschko promises to give Haye 'reality rehab'
World heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko has promised to give Britain's David Haye some 'reality rehab' when the pair clash in their unification bout here on Saturday.

Mackenzie Phillips Wants To Return To Rehab For New TV Show
"Celebrity Rehab" alum Mackenzie Phillips is in the process of becoming a certified drug and alcohol rehabilitation counselor

Teen Mom's Amber Portwood Checks Into Rehab
When the going gets rough, get rehab. A source has confirmed to E! News that Teen Mom's Amber Portwood decided to check into a rehab facility in Malibu Sunday. MORE: Amber...

'Teen Mom' Amber checks into rehab
When the going gets rough, get rehab. A source has confirmed to E! News that Teen Mom's Amber Portwood decided to check into a rehab facility in Malibu Sunday.

Rehab hospital gets $5M donation
The Clarence T.C. Ching Foundation said Monday it will give $5 million to the Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific, the largest single donation in the hospital's 58-year history.

Celebrity Rehab Gets First Genuine Movie Star
Actress Sean Young, who was  once a gorgeous, bona-fide, megawatt, red carpet-prancing, celebrity-dating, A-list movie star, is part of the latest cast of Celebrity Rehab. Along with, um, Long Island Lolita Amy Fisher and inveterate fame whore Michael Lohan, father of Lindsay.Sean Young was once the in-demand actress in Hollywood. She starred opposite heavy hitters like Bill Murray, Jim Carrey ...

Teen Mom: Amber Portwood Goes To Rehab
It’s another chapter in the Amber Portwood story – she’s headed to rehab. After trying to commit suicide two weeks ago, it’s a relief that Amber is headed to rehab! The Teen Mom star has had a tumultuous couple of months, from facing jail time to fights with her baby-daddy. Keep reading to find out [...]

Danks resigned to rehab assignment
Sox starter says he feels close to 100 percent DENVER — Left-hander John Danks said he feels close to 100 percent, but he likely will need at least one minor league rehabilitation start before rejoining the White Sox.

Weiner to do hard time in rehab
Randy ex-Rep. Anthony Weiner is planning to head to an "intensive" rehab program to deal with his penchant for sending women lewd photos of himself before he looks for a new job, one of his former colleagues told The Post yesterday. "It's going to be something a bit intense...

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.

Woman decides not to go to rehab, batters deputy instead
They tried to make her go to rehab, and she said, ‘No, no, no.’

Are Americans addicted to addiction?
While drug abuse and addiction is a big deal on today's reality TV, it's also an integral part of our history. Americans were getting high long before the trippy 1960s, and we were jumping on the teetotaler bandwagon generations before Nancy Reagan said, "Just Say No."

Study: Drug Addiction Among Teens On The Rise
According to the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University, 90-percent of Americans suffering from addiction started using before the age of 18.

Drug Addiction Usually Starts Before 18
The top public health problem in the United States is not obesity, as many might guess, says one public policy organization. .

Solid rehab start has Hughes closer to return
Solid rehab start has Hughes closer to return

Yankees RHP Hughes strikes out 8 in rehab start
New York Yankees right-hander Phil Hughes struck out eight and walked two over 6 1-3 innings for the Double-A Trenton Thunder on Wednesday during his third minor league rehab outing. Hughes threw 88 pitches, 61 for strikes, and allowed one run and three hits against New Hampshire, the Eastern League affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays.

Change for head of Montgomery Co. addiction services board
The executive director of the Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board of Montgomery County retires from his “dream job” for the second time effective Friday, July 1. Joe Szoke has been executive director of the ADAMHS Board since 1990, overseeing a $63 million budget. The board awards contracts to local agencies that provide services to more than 20,000 children and adults each ...

Listen Up: Rehab's happy to cut loose
Rehab is one busy band. In the next two months, the Southern rock outfit will release several projects, including a solo project from group founder Danny "Boone" Alexander and a new "fixtape" - also known as a promotional mix tape.

Top Nursing Homes Choose Heritage Healthcare For Rehab Therapy
Heritage Healthcare is the chosen rehab provider for some of the top nursing homes in the nation. Since 1999, top nursing homes has trusted Heritage Healthcare to provide rehab therapy to their residents. Heritage’s knowledge of post acute care allows them to provide facility specific solutions and achieve positive outcomes (both clinically and operationally).(PRWEB) June 30, 2011 Heritage ...

Putin speaks out against compulsory drug treatment
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin spoke out against compulsory drug addiction and alcohol treatment on Thursday.

Doctors Tell Congress How to Rein in Prescription Drug Abuse
More than 125 physicians descended on Capitol Hill this week to demand some relief in their fight against prescription drug addiction. With nearly 30,000 Americans dying from overdose last year - roughly half from prescription drugs - they say it's time for the federal government to step in. Their solution: Require health care professionals who prescribe drugs to receive specialized training ...

Drug Addiction Usually Starts before 18
The National Center for Addiction and Substance Abuse, also known as CASA, leaves no question as to where it stands on the subject, titling its latest study "Adolescent Substance Use: America's No. 1 Public Health Problem."

Is out-patient drug rehab bad medicine?
Do deluxe outpatient or inpatient programs ever work? If they did, wouldn't insurance companies be paying for them?.

Twins' Kubel leaves rehab game with foot discomfort
MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota outfielder Jason Kubel has had a setback in his recovery from the sprained left foot that has kept him out for the last month.




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