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Addiction Recovery News 07/2011




Raynham mom: daughter’s drug addiction “a nightmare”
A battle of addiction led 21-year-old Katelyn O’Malley, who worked as a dental assistant, into drug rehabilitation programs a few times, her mother said. On Wednesday, O’Malley was one of 28 people, described as mid- and low-level street dealers of cocaine and crack cocaine, arrested in “Operation Street Sweeper II,” a local, state and federal undertaking to clean up drug dealing in Brockton.

ATG Rehab Acquires Chesapeake Rehab, Expanding to 41 Offices in 24 States
ATG Rehab, a leading rehab equipment provider of wheelchairs and mobility equipment, today announced that it has acquired Baltimore, Md.-based Chesapeake Rehab Equipment, Inc. , a provider of assistive technology equipment and services with 13 branches in six Mid-Atlantic states.

ATG Rehab Acquires Chesapeake Rehab, Expanding to 41 Offices in 24 States
ROCKY HILL, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ATG Rehab, a leading rehabilitation equipment provider of wheelchairs and mobility equipment, has acquired Chesapeake Rehab Equipment, Inc., a provider of assistive technology equipment in six states.

Jeter completes Florida rehab, heads to Trenton
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter has completed the Florida part of his rehabilitation for a strained right calf.

ATG Rehab Of Rocky Hill Acquires Chesapeake Rehab Equipment
Get Business Mobile Text Alerts : Text BIZ To 37798 ATG Rehab of Rocky Hill, a maker of wheelchairs and mobility equipment, said Friday it has acquired Chesapeake Rehab Equipment Inc., a Baltimore provider of assistive technology equipment.

Rangers' Webb scratched from rehab start
Texas Rangers right-hander Brandon Webb has been scratched from a rehab start because of shoulder discomfort. Webb was scheduled to pitch for Triple-A Round Rock on Friday night but instead will be evaluated by team doctors for the Rangers. Webb is trying to come back from right rotator cuff surgery. The 2006 NL Cy Young Award winner hasn't pitched in the majors since the 2009 season opener for...

MALAYSIAN BRAIN SUREGON TELLS SYDNEY COURT OF SEX AND DRUG ADDICTION
MELBOURNE, July 2 (Bernama) -- A Malaysian neurosurgeon told a Sydney courtthis week that he realised his drug and sex addiction was "spiralling out ofcontrol" when a 22-year-old prostitute, Victoria McIntyre, died from a cocaineoverdose in his Sydney apartment. "I made a big mistake and the whole thing snowballed completely out ofcontrol," Suresh Nair, 43, is quoted by "The Australian ...

M'sian brain surgeon tells Sydney Court of sex and drug addiction
Saturday, July 2nd, 2011 11:58:00 MELBOURNE : A Malaysian neurosurgeon told a Sydney court this week that he realised his drug and sex addiction was "spiralling out of control" when a 22-year-old prostitute, Victoria McIntyre, died from a cocaine overdose in his Sydney apartment. "I made a big mistake and the whole thing snowballed completely out of control," Suresh Nair, 43, is quoted by "The ...

Malaysian brain surgeon tells Sydney court of sex and drug addiction
MELBOURNE: A Malaysian neurosurgeon told a Sydney court this week that he realised his drug and sex addiction was "spiralling out of control" when a 22-year-old prostitute, Victoria McIntyre, died from a cocaine overdose in his Sydney apartment.

Malaysian brain surgeon tell Sydney court of sex and drug addiction
MELBOURNE: A Malaysian neurosurgeon told a Sydney court this week that he realised his drug and sex addiction was "spiralling out of control" when a 22-year-old prostitute, Victoria McIntyre, died from a cocaine overdose in his Sydney apartment.

4. Malaysian brain surgeon tells Sydney court of sex and drug addiction
MELBOURNE: A Malaysian neurosurgeon told a Sydney court this week that he realised his drug and sex addiction was "spiralling out of control" when a 22-year-old prostitute, Victoria McIntyre, died from a cocaine overdose in his Sydney apartme...

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

Jeter plays 5 innings for Trenton in rehab game
Derek Jeter played five innings for Double-A Trenton in his first rehab appearance.

CNN - In Fla., Drug Use Now Means No Welfare
Saying It Is 'Unfair For Florida Taxpayers To Subsidize Drug Addiction,' Gov. Rick Scott Signed Into Law A Requirement That Adults Applying For Welfare Assistance Undergo Drug Screening.

In Fla., drug use now means no welfare
Saying it is "unfair for Florida taxpayers to subsidize drug addiction," Gov. Rick Scott signed into law a requirement that adults applying for welfare assistance undergo drug screening.

Florida welfare drug-screen law kicks in
A controversial law requiring adults applying for welfare assistance to undergo drug screening has gone into effect Saturday in Florida.

Florida's debated welfare drug-screen measure kicks in
A controversial law requiring adults applying for welfare assistance to undergo drug screening has gone into effect in Florida.

Jeter solid in rehab appearance
Derek Jeter played five innings in his first rehab game with Trenton. (Danny Wild/MLB.com)

Indian-origin 'manslaughter' surgeon says his drug, sex addiction was 'spiraling out of control'
Sydney, July 3 (ANI): An Indian-origin neurosurgeon in Australia, who left a young prostitute dead in his bed for almost two days, said that he realized his drug and sex addiction was "spiraling out of control".

No rehab assignments for Pujols
"He doesn't need it," La Russa says.

Derek Jeter goes 1 for 2 in Double-A rehab start
Derek Jeter is ready to return to the New York Yankees. Jeter went 1 for 2 with a bunt single, a walk and a throwing error in six innings Sunday night in his second rehab start with Double-A Trenton as he looks to return from a right calf strain. The Yankees captain, named to his 12th All-Star team earlier Sunday, needs six more hits to become the 28th major leaguer to reach 3,000.

Jeter finishes rehab, to join Yankees on Monday
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Derek Jeter is ready to return to the New York Yankees.

Jeter finishes rehab, to join Yankees on Monday
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Derek Jeter is ready to return to the New York Yankees.

Rehab facility to add six beds
By Michelle Rupe Eubanks Staff Writer The J.W. Sommer Rehabilitation Unit at Shoals Hospital will be adding six beds, bringing the number from 26 to 32. After a judge approved the decision, the State Health Planning and Development Agency issued a Certificate of Need for the project that is estimated to cost $380,000.

Rehab program on life support
Glen Conway has suffered 13 heart attacks and undergone two open-heart surgeries in the last 42 years. So he was pleased, to say the least, two months ago when he discovered the Group Health Centre's cardiac rehabilitation program.[...]

Derek Jeter's rehab stint at Trenton
TRENTON, NJ - JULY 2: Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees warms up before the start of his minor league rehab start with the Trenton Thunder in a game against the Altoona Curve on July 2, 2011 at Mercer County Waterfront Park in Trenton, New Jersey.

Chaka Khan Talks of Past Drug Addiction at Essence Festival
Filed under: Soul/R&B , R&B News , Tours and Concerts , Exclusive Getty Images Chaka Khan arrived at this year's Essence Film Festival Saturday (July 2) and opened up to fans about how her previous drug addiction paved the way for some of her most memorable songs. Taking to the main stage in the New Orleans Superdome after El Debarge, the 58-year-old not only treated fans to a high-energy ...

'Easy step' from Kronic to P - drug addiction expert
Synthetic cannabis products such as Kronic are "killing the kids", a drug addiction counsellor says.

Lidge starts rehab assignment in Lakewood
"That actually felt really good to get out there and the first time pitching in real competition since the postseason last year," he said. "I was definitely pleased by the results. I'm going to be here a couple more times at least. I've got a few more outings to make here, Reading, Lehigh [Valley]. I'm not taking any day for granted."

'Rehab' helps Bai Ling cope with abuse
Actress Bai Ling said she is confronting a dark chapter from her past: sexual abuse she suffered as a teenager...

Mets' David Wright, Johan Santana face slow rehab
Also, Ike Davis is 'progressing better,' Mets manager Terry Collins says

Lidge starts rehab assignment in Lakewood
LAKEWOOD, N.J. - Brad Lidge, the Phillies' closer sidelined all season by elbow and shoulder problems, allowed two singles but no runs in one inning in his first rehab appearance with the Class A Lakewood BlueClaws. Lidge, who pitched the first inning against Hagerstown, threw 15 pitches, nine for strikes.

Red Sox OF Crawford runs bases during rehab
Boston Red Sox left fielder Carl Crawford continues to rehab his left hamstring strain and was finally able to run the bases Tuesday afternoon at Fenway Park.

White Sox expect Danks to start rehab Sunday
White Sox left-hander John Danks is expected to go on a minor league rehab start Sunday and have two outings before returning to the major league rotation.

ATG Rehab buys medical equipment company with office in Roanoke - www.roanoke.com
ATG Rehab has acquired Baltimore-based Chesapeake Rehab Equipment Inc., which has an office in Roanoke. Employees at Chesapeake's 13 branches will continue working at those locations within ATG Rehab's new mid-Atlantic region, which serves more than 35 hospitals and rehabilitation centers. The company's products include power wheelchairs, toileting and bathing aids, and portable ramps.

Art rehab
Work of ex-prisoners and drink and drugs addicts showcased

HBT: Strasburg might begin rehab stint in August
Buzz Bissinger has a post up over at The Daily Beast today, lamenting the absence of colorful heroes, rakes and rogues in sports today: Sports are bigger than ever. It occupies us more than ever. It is ever exploding. There are still routinely great performances.

Amy Fisher's Backside Gets Lens Shy on Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew
Things are getting tense in Celebrity Rehab for porn actress and ex-Joey Buttafuoco lover Amy Fisher. Seems trying to stay sober while having her every move shot by roving camera crews is just too...

Rehab is the last refuge of a modern-day scoundrel
Huma Ubedin is beautiful and clever. She's married to a handsome politician. She's the kind of woman other women envy. Or, rather, would envy, if the handsome politician wasn't now world-famous for his big, bulging crotch. Related Stories A special moment Editor's Viewpoint: Rogue journalism must be punished Editor's Viewpoint: A special moment Curbing our press is not the solution Here come the ...

Rehab assignments have brought many MLB All-Stars to Tulsa
Baseball fans across the Pacific Coast and Texas leagues where the St. Louis Cardinals' top two farm teams play had hopes of seeing Albert Pujols make an injury-rehabilitation stint in their ballparks ...

The Recovery Place Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Center has Updated its Social Media Network
The past few years are what could be coined the age of social media. Facebook has connected to nearly every site on the web, YouTube has become the second largest search engine, Google has continuously added social aspects to their many useful tools and Twitter has become a valuable source of real-time news. Needless to say, we have all heard of these powerful sites and The Recovery Place Drug ...

'Celeb Rehab' Star Preggo -- Hubby Doubts Paternity
Filed under: Kari Ann Peniche , Celebrity Justice , TV , Celebrity Rehab , Baby Watch , Dirty Divorces , Gossip / Rumors The GOOD News: "Celebrity Rehab" star Kari Ann Peniche is PREGNANT!! The BAD News: Her husband is unsure if he's the father ... and has filed for a divorce. TMZ has obtained the divorce papers, in which Justin Williams states that Kari Ann is pregnant -- and wants a judge to ...

Topeka Facility Earns Gold Seal For Stroke Rehab
Kansas Rehab recently earned Disease-Specific Certification in Stroke Rehabilitation from the Joint Commission.

Lawrie's rehab progressing slowly but surely
Lawrie's rehab progressing slowly but surely

Phillies' Lidge has second solid rehab effort at Class A Lakewood
LAKEWOOD, N.J. - In his quest to come back from the strained rotator-cuff injury that has sidelined him for the season and re-establish himself as the Phillies' closer, Brad Lidge turned in his second solid rehab effort for the Class A Lakewood BlueClaws last night.

Lidge pitches 1-2-3 inning in second rehab outing
LAKEWOOD, N.J. - The outings are brief. Brad Lidge, pitching in a starting role, needed only 13 pitches - seven sliders and six fastballs - to retire the Kannapolis Intimidators in order Thursday night during his second rehab appearance with single-A Lakewood.

Rehab makes new music
Take Canada’s hottest fiddle player, a guitarist that is a cross between Tom Morello and Kevin Breit, a percussionist who plays sawblades and cookie sheets and one of the most versatile double bass players in Canada and you get New Country Rehab.

Martin Sheen & Matthew Perry to Take Part in NADCP Conference: World’s Largest Gathering on Addiction, Mental Health ...
About 3,500 attendees are expected to convene at the world’s largest conference on addiction, mental health and the criminal justice system July 17-20, when the National Association of Drug Court Professionals hosts the 17th Annual Drug Court Training Conference at Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center in National Harbor, MD.

Narconon Of Georgia Celebrates A Drug Free Fourth Of July
Narconon of Georgia drug rehab took the Fourth of July celebration of freedom to a whole new level this year.Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 08, 2011 Operating from a booth, along with several other community organizations in the local town square, Narconon had its own message about what it means to be really free.Narconon invited the crowd to celebrate freedom from drugs. Hundreds of kids visited the ...

Recovery Now TV Launches Optimized Mobile Site Encouraging Users to Seek Drug Treatment
Recovery Now TV introduces a new mobile site intended to assist those seeking alcohol and drug treatment and their families. This optimized site provides a wealth of information via the smartphone.Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 08, 2011 In keeping with its priority to assist those suffering from drug and alcohol addiction, Recovery Now TV has introduced an optimized mobile website located at ...




Last Modified: 07/2011