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Addiction Recovery News 12/2011




NY rehab center agrees to improve employee safety
An upstate New York residential substance abuse treatment center has agreed to pay more than $17,000 in federal fines for workplace safety violations stemming from the fatal stabbing of a security guard and the wounding of a...

Downingtown mayor accepted in DUI rehab program
Downingtown's 28-year-old mayor was accepted Tuesday into a prison-alternative program for a drunken-driving offense. Chester County First Assistant District Attorney Patrick Carmody said Joshua A. Maxwell, a first-time, nonviolent offender, easily qualified for the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition program.

Lil Boosie Seeks Help For Drug Addiction Following Sentence
Lil Boosie is ready to hit rehab after being sentenced to 8 years in prison for attempting to smuggle drugs into prison.

Rehab center reports pain med theft
Employees with the Nansemond Pointe Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Suffolk reported to police this week that pain medication had been stolen from the building.

Rehab process moves ahead for Peyton Manning
Quarterback Peyton Manning isn't about to jump back onto the field and try to mar the Indianapolis Colts ' shot at a perfectly winless season, but news from his doc Thursday should help make Indy fans feel better about next year. The Indianapolis Star reports that the man who is looking after Manning's troubled neck, Dr. Robert Watkins, said Thursday that Manning's September surgery was a ...

New women's centre staff eager to help
After a long but successful battle with drug addiction, former runaway Isabelle Duff feels like she has finally found a home. As a life skills coach, Duff says she’s looking forward to helping other women at the new Teen Challenge Women’s Centre.

Golden Point crash survivor Clint talks of rehab recovery
CLINT Ebsary was looking to start a new career as an apprentice tiler, now he is lucky to have both his legs. It was a split second decision to get into a car with an unlicensed driver that changed the 17-year-old’s life forever.

Celebrity Rehab Star Mindy McCready Violates Custody Arrangement, Judge Signs “Emergency Pickup Order” To Retrieve Her ...
The third installment of Celebrity Rehab Revisited, which will air this Sunday night at 9 p.m. catches up with several cast members from season three of the show. Coincidentally, we have an update on one member of that cast who isn’t profiled in the episode, Mindy McCready, who happens to be in the news this [...]

Ryan Howard's Rehab Progressing: Injury Update
It has been some time since the Philadelphia Phillies saw their 2011 season end in the NLDS. The Phillies lost that series in five games to the St. Louis Cardinals. In the final play of that game, Phillies slugger Ryan Howard was seen limping toward first base before he collapsed on...

Next test in Howard's rehab coming soon
While the quest to re-sign Jimmy Rollins at the right price will intensify when the Phillies head to the winter meetings Sunday in Dallas, the team should also get a clearer indication about first baseman Ryan Howard's rehab from surgery on his ruptured left Achilles' tendon in the near future.

Facing prison and a meth addiction, Cory tackles Drug Court
Drug court participant Cory, who once faced 15 years in prison and spent his days looking for his next methamphetamine high, credits the program for not only his sobriety, but his life.

Addiction drug limit draws sharp rebuke
A proposed two-year limit on Medicaid coverage for a widely used medicine for opiate addicts would lead to increased addiction and overdose deaths at a time when the state is trying to turn the tide on a prescription drug abuse epidemic, according to physicians and addicts.

Doctors: Don't limit care for addicts
A spending cap on medical treatment of drug addiction would ultimately be more costly for the state, they say.

Peyton Manning ready to enhance rehab
Peyton Manning soon could be throwing footballs to his teammates, the best news Colts fans have heard since this miserable season began.

Camden groups fear effect of slow property rehab process
With millions of dollars in federal grants available to fix up dilapidated homes, Camden nonprofit redevelopment groups are eager for the city to use the state Abandoned Properties Rehabilitation Act, as it promised it would this year.

Lil Boosie Fighting His Drug Addiction
Lil Boosie tells TMZ ... he's finally realized he's a hardcore drug addict ... and now that he's been sentenced to prison, he wants to focus on kicking the habit

Poynter felt like 'empty shell' before rehab
Boy band star Dougie Poynter has opened up about his stint in rehab, admitting he checked in because he loved drinking "just a bit too much".

Golden eagle, hurt in a fight, released into wild after rehab
If all has gone well, a 2-year-old golden eagle should be soaring above the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. The bird was discovered at the park on Oct. 23 -- injured, probably in a dominance fight with an older male...

‘Operation Rehab’ lands 13 in jail
More arrests are expected

Brooke Mueller ‘needs longer rehab stay’
Brooke Mueller reportedly began partying in a nightclub “like nothing had happened” just minutes after allegedly assaulting a woman on Friday night.

Parents reach out to those battling drug addiction
Branden Metzo grew up eating with his family at the dinner table seven days a week.His parents, Theresa and Mark, were there at every turn in his life. Theresa said they did "all the things parents are supposed to do."Despite his upbringing, Branden, l

Capt. James Pyles, Western Troop commander of the Maryland State Police, will hold a training session on “What you ...
Capt. James Pyles, Western Troop commander of the Maryland State Police, will hold a training session on “What you should know about the drug addiction, the drug climate and managing drug-related incidents” on Monday at the Short Gap Volunteer Fire Department.

County may give up Rehab and Care
MURPHYSBORO - Tough financial times have the Jackson County Board mulling a move to relieve itself of the Jackson County Rehab and Care Center.

Camden groups fear effect of slow property rehab process
With millions of dollars in federal grants available to fix up dilapidated homes, Camden nonprofit redevelopment groups are eager for the city to use the state Abandoned Properties Rehabilitation Act, as it promised it would this year.

Frequently Asked Questions About Addiction & Treatment PART 1
Nearly all addicted individuals believe that they can stop using drugs on their own, and most try to stop without treatment.

Tata Steel rehab plan for Incab revival
Incab has 1,200-odd workers on rolls, who have been deprived of their salaries since the unit downed shutters.

Demi Lovato ‘inspired’ by rehab visit
Demi Lovato has spoken about how her weekend visit to the rehab centre she stayed in last year has positively impacted her.

Demi Lovato Returns To Rehab
No, shes not had a relapse! Demi Lovatos visit to rehab was to help others. After her own personal struggles Demi is doing her bit to pay it forward by helping others through their darkest periods. In rehab for all the right reasons It was reported in Celebuzz that the Skyscraper singer returned to her old treatment center Timberline Knolls on Sunday to speak about her past experiences with self ...

Celebrity Rehab Revisited 3: What The Future Holds
The stories of the patients of Celebrity Rehab are often about heartbreak, troubled pasts, and redemption, and this week, we’re taking a look at a few of the stars from the second season of the series, whose stories combine all three. Dr. Drew Pinsky and Bob Forrest reconnected with four of the celebrities who appeared [...]

Mom With Texting Addiction Needs A Slap In Her Facebook
DEAR ABBY: I have heard of interventions for drug and alcohol addicts. Could I stage one for my daughter "Aileen's" addiction to texting on her cellphone and Facebook? She and our grandson live with us because her marriage broke up. I am becoming the boy's default mother because Aileen is constantly texting or spending hours on Facebook. She'll say, "I have to send a quick message," then ...

The Charter: ‘Applied Ethics’ in Law's Clothing?
The interaction of law and ethics is increasingly overt in developing and implementing social and public policy, especially in contexts that affect human life and well-being such as reproductive technologies, public health, drug addiction, end-of-life decision-making and prostitution. The Supreme Court’s judgment in the Insite case manifests this interaction, and examining it from that ...

"Housewife" Kim Richards enters rehab
"Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star is reportedly seeking help at an undisclosed treatment center

Technology ‘addiction’ out of hand
Dear Abby: I have heard of interventions for drug and alcohol addicts. Could I stage one for my daughter “Aileen’s” addiction to texting on her cellphone and Facebook? She and our grandson live with us because her marriage broke up.

Wildlife rehab training offered
Whether it is a fledgling robin that the family cat has found or a tiny fawn that has fallen into... - 7:15 am

Lovato 'inspired' by rehab visit
Demi Lovato has returned to rehab - this time, as a speaker.

$3.8M sewer rehab bid before council
WINDSOR - Council will decide Monday night on a $3.8-million tender to replace Ojibway Parkway’s sewer lines.

Why Did Demi Lovato Return to Rehab?
Demi Lovato hasn't forgotten the lessons she learned at Timberline Knolls. One year after the 19-year-old singer entered the rehab to treat "emotional and physical issues," Lovato visited the Illinois-based facility on Sunday.

Kim Richards Checks Into Rehab
More real-life drama for the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Kim Richards has checked into an undisclosed rehab treatment center, Entertainment Tonight reports.

'Real Housewife' Kim Richards checks into rehab
"Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star Kim Richards has checked into rehab again, reports say. The 47-year-old mother of four, whose half-sister is Kathy Hilton...

"Real Housewives" star Kim Richards enters rehab
Please not strong language in the third paragraph. LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - And the troubles keep on mounting for the "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" cast. "RHoBH" cast member Kim Richards has entered an undisclosed rehab facility to seek treatment, several sources confirm to ET Online. Though it isn't clear what affliction Richards, 47, is seeking treatment for, her use of alcohol has ...

‘Real Housewife’ goes to rehab
'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star Kim Richards has entered rehab, according to reports. The former child actress has checked into an undisclosed center and is believed to be seeking treatment for alcohol issues, sources told “Entertainment Tonight.” Her drinking problem has been chronicled on the Bravo reality show, on...

UN Expert Urges Vietnam to Close Rehab Centers
UN-appointed expert urges Vietnam to close down rehab centers for drug users and sex workers

Kim Richards' rehab trip 'a step in the right direction' according to co-star
She's been called an alcoholic on the show and has admitted to a dependence on anti-anxiety medication and anti-depressants.

Chris Herren delivers powerful message at Bangor Area High School
The former NBA player speaks candidly about his fall into drug addiction and his climb out of it.

Kim Richards ‘forced to rehab by TV network’
Kim Richards was reportedly forced to enter rehab by television network Bravo who experienced tragedy earlier this year with the suicide of former castmate Russell Armstrong.

Kim Richards of ‘RHOBH’ reportedly heads to rehab; Jason Aldean wins big at ACAs
Kim Richards , former child star, aunt of Paris Hilton and current “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” castmember, has reportedly entered an undisclosed rehab facility, according to Entertainment Tonight. Although this news has not been confirmed by her camp, fellow housewife Adrienne Maloof told Us Weekly, “I wish her well. It's a step in the right direction.” Read full article >>

Demi Lovato speaks to women in rehab center
One year after the 19-year-old singer herself was at Timberline Knolls to treat "emotional and physical issues," Lovato visited the Illinois-based facility on Sunday.

Despite a Near-Term Decline, the Drug Market for Addiction Disorders Will Increase from Just under $2 Billion in 2010 ...
BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Decision Resources, one of the world’s leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, despite a near-term decline in the overall size of the market, the drug market for addiction disorders (nicotine, alcohol, opioid and psychostimulants) will increase from just under $2 billion in 2010 to more than $2.4 billion in ...

Kim Richards Update: Bravo Forced The Real Housewife Into Rehab
Yesterday we learned that Kim Richards of Bravo’s hit show The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills checked into rehab, but now rumor has it that Kim did not make the decision to go to rehab. Instead, sources say that Bravo forced Kim Richards into rehab. Read on for the scoop! When the news broke that [...]

Kim Richards: Why She Checked Into Rehab
This won't be Kim Richards ' first time in rehab -- but loved ones close to the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star are praying that it will be her last.




Last Modified: 12/2011