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Abby Martin Talks US Opioid Crisis With Attorney Mike PapantonioVIDEO
Nov. 30, 2017 - In an exclusive interview with Abby Martin, the law professional — who made his name with triumphant lawsuits against big tobacco, chemical corporations and more — said he plans to take the United States’ opioid crisis by the horns.
December 1, 2017 - ...new study suggests that for teens, being hooked on the internet and smartphones may harm brain chemistry ... found an imbalance of chemicals in the brain of “internet-addicted” teenagers. This imbalance was similar to that seen in people experiencing anxiety and depression.
Nov. 28, 2017 - If you weren’t looking, you’d miss it: a silver van the size of an ice cream truck parked at North and California and emblazoned with the words Chicago Recovery Alliance ... At the center of it all is CRA’s director, Dan Bigg.
Facebook launches version of Messenger for young children
Dec. 4, 2017 - ...messaging app for kids ages 6 to 12 to chat with friends and family ... Facebook says it’s going to great lengths to make sure the app does not come off as exploitative ... it’s still worth pointing out that Facebook is going after the next generation of users by targeting children.
Possible link found between some Utah suicides, electronics
November 30, 2017 - “A social media connection or a phone connection is not a substitute for a real connection,” ... “People need to go outside ... There is a lack of connectness that is not satisfied by being tethered to a gadget.”
Opioid crisis makes its way to Art shows this year
Dec. 4, 2017 - An artistic compilation of used drug bags on display in Miami Beach. Around the exhibition called “unaffiliate.us,” featuring drug addiction-inspired works by contemporary NYC artist Tom Fruin, attendees can pick up a dose of Narcan ... In my experience, addiction is not always as it seems; the whole premise is shifty and the promise is fake,”
DECEMBER 1, 2017..the legislation is designed to remove “outdated barriers” so individuals can get inpatient and outpatient care, and participate in sober-living options, while participating in legitimate MAT programs.
Kirk Manz, who holds the top finance spot at AAC (American Addiction Centers) Holdings, has resigned, effective Dec. 31. Chief accounting officer Andrew McWilliams will replace Manz, who has been CFO since joining the firm in January 2012.
Beloved Bronx teacher found dead in bathroom stall after apparent heroin overdose
Dec. 2, 2017 - Those who knew Azimi said he was a ‘role model’ and ‘veteran teacher’ who was ‘dedicated to educating and uplifting special needs students ... A glassine envelope, the type commonly used for transporting heroin, was found in the cubicle.
Harlem’s Pillars Recovery Center First Addiction Recovery Center Opens VIDEO
Nov. 29, 2017 - “One you’re through with treatment you need that support in the community,” New York State Office of Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Services Commissioner Arlene González-Sánchez said Tuesday. “Only places like this will support people in sobriety for a long time.”
The primary purpose of this site –Apomorphine Versus Addiction– is educational. It is devoted to information surrounding the topic of dependency on legal and illegal drugs that, directly or indirectly, affects us all. All opinions are offered in the non-confrontational spirit of greater understanding, but the facts are commended to science and, in particular, the Humanities.
Dear Rabbis: Getting Over Addiction Isn’t About Repentance. It’s About Recovery
Nov. 30, 2017 - However, the application of teshuvah to recovery as a whole can be misleading and even dangerous. It may actually discourage many from stepping out to talk about their disease and to seek help. It may inadvertently reinforce the false idea that addiction is a moral weakness or failure.
How one Las Vegas center is helping break the cycle of addiction
Dec. 3, 2017 - Years of snorting, using needles, wanting to take their own own lives, interspersed with attempts to clean up and get back on their feet. That’s been life for thousands of Las Vegas men who tried and failed to leave behind the hell of drug addiction before they found Freedom House...
December 1, 2017 - It was very powerful to watch, not only the sobriety, but the journey and the behavior change that goes along with the sobriety,” ... “I don’t have my son anymore, but I really need to be his voice. And it’s become apparent that we have a public health emergency,” Singer added.
Doctor opens up about struggle with opioid addiction in new memoir
DEC. 2, 2017 - Grant Matheson, author of The Golden Boy, is seen in this undated handout image. Matheson is opening up about his struggle with opioid addiction in a new memoir which details his descent from being a respected physician ... to buying drugs off a patient.
November 29, 2017 - “I applaud the DEA for taking targeted action in the Appalachian region to crack down on the pervasive drug abuse crisis and help save lives,” Rep. Hal Rogers (R-Ky.) tells Behavioral Healthcare Executive in an email. “America’s deadly drug abuse epidemic is taking lives at an alarming rate—every nine minutes another life is lost as a result of an overdose.”
Arizona lawsuit opens window into lucrative drug rehab business — and allegations of fraudVIDEO
December 4, 2017 - Health Net says in a counterclaim that there was widespread fraud among Arizona and California drug rehab centers in 2015 and 2016, when it alleges”teams of brokers” recruited out-of-state clients to fraudulently obtain insurance policies and to seek treatment in Arizona.
Here’s how to tell if your child has a screen addiction
Dec. 4, 2017 - Want to know if your kids are morphing into tech-obsessed zombies? Focus on how they use their screened gadgets, not how much time they spend on them ... Other red flags for screen addiction include sneaking around to use devices, losing interest in screenless activities and having a hard time putting down their machines.