Wednesday, August 15, 2018

August 14, 2018 • Vol. 6., No. 4
For Treatment Industry & Recovery Community
Pennsylvania center allegedly made millions off addicts
Aug. 11, 2018 - ...as she later testified in an unemployment compensation hearing - she had seen repeated violations of state regulations, dangerous narcotic medicine being left unsecured...More@ReadingEagle.com

Lox Her Up! VIDEO
New Mother Failed a Drug Test After Eating a Poppy Seed BagelVIDEO August 8, 2018 - Traumatizing though it may have been, however, Eden isn’t alone. Here’s a quick history of the poppy seed bagel defense.More@Time.com

People deliberately harm pets to get prescriptions for opioids
Aug. 11, 2018 - It’s an all-time low for people trying to get high. Some are deliberately and intentionally harming their pets in order to get a prescription for opioids.

Dog Day Afternoon VIDEO
Abby, the German Shepard exposed to heroin in jail is administered Narcan VIDEO
Aug. 9, 2018 - Amid the search, the heroin spilled and Abbie was exposed to the drug. She began “exhibiting signs of drug exposure, including excessive saliva, rapid head shaking and rapid blinking. More@FoxNews.com

Listen to the Experts AUDIO
Treating Teen Depression Might Improve Mental Health Of Parents Too NPR AUDIO
August 12, 2018 - But new research suggests there’s a flipside to that parental effect: When teens are treated for depression, their parents’ mental health improves, too.

It's Complicated VIDEO
When the Reality of Addiction Meets the Fantasies of Pop Stardom VIDEO
August 9, 2018 - Read that again: It is something I must continue to overcome and have not done yet. What tense are we in? What is being said? 

“We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are” - Anais Nin
Psychedelic Drugs Show Hope for Treating Mental Disorders
August 11, 2018 - They aren’t drugs you’d ever expect to see scribbled on a doctor’s prescription pad: ecstasy, “magic” mushrooms, ayahuasca.
Margot Kidder’s Death-a Suicide
Apr. 4, 2018 - “Superman” actress Margot Kidder’s death has been ruled a suicide, according to the Associated Press. Kidder’s daughter, Maggie McGuane, told the publication on Wednesday that she knew her mother had died by suicide when she went to her home in Livingston, Mont.

These States Have the Most Opioid Abuse in America
August 10, 2018 - What once might have been the drug of choice for hardcore addicts is all too common these days, unfortunately. Tom Petty had the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl in his system when he died in 2017. 
Great Alanon Share VIDEO
Pitbull opens up about his parents’ addiction VIDEO
August 10, 2018 - Pitbull is speaking out about the Miami drug culture of his youth in a new episode of OBJECTified. The multi-platinum and Grammy-winning singer, who was born Armando Christian PĂ©rez, reveals...

Artist's Corner with Steve Jones
August 14, 2018 - Steve Jones grew up on the island of Anglesey, North Wales and graduated, in at North London University. His first play, Cracked Eggs was staged at the Finborough Theatre in Earls Court, London. His subsequent plays, Baloopa’s Journey and Hero & Zero, were awarded arts council grants in England, Austria, and Lithuania. Steve is the co-author of ‘Smile Now, Cry Later,’ an addiction/recovery memoir about the life of Freddy Negrete published by Seven Stories Press in 2016.
 
Q. What is your preferred form of artistic expression?
A. Literary Fiction, both in terms of reading and writing.
Q. Do you prefer living by the ocean, lake, river, mountaintop or penthouse?
A. Ocean, in an ideal world.
Q. What is your biggest or littlest pet peeve? 
A. Biggest: the endless press number and voice recognition options before you get to speak—possibly—with an actual human being.

Suspended police chief accused of buying cocaine online
August 10, 2018 - The 43-year-old is charged with attempting to possess cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia ... Coppola joined the department in 1996 and became chief in 2014. More@ABCNews.com

Self Care Comes First VIDEO
Ant McPartlin pulls out of "I’m A Celebrity" to focus on rehab
August 9, 2018 - McPartlin first checked himself into rehab last summer, citing an addiction to prescription drugs. He returned to the screens but stepped back from all presenting duties after crashing his car...

Older But Wiser? VIDEO
As opioid crisis continues, more seniors are overdosing VIDEO
Aug. 8, 2018 - August 8, 2018 - In the last week, 14 people have died from drug overdoses in Cuyahoga County. While addicts younger in age may come to mind, half of these recent deaths were people age 60 and over. ... When it comes to who is abusing opioids, the focus is often on one key demographic.More@News5Cleveland

Positive STATE of Affairs VIDEO
Wyoming Ranks High for Best Addiction Treatment VIDEO
Aug. 7, 2018 - Wyoming is considered one of the best states for drug addiction treatment support ranking second in a new study. It’s no surprise: a drug epidemic is sweeping the nation, and our own backyard.
More@KCWY13.com
Breaking Amish’s Sabrina Burkholder Nearly Died of Heroin Overdose
August 09, 2018 - I was almost a year clean from heroin. For whatever reason that day, I was in a mood.

Norway to Give Hundreds of Drug Addicts Free Heroin to ‘Improve Quality of Life
Aug. 11, 2018 - The pilot programme will begin in 2020, and will see up to 400 addicts prescribed heroin for medicinal purposes...

Reliving the Pain VIDEO
Lisa Marie Presley Looks Back on Her Past Battle with Drug Addiction VIDEO
August 10, 2018 - In a recent interview with “Today” Lisa Marie Presley revealed she is recovering from a fight with drug addiction. The singer also opened up about her father, Elvis Presley’s legacy.

Families Choose Empathy Over ‘Tough Love’ To Rescue Loved Ones From Opioids
August 10, 2018 - On the ride back home, to Natick, Mass., the parents delivered an ultimatum: Their son had to go back to rehab, or leave home.

Lock Him Up VIDEO
Montgomery doctor arrested in pill mill case among state’s highest prescribers VIDEO
August 9, 2018 - Dr. Richard Stehl was escorted out of his practice “Health Care on Demand” in handcuffs by federal agents...

Coroner sent letters to doctors whose patients died of opioid overdoses. Doctors’ habits quickly changed
August 9, 2018 - Addressed directly to the doctor, the letter arrived in a plain business envelope with a return address of the San Diego County medical examiner’s office.

Opioids after wisdom teeth removal nearly triple risk of long-term use
Apr. 4, 2018 - More@Philly.com

Real Housewife Bethenny Frankel’s on-off boyfriend found dead in ‘suspected overdose’ at Trump Tower
August 11, 2018 - The 51-year-old was found dead at his apartment in Trump Tower, New York City on Friday. ... ‘Preliminarily, we are investigating it as a possible overdose.’ More@Metro.co.uk

There Goes the Neighborhood? VIDEO
Plan to Turn $4.3 million dollar Harlem Building Into Treatment Facility Is Thwarted VIDEO
August 10, 2018 - Argus Community Incorporated bought the building at 147th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue for $4.3 million last August, but neighbors said no one knew it would be become a methadone clinic...

Port Jervis inspires film about drug addiction
August 10, 2018 - Actors, actresses, crews and extras were on set in Port Jervis on Friday filming heart-wrenching footage for a movie about opiate addiction.

Attorney sets up ‘opioid trusts’ for beneficiaries with addiction
August 12, 2918 - “I had clients with a child who had a substance abuse disorder, and they were basically asking me, ‘What do I do in this situation?’” 

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