Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Let the Trials Begin

February 19, 2019 • Vol. 6., No.31
For Treatment Industry & Recovery Community
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Patient-brokering case is county’s first to go to trial
Feb. 12, 2019 - Nick Cirio is charged with 10 counts of patient brokering. Investigators said he paid thousands of dollars to a halfway house owner...
One musician talking to another VIDEO
Eminem Taught Royce da 5’9’’ You “Don’t Have to be Drunk or High”VIDEO
Feb. 14, 2019 - Sobriety is a very personal subject for all people, not just artists. Often, hip-hop gets pegged with glorifying substance abuse, and while at times that may be true, there are also artists who speak on their truth and struggles with substance.
Nan Goldin threatens London gallery boycott over £1m gift from Sackler family
Feb. 17, 2019 - The photographer and activist is threatening to boycott the gallery if it accepts the donation from the owners of the American pharmaceutical company that makes the addictive painkiller OxyContin, the Observer has learned.
In 1969, fifth Beatle was heroin: John Lennon’s addiction took its toll on the band
Feb. 15, 2019 - In early 1969 a much darker force had made its presence known in their {the Beatles} world. “The two of them {Lennon and Ono} were on heroin,” said McCartney, “and this was a fairly big shocker for us because we all thought we were far-out boys, but we kind of understood that we’d never get quite that far out.”
Massachusetts to Test Addiction Treatment Rating System
February 17, 2019 - The system is being developed by the national nonprofit organization Shatterproof.
5 Street Drugs that Might Have Medicinal Value
February 18, 2019 - If the history of medical marijuana is anything to go by, it shouldn’t surprise you that there are numerous other common street drugs that may have some real medical potential.
The FDA is prioritizing lethal opioids over recovery by Ryan Hampton
Feb. 14, 2019 - Just last November, the FDA approved one of the deadliest opioids on the market, Dsuvia, which is 1,000 times more potent than morphine and 10 times stronger than Fentanyl, prompting the chair of the FDA’s opioid advisory committee, Dr. Raeford Brown to accuse the FDA of putting the interests of narcotics manufacturers ahead of public health...
Depression speeds brain aging?
February 14, 2019 - Depression has long been linked to certain cognitive problems, and depression late in life even may be a risk factor for the development of Alzheimer’s. Yet how depression might harm cognition isn’t clear.
Driving While on Opioids; ‘Compelling Evidence’ of Danger
Feb. 15, 2019 - “After adjusting for demographic characteristics and driving history, we found that use of prescription opioids more than doubles the risk of fatal two-vehicle crash initiation, regardless of the blood alcohol level,” Stanford Chihuri, coauthor of the study, said.

Pablo Escobar-themed restaurant garnishes burgers with $100 bill and fake cocaine
Feb. 16, 2019 - An Australian restaurant is facing big backlash for serving burgers that come garnished with a line of fake cocaine, which is actually garlic powder, and a fake $100 bill.
Disney Parks Now Selling Alcoholic Popsicles
February 15, 2019 - Parents trying to survive family getaways at Disney theme parks now have a new ally - in the form of some alcoholic push-pop snacks, courtesy of Buzz Pop Cocktails!
Bill would let Florida schools have opioid-countering drugs
Feb. 14, 2019 - A Senate Democrat on Thursday filed a proposal that would allow public schools to buy a type of drug that is used to treat people who have overdosed on opioids. Sen. Jason Pizzo, a Miami-Dade County Democrat, filed the bill (SB 1064) for consideration during the legislative session that starts March 5.

The Recipe for Sobriety
November 16, 2018 - “I was suffering from the DTs [delirium tremens],” he says. “I chose alcohol over food for a period of about four weeks. I was about 140 pounds—and I’m six foot two. I developed bleeding ulcers and I was vomiting blood. In my mind, it was still a question of whether or not I had a problem.”
“If you don't like the news, go out and make some of your own” —Wes "Scoop" Nisker
Dreams About Relapse are Common for People in Recovery
February 14, 2019 - Relapse dreams may be the result of the long-term impact of substance use disorder on the brain and central nervous system...And more severe and prolonged clinical histories of the disorder may mean that the dreams are more likely during the early stages of recovery.
Insurers Making It Harder to Treat Opioid Addiction
Feb. 15, 2019 - “Medicare insurance companies are making it increasingly difficult to prescribe buprenorphine, while making it easy to prescribe opioid pain medications that contributed to the opioid epidemic…”
Heroin and meth are driving record high syphilis rates in U.S.
February 15, 2019 - Drug abuse and STDs have both reached the point of becoming critical public health issues nationwide. Now, health officials warn that they don’t just coincide - they feed one another. Between 2013 and 2017, the rate of high-risk, transmissible syphilis in the US soared by 73 percent.
Recovery is Beautiful VIDEO
Woman’s remarkable before and after pictures as she battles heroin addiction VIDEO
Feb. 15, 2019 - Christie, 32, suffered a 15-year addiction that saw her stealing from relatives, living in squalor and losing dangerous amounts of weight. Her flat was covered in heroin needles, she had no electricity and other heroin addicts had used her home and trashed it.

Addicted to opioids for five years. His story of recovery!
February 17, 2019 - Richard Filc woke up in a hospital bed. His body attached to machines. Filc had overdosed on opioids and suffered heart damage. “There was something mixed in with the drugs I was taking,”
‘Dreamland’ author Sam Quinones tries to help Hollywood film find a new title
February 6, 2019 - Author Sam Quinones wasn’t thrilled to learn of a new film about the opioid epidemic called “Dreamland” — because he wrote a 2015 book called “Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic.”
Maryland Considers Cannabis to Combat the Opioid Epidemic
Feb. 17, 2019 - Maryland is poised to become the fourth state to allow medical marijuana to be used as a treatment for opioid use disorder.
A better line, the finish line VIDEO
Overcoming drug addiction finish marathon. Army vet shares his story. VIDEO
Feb. 15, 2019 - “Running’s my medicine,” said Shawn Livingston. He is an Army veteran who saw his life hit rock bottom as he struggled with heroin addiction. His story begins in late 2007 when he joined the Army. During training, he said, “I just came up one time and kind of tweaked my back a little bit and the next day, I couldn’t roll out of bed.”
Neighborhood opposed to sober living community for 50 men
Feb. 14, 2019 - Construction of a new sober living community for recovering addicts in the heart of the county’s development envelope is drawing outrage from nearby residents who say they knew nothing of the project.
Jodie Sweetin to Be Honored by Sobriety-Focused Organization Writers in Treatment
10th Annual Experience, Strength and Hope Awards honoring Jodie Sweetin February 28, Skirball Cultural Center.
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