Cocaine Addiction

Christy Dignam: ‘Nearly all the people I started with are dead’ - The Irish Times

Thu, 2019-09-19 22:00
Christy Dignam: ‘Nearly all the people I started with are dead’  The Irish Times

Interview: The Aslan singer pulls no punches about drug addiction, sex abuse and cancer.

For the Last Time, Stop Calling Food 'Crack' - msnNOW

Thu, 2019-09-19 13:00
For the Last Time, Stop Calling Food 'Crack'  msnNOW

Earlier this year, Christini Tosi changed the name of “Crack Pie” to “Milk Bar Pie,” explaining that the name “fell short” of Milk Bar's mission “to spread joy and ...

Doctors And Nurses With Addictions Often Denied A Crucial Recovery Option - HealthLeaders Media

Thu, 2019-09-19 09:17
Doctors And Nurses With Addictions Often Denied A Crucial Recovery Option  HealthLeaders Media

Non-disciplinary programs monitor doctors and nurses for a number of years and are monitored by addiction specialists and state authorities.

Cocaine and ecstasy increase helps push Class A drug use to new high, says survey - Sky News

Thu, 2019-09-19 08:04
Cocaine and ecstasy increase helps push Class A drug use to new high, says survey  Sky News

A record 1.3 million people admitted to taking Class A drugs over the last year, according to Home Office figures.

Bitcoin Podcaster With Over 2 Million Downloads Shares Secrets To Success - Forbes

Thu, 2019-09-19 07:36
Bitcoin Podcaster With Over 2 Million Downloads Shares Secrets To Success  Forbes

One of the crypto industry's podcasters, Peter McCormack, shares the amazing journey that led him to create the What Bitcoin Did podcast, as well as a few ...

STIM Spotlight: Programs Need Concurrent Approach in Addressing Chemsex | Psychiatry & Behavioral Health Learning Network - Psych Congress Network

Thu, 2019-09-19 07:10
STIM Spotlight: Programs Need Concurrent Approach in Addressing Chemsex | Psychiatry & Behavioral Health Learning Network  Psych Congress Network

Methamphetamine's resurgence has refocused attention to the needs of a group of users for whom meth use and compulsive sexual behavior become ...

Separating the Man From the Myth of Diego Maradona - Hyperallergic

Thu, 2019-09-19 07:00
Separating the Man From the Myth of Diego Maradona  Hyperallergic

Asif Kapadia completes his trilogy of documentaries on fame with a portrait of the notorious footballer. Kelli WestonSeptember 19, 2019 · Facebook Tweet Email ...

A new kind of rehab uses human connection to treat addiction - Quartz

Thu, 2019-09-19 06:00
A new kind of rehab uses human connection to treat addiction  Quartz

SeekHealing, a program for addicts in North Carolina, is also tackling the loneliness epidemic.

'Operation Clean Sweep' Arrest Reports Show Most Arrests Were For Drug Possession - WBUR

Thu, 2019-09-19 04:08
'Operation Clean Sweep' Arrest Reports Show Most Arrests Were For Drug Possession  WBUR

More than half were taken custody on charges related to drug possession. Nearly half of those arrested were listed as living in recovery shelters, or are ...

'I was pretty much dead': Moncton woman warns others after meth, opioid overdose - CBC News

Thu, 2019-09-19 03:00
'I was pretty much dead': Moncton woman warns others after meth, opioid overdose  CBC News

After a near-death experience, a 21-year-old Moncton woman is warning young people how easy it is to overdose and begging the government to improve ...

The opioid problem in Australia: connecting the dots - The Strategist

Wed, 2019-09-18 14:40
The opioid problem in Australia: connecting the dots  The Strategist

With many drug users making the shift from heroin to methamphetamine and crystal methamphetamine ('ice') over the past decade, Australians know there's an ...

Time left to serve for man charged with uttering threats, assault with a weapon - Bonnyville Nouvelle

Wed, 2019-09-18 12:14
Time left to serve for man charged with uttering threats, assault with a weapon  Bonnyville Nouvelle

An addiction to cocaine and methamphetamine is what Ryan Lee Desjarlais claims to be the root cause of his crimes. Desjarlais appeared in the Bonnyville ...

Stigmas Around Addiction Treatment Breaking Down, But More Work to Be Done, Expert Says - Peoria Public Radio

Wed, 2019-09-18 12:11
Stigmas Around Addiction Treatment Breaking Down, But More Work to Be Done, Expert Says  Peoria Public Radio

The past president of the Illinois Association of Addiction Professionals spoke Wednesday in Pekin for a National Recovery Month networking luncheon.

Prescription-Only App for Addiction Treatment Hits the Market - Addiction Center

Wed, 2019-09-18 09:45
Prescription-Only App for Addiction Treatment Hits the Market  Addiction Center

With the rise and evolution of smartphone apps and technology, it's no surprise that the addiction treatment and recovery industry is eyeing the digital market.

Where Were You 25 Years Ago? From Homelessness to Finding a Home at L'Itinéraire • INSP - INSP

Wed, 2019-09-18 05:00
Where Were You 25 Years Ago? From Homelessness to Finding a Home at L'Itinéraire • INSP  INSP

Like INSP, this year Montréal street paper L'Itinéraire is celebrating its 25th anniversary. In a special edition of the magazine to coincide with celebrations of the ...

Businesses take sides on MAT discussion - Sequim Gazette

Wed, 2019-09-18 02:30
Businesses take sides on MAT discussion  Sequim Gazette

The divide in Sequim is becoming more evident over the Jamestown S'Klallam tribe's proposed medication-assisted treatment (MAT) facility. Thousands of ...

The end of the county line: how drug users are exploited by gangs - The Guardian

Wed, 2019-09-18 00:00
The end of the county line: how drug users are exploited by gangs  The Guardian

Weston-super-Mare's existing drug problems have been amplified by an influx of out-of-town dealers.

The end of the county line: how drug users are exploited by gangs - The Guardian

Wed, 2019-09-18 00:00
The end of the county line: how drug users are exploited by gangs  The Guardian

Weston-super-Mare's existing drug problems have been amplified by an influx of out-of-town dealers.

DJ Turned Scientist Works to Reverse Engineer Depression, PTSD and Drug Addiction - USC Viterbi School of Engineering

Tue, 2019-09-17 11:37
DJ Turned Scientist Works to Reverse Engineer Depression, PTSD and Drug Addiction  USC Viterbi School of Engineering

USC Viterbi's Jennifer Treweek witnessed too many people suffering from drug addiction, PTSD and depression around her, so she dedicated her life to ...

The homeless death of Aimee Teese: 'I didn't think it would come to this at 30' - The Guardian

Mon, 2019-09-16 23:00
The homeless death of Aimee Teese: 'I didn't think it would come to this at 30'  The Guardian

Aimee Teese was a much-loved mum with a 'massive, infectious laugh'. So why did she die in a tent in Liverpool city centre?