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5 Stereotypes About Drug Addiction From a Former Addict - KHOU

Sat, 2017-04-22 18:58

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5 Stereotypes About Drug Addiction From a Former Addict
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Waylon Hinson, Founder of Legacy Freedom Treatment Center is a former addict himself. Hinson said he grew up around substance abuse and began abusing alcohol and drugs at the age of 11. “Cocaine, alcohol and benzos. I tried all kinds of things and ...

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Who is Danniella Westbrook? Former EastEnders actress in rehab after cocaine addiction relapse - all you need to know - The Sun

Fri, 2017-04-21 02:00

The Sun

Who is Danniella Westbrook? Former EastEnders actress in rehab after cocaine addiction relapse - all you need to know
The Sun
Danniella is reported to have blown more than £250,000 on cocaine at the height of her addiction. Her habit was so bad the drug eroded her septum, the cartilage dividing the nostrils. But she quit drugs in 2000 after doctors warned her £400-a-day habit ...
Danniella Westbrook admits she feels 'strong and happy'Daily Mail
Danniella Westbrook feels 'really strong' after time in rehabThe List

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New research finds brain systems that can help curb cocaine abuse - Addiction Now

Mon, 2017-04-17 16:19

Addiction Now

New research finds brain systems that can help curb cocaine abuse
Addiction Now
The research was led by Brooke Schmeichel, Ph.D., at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and her colleagues from the Scripps Research Institute, who hoped to develop a medication to treat cocaine addiction and prevent relapse. The team found a ...

The rise and fall of Danniella Westbrook - NEWS.com.au

Sat, 2017-04-15 05:59

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The rise and fall of Danniella Westbrook
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EastEnders asked her back in 1995, but by 1996, they were forced to write her out as her cocaine addiction took hold. In 1999, they gambled on her again. By then, the addiction had eroded her nasal septum, and she was reportedly filmed from certain ...

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'How I got addicted to cocaine candy': Three students narrate their ordeal - Mid-Day

Fri, 2017-04-14 21:08

Mid-Day

'How I got addicted to cocaine candy': Three students narrate their ordeal
Mid-Day
"He said there were some Nigerian peddlers on the bridge who were offering cocaine for free. He felt that this would be an adventurous start to the world of drugs. We went to the spot and, as told, got love sips for free. That was the start of my ...

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'How I got addicted to cocaine candy': Three students narrate their ... - Mid-Day

Fri, 2017-04-14 21:08

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'How I got addicted to cocaine candy': Three students narrate their ...
Mid-Day
Love sips, slang for small sachets of cocaine, are the new rage among drug users. Three young students, lured into addiction by peddlers, narrate their descent ...

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Man says crack cocaine addiction forced him to rob bank - WPXI Pittsburgh

Fri, 2017-04-14 13:45

WPXI Pittsburgh

Man says crack cocaine addiction forced him to rob bank
WPXI Pittsburgh
According to a criminal complaint obtained by Channel 11 News, Iezzi told police he is addicted to crack cocaine and that he robbed the bank because he needed money to buy more of the drug. Police said a friend, Ada Tull, gave Iezzi the hat and ...
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Police make quick arrest in East Liberty bank robbery - WPXI Pittsburgh

Thu, 2017-04-13 22:42

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Police make quick arrest in East Liberty bank robbery
WPXI Pittsburgh
According to a criminal complaint obtained by Channel 11 News, Iezzi told police he is addicted to crack cocaine and that he robbed the bank because he needed money to buy more of the drug. Police said a friend, Ada Tull, gave Iezzi the hat and ...

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Stress flips cocaine relapse to 'on'; research switches it back to 'off' - Science Daily

Wed, 2017-04-12 16:41

Stress flips cocaine relapse to 'on'; research switches it back to 'off'
Science Daily
A heartbreaking phenomenon of addiction is that just a brief stressful episode can trigger relapse. In a detailed new cocaine addiction study conducted in rat models, which closely parallel human addictive behavior, scientists have identified what ...

Drug addiction more like learning disorder than disease, says best-selling author - Chicago Tribune

Wed, 2017-04-12 15:55

Chicago Tribune

Drug addiction more like learning disorder than disease, says best-selling author
Chicago Tribune
... then became addicted to cocaine and heroin in her late teens and early 20s. She stopped using unprescribed drugs in 1988. For nearly 30 years, she has made a career reporting on neuroscience, drugs and addiction. Her work has appeared in Time, Vice ...

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Opioid use linked to rise in cocaine overdoses - Addiction Now

Wed, 2017-04-12 11:28

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Opioid use linked to rise in cocaine overdoses
Addiction Now
Opioid use is increasing cocaine-related overdose deaths, a new study published in the American Journal of Public Health revealed. Christopher Jones, the study's lead researcher, believes he may know why this is occurring: “First, we have seen heroin ...

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'Addiction is love gone awry' - Herald & Review

Wed, 2017-04-12 02:16

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'Addiction is love gone awry'
Herald & Review
Maia Szalavitz is a journalist and author on drug and addiction issues, and has a new book out called "Unbroken Brain: A Revolutionary New Way of Understanding Addiction." Szalavitz champions love and harm reduction for people with addiction problems.

Cocaine peddlers luring young addicts in Mumbai with 'love sips' - Times of India

Tue, 2017-04-11 23:10

Times of India

Cocaine peddlers luring young addicts in Mumbai with 'love sips'
Times of India
MUMBAI: Mephedrone or meow-meow is now outdated. In a bid to lure youngsters, particularly college students, drug peddlers are distributing free 'love sips' or 'love drops' (slang for small cocaine sachets), which resemble toffees, in South Mumbai.

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How stress can cause a cocaine relapse - Futurity: Research News

Tue, 2017-04-11 12:43

How stress can cause a cocaine relapse
Futurity: Research News
For addicts, even a small amount of stress can trigger a relapse. Now scientists understand how stress causes relapse and how they might be able to combat relapses caused by stress even after they happen. In a new cocaine addiction study conducted in ...

Stress flips cocaine relapse to 'on'; research switches it back to 'off' - Medical Xpress

Tue, 2017-04-11 06:51

Medical Xpress

Stress flips cocaine relapse to 'on'; research switches it back to 'off'
Medical Xpress
A heartbreaking phenomenon of addiction is that just a brief stressful episode can trigger relapse. In a detailed new cocaine addiction study conducted in rat ...

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WhatsApp, Facebook addiction is as bad as cocaine craze : Talking ... - India Today

Mon, 2017-04-10 04:51

India Today

WhatsApp, Facebook addiction is as bad as cocaine craze : Talking ...
India Today
Social media can be addicting. But just how much? This is what I wondered after I read about the studies that show that a brain of Facebook addict works exactly ...

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Downingtown community hears former NBA player Chris Herren share his "rebound" - Daily Local News

Sat, 2017-04-08 18:52

Downingtown community hears former NBA player Chris Herren share his "rebound"
Daily Local News
He got his second chance to play basketball at Fresno State University, but he said he didn't know the cocaine use would continue. His coach made him face the media in a press conference about his cocaine addiction, and he said he could only think ...

Forum on drug addiction to feature ex-NFL player - lehighvalleylive.com

Sat, 2017-04-08 05:38

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Forum on drug addiction to feature ex-NFL player
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Battling a crack cocaine addiction, Powell played only two games in 1989 before dropping out of the NFL and, according to him, becoming an embarrassment to his family and friends. Powell recovered from his addiction and now tours high schools and other ...

Plymouth tower block cocaine dealer 'has changed his locks' - Plymouth Herald

Fri, 2017-04-07 12:24

Plymouth Herald

Plymouth tower block cocaine dealer 'has changed his locks'
Plymouth Herald
A man caught dealing cocaine has avoided going to jail after kicking his own addiction. David Greig, aged 44, was holding and cutting cocaine in his flat for others to sell in the street. He had been put under pressure by others to hold drugs so he ...

Britain's Got Talent winner Jai McDowall denies cocaine addiction as he undergoes surgery for deviated septum - DigitalSpy.com

Fri, 2017-04-07 04:12

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Britain's Got Talent winner Jai McDowall denies cocaine addiction as he undergoes surgery for deviated septum
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"I don't have a cocaine habit, just in case anyone is wondering," he reaffirmed. Digital Spy has reached out to Jai's representative for comment. Defying bookies' odds, Jai was crowned winner of Britain's Got Talent in 2011, before releasing his debut ...