Cocaine Addiction

Milwaukee fights a losing battle as drug overdose deaths continue to afflict struggling communities - Milwaukee Independent

Sat, 2019-08-31 04:02
Milwaukee fights a losing battle as drug overdose deaths continue to afflict struggling communities  Milwaukee Independent

By Edgar Mendez • Milwaukee Neighborhood News *Service*. As he walks the streets of Milwaukee's South Side in the middle of the night, Rafael Mercado fears ...

A Million Little Pieces: Without mention of its scandal, what is there left to say about James Frey’s addiction opus? - The Independent

Sat, 2019-08-31 02:03
A Million Little Pieces: Without mention of its scandal, what is there left to say about James Frey’s addiction opus?  The Independent

James Frey's A Million Little Pieces is a sprawling and manic novel about addiction, survival and redemption. It is also the least fascinating thing about A Million ...

Kudos for police, calls for more action on meth in Moncton - CBC.ca

Fri, 2019-08-30 13:52
Kudos for police, calls for more action on meth in Moncton  CBC.ca

Frontline *service* providers in Moncton say recent raids by police point to the growing problem with methamphetamine use in the province, but they say more ...

Feds announce seizure of enough fentanyl to kill 14 million people, 35 arrested - NBC News

Fri, 2019-08-30 13:32
Feds announce seizure of enough fentanyl to kill 14 million people, 35 arrested  NBC News

The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia said enough fentanyl to kill more than 14 million people was seized during a massive drug bust.

Will Lessons From The Opioid Crisis Be Retained For the Next Drug Epidemic? - 90.5 WESA

Fri, 2019-08-30 07:56
Will Lessons From The Opioid Crisis Be Retained For the Next Drug Epidemic?  90.5 WESA

The rate of fatalities caused by the opioid epidemic has begun to wane, according to both national and local data. While this current drug crisis is certainly the ...

Johnson & Johnson opioid verdict is no victory for those who suffer chronic pain - NBC News

Fri, 2019-08-30 07:01
Johnson & Johnson opioid verdict is no victory for those who suffer chronic pain  NBC News

Johnson & Johnson opioid verdict hurts chronic pain sufferers, most of whom aren't addicts and now will have trouble getting the drugs they need.

Marijuana legalization: 9 questions you were too embarrassed to ask - Vox.com

Fri, 2019-08-30 06:30
Marijuana legalization: 9 questions you were too embarrassed to ask  Vox.com

Marijuana legalization has spread rapidly across the US. Here's what you need to know.

Centre County Hosts Candlelight Remembrance Ahead Of International Overdose Awareness Day - WPSU

Thu, 2019-08-29 20:48
Centre County Hosts Candlelight Remembrance Ahead Of International Overdose Awareness Day  WPSU

Centre County hosted a candlelight remembrance Thursday night to honor those who died of a drug overdose. The event is ahead of this Saturday's.

Opening the doors of perception on drug addiction - Sydney Morning Herald

Thu, 2019-08-29 20:15
Opening the doors of perception on drug addiction  Sydney Morning Herald

Addiction. On Drugs. Chris Fleming. Giramondo, $29.95. There is nothing "dignified, let alone heroic or hip", about Chris Fleming's years of getting loaded in his ...

Britain branded the ‘drug capital of Europe’ amid addiction crisis - The Christian Institute

Thu, 2019-08-29 07:34
Britain branded the ‘drug capital of Europe’ amid addiction crisis  The Christian Institute

Experts are calling for the UK Government to take addiction seriously after reports reveals the extent of Britain's drugs crisis. Figures from the Office for National ...

Gardaí adopt twin-track approach to tackle drugs risk at festivals - Irish Examiner

Wed, 2019-08-28 22:10
Gardaí adopt twin-track approach to tackle drugs risk at festivals  Irish Examiner

With Electric Picnic nearing, the Garda's top drug officer talks to Cormac O'Keeffe about drugs, festivals and testing. Gardaí are adopting a twin-track approach in ...

Winnipeg police go door-to-door in West End to curb crime, encourage residents to call - CBC.ca

Wed, 2019-08-28 16:30
Winnipeg police go door-to-door in West End to curb crime, encourage residents to call  CBC.ca

A Winnipeg neighbourhood that's seen a spate of criminal activity in recent days is being targeted by police, who are going door-to-door to show residents how ...

Addict given a year to live turns her life around - BBC News

Wed, 2019-08-28 13:23
Addict given a year to live turns her life around  BBC News

Caroline Best's drug habit caused her heart to fail but she is now celebrating conquering her addiction.

How to talk to your employer about your addiction - Quartz

Wed, 2019-08-28 10:25
How to talk to your employer about your addiction  Quartz

The path to recovery usually starts well before you take the action of asking for help.

What we don't know about prenatal opioid exposure: Sparse data on how children fare after prenatal opioid exposure - Science Daily

Wed, 2019-08-28 09:56
What we don't know about prenatal opioid exposure: Sparse data on how children fare after prenatal opioid exposure  Science Daily

'Will the baby be OK?' In cases of prenatal opioid exposure, the answer is unclear. Developmental psychologists collected and reviewed 52 publications to ...

'I needed to stop': Marie Davidson on leaving the club scene — and taking care of herself - CBC.ca

Wed, 2019-08-28 09:38
'I needed to stop': Marie Davidson on leaving the club scene — and taking care of herself  CBC.ca

The Polaris Prize shortlister talks candidly about insomnia, addiction and the need to change course.

Cannabis biggest problem drug for West Dublin teens - FM104

Wed, 2019-08-28 01:11
Cannabis biggest problem drug for West Dublin teens  FM104

Cannabis remains the main problem drug for West Dublin teenagers who receive treatment for addiction. According to the Herald, 72% of teens seeking ...

Addict given a year to live turns her life around - BBC News

Wed, 2019-08-28 01:00
Addict given a year to live turns her life around  BBC News

Caroline Best's drug habit caused her heart to fail but she is now celebrating conquering her addiction.

“My brain is different – but so is everybody's”: The addict who became a neuroscientist - New Statesman

Wed, 2019-08-28 01:00
“My brain is different – but so is everybody's”: The addict who became a neuroscientist  New Statesman

Three decades ago, Professor Judy Grisel was a homeless college dropout, sharing a crack pipe on the streets. Now she is investigating brains like hers that ...

Drug Users - Why Are People Using Illegal Drugs Demonized? - SAPIENS - SAPIENS

Wed, 2019-08-28 01:00
Drug Users - Why Are People Using Illegal Drugs Demonized? - SAPIENS  SAPIENS

In many parts of the world, drug users are punished with harsh prison sentences or executions that are unjustified and prejudiced.