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Meth abuse surging - Marietta Times

Fri, 2017-02-24 23:37

Marietta Times

Meth abuse surging
Marietta Times
“Respondents noted that many meth users are heroin addicts and explained that the drug is often used to avoid opiate withdrawal symptoms,” said the study. “Meth is also used in combination with heroin for the 'speed ball' effect (concurrent or ...

'Meth abuse is exceptionally concerning' - Burnett County Sentinel (subscription)

Fri, 2017-02-24 09:09

Burnett County Sentinel (subscription)

'Meth abuse is exceptionally concerning'
Burnett County Sentinel (subscription)
One of the newest concerns among social workers is that mothers who are pregnant are using meth when they are pregnant – leading to newborns already addicted to meth. “We started tracking this issue, called the neonatal abstinence syndrome, in 2016,” ...

China Exclusive: Virtual reality helps drug addicts kick habit - Xinhua ... - Xinhua

Thu, 2017-02-23 18:14

China Exclusive: Virtual reality helps drug addicts kick habit - Xinhua ...
Xinhua
HANGZHOU, Feb. 23 (Xinhua) -- Chen strapped a pair of virtual reality goggles to his eyes and put on a headset. As videos played, his heart pounded and his ...

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Meth is back, with a vengeance - Athens NEWS

Wed, 2017-02-22 21:43

Athens NEWS

Meth is back, with a vengeance
Athens NEWS
Athens County Prosecutor Keller Blackburn's office also played a role in some of the bigger busts that have squashed supply lines for heroin and prescription opioids, and also has instituted a Vivitrol program that treats opioid addiction. Meth ...

D.A. Mike Kagay: Meth destroyed local nurse's career, personal ... - Topeka Capital Journal

Tue, 2017-02-21 15:33

Topeka Capital Journal

D.A. Mike Kagay: Meth destroyed local nurse's career, personal ...
Topeka Capital Journal
Shawnee County District Attorney Mike Kagay spoke to members of the Sunrise Optimist Club of North Topeka Tuesday. (Steve Fry/The Capital-Journal).

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Six months in jail for recovering Kamloops crystal meth addict with violent tendencies - InfoTel News Ltd

Mon, 2017-02-20 20:40

Six months in jail for recovering Kamloops crystal meth addict with violent tendencies
InfoTel News Ltd
KAMLOOPS - A Kamloops man who is recovering from a crystal meth addiction will spend at least the next month in jail, after pleading guilty to several offences. James Arthur Deneault, 33, appeared in Kamloops Provincial Court today, Feb. 20, where he ...

Meth Summit: Stakeholders Share Ideas For Curbing Montana's Meth Problems - MTPR

Mon, 2017-02-20 19:24

MTPR

Meth Summit: Stakeholders Share Ideas For Curbing Montana's Meth Problems
MTPR
The panel painted a grim picture of meth's assault on families, particularly the drug's power over addicted parents, who neglect their children for days on end while riding a high. While meth cases are relatively few among Montana's youth, Beth ...
Meth summit held at the Capitol, use is on the riseKTVH
Montana officials say surge in meth use deeply troubling | The ...The Spokesman-Review
Meth summit collects experts, paves way for work aheadGreat Falls Tribune
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Meth floods into NZ, addicts swamping drug rehab facilities | Stuff.co ... - Waikato Times

Sat, 2017-02-18 16:48

Waikato Times

Meth floods into NZ, addicts swamping drug rehab facilities | Stuff.co ...
Waikato Times
P is closing in on alcohol as the substance with the most Kiwi addicts, claiming victims from all walks of society.

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Mid-Valley's Mike Lindsey turns meth addiction into comedy - Statesman Journal

Fri, 2017-02-17 20:59

Statesman Journal

Mid-Valley's Mike Lindsey turns meth addiction into comedy
Statesman Journal
That's the punchline when he describes his childhood. Don't get him started on his teenage years when his struggle with addiction began, or on that period of his adulthood when he became a meth addict. “Meth took everything from me. It took my house ...

Fighting Meth Addiction's Grip in South Dakota - KSOO News (press release) (registration) (blog)

Fri, 2017-02-17 15:14

KSOO News (press release) (registration) (blog)

Fighting Meth Addiction's Grip in South Dakota
KSOO News (press release) (registration) (blog)
Meth addiction has grabbed the attention of South Dakota leaders because of the harmful effects to users and their families plus the eventual high costs to either rehabilitate or incarcerate addicts. Sally Holiday helps with treatment programs at the ...

Illuminati conspiracies, meth addiction discussed during Mobile ... - AL.com

Fri, 2017-02-17 12:06

AL.com

Illuminati conspiracies, meth addiction discussed during Mobile ...
AL.com
A Mobile District Court judge issued no bond for Matthew Ryan Howard, 24, during a his hearing on Friday morning. Howard is accused of murdering ...

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'Flooded with meth': Law enforcement talks about a growing epidemic - Pierce County Herald

Fri, 2017-02-17 08:43

Pierce County Herald

'Flooded with meth': Law enforcement talks about a growing epidemic
Pierce County Herald
In August 2015, the Pierce County Sheriff's Department, along with Twin Cities law enforcement agencies and the Drug Enforcement Administration, seized 86 ...
Addressing methamphetamine usage in Hernando County ...Hernando Sun

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Summit to examine strategy against meth use - Great Falls Tribune

Thu, 2017-02-16 19:16

Great Falls Tribune

Summit to examine strategy against meth use
Great Falls Tribune
Perhaps the greatest cost of drug addiction is the chronic health issues addicts often incur over time, said Scott Schandelson, emergency services director and registered nurse at Benefis. Most of the time, people don't come to the hospital to treat ...

Meth in Maine Part 2 | WABI TV5 - WABI

Thu, 2017-02-16 17:40

WABI

Meth in Maine Part 2 | WABI TV5
WABI
Acadia hospital is just one of the places across Maine working with addicts to help beat addiction. Doctor Vijay Amarendran works at the hospital and expla.

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Despite cartel ban on local sales, Juárez meth use surges - Albuquerque Journal

Thu, 2017-02-16 01:02

Albuquerque Journal

Despite cartel ban on local sales, Juárez meth use surges
Albuquerque Journal
One addict says it's 100 times better than heroin or cocaine. He's talking about the methamphetamine that Mexican cartels provide to U.S. users in huge quantities but have tried to ban in Juárez. Dealers were even warned recently that anyone ...

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Local police continue to fight drug abuse and trafficking - WBKO

Wed, 2017-02-15 19:06

Local police continue to fight drug abuse and trafficking
WBKO
Recovering meth addict Jesse Young says messing with the substance can change your life for the worse. "I would harm my family, harm myself, degrade myself to get what I needed. Steal, rob, lie, cheat. It's very real. And it's very powerful, and it's ...

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Viewpoint University: Treating Meth Addicts Is Very Different - KSOO News (press release) (registration) (blog)

Wed, 2017-02-15 17:24

KSOO News (press release) (registration) (blog)

Viewpoint University: Treating Meth Addicts Is Very Different
KSOO News (press release) (registration) (blog)
Matt Walz from Keystone Treatment Center and Sally Holiday from the Glory House talk the challenges of treating Meth addicts on Viewpoint University Thursday Feb. 16. The Governor, Chief Justice of the State Supreme Court, Tribal Chairman from the ...

Legislators told that meth threat now rivals opioid use - Amery Free Press (press release) (registration) (blog)

Wed, 2017-02-15 11:25

Amery Free Press (press release) (registration) (blog)

Legislators told that meth threat now rivals opioid use
Amery Free Press (press release) (registration) (blog)
Schimel responded that he supports DARE but tight budgets have forced many local police agencies to drop the program. As for tougher criminal penalties, he said meth addicts don't think rationally and tougher sentences won't deter them from using the ...

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Regina woman finds recovery in modelling after crystal meth addiction - CBC.ca

Wed, 2017-02-15 05:16

CBC.ca

Regina woman finds recovery in modelling after crystal meth addiction
CBC.ca
Modelling was never a plan for Amber Cappo. The 21-year-old from Regina was a crystal meth user who began taking drugs when she was 15. It began with booze and pot, but it progressed as she became comfortable with heavier substances and the wrong ...

Special Report: Newborns addicted to drugs - Kern Golden Empire

Tue, 2017-02-14 18:33

Special Report: Newborns addicted to drugs
Kern Golden Empire
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Government Accountability Office found gaps in programs to reduce substance abuse during pregnancy. California doesn't meet federal standards for reporting newborn drug addiction. Experts say these babies have a higher risk ...