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Meth and heroin in Walworth County: two epidemics linked - Janesville Gazette

Sun, 2017-06-25 05:08

Janesville Gazette

Meth and heroin in Walworth County: two epidemics linked
Janesville Gazette
It works like this: Supporting a heroin addiction is expensive. A user needs another way to pay the dealer. The dealer suggests the user pick up some ingredients to make meth because there are laws limiting how much pseudoephedrine a user can buy at ...

Trapped in a pit of addiction - Times Record News

Sat, 2017-06-24 23:00

Trapped in a pit of addiction
Times Record News
One day I am enjoying the presence of my friends who are meth addicts, the next day they don't respond to texts, they miss work, their vehicles have disappeared, their kids are left alone … they have vanished. We, their support network, recount our ...

Rapid City walks against meth - Kotatv

Sat, 2017-06-24 21:31

Kotatv

Rapid City walks against meth
Kotatv
There were groups in the crowd like 'Wellfully' who provide services to youth struggling with addiction. Richie Richards with Rapid City Collective Impact, designed the walk to go through North Rapid as he said it's a high risk area for meth. “We want ...

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Ruston's Hockenjos overcomes meth addiction - Shreveport Times

Sat, 2017-06-24 11:53

Shreveport Times

Ruston's Hockenjos overcomes meth addiction
Shreveport Times
Homeless for seven months as he purged his soul of the demons that controlled his life, Ruston's Luke Hockenjos overcame a meth addiction thanks to a praying mother just as he was on the verge of killing a man in a road rage incident. That in a ...

A mother's story: finding hope amid the scourge of meth addiction - The West Australian

Sat, 2017-06-24 10:18

The West Australian

A mother's story: finding hope amid the scourge of meth addiction
The West Australian
I first had the courage to speak out about my daughter's methamphetamine addiction two years ago in an article in The West Australian. My daughter was a chronic meth addict and had been using for six years. She was offered it by a “friend” at a time ...

Meth Making A Troubling Comeback In Minnesota « WCCO | CBS ... - CBS Minnesota / WCCO

Fri, 2017-06-23 21:47

Meth Making A Troubling Comeback In Minnesota « WCCO | CBS ...
CBS Minnesota / WCCO
The meth epidemic took the state by storm a decade ago but recent numbers show a troubling trend.

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Whitesboro mom charged with newborn's drug addiction - Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Fri, 2017-06-23 16:01

Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Whitesboro mom charged with newborn's drug addiction
Sherman Denison Herald Democrat
ARDMORE, Okla. — A 23-year-old Whitesboro mother is behind bars in Oklahoma facing a child neglect charge connected to her newborn baby's positive test for methamphetamine and marijuana. Kirsten Landeros was arrested by Carter County Sheriff's ...

Gay Black Men Confront Crystal Meth - TheBody.com

Fri, 2017-06-23 11:38

TheBody.com

Gay Black Men Confront Crystal Meth
TheBody.com
(The link between meth use and HIV infection has been well-documented.) "In the last five or six years, I know far more gay black men dealing with meth addiction than I did a decade ago. Conversations I've had make me think it's really quite serious in ...

2 Berlin residents arrested, meth and other drugs seized - CullmanSense

Fri, 2017-06-23 10:52

CullmanSense

2 Berlin residents arrested, meth and other drugs seized
CullmanSense
“This unfortunately continues to show how drug dealers are trying to sell not only meth to our kids and adults, but also pills are becoming a major source of addiction. We try to have a proactive approach in fighting drugs on two fronts: arresting the ...

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Woman admits she demanded pre-labor dose of meth, heroin - New York Post

Fri, 2017-06-23 06:15

New York Post

Woman admits she demanded pre-labor dose of meth, heroin
New York Post
Police in Concord arrested 29-year-old Felicia Farruggia, of Concord, about six months after her son was born in September. He is in state custody. WMUR-TV reports Farruggia told the court Wednesday that drug addiction made her lose sight of everything ...

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Woman who demanded meth injection during labor gets jail time - Fox News

Thu, 2017-06-22 22:36

Fox News

Woman who demanded meth injection during labor gets jail time
Fox News
WMUR-TV reports Farruggia told the court Wednesday that drug addiction made her lose sight of everything that was important, but she said she's committed to being a better person. Farruggia can get out earlier if she completes a drug treatment program.
Mother pleads guilty after mid-labour meth injection demandsYahoo7 News

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Managing meth withdrawal and detox, new analysis - Addiction Now

Thu, 2017-06-22 12:53

Addiction Now

Managing meth withdrawal and detox, new analysis
Addiction Now
Methamphetamine withdrawal comes with life-threatening symptoms and can be extremely challenging to patients and physicians. Samantha Wiendels, an M.A. counseling psychology candidate, sought to understand and address common issues closely ...

4-year-old tests positive for meth in Wausau - WSAU

Wed, 2017-06-21 22:40

WSAU

4-year-old tests positive for meth in Wausau
WSAU
WAUSAU, WI (WSAU-WAOW) -- The mother of a 4-year-old Wausau boy has been charged with child neglect after the child tested positive for meth. Wausau Police ... "We do have an addiction issue here in Wausau," said Detective Kindlarski. "The problem is ...

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Prison sentence given in fake check case - Beatrice Daily Sun

Wed, 2017-06-21 14:56

Prison sentence given in fake check case
Beatrice Daily Sun
You've had fines and much of your problems are attributable to the heavy drug use and the meth addiction.” According to court documents, Breazeale went to K and B Tobacco on July 13, 2015, and cashed a check from Mutual of Omaha in the amount of ...

Woman pleads guilty to getting meth injection while giving birth - WMUR Manchester

Wed, 2017-06-21 10:56

WMUR Manchester

Woman pleads guilty to getting meth injection while giving birth
WMUR Manchester
A woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to reckless conduct after she was accused of allowing herself to be injected with methamphetamine while she was in labor.
Woman Who Demanded Meth Injection During Labor Gets Jail TimeCBS Sacramento

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Meth busts keep climbing, but problems persist - The East County Californian

Wed, 2017-06-21 10:50

The East County Californian

Meth busts keep climbing, but problems persist
The East County Californian
Meth is easy to find in San Diego County and fairly cheap,” said Richard Granstaff, who works as an addiction treatment counselor. “It can be very challenging for my patients to stay in recovery because of how accessible it and other drugs are.” “We ...

Meth epidemic hurts us all - Belgrade News

Wed, 2017-06-21 00:22

Belgrade News

Meth epidemic hurts us all
Belgrade News
Meth ruins lives – not just the lives of the user, but also their loved ones. Those who use meth soon find themselves making meth their number one priority over their loved ones, their communities, and their jobs. Once addicted to meth– a deadly cycle ...

Meth is the epidemic that's hurting us all | Guest Columns ... - The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Wed, 2017-06-21 00:01

Meth is the epidemic that's hurting us all | Guest Columns ...
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle
On my most recent telephone town hall with 28000 Montanans, nearly 95 percent agreed that meth is a problem in Montana. Certainly, Barbara from Billings ...

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Meth: state moves to increase access to treatment - Valleyjournal

Tue, 2017-06-20 17:02

Meth: state moves to increase access to treatment
Valleyjournal
“I believe this is crucial just because it's beautiful place for people to gain grounding and structure, and a foundation for their life to continue,” said a recovering meth addict in treatment. He's a 21-year-old who started doing meth when he was 15 ...

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The epidemic that's hurting us all: Meth - The Missoulian

Tue, 2017-06-20 07:12

The Missoulian

The epidemic that's hurting us all: Meth
The Missoulian
... these are the tools we need to defeat meth in Montana and I am committed to bolstering these efforts so we can kick meth out of Montana once and for all. I'm asking for you to share your story if you or a family member has been impacted by meth ...