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Can giving babies back sooner to parents in drug treatment be best? A court is trying it. - The News Tribune

Tue, 2017-08-15 09:01

Can giving babies back sooner to parents in drug treatment be best? A court is trying it.
The News Tribune
Jacey Harris had been to court to fight for her kids before, but this time was different. While she sought custody of her newborn son during her treatment for methamphetamine addiction and mental health counseling, she got to raise him herself. And ...

Meth cook: 'Drug addiction has taken away everything I had' - Huron ... - Huron Daily Tribune

Tue, 2017-08-15 06:11

Meth cook: 'Drug addiction has taken away everything I had' - Huron ...
Huron Daily Tribune
BAD AXE -- A man who prosecutors say was one of two leaders in a Bad Axe meth lab case was placed in the state's prison system, the county's circuit judge ...

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City attorney candidate continues criticism of RV proposal - MyNorthwest.com

Mon, 2017-08-14 08:38

MyNorthwest.com

City attorney candidate continues criticism of RV proposal
MyNorthwest.com
We kept pulling the homelessness lever, but we weren't actually delivering services specifically tailored to people living with addiction.” “Really, what we are talking about most commonly right now is heroin addiction and meth addiction,” he said ...

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Eddie Girvan: 'High-on-drugs' killer to serve six-year term - BBC News

Mon, 2017-08-14 07:52

BBC News

Eddie Girvan: 'High-on-drugs' killer to serve six-year term
BBC News
The court was told that she relapsed into heroin and crystal meth addiction after the death of her baby daughter. She also previously admitted eight other charges connected to Mr Girvan's killing: * Theft;. * Attempted theft;. * Aggravated vehicle ...
Margaret Henderson-McCarroll jailed for three years for manslaughter of pensioner Eddie Girvanthe Irish News

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Desperate New Zealanders struggle with lack of meth addiction support - Newshub

Sat, 2017-08-12 00:45

Newshub

Desperate New Zealanders struggle with lack of meth addiction support
Newshub
New Zealanders desperately in need of treatment for meth addiction are turning to online forums for help. Rehab centres have waiting lists three months long and while they wait, families are being torn apart by the impact of the drug. Linda Sheldon's ...

Meth has evolved, but addiction is 'equally terrible' - Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era

Fri, 2017-08-11 23:30

Meth has evolved, but addiction is 'equally terrible'
Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era
While Sgt. Adam Smith is grateful the county hasn't seen the same level of opiates here as other Kentucky counties, he said the police department is seeing an uptick in methamphetamine arrests. Smith oversaw the narcotics unit at Hopkinsville Police ...

Director of Terre Haute addiction recovery center arrested after ... - Fox 59

Fri, 2017-08-11 18:36

Fox 59

Director of Terre Haute addiction recovery center arrested after ...
Fox 59
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - The director of an addiction recovery center was arrested Thursday evening along with two women after police said they found meth in a ...

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Police: meth seizures climb in Springfield - KSPR

Thu, 2017-08-10 22:10

KSPR

Police: meth seizures climb in Springfield
KSPR
Police said the Mexican drug cartel is bringing in a purer form of meth which is why officers said people in Springfield are making less meth at home. KSPR News' Stephanie Garland talked to a former addict about meth in Springfield. “There's an image ...

Data shows 3 Americans call poison control every minute due to medication error - KERO 23ABC News

Thu, 2017-08-10 08:42

KERO 23ABC News

Data shows 3 Americans call poison control every minute due to medication error
KERO 23ABC News
Four out of 10 mistakes involve painkillers. In Kern County, however, there is a bigger case of meth addiction. "Meth is easily accessible... It also is quite inexpensive. Whereas pills and heroine and stuff is much more expensive, so we don't ...

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Dad stole chainsaw, whipper snipper to fund meth addiction - Bundaberg News Mail

Tue, 2017-08-08 21:58

Bundaberg News Mail

Dad stole chainsaw, whipper snipper to fund meth addiction
Bundaberg News Mail
IN NEED of cash, a motivated Matthew Wimbis scaled a fence when he broke into business premises to steal a chainsaw, bolt-cutters and a whipper snipper. But Wimbis wasn't cutting his lawn or pruning tree branches. Bundaberg Magistrates Court was told ...

Meth addiction behind spree of Taranaki beach bach burglaries ... - Stuff.co.nz

Sun, 2017-08-06 20:55

Stuff.co.nz

Meth addiction behind spree of Taranaki beach bach burglaries ...
Stuff.co.nz
Desperate for cash, a P addict broke into homes and beach baches looking for things to steal.

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From crystal meth addiction to world athletics title - long jumper Luvo Manyonga's great leap - Stuff.co.nz

Sun, 2017-08-06 18:35

Stuff.co.nz

From crystal meth addiction to world athletics title - long jumper Luvo Manyonga's great leap
Stuff.co.nz
Manyonga, who only returned to formal competition last year after overcoming a drug addiction, led the final from the second round with a leap of 8.48 metres - the third best mark of 2017. The 26-year-old held off the challenge of American Jarrion ...
Luvo Manyonga, recovering meth addict, wins long jump goldThe Australian

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Toll of methamphetamine use, addiction in Gregg County high - Longview News-Journal

Sat, 2017-08-05 22:41

Longview News-Journal

Toll of methamphetamine use, addiction in Gregg County high
Longview News-Journal
Methamphetamine's toll on the region can be measured in children separated from addicted parents and the money and manpower drained from the law enforcement and judicial systems. For example, of the 9,171 inmates booked into the Gregg County Jail ...

Yaba addiction: The dark side of Bangladesh's increasing affluence ... - CNN

Sat, 2017-08-05 19:46

CNN

Yaba addiction: The dark side of Bangladesh's increasing affluence ...
CNN
"I'm telling your dad," said Angela and marched out with a fistful of foil and methamphetamine pills.

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Woman who went from being face of meth addiction to grandmother of 20 dies at 55 - KIRO Seattle

Sat, 2017-08-05 18:16

KIRO Seattle

Woman who went from being face of meth addiction to grandmother of 20 dies at 55
KIRO Seattle
An Illinois woman who struggled with methamphetamine addiction and whose face was featured on a poster worldwide has died of cancer at the age of 55. Penny Wood-Rusterholz, of Pekin, Illinois, was in a dark place when she was arrested in 1998.

Luvo Manyonga, recovering meth addict, wins long jump gold - The Australian

Sat, 2017-08-05 16:02

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Luvo Manyonga, recovering meth addict, wins long jump gold
The Australian
Luvo Manyonga, a recovering meth addict who grew up in grinding poverty in a township outside Cape Town, won the world long jump title, just four years after his family feared that his addiction would kill him. Instead Manyonga, who had finished fifth ...
From crystal meth addiction to world athletics title - long jumper Luvo Manyonga's great leapStuff.co.nz

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Free veggies in FoCo grown by recovering drug addicts looking for change - WBIR-TV

Sat, 2017-08-05 14:21

WBIR-TV

Free veggies in FoCo grown by recovering drug addicts looking for change
WBIR-TV
Snyder joined LCCC in May to overcome his 15-year meth and heroin addiction. He says the garden has been an invaluable asset in healing both his body and soul. “Now I'm comfortable with who I am. I'm comfortable being sober. I'm comfortable with the ...

Louisville ER doctors seeing more patients overdosing on Meth - WDRB

Fri, 2017-08-04 21:03

WDRB

Louisville ER doctors seeing more patients overdosing on Meth
WDRB
"There is no reversal agent for Methamphetamine so many times those patients have to be treated with a sedative to try to reduce the effects of the Methamphetamine," Couch said. Couch said treating Meth addiction is difficult because they cannot use ...
KSP arrest man with 60-70 pounds of methWHAS 11.com

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Free veggies in FoCo grown by recovering drug addicts looking for change - 9NEWS.com

Fri, 2017-08-04 18:19

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Free veggies in FoCo grown by recovering drug addicts looking for change
9NEWS.com
For the last twenty years, Perryman was a meth addict who used nearly every day. “I put everything else behind my habit,” he said. “Nothing was sacred.” Now he's at this farmer's market, which he and nearly 350 other men use as a way to kick their ...