Meth Addiction

Reward-based treatment helps fight rise in Washington meth addiction - MyNorthwest.com

Fri, 2019-08-23 13:45
Reward-based treatment helps fight rise in Washington meth addiction  MyNorthwest.com

While meth addiction has risen in Washington state of late, a new treatment using rewards and prizes appears to be helping.

Stephanie Pratt Reveals Depression Battle After Meth Addiction - Radar Online

Fri, 2019-08-23 13:43
Stephanie Pratt Reveals Depression Battle After Meth Addiction  Radar Online

'The Hills: New Beginnings' star Stephanie Pratt reveals she still struggles from depression after her meth addiction, RadarOnline.com learned.

Newsletter: Today: The voter who goes to every candidate's rallies - Los Angeles Times

Fri, 2019-08-23 06:00
Newsletter: Today: The voter who goes to every candidate's rallies  Los Angeles Times

One New Hampshire voter is trying to see every 2020 presidential candidate in person.

Seattle Has Figured Out How to End the War on Drugs - The New York Times

Fri, 2019-08-23 04:02
Seattle Has Figured Out How to End the War on Drugs  The New York Times

While other cities are jailing drug users, Seattle has found another way.

How Pete Buttigieg would tackle the mental health and addiction crisis - POLITICO

Fri, 2019-08-23 04:00
How Pete Buttigieg would tackle the mental health and addiction crisis  POLITICO

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Friday unveiled a plan to bolster mental health and addiction services his campaign estimates would cost ...

Addiction Clinics Market Pricey, Unproven Treatments To Desperate Patients - Kaiser Health News

Fri, 2019-08-23 03:00
Addiction Clinics Market Pricey, Unproven Treatments To Desperate Patients  Kaiser Health News

An amino acid infusion called NAD is not approved by the FDA to treat addiction. Yet patients with addiction can be desperate enough to try it, at prices as high ...

Rosebud Sioux Tribe, state to combat meth addiction - KSFY

Thu, 2019-08-22 12:19
Rosebud Sioux Tribe, state to combat meth addiction  KSFY

The Rosebud Sioux Tribe joins forces with the state to expand treatment of people addicted to methamphetamine.

Manitoba Tory election platform includes tackling meth crisis - CBC.ca

Thu, 2019-08-22 10:54
Manitoba Tory election platform includes tackling meth crisis  CBC.ca

Manitoba Progressive Conservatives plan to create 12 new treatment and waiting spaces for people addicted to methamphetamines if the party is re-elected ...

Why One Houston Researcher Calls Meth ‘A Perfect Storm’ For Southeast Texas - Houston Public Media

Thu, 2019-08-22 10:40
Why One Houston Researcher Calls Meth ‘A Perfect Storm’ For Southeast Texas  Houston Public Media

Even for a state largely spared from the worst of the opioid crisis, Texas is still seeing a rise in overdose deaths, and methamphetamine, a powerful ...

Use of Marijuana, Meth, Hallucinogens Up in New SAMHSA Survey - Medscape

Thu, 2019-08-22 08:12
Use of Marijuana, Meth, Hallucinogens Up in New SAMHSA Survey  Medscape

A new national survey shows increased use of marijuana, methamphetamines, and hallucinogens in 2018 vs 2017, along with decreases in use of cocaine and ...

Meth and heart disease correlation not fully understood - Medical Xpress

Thu, 2019-08-22 07:35
Meth and heart disease correlation not fully understood  Medical Xpress

Although frequently overshadowed by the opioid epidemic, surging methamphetamine use nationally and around the world has fueled a chilling crisis of its own, ...

Prizes for sobriety: As Washington meth use rises, this treatment is one of few that works - Seattle Times

Thu, 2019-08-22 07:00
Prizes for sobriety: As Washington meth use rises, this treatment is one of few that works  Seattle Times

It sounds weird, but it works better than any treatment for drug addiction outside of medication. So why isn't it being implemented in Washington?

Addiction Clinics Market Unproven Infusion Treatments To Desperate Patients - WUNC

Thu, 2019-08-22 03:00
Addiction Clinics Market Unproven Infusion Treatments To Desperate Patients  WUNC

Jason was hallucinating. He was withdrawing from drugs at an addiction treatment center near Indianapolis, and he had hardly slept for several days. "

From meth to mayor: The transformation of a small-town drug addict in Arkansas - KATV

Wed, 2019-08-21 15:52
From meth to mayor: The transformation of a small-town drug addict in Arkansas  KATV

LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — Jeff Collins was dead. After more than 20 years of using methamphetamine and other hard drugs, Collins and his heart had had ...

Americans spend nearly $150 billion on illicit drugs each year - Healio

Wed, 2019-08-21 13:51
Americans spend nearly $150 billion on illicit drugs each year  Healio

In 2016, Americans spent $145 billion on cannabis, cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine, according to a new report. Most spending is attributed to those who ...

Director's Corner: A successful approach to addiction demands political courage and compassion - Real Change News

Wed, 2019-08-21 12:51
Director's Corner: A successful approach to addiction demands political courage and compassion  Real Change News

This month, an installation stands outside the Fifth Avenue entrance to City Hall as a silent indictment of a city that just doesn't care.

Tiffany Roberts and the Harmful Pattern of Criminalizing Pregnant Mothers - Ms. Magazine

Wed, 2019-08-21 10:04
Tiffany Roberts and the Harmful Pattern of Criminalizing Pregnant Mothers  Ms. Magazine

Tiffany Roberts, a Chattanooga woman, faced felony charges of first-degree murder and aggravated child abuse when her twins died two days after a premature ...

The Amazing Johnathan's 25-Year Meth Addiction Chronicled In New Doc - TheFix.com

Wed, 2019-08-21 08:30
The Amazing Johnathan's 25-Year Meth Addiction Chronicled In New Doc  TheFix.com

The former Las Vegas headliner gives an open, honest look into his ongoing drug use in the Hulu documentary.

The decline in opioid deaths masks danger from designer drug overdoses in US - CNBC

Wed, 2019-08-21 05:30
The decline in opioid deaths masks danger from designer drug overdoses in US  CNBC

Drug overdose deaths are declining in the United States. The finding is being greeted as a sign that we may have reached a turning point in the relentless ...

The decline in opioid deaths masks danger from designer drug overdoses in US - CNBC

Wed, 2019-08-21 05:30
The decline in opioid deaths masks danger from designer drug overdoses in US  CNBC

Drug overdose deaths are declining in the United States. The finding is being greeted as a sign that we may have reached a turning point in the relentless ...