Meth Addiction

Balclutha marches for meth awareness - Radio New Zealand

Fri, 2019-03-22 19:56
Balclutha marches for meth awareness  Radio New Zealand

More than 100 Balclutha residents took to the streets on Saturday to raise awareness about the devastating impacts of methamphetamine.

Hennepin County Drug Court graduates share stories of healing, triumph - Star Tribune

Fri, 2019-03-22 19:25
Hennepin County Drug Court graduates share stories of healing, triumph  Star Tribune

For the 38 who graduated, sharing their stories of recovery from addiction is part of the healing process.

Philo man gets 14 months for assaulting his father - Zanesville Times Recorder

Fri, 2019-03-22 15:00
Philo man gets 14 months for assaulting his father  Zanesville Times Recorder

ZANESVILLE - Paul Waggle began using marijuana at the age of 13, his addictive lifestyle eventually lead to alcohol, pills, heroin and methamphetamine, and ...

Here's how we can address rural Michigan's alarmingly high infant mortality and poor maternal health - Model D

Fri, 2019-03-22 14:15
Here's how we can address rural Michigan's alarmingly high infant mortality and poor maternal health  Model D

Substance abuse, lack of access to healthy food, and dwindling birthing hospitals and OB-GYNs all contribute to poor health outcomes for mothers and infants.

Sobering portrait of meth use in Crow Wing County leads officials to outline policies - Minnesota Public Radio News

Fri, 2019-03-22 12:59
Sobering portrait of meth use in Crow Wing County leads officials to outline policies  Minnesota Public Radio News

Crow Wing County department officials recently painted a picture for the county board about the drug problem in the county and what they are doing about it.

The contamination of contempt - Brookings Register

Fri, 2019-03-22 09:24
The contamination of contempt  Brookings Register

“America is addicted to political contempt.” I'm not sure I've ever read a more accurate diagnosis of what we're looking at in the United States right now.

Aspiring Doctors Seek Advanced Training In Addiction Medicine - Kaiser Health News

Fri, 2019-03-22 03:00
Aspiring Doctors Seek Advanced Training In Addiction Medicine  Kaiser Health News

Once a tiny specialty that drew mostly psychiatrists, addiction medicine is expanding its accredited training to include primary care residents and "social justice ...

Aspiring Doctors Seek Advanced Training In Addiction Medicine - Kaiser Health News

Fri, 2019-03-22 03:00
Aspiring Doctors Seek Advanced Training In Addiction Medicine  Kaiser Health News

Once a tiny specialty that drew mostly psychiatrists, addiction medicine is expanding its accredited training to include primary care residents and "social justice ...

Jonathan Partridge: City council homelessness plan should be scrapped - Boulder Daily Camera

Thu, 2019-03-21 21:09
Jonathan Partridge: City council homelessness plan should be scrapped  Boulder Daily Camera

When one hears that Boulder City Council is considering investing a million dollars toward the issue of homelessness, one imagines palettes of food and ...

Community safety bureau will ease pressure on front-line officers, police chief says - CBC.ca

Thu, 2019-03-21 19:34
Community safety bureau will ease pressure on front-line officers, police chief says  CBC.ca

Edmonton's police chief has launched a new community safety and well-being unit to reduce demand on *service*. The bureau will focus on easing pressure on ...

$30M in mental health funding shows Sask. 'playing catch up': NDP - CBC.ca

Thu, 2019-03-21 16:53
$30M in mental health funding shows Sask. 'playing catch up': NDP  CBC.ca

Experts and advocates aren't complaining about Saskatchewan's increased funding for mental health and addictions. However, some say the changes are ...

$30M in mental health funding shows Sask. 'playing catch up': NDP - CBC.ca

Thu, 2019-03-21 16:53
$30M in mental health funding shows Sask. 'playing catch up': NDP  CBC.ca

Experts and advocates aren't complaining about Saskatchewan's increased funding for mental health and addictions. However, some say the changes are ...

Barron Co. man sentenced for beating woman, leaving her with shattered bones - WQOW TV News 18

Thu, 2019-03-21 16:04
Barron Co. man sentenced for beating woman, leaving her with shattered bones  WQOW TV News 18

A Barron County man accused of beating a woman, leaving her with fractures and shattered bones was sentenced Thursday.

Talking opioid crisis trends with UMN - UMN News

Thu, 2019-03-21 11:00
Talking opioid crisis trends with UMN  UMN News

Colin Planalp with SHADAC answers questions about opioid overdose death trends and more.

China’s strong-arm approach to drug addiction does not work - The Economist

Thu, 2019-03-21 09:41
China’s strong-arm approach to drug addiction does not work  The Economist

A LITTLE OVER 20 years ago, when he was still a teenager, Lin Guangpeng tried heroin that his friends had brought to a party near his home in the ...

China’s strong-arm approach to drug addiction does not work - The Economist

Thu, 2019-03-21 09:41
China’s strong-arm approach to drug addiction does not work  The Economist

A LITTLE OVER 20 years ago, when he was still a teenager, Lin Guangpeng tried heroin that his friends had brought to a party near his home in the ...

Butte man sentenced after meth, firearms found in truck - KXLF Butte News

Thu, 2019-03-21 09:34
Butte man sentenced after meth, firearms found in truck  KXLF Butte News

A Butte man who was found asleep and slumped over the steering wheel of his pickup in Manhattan will spend 6 years behind bars after he admitted to having ...

As hep A controversy swirls in Kentucky, local health workers fight in the field - Courier Journal

Thu, 2019-03-21 06:48
As hep A controversy swirls in Kentucky, local health workers fight in the field  Courier Journal

As hepatitis A spread in the Lake Cumberland region last summer on its deadly march across Kentucky, Dr. Christine Weyman knew her 10-county health ...

First Edition: March 21, 2019 - Kaiser Health News

Thu, 2019-03-21 04:28
First Edition: March 21, 2019  Kaiser Health News

Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations.

Trinity's 'The Song of Summer' a charmer | Entertainment - The Westerly Sun

Wed, 2019-03-20 23:30
Trinity's 'The Song of Summer' a charmer | Entertainment  The Westerly Sun

A REVIEW. PROVIDENCE — At its heart, Lauren Yee's "The Song of Summer," is a love story. A charming, funny, witty, love story with a sweet, surprise ending.