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Immigration is not the only border issue - Marshall Independent

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Immigration is not the only border issue
Marshall Independent
The Minneapolis Star Tribune recently reported that the number of Minnesotans treated for meth addiction doubled in the past decade to almost 14,000 last year. The number of overdose deaths soared to 140 in 2016. Law enforcement officials have made ...

'Beyond An Epidemic': Meth Abuse Skyrocketing In Polk County, Wis. - WCCO | CBS Minnesota

Mon, 2018-06-18 21:52

WCCO | CBS Minnesota

'Beyond An Epidemic': Meth Abuse Skyrocketing In Polk County, Wis.
WCCO | CBS Minnesota
Investigators believe this has only been allowed to fester in the shadows of the opioid crisis — all while this addiction is proving more destructive to a way of life in western Wisconsin. “One way or another, we have to solve it,” Grimm said. In ...

Gaming disorder is being recognized by WHO as a mental health condition - NorthJersey.com

Mon, 2018-06-18 09:29

NorthJersey.com

Gaming disorder is being recognized by WHO as a mental health condition
NorthJersey.com
The addiction he's struggling with isn't heroin, cocaine or crystal meth. What he is talking about is gaming — the uber-popular pastime that the World Health Organization is including in the 11th edition of its International Classification of Diseases ...

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Meth addiction has roared back in Texas. Can new experimental treatment stop it? - Houston Chronicle

Fri, 2018-06-15 23:10

Meth addiction has roared back in Texas. Can new experimental treatment stop it?
Houston Chronicle
Kim is one of more than two-thirds of a million Americans battling an addiction to methamphetamine, the stimulant drug surging in popularity in the shadow of the opioid crisis. A decade after legislative action curtailed its use, meth has roared back ...

Breitung man gets prison for meth lab in closet - Iron Mountain Daily News

Fri, 2018-06-15 09:51

Iron Mountain Daily News

Breitung man gets prison for meth lab in closet
Iron Mountain Daily News
Krause apologized to the court, saying he's dealt with addiction his entire life and was only making meth to supply his own habit. He previously pleaded guilty to felony delivery or manufacture of meth as a habitual offender-third, making the maximum ...

Wisconsin meth use rises; prevention and treatment remain a challenge - The Courier Life News

Fri, 2018-06-15 04:32

The Courier Life News

Wisconsin meth use rises; prevention and treatment remain a challenge
The Courier Life News
Ruesch said he was considered a “functional addict” — he supported his five kids, paid his bills and worked. But he lived a dysfunctional, secret life, living paycheck to paycheck and always high. In the end, Ruesch's meth addiction from December 2012 ...

Former addict speaks on how CFR treatment helped her - Fort Dodge Messenger

Thu, 2018-06-14 23:12

Fort Dodge Messenger

Former addict speaks on how CFR treatment helped her
Fort Dodge Messenger
WEBSTER CITY — Josi Pahl was only 12 when she started using drugs. At 17, she became addicted to methamphetamine. But thanks to Community and Family Resources, Pahl was able to get the help she needed to kick her addiction and is now using her ...

Wisconsin meth use rises, but prevention and treatment remain a challenge - Chippewa Herald

Thu, 2018-06-14 23:04

Chippewa Herald

Wisconsin meth use rises, but prevention and treatment remain a challenge
Chippewa Herald
Ruesch said he was considered a “functional addict” — he supported his five kids, paid his bills and worked. But he lived a dysfunctional, secret life, living paycheck to paycheck and always high. In the end, Ruesch's meth addiction from December 2012 ...

What's Fueling The Rise Of Meth? - TheFix.com

Thu, 2018-06-14 17:35

TheFix.com

What's Fueling The Rise Of Meth?
TheFix.com
In Kentucky, the focus on preventing opioid addiction also contributed to an increase in meth addiction. "People say, 'Why do you not have an opioid problem? Why does Daviess County not suffer the same problems?'" Sheriff Keith Cain said last month.

Police: 2 parents smoked meth in front of children on 14 occasions - KOMO News

Wed, 2018-06-13 15:37

KOMO News

Police: 2 parents smoked meth in front of children on 14 occasions
KOMO News
Apostulo was arrested for a May robbery June 5 and, during an interview with police, he admitted to being addicted to meth and child pornography, which prompted the child pornography investigation, according to police. Police said they went to Meadows' ...

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Loffer sent to Michigan prison - Coldwater Daily Reporter

Wed, 2018-06-13 07:50

Coldwater Daily Reporter

Loffer sent to Michigan prison
Coldwater Daily Reporter
Defense attorney Jay Felt said Loffer admitted he has had a serious meth addiction and is in treatment. The men are believed to have operated in Northeast Indiana and in the townships along the Michigan border, stealing trucks and other equipment from ...

JFK had secret crystal meth addiction and demanded regular injections of the drug to 'maintain his image of youthful ... - The Sun

Wed, 2018-06-13 04:18

The Sun

JFK had secret crystal meth addiction and demanded regular injections of the drug to 'maintain his image of youthful ...
The Sun
JFK had a secret addiction to crystal meth which was injected into his neck by a German medic dubbed “Dr Feelgood” by the secret service. President John F Kennedy's habit, details of which are documented in the American Journal of Public Health, helped ...
JFK's secret meth addictionNew Zealand Herald

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JFK's secret meth addiction - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 2018-06-12 23:05

JFK's secret meth addiction
New Zealand Herald
We're in the middle of an ice epidemic, but what many people don't realise is methamphetamines aren't new. People have been addicted to them in one form or another for many years. And some of those people have maintained successful lives. In fact, one ...

Call the cops: a senior cabinet minister accidentally told the truth about drugs - The Spinoff

Tue, 2018-06-12 20:30

The Spinoff

Call the cops: a senior cabinet minister accidentally told the truth about drugs
The Spinoff
Phil Twyford called meth use a “health issue” this morning, and said his Housing NZ would not make people homeless. Good words and true. So why is his government still locking addicts up? A few hours ago, Morning Report's Guyon Espiner conducted an ...
Twyford, Collins hammer it out over housingRadio New Zealand

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The payoff of adult ed: Diploma carries huge benefits for family and economy - New Mexico Political Report

Tue, 2018-06-12 00:05

New Mexico Political Report

The payoff of adult ed: Diploma carries huge benefits for family and economy
New Mexico Political Report
Years of chaos, depression and meth addiction followed. Flores started selling small amounts to support her habit. She got busted — “a blessing,” she says. She got clean and sober and did her one-year stint in the “God Pod,” a cellblock reserved for ...

Educating adults has payoff for their kids - taosnews

Sun, 2018-06-10 06:15

taosnews

Educating adults has payoff for their kids
taosnews
Years of chaos, depression and meth addiction followed. Flores started selling small amounts to support her habit. She got busted -- "a blessing," she says. She got clean and sober and did her one-year stint in the "God Pod," a cellblock reserved for ...

Meth monster returns to Chippewa Valley and is extending its reach - Leader-Telegram

Sat, 2018-06-09 22:44

Leader-Telegram

Meth monster returns to Chippewa Valley and is extending its reach
Leader-Telegram
Meth-fueled crimes. The additional crime meth addiction spawns can have a significant negative effect on quality of life, Rokus said. Some meth-fueled crimes can be shocking and dangerous. Early last week, 43-year-old Za Vue of Eau Claire was charged ...

Educating adults has generational payoff - Santa Fe New Mexican

Sat, 2018-06-09 19:52

Educating adults has generational payoff
Santa Fe New Mexican
Connie Flores never wanted to drop out of school, let alone leave in eighth grade. But like thousands of other teenagers who never graduate from high school in New Mexico — a state with one of the highest dropout rates in the nation — Flores didn't ...

Sandra Bullock Saves Meth Addict Niece From Prison - The National Enquirer

Fri, 2018-06-08 10:23

The National Enquirer

Sandra Bullock Saves Meth Addict Niece From Prison
The National Enquirer
Sandra Bullock is pulling off a heist in “Ocean's 8” — but the real-life Hollywood star has used her star power to save a beloved niece from the hell of drug addiction! Get the inside story on her family secrets, and click here for more news on the ...