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Meth is back and killing more people than ever - WRAL.com

Sun, 2018-07-08 13:18

WRAL.com

Meth is back and killing more people than ever
WRAL.com
By Joshua Sharpe, Cox Newspapers. ATLANTA -- Before news of an opioid crisis tore through national media, Tori Holcomb knew the dangers of painkillers. She got addicted after a softball injury at North Gwinnett High and saw others around her struggling ...

Meth use obscures addiction strategies - Huntington Herald Dispatch

Sat, 2018-07-07 22:02

Huntington Herald Dispatch

Meth use obscures addiction strategies
Huntington Herald Dispatch
HUNTINGTON - Methamphetamine use has sharply increased among the region's addicted population, though the drug is now taken in conjunction with opioids rather than as a replacement for heroin or fentanyl. In 2017, meth was a self-reported drug of ...

Pregnant woman who was addicted to heroin is now sober and officer who helped her adopted her baby - KTRK-TV

Sat, 2018-07-07 15:17

KTRK-TV

Pregnant woman who was addicted to heroin is now sober and officer who helped her adopted her baby
KTRK-TV
The woman is now sober, and her child has been adopted by the Albuquerque police officer who found her living on the street. The last time CNN saw Crystal Champ, she could not break the grip of addiction to heroin and crystal meth. She initially ...
Stunning turnaround by formerly addicted mom whose baby was adopted by police officerWGN-TV

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Fresno mother photographs son addicted to drugs. 'My heart is broken in so many ways' - Fresno Bee

Fri, 2018-07-06 16:11

Fresno Bee

Fresno mother photographs son addicted to drugs. 'My heart is broken in so many ways'
Fresno Bee
The black-and-white image of Michael asleep on a sidewalk in the Tower District is one of seven she recently shared on Facebook talking about how her 20-year-old son is homeless and addicted to methamphetamine and heroin. It's been shared more than ...

A recovering addict shares her story - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Fri, 2018-07-06 11:07

A recovering addict shares her story
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Tori Holcomb talks about her road to recovery from a meth addiction that started with a softball injury. View Comments 0. Sign up for e-newsletters. Want more news? Sign up for free e-newsletters to get more of AJC delivered to your inbox. Weather and ...

2018 county OD numbers show rise in meth - News Item

Fri, 2018-07-06 03:07

2018 county OD numbers show rise in meth
News Item
Early education is still the key factor because experts are aware that addiction typically starts in adolescence and continues into adulthood, he said. Getting age-appropriate education to kids before they become teens is crucial in helping fight the ...

Meth, 'the Devil's drug,' is back and killing more people than ever - WSB Atlanta

Thu, 2018-07-05 07:45

WSB Atlanta

Meth, 'the Devil's drug,' is back and killing more people than ever
WSB Atlanta
Before news of an opioid crisis tore through national media, Tori Holcomb knew the dangers of painkillers. She got addicted after a softball injury at North Gwinnett High and saw others around her struggling, too. Before the resurgence of heroin caused ...

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Rest home resident fleeced by meth addict with 152 convictions and jailed 82 times - Newstalk ZB

Wed, 2018-07-04 12:22

Newstalk ZB

Rest home resident fleeced by meth addict with 152 convictions and jailed 82 times
Newstalk ZB
Judge Matheson said Hakaraia's life revolved around methamphetamine and gambling. During October he made transactions at local bars and TAB outlets throughout the Central Districts using the victim's eftpos card. "Mr Hakaraia has appeared nearly every ...

Meth, 'the Devil's drug,' is back and killing more people than ever - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Tue, 2018-07-03 17:34

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Meth, 'the Devil's drug,' is back and killing more people than ever
Atlanta Journal Constitution
But she didn't yet understand addiction. She wondered why her friends couldn't just stop. Most people didn't understand meth. It's a highly addictive, super-charged cousin of amphetamine. Amphetamine, developed in Japan in 1919, greatly energizes the ...

The Devastating Before And After Faces Of Crystal Meth Addiction - YourTango

Mon, 2018-07-02 15:05

YourTango

The Devastating Before And After Faces Of Crystal Meth Addiction
YourTango
Methamphetamine addiction. It's believed Victoria's mother, along with the two other people arrested at the scene, were high on crystal meth and hadn't slept for days when they drugged the 10 year-old with meth, brutally assaulted her, and murdered her.

Judge laments 40-year sentence for meth dealer as 'excessive' and 'wrong' - Washington Post

Mon, 2018-07-02 13:12

Washington Post

Judge laments 40-year sentence for meth dealer as 'excessive' and 'wrong'
Washington Post
Defense attorney Dontae Bugg said it was that death in 2016 that caused Turner to relapse after several years of struggling with meth addiction. Ramadan met Turner on Grindr the next year, after joining the dating app to expand his meth business.

Hairstylist sold pounds of meth in the Ozarks. A judge gave her 'one heck of a break.' - Springfield News-Leader

Mon, 2018-07-02 12:40

Springfield News-Leader

Hairstylist sold pounds of meth in the Ozarks. A judge gave her 'one heck of a break.'
Springfield News-Leader
McCullough said Calton runs her own hair styling business, recently remodeled a home with her new husband, and regularly speaks to religious groups about her meth addiction. "She's genuinely in an amazing place in her life," McCullough said.

House of Hope fights addiction with faith and serenity - Daily Commercial

Sun, 2018-07-01 10:26

Daily Commercial

House of Hope fights addiction with faith and serenity
Daily Commercial
WILDWOOD — Despite some noise from traffic on the nearby Florida Turnpike, the pastoral setting at the House of Hope promotes tranquility as the staff works to turn around the lives of people suffering with addiction. There has been a recovery program ...

A meth journey to hell - The West Australian

Sat, 2018-06-30 12:01

The West Australian

A meth journey to hell
The West Australian
If you are lucky enough to not understand addiction, to not have experienced it or to have seen someone you love experience it, then good for you. I hope you never have to. I hope you never see someone you love disappear before your eyes, while they ...

Watch: Timothée Chalamet Is a Meth Addict In New “Beautiful Boy” Trailer - NewNowNext

Sat, 2018-06-30 09:20

NewNowNext

Watch: Timothée Chalamet Is a Meth Addict In New “Beautiful Boy” Trailer
NewNowNext
The 22-year-old Oscar-nominated Call Me by Your Name star plays Nic, an honor student and athlete whose suburban life is derailed by meth addiction. Steve Carell plays Nic's father, David. “You're just embarrassed because I was like, this amazing thing ...

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