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From meth to a master's: overcoming the past and 'the box' - Montana Kaimin

Tue, 2018-10-02 14:56

Montana Kaimin

From meth to a master's: overcoming the past and 'the box'
Montana Kaimin
Missoula prosecutors convicted Ashby, who now works as an addiction counselor, with three felonies in 2008. The charges stemmed from a meth addiction, and authorities sentenced him to five years in the Montana Department of Corrections. Following his ...

Meth addiction becomes national crisis - Quad

Mon, 2018-10-01 09:17

Meth addiction becomes national crisis
Quad
For the last decade, opioid addiction has been the main concern of United States agencies, and officially declared a public health emergency in 2017. As federal funding for recovery programs, educational indicatives for medical professionals and ...

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Oxycontin maker pushes Knox judge to toss out TN AG's lawsuit over opioid epidemic - Knoxville News Sentinel

Fri, 2018-09-28 17:56

Knoxville News Sentinel

Oxycontin maker pushes Knox judge to toss out TN AG's lawsuit over opioid epidemic
Knoxville News Sentinel
Blaming Purdue Pharma for the addiction, suffering and death its cash-cow product – Oxycontin – causes is as absurd as blaming ephedrine makers for meth labs, an attorney argued Friday. “You don't have a relationship between the conduct alleged and the ...

Elkhart addiction recovery ministry rarely turns women away due to inability to pay - WNDU-TV

Fri, 2018-09-28 15:32

WNDU-TV

Elkhart addiction recovery ministry rarely turns women away due to inability to pay
WNDU-TV
"Learning to get honest with myself, learning to be responsible for myself and others and for my choices that I made," she said. Morgan Riley, a fellow SPA graduate, is a recovering heroin and meth addict. "(SPA) gave me a new way of thinking," Riley said.

When meth addiction crosses generations - Hastings Tribune

Fri, 2018-09-28 12:09

Hastings Tribune

When meth addiction crosses generations
Hastings Tribune
A recovering addict describes getting hooked on meth as a teen after watching her father and grandmother struggle with the drug. Watch "This is Life with Lisa Ling" Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT. TownNews.com Content Exchange. Facebook · Twitter · Email ...

The total chaos of meth addiction - Lincoln Journal Star

Fri, 2018-09-28 11:48

Lincoln Journal Star

The total chaos of meth addiction
Lincoln Journal Star
Host Lisa Ling tours a home with evidence of methamphetamine use alongside an Oklahoma law enforcement officer who calls it a "hoarder's paradise." Watch "This is Life" Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

When meth addiction crosses generations - Lincoln Journal Star

Fri, 2018-09-28 11:48

Lincoln Journal Star

When meth addiction crosses generations
Lincoln Journal Star
Published at 10:16 am ET, Fri Sep 28 2018. Just Watched. replay. A recovering addict describes getting hooked on meth as a teen after watching her father and grandmother struggle with the drug. Watch "This is Life with Lisa Ling" Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

While America wages war on opioids, meth makes its comeback - ABC Action News

Fri, 2018-09-28 08:03

ABC Action News

While America wages war on opioids, meth makes its comeback
ABC Action News
For Capt. Mark Wollmershauser Jr. and the Tulsa Police Department, the late-2000s and early 2010s were an extremely dangerous time. In Oklahoma, a state that is no stranger to the scourge of methamphetamine addiction, those years were the heyday of ...
WIR graduate receives Governor Fallin's citation of recognition for bettering her life - Family & Children's ServicesFamily & Children's Services
House OKs bill limiting purchases in Oklahoma of allergy drug pseudoephedrine used in meth, called toughest in the ...Tulsa World
Oklahoma No. 2 in the nation in overall incarceration in 2016; No. 1 in female incarceration | Oklahoma Department ...Oklahoma Department of Corrections - OK.gov
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While America wages war on opioids, meth makes its comeback - NewsChannel5.com

Fri, 2018-09-28 08:03

NewsChannel5.com

While America wages war on opioids, meth makes its comeback
NewsChannel5.com
For Capt. Mark Wollmershauser Jr. and the Tulsa Police Department, the late-2000s and early 2010s were an extremely dangerous time. In Oklahoma, a state that is no stranger to the scourge of methamphetamine addiction, those years were the heyday of ...
'Shake-And-Bake' Meth Causes Uptick In Burn VictimsNPR
WIR graduate receives Governor Fallin's citation of recognition for bettering her life - Family & Children's ServicesFamily & Children's Services
Oklahoma No. 2 in the nation in overall incarceration in 2016; No. 1 in female incarceration | Oklahoma Department ...Oklahoma Department of Corrections - OK.gov
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While America wages war on opioids, meth makes its comeback - WCPO

Fri, 2018-09-28 08:03

WCPO

While America wages war on opioids, meth makes its comeback
WCPO
In Oklahoma, a state that is no stranger to the scourge of methamphetamine addiction, those years were the heyday of the "shake and bake" method -- a rudimentary way of making meth using just cold medicine, some toxic chemicals and an empty two-liter ...

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One Town One Book tackles drug addiction - Seacoastonline.com

Thu, 2018-09-27 17:13

Seacoastonline.com

One Town One Book tackles drug addiction
Seacoastonline.com
Those are the wrenching questions that haunted David Sheff's journey through his son Nic's addiction to drugs and tentative steps toward recovery. Before Nic became addicted to crystal meth, he was a charming boy, joyous and funny, a varsity athlete ...

As cartel drugs flood Tennessee, meth and cocaine deaths are climbing fast - The Tennessean

Thu, 2018-09-27 05:37

The Tennessean

As cartel drugs flood Tennessee, meth and cocaine deaths are climbing fast
The Tennessean
Sgt. Joshua Shaffer, supervisor of the Knoxville police drug task force, said the city had long struggled with cocaine, but now Knoxville is swamped with so much cheap, potent meth that even longtime cocaine addicts have begun to swap drugs. “As far as ...

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Our view: South Jersey must act now to prevent next drug crisis - Press of Atlantic City

Thu, 2018-09-27 00:38

Press of Atlantic City

Our view: South Jersey must act now to prevent next drug crisis
Press of Atlantic City
The opioid crisis grew into an emergency for South Jersey and the nation, demanding and getting coordinated enforcement and treatment actions. The focus on fighting heroin, fentanyl and prescription-opioids addiction is appropriate, especially in the ...

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UT drug trend study finds meth as top threat to Texas - UT The Daily Texan

Wed, 2018-09-26 23:26

UT The Daily Texan

UT drug trend study finds meth as top threat to Texas
UT The Daily Texan
“The only treatment we have for meth is cognitive behavioral therapy and counseling,” Maxwell said. “I'm really concerned, because not only do we not have the drugs (to treat methamphetamine addiction), we really haven't paid attention in the last 10 ...

While America wages war on opioids, meth makes comeback - KVIA El Paso

Wed, 2018-09-26 10:31

KVIA El Paso

While America wages war on opioids, meth makes comeback
KVIA El Paso
In Oklahoma, a state that is no stranger to the scourge of methamphetamine addiction, those years were the heyday of the "shake and bake" method -- a rudimentary way of making meth using just cold medicine, some toxic chemicals and an empty two-liter ...

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While America wages war on opioids, meth makes its comeback - CNN

Wed, 2018-09-26 07:57

CNN

While America wages war on opioids, meth makes its comeback
CNN
In Oklahoma, a state that is no stranger to the scourge of methamphetamine addiction, those years were the heyday of the "shake and bake" method -- a rudimentary way of making meth using just cold medicine, some toxic chemicals and an empty two-liter ...
Oklahoma No. 2 in the nation in overall incarceration in 2016; No. 1 in female incarceration | Oklahoma Department ...Oklahoma Department of Corrections - OK.gov
WIR graduate receives Governor Fallin's citation of recognition for bettering her life - Family & Children's ServicesFamily & Children's Services
House OKs bill limiting purchases in Oklahoma of allergy drug pseudoephedrine used in meth, called toughest in the ...Tulsa World
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Meth making a comeback in WV - Williamson Daily News

Tue, 2018-09-25 23:04

Williamson Daily News

Meth making a comeback in WV
Williamson Daily News
McCarty-Arias spent two days this past week at Marshall University hosting training sessions with community members about how to recognize and deal with meth addiction. She met with a dozen current and future social workers, caseworkers, psychologists ...

Spot A Possible Meth Lab? Lake Area Police Asking For Public's Help - Lake Expo

Tue, 2018-09-25 16:25

Lake Expo

Spot A Possible Meth Lab? Lake Area Police Asking For Public's Help
Lake Expo
“There is a methamphetamine (meth) addiction epidemic in the Lake area and as well as throughout the state of Missouri,” Laurie Police Officer Travis Sheppard warns. Officer Sheppard works full time for the Laurie Police Department and part time with ...

Man kills estranged wife in front of 6 kids in Grundy County - WKRN News 2

Tue, 2018-09-25 04:58

WKRN News 2

Man kills estranged wife in front of 6 kids in Grundy County
WKRN News 2
Family members said the couple separated earlier this year. They told WTVC Powell was divorcing Smith and that is likely what set set him off. Family members close to Smith say he was also battling meth addiction. Powell's mother said she opened her ...

Their Story: Kamloops man opens up about getting hooked on crystal meth - Kamloops Matters

Mon, 2018-09-24 16:55

Kamloops Matters

Their Story: Kamloops man opens up about getting hooked on crystal meth
Kamloops Matters
Stigmatization is one of the barriers for individuals stuck in the cycle of addiction and for family members seeking support for themselves and their loved ones. Understanding the deeper personal stories of those who use prescription and illicit drugs ...