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Mother fights to get life back after meth addiction - WTHR

Sat, 2017-10-28 12:09

Mother fights to get life back after meth addiction
WTHR
The 32-year-old went to Wheeler Mission's Women's Recovery Center addicted to meth, frightened and denied custody of her children. "You wouldn't have recognized her when she came in the doors here," said Lisa Hoffman of the Wheeler Mission.

Teen deals with addiction all around her - Daily Journal Online

Sat, 2017-10-28 03:15

Daily Journal Online

Teen deals with addiction all around her
Daily Journal Online
One of them being that her mother was addicted to meth for 32 years. “She said the only time she never used anything was when she was pregnant with us kids,” Jade said. “But she was pregnant with me for five months before she even knew, so for those ...

Minto man accused of assaulting mother while on meth - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Sat, 2017-10-28 01:51

Minto man accused of assaulting mother while on meth
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
The woman told Alaska State Troopers by phone Thursday afternoon that she and Moses are trying to kick their methamphetamine addiction and that she'd been clean for a week but that Moses was just coming off of it. She said on Wednesday morning ...

Sidney husband, wife plead guilty in 'barbaric' sex abuse of toddler - Press & Sun-Bulletin

Fri, 2017-10-27 15:12

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Sidney husband, wife plead guilty in 'barbaric' sex abuse of toddler
Press & Sun-Bulletin
According to the FBI, Justin Crandall's abuse of the victim was connected to his meth addiction. In court records, investigators stated, "(Justin) Crandall admitted he touched the minor female child in a sexual manner while he was under the influence ...
Husband and wife plead guilty in 'barbaric' sex abuse of toddlerThe Independent
Husband and wife plead guilty to sexually abusing toddlerCBS News
Husband And Wife Plead Guilty In 'Barbaric' Sex Acts With A ToddlerThe Inquisitr

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Nebraska's meth problem hard to fix - Kearney Hub

Fri, 2017-10-27 10:19

Nebraska's meth problem hard to fix
Kearney Hub
Parental meth addiction can readily produce major problems involving child neglect, sometimes in horrendous fashion. Babies exposed to meth during pregnancy may be more likely to be born too early and too small. Meth-related prosecutions by the U.S. ...

When was Greene County's last death-penalty case? - Springfield News-Leader

Thu, 2017-10-26 22:26

Springfield News-Leader

When was Greene County's last death-penalty case?
Springfield News-Leader
Wood has said he was high on meth at the time of Hailey's abduction. DeLong had a severe meth addiction when he killed Vanderhoef and her children. Dr. Nancy Hornstein, a psychiatrist who testified at DeLong's sentencing, said DeLong had a psychotic ...

"Meth is everywhere": Winnipeg police and addictions agencies see spike in meth use - CTV News

Thu, 2017-10-26 19:16

CTV News

"Meth is everywhere": Winnipeg police and addictions agencies see spike in meth use
CTV News
The powerful pull of a highly addictive drug has Winnipeg police and addictions agencies on the defensive. The battle against crystal meth addiction has ramped up in recent years. Police have noticed an increase in meth on the streets and addictions ...

VIDEO: The Opioid Crisis and Its Addiction - WCBI

Thu, 2017-10-26 18:00

WCBI

VIDEO: The Opioid Crisis and Its Addiction
WCBI
Painkillers like lortab and hydrocodone fall into the class of opioids, joining even more dangerous drugs, like morphine and heroin. Medication is easy to access and it's not illegal. “It's not like I'm going out, buying marijuana, or buying cocaine ...

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Seventh Circuit Takes Up Wisconsin's 'Cocaine Mom' Law - Courthouse News Service

Thu, 2017-10-26 12:49

Courthouse News Service

Seventh Circuit Takes Up Wisconsin's 'Cocaine Mom' Law
Courthouse News Service
Rosenbloom's client, Loertscher, was jailed for 18 days during her pregnancy in 2014 after she voluntarily sought medical help for her meth addiction. Before her release, state officials forced the 29-year-old to submit to regular drug monitoring and ...

Join CBC Manitoba's live discussion on addressing the spread of ... - CBC.ca

Wed, 2017-10-25 17:12

CBC.ca

Join CBC Manitoba's live discussion on addressing the spread of ...
CBC.ca
How do we tackle the growing meth problem in Winnipeg? CBC Manitoba has been covering this issue closely, and now we are inviting you to join the ...

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Meth is the New Black: A growing epidemic in communities of color - The Grio

Wed, 2017-10-25 14:40

The Grio

Meth is the New Black: A growing epidemic in communities of color
The Grio
My family has buried several at the hands of the addiction, with survivors now facing serious health complications much later in life, often attributed to the years of prior drug use. The “chasing of the high” is a term you will hear, which describes ...

Winnipeg's 1st Crystal Meth Anonymous group launches to support those battling addiction - CBC.ca

Wed, 2017-10-25 04:02

CBC.ca

Winnipeg's 1st Crystal Meth Anonymous group launches to support those battling addiction
CBC.ca
In response to the city's growing methamphetamine problem, a handful of Winnipeggers in recovery have established a new support group — Crystal Meth Anonymous Manitoba. Earlier this week, CBC News reported the drug is "flooding the market.

House Committee Set To Study Opioid Addiction In Texas - KUT

Tue, 2017-10-24 13:47

KUT

House Committee Set To Study Opioid Addiction In Texas
KUT
In Price's Panhandle district, methamphetamine addiction takes a heavy toll on the community, too. He says the rural nature of the area means those who use meth don't necessarily interact with law enforcement as often as more urban residents might, ...

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Health Matters: Methamphetamine Addiction - Red River Radio

Tue, 2017-10-24 11:51

Red River Radio

Health Matters: Methamphetamine Addiction
Red River Radio
Dr. Mark Vigen and Dr. Shelley Visconte will host a conversation on addiction to methamphetamines, also known as meth. We will also learn how children can be affected by their parent's addiction. Guests will be Kent Dean, Licensed Addiction Counselor ...

Meth Addiction in Bangladesh - TheFix.com

Tue, 2017-10-24 00:10

TheFix.com

Meth Addiction in Bangladesh
TheFix.com
He had been at the treatment center, part of the Non-Governmental Organization for National Goals to be Obtained and Retained (NONGOR), in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, for three weeks trying to overcome his craving for methamphetamine pills known as ...

'Luna Gale' disturbing, powerful theatre - Arizona Daily Star

Mon, 2017-10-23 11:05

Arizona Daily Star

'Luna Gale' disturbing, powerful theatre
Arizona Daily Star
When the social worker Caroline comes in, she immediately recognizes the signs of meth addiction. Thinking she is doing the right thing, she puts the child in the care of Katie's evangelical mother, Cindy, while Peter and Katie try to get clean. Cindy ...

Winnipeg: A city wide awake on crystal meth - CBC.ca

Sun, 2017-10-22 18:01

CBC.ca

Winnipeg: A city wide awake on crystal meth
CBC.ca
His mother was a pediatric nurse and his father worked as a nuclear scientist. His addiction to crystal meth began in 2006, while he was completing his master's degree in human geography. Lidstone was battling depression and tried the drug ...

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Legislature and governor must go further together - The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Sun, 2017-10-22 00:07

Legislature and governor must go further together
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle
Recently, more than 400 nonprofits from around the state met in Missoula for the Montana Nonprofit Association's annual conference. We came together to reflect on our individual impact, as well as our collective work for the common good. We talked ...

Rebuilding lives from the bottom up: Providence Ministries addiction recovery programs celebrate 20 years - The Daily Citizen

Sat, 2017-10-21 22:12

The Daily Citizen

Rebuilding lives from the bottom up: Providence Ministries addiction recovery programs celebrate 20 years
The Daily Citizen
Around 2,500 to 3,000 people have completed Providence Ministries' addiction recovery programs since it opened its doors 20 years ago, says founder and president Roy Johnson. Johnson said the ... "Then it was cocaine, and later, it was meth. Now, the ...

Manitowoc Walgreens pharmacist shares science of drug abuse - Herald Times Reporter

Fri, 2017-10-20 15:54

Herald Times Reporter

Manitowoc Walgreens pharmacist shares science of drug abuse
Herald Times Reporter
The two brains of methamphetamine users not only showed a change in brain chemistry but also a loss of brain mass. Walters said there is currently no drug to treat meth addiction, but there are vaccine treatments available. He also spoke about Narcan, ...