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Houston Addiction Treatment Study Targets Meth - Addiction Now

Mon, 2018-06-25 13:18

Addiction Now

Houston Addiction Treatment Study Targets Meth
Addiction Now
An innovative form of methamphetamine addiction treatment is currently being tested in Houston. An experimental substance that could treat addiction, called ADAPT-2, is being assessed in Houston and in six cities across the country. The experimental ...

Illegal drugs: a community problem - The Killeen Daily Herald

Sat, 2018-06-23 21:37

The Killeen Daily Herald

Illegal drugs: a community problem
The Killeen Daily Herald
“When someone is addicted to meth, nothing else matters,” Kimble said. “You can't take care of others, or children, because you can barely take care of yourself. It's an addiction so powerful that an addict will do almost anything, anything, to get ...

A heaping helping of hope - Albuquerque Journal

Sat, 2018-06-23 21:32

Albuquerque Journal

A heaping helping of hope
Albuquerque Journal
Casaus said she struggled with a meth addiction and homelessness in the past, exacerbated when her daughter was killed in a car accident six years ago. Now, she's living clean and has found a place to call home. “I think it'll be nice to have a photo ...

When an Iowa Family Doctor Takes On the Opioid Epidemic - New York Times

Sat, 2018-06-23 03:00

New York Times

When an Iowa Family Doctor Takes On the Opioid Epidemic
New York Times
Iowa is no Ohio or West Virginia in the breadth of its opioid problem; meth addiction remains more common here. Heroin and fentanyl, however, have started to grab hold. Iowa had 206 deaths involving opioids in 2017, according to provisional state data ...

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Convicted meth dealer sentenced to nearly six years on Friday - The Hutchinson News

Fri, 2018-06-22 20:49

Convicted meth dealer sentenced to nearly six years on Friday
The Hutchinson News
“But I am concerned the with criminal possession of a firearm and I'm concerned your distributing methamphetamine in this community,” he said. “You're not here as an addict; you're here because you're dealing drugs. And there were co-defendants you ...

Meth Remains A Big Problem In Tennessee - NewsChannel5.com

Fri, 2018-06-22 16:21

NewsChannel5.com

Meth Remains A Big Problem In Tennessee
NewsChannel5.com
A state report showed more young adults and rural communities are using methamphetamine. Mental health officials reported about 2,500 people sought treatment for meth addiction in 2016, a gradual increase since 2011. However, the number only reflects ...

Judge revokes probation, sends 'dangerous person' convicted in Tinder beating and kidnapping case to prison - Lawrence Journal-World

Thu, 2018-06-21 13:21

Lawrence Journal-World

Judge revokes probation, sends 'dangerous person' convicted in Tinder beating and kidnapping case to prison
Lawrence Journal-World
Shane S. Allen asked for another chance on probation, to get more intensive treatment to kick his methamphetamine addiction. Douglas County District Court Judge Sally Pokorny didn't give it to him. Instead, on Wednesday she revoked Allen's probation ...

Detox tour comes to Murphysboro for people dealing with addiction - WSIL TV

Thu, 2018-06-21 06:48

WSIL TV

Detox tour comes to Murphysboro for people dealing with addiction
WSIL TV
WSIL -- Many people have been impacted by addiction around the world and in southern Illinois. An event this weekend aims to shed a light on the problem. The organization Friends, Family, and Meth Addiction is behind the Detox Tour, which includes live ...

'Women of the White Buffalo' through the lens of Deborah Anderson opens in Idyllwild - Idyllwild Town Cier

Wed, 2018-06-20 16:44

Idyllwild Town Cier

'Women of the White Buffalo' through the lens of Deborah Anderson opens in Idyllwild
Idyllwild Town Cier
Anderson remembers, “Listening in a sea of poverty to their stories of loss, suicide, murder and epidemic methamphetamine addiction, juxtaposed by deep ancestral roots, traditional ceremony, prayer and hope, revealed deep cultural richness and ...

'I don't want this to be my life': Pregnant Wisconsin woman heads to prison after relapse - Wausau Daily Herald

Wed, 2018-06-20 05:17

Wausau Daily Herald

'I don't want this to be my life': Pregnant Wisconsin woman heads to prison after relapse
Wausau Daily Herald
Bear ended up at Lakeside Recovery in Wausau last September after spending years addicted to drugs, and in and out of jail. She started in 2014 with pills, as many opiate addicts do, but later switched to heroin and sometimes meth. Drugs appealed to ...

A New Wave Of Meth Overloads Communities Struggling With Opioids - WAMU 88.5

Wed, 2018-06-20 03:13

WAMU 88.5

A New Wave Of Meth Overloads Communities Struggling With Opioids
WAMU 88.5
Though the opioid crisis endures in Ohio, the problem is now compounded by the resurgence of methamphetamine use, an addiction that's even harder to treat, and can lead to troubling, violent behavior. Local officials and law enforcement are neither ...
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A New Wave Of Meth Overloads Communities Struggling With Opioids - NPR

Wed, 2018-06-20 03:00

NPR

A New Wave Of Meth Overloads Communities Struggling With Opioids
NPR
Though the opioid crisis endures in Ohio, the problem is now compounded by the resurgence of methamphetamine use, an addiction that's even harder to treat, and can lead to troubling, violent behavior. Local officials and law enforcement are neither ...

Mother shares past battle with meth: "Along the Way" - KEVN Black Hills Fox

Wed, 2018-06-20 00:05

KEVN Black Hills Fox

Mother shares past battle with meth: "Along the Way"
KEVN Black Hills Fox
RAPID CITY, S.D. (KEVN) - We hear a lot about Meth and the staggering numbers of users. But addicts are not numbers, they're people. It's easy to judge Meth addicts before we know a single thing about their lives. This is the story of a local mother ...

With 3 loved ones addicted to meth, man doesn't know where to turn - CBC.ca

Tue, 2018-06-19 12:05

CBC.ca

With 3 loved ones addicted to meth, man doesn't know where to turn
CBC.ca
"I'm here because I want to explain some of the roadblocks I faced trying to get my loved ones to rehab for meth addiction," said Spence, speaking at a forum organized by the Winnipeg Police Service to discuss the drug's impact on the community. Spence ...

Immigration is not the only border issue - Marshall Independent

Tue, 2018-06-19 00:02

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

Houston Chronicle

Meth addiction has roared back in Texas. Can new experimental treatment stop it?
Houston Chronicle
Before she'd meet up with her meth dealer first thing Monday mornings, Kim would impatiently count down the weekend. The weekend was the time of the crash, the lethargy, depression and mood swings that set in when she laid off the highly addictive ...

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 ...