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Man apologizes to hometown as he fights addiction - Foster's Daily Democrat

Mon, 2018-09-24 01:25

Foster's Daily Democrat

Man apologizes to hometown as he fights addiction
Foster's Daily Democrat
High on meth, Arnold said, he'd go days without sleep. He managed to hold a Portsmouth-based human services job, but says his performance “fell short.” Associating with drug users and dealers, he said, he often feared for the lives of his loved ones.

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Bridgeport church to hold informative event on opioid crisis, addiction - WV News

Sun, 2018-09-23 16:27

WV News

Bridgeport church to hold informative event on opioid crisis, addiction
WV News
According to organizers, the purpose of the event is to educate the community on resources that are available to those affected by the opioid epidemic and drug addiction as well as to let people know about the current situation of the epidemic that has ...

Meth making deadly comeback in WV, officials say - Charleston Gazette-Mail

Sun, 2018-09-23 08:07

Charleston Gazette-Mail

Meth making deadly comeback in WV, officials say
Charleston Gazette-Mail
McCarty-Arias spent two days this past week at Marshall University hosting training sessions with community members on how to recognize and deal with meth addiction. She met with a dozen current and future social workers, caseworkers, psychologists and ...
Officials: Meth making a comeback in WV | News | herald-dispatch.comHuntington Herald Dispatch

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Officials: Meth making a comeback in WV - Huntington Herald Dispatch

Sat, 2018-09-22 22:08

Officials: Meth making a comeback in WV
Huntington Herald Dispatch
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 ...

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33 under federal indictment in meth bust spanning North Central WV - West Virginia MetroNews

Fri, 2018-09-21 14:50

The Dominion Post

33 under federal indictment in meth bust spanning North Central WV
West Virginia MetroNews
“We see how addiction is affecting crimes in our neighborhoods and making our residents feel unsafe.” Charges include a 40-count indictment against 19 individuals alleging a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in Harrison County and elsewhere ...
Morgantown man among 33 under federal indictment in meth bustThe Dominion Post
33 under federal indictment in meth bust spanning North Central WV, outside the statewajr

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Grant County Recovery Day to be held Saturday - Silver City Daily Press and Independent

Fri, 2018-09-21 13:02

Grant County Recovery Day to be held Saturday
Silver City Daily Press and Independent
Helgert has also spoken internationally in Palomas, Mexico, on meth addiction. “Meth has got itself entrenched in this community,” he said. “Heroin has been making a real presence in our community as well, and southwest New Mexico has been famous for ...

Beating a meth addiction - WXOW.com

Thu, 2018-09-20 16:58

WXOW.com

Beating a meth addiction
WXOW.com
LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) -He says it was nothing specific. No life altering event. But one day, Jordan Holter began experimenting with drugs. In 2006, that experimentation included methamphetamine. He was hooked and it was a dark existence. But Holter ...

Law enforcement say meth is more than a big city problem - WXOW.com

Thu, 2018-09-20 16:09

WXOW.com

Law enforcement say meth is more than a big city problem
WXOW.com
When people think of a meth user, they often imagine a the drug meth conjures up an image of certain type of user. The face of meth addiction stretches far and wide from young teens to working professionals. But they're not the only ones affected. The ...

Sen. Daines hails passage of bill to combat opioid and meth epidemics - KRTV Great Falls News

Thu, 2018-09-20 10:41

KRTV Great Falls News

Sen. Daines hails passage of bill to combat opioid and meth epidemics
KRTV Great Falls News
Meth is linked to more violent crime and robberies (in Montana) than any other drug,” he said on the Senate floor Monday. “Meth is highly addictive, it's destructive, it destroys the body, both inside and out.” In its annual Crime Lab Report released ...

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Meth addict shot by police sent to jail by Whanganui court for kidnapping and assault - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 2018-09-19 23:29

New Zealand Herald

Meth addict shot by police sent to jail by Whanganui court for kidnapping and assault
New Zealand Herald
Holidaymakers were enjoying a cup of coffee on a lovely morning at Vinegar Hill last December when their lives were turned upside down. Among those at the camp five kilometres north of Hunterville was methamphetamine-addicted Dick Keefe-Wilson ...

County addiction crisis widening - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Wed, 2018-09-19 23:04

County addiction crisis widening
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Allen County's opioid epidemic is evolving into a broader addiction problem with methamphetamine gaining popularity, Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health officials say. “It's medically, socially and economically really devastating our community ...

Meth addict shot by police jailed for kidnapping and assault - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 2018-09-19 22:33

New Zealand Herald

Meth addict shot by police jailed for kidnapping and assault
New Zealand Herald
Holidaymakers were enjoying a morning cup of coffee on a lovely December day at Vinegar Hill last year when their lives were turned upside down. Among them at the camp five kilometres north of Hunterville was methamphetamine-addicted Dick ...

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation May Curb Withdrawal Symptoms in Meth Addicts - Psych Congress Network

Wed, 2018-09-19 06:53

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation May Curb Withdrawal Symptoms in Meth Addicts
Psych Congress Network
By Marilynn Larkin. NEW YORK—Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) targeting the left dorsa-lateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC) can reduce withdrawal symptoms in men with amphetamine addiction, facilitating detoxification, researchers in ...

Sen. Daines hails passage of bill to combat opioid and meth epidemics - KRTV Great Falls News

Tue, 2018-09-18 17:28

KRTV Great Falls News

Sen. Daines hails passage of bill to combat opioid and meth epidemics
KRTV Great Falls News
“Law enforcement and others know that the meth crisis has caused a tremendous amount of violent crime in our communities, and there are a number of people addicted, and it's driving up our child-welfare rolls like we've never seen,” he said on the ...
Daines, Tester join colleagues in passing sweeping panel of drug, addiction billsMissoula Current

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Meth treatment and recovery options - WXOW.com

Tue, 2018-09-18 16:06

WXOW.com

Meth treatment and recovery options
WXOW.com
Right now meth addiction is a crisis in our communities. 400 new people use meth in Wisconsin every single day, according to numbers from the state attorney general's office. That's why they've launched the Know Meth campaign, to educate the public and ...

Meth addict tells luncheon: 'I want to be a voice of hope' - WAOW

Tue, 2018-09-18 14:29

WAOW

Meth addict tells luncheon: 'I want to be a voice of hope'
WAOW
Alicia Chila was one of three people who shared their recovery stories. “Meth addiction is a very hard addiction to overcome and I know that personally and now being on the other side, the side I never thought I would be on, I want to be a voice of ...

Meth-relapse prevention compound may be effective for opioid users - UPI.com

Mon, 2018-09-17 10:10

UPI.com

Meth-relapse prevention compound may be effective for opioid users
UPI.com
People who abuse methamphetamine and heroin are almost three times more likely to overdose, the researchers noted. Many who are addicted to methamphetamine smoke cigarettes, and many turn to opioids to dampen the high. Modulating emotional ...

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'It affected me deeply': Hinemoa Elder on Millie's meth addiction nightmare - Newshub

Sun, 2018-09-16 20:08

Newshub

'It affected me deeply': Hinemoa Elder on Millie's meth addiction nightmare
Newshub
Hinemoa Elder has spoken out about her daughter Millie Elder-Holmes' addiction to methamphetamine, saying it was a "profoundly painful process". Now working to make change within the mental health sector, Dr Elder opened up about the severity of what ...

Many women want to get clean, but something else comes first. New program helps - Fresno Bee

Fri, 2018-09-14 13:01

Fresno Bee

Many women want to get clean, but something else comes first. New program helps
Fresno Bee
Leanna DelaCruz, a recovering meth addict, sits with her daughter Lily at The Frasieur Home in Hanford. DelaCruz, 35, has four children, ages 8 to 15. The home is one of the few that allows older children to stay with their mothers while they continue ...

Number of new heroin users drops dramatically, but meth, marijuana use up, survey says - USA TODAY

Fri, 2018-09-14 11:33

USA TODAY

Number of new heroin users drops dramatically, but meth, marijuana use up, survey says
USA TODAY
Those who have treated people with substance abuse disorder and people in recovery describe the switch from heroin to meth as predictable. With all the publicity surrounding deaths from heroin laced with fentanyl, psychiatrist Sally Satel says most ...

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