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Rolling meth labs hitting the streets 'like ice cream trucks,' Butler County coroner says - Hamilton Journal News

Fri, 2018-09-07 05:02

Hamilton Journal News

Rolling meth labs hitting the streets 'like ice cream trucks,' Butler County coroner says
Hamilton Journal News
“If you think of it as businessmen from the cartels' standpoint, you've got somebody hooked on cocaine, not quite the same addictive level that the opioids are, so when you sell them some cocaine, you mix a little opioid in there and now they are ...

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Brave Hearts support group battles meth scourge - Newshub

Thu, 2018-09-06 15:13

Newshub

Brave Hearts support group battles meth scourge
Newshub
Desperate New Zealanders are turning to volunteer groups to help them battle against meth addiction in their families. Treatment facilities are stretched to capacity and there are long waiting lists. While they wait, families are being torn apart by ...

Meth lab, bombs found inside Johnston County man's home - CBS17.com

Thu, 2018-09-06 11:46

CBS17.com

Meth lab, bombs found inside Johnston County man's home
CBS17.com
"The community as a whole of course has to understand that he does have an addiction, and there's a lot of folks in our community who have that same addiction. I'd just love for families to be able to have more ways of dealing with this situation ...

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Meth use becomes an epidemic in tri-county area - Areawide News

Thu, 2018-09-06 10:04

Areawide News

Meth use becomes an epidemic in tri-county area
Areawide News
Meth use is an epidemic,” Fulton County Chief Deputy John Cawvey said about meth use in Fulton County. “We just got done making a big meth bust, and this is not stuff we're going looking for – this is stuff that's finding us,” Fulton County Sheriff Al ...

Haven Helps Pregnant Women And Moms Fighting Addiction - CBS Denver

Wed, 2018-09-05 21:52

CBS Denver

Haven Helps Pregnant Women And Moms Fighting Addiction
CBS Denver
By Jeff Todd. WELD COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) — It's heralded as a unique kind of treatment center, but for women and their children who make it through the Haven, it's a life-changing experience. “When I came to the program I was so broken,” said Crystal ...

Use of Crystal Meth on the Rise in Israel, Spreads in LGBT Community - Haaretz

Wed, 2018-09-05 18:39

Haaretz

Use of Crystal Meth on the Rise in Israel, Spreads in LGBT Community
Haaretz
The use of illegal crystal methamphetamine is increasing in Israel, especially among the gay community, and the health care system and the Health Ministry fear a wave of addiction is in the offing. According to health system sources, in recent months ...

'He needs to be locked up': A Perth father's crusade for his meth-addicted son - WAtoday

Wed, 2018-09-05 16:06

WAtoday

'He needs to be locked up': A Perth father's crusade for his meth-addicted son
WAtoday
Murray Kinnane feels like a failure. The father of three has spent the past five years struggling to help his meth-addicted son overcome his demons, but nothing has worked. Two weeks ago, Murray's son Jaxon knocked his own mother out in a drug-fuelled ...

'The next trend' - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Tue, 2018-09-04 23:04

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

'The next trend'
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
It can be made using another substance, phenyl-2-propanone, instead of pseudoephedrine. So far, the opioid crisis is proving much harder to contain. But meth addiction has its own set of potentially lethal horrors, and it is even more difficult to ...

Panel on addiction warns of toxic drug combinations like meth laced with fentanyl - Insider Louisville

Mon, 2018-09-03 06:03

Insider Louisville

Panel on addiction warns of toxic drug combinations like meth laced with fentanyl
Insider Louisville
Speakers at a panel discussion called “Trapped in Addiction” addressed substance use among women. From left: Priscilla McIntosh of The Morton Center, Alaina Combs of The Healing Place Women's Campus and Dr. Sarah Moyer, the city's chief health ...

'It's our whole life:' Battling meth in Hutchinson a day at a time - The Hutchinson News

Sun, 2018-09-02 00:01

The Hutchinson News

'It's our whole life:' Battling meth in Hutchinson a day at a time
The Hutchinson News
He saw the revolving door of drug addicts in and out of jail and prison as a police officer before he became a Saline County prosecutor in 1991. He doesn't remember seeing a meth case until the late '90s. In 2000, he completed a 40-hour course from the ...

15 prisoners died in one month in Mississippi. Their families want to know why. - NBCNews.com

Sat, 2018-09-01 11:52

NBCNews.com

15 prisoners died in one month in Mississippi. Their families want to know why.
NBCNews.com
Prison officials told her father, Kent Rathmann, that Nicole, a mother who had struggled with meth addiction, died of an aneurysm. But a doctor at the hospital told Nicole's father that the aneurysm was a result of the meth she used regularly while ...

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Hoosiers share stories of addiction, recovery in hopes of helping others - Fox 59

Fri, 2018-08-31 19:37

Fox 59

Hoosiers share stories of addiction, recovery in hopes of helping others
Fox 59
Cortes said her addiction eventually led her to heroin. “Ultimately ended up I was a heroin addict and basically lost everything,” she said. Troub said his drug involvement eventually led to time in jail, pills, cocaine and meth. “Ended up getting into ...

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Family wants change after woman killed by driver with meth, fentanyl in his system - Newsandtribune

Fri, 2018-08-31 18:15

Newsandtribune

Family wants change after woman killed by driver with meth, fentanyl in his system
Newsandtribune
Clark County Prosecutor Jeremy Mull said he understands that many people are struggling with addiction but even on minor charges like possession of a syringe, people like Cooper need to be kept in jail so they can't hurt others in the community ...

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'Mormon and the Meth Head' comedians bring odd-couple show to Olympia - The Olympian

Fri, 2018-08-31 01:02

The Olympian

'Mormon and the Meth Head' comedians bring odd-couple show to Olympia
The Olympian
Olympia comedian Sam Miller, host and producer for the local show, also is known for his frankly authentic style — and for his willingness to talk about his past drug addiction. In fact, that's how he first heard about Reed. (He and Woodall had ...

Addiction Campuses shares with Cumberland freshmen - Lebanon Democrat

Thu, 2018-08-30 16:11

Lebanon Democrat

Addiction Campuses shares with Cumberland freshmen
Lebanon Democrat
She battled a meth addiction until she realized she would die if she continued in the lifestyle. She gave students a candid look into her life, including her mother giving her up to a distant family member as an infant. A loving father eventually ...

'Monsignor Meth' gets more prison time for failed drug test - Thegardenisland.com

Thu, 2018-08-30 15:26

Thegardenisland.com

'Monsignor Meth' gets more prison time for failed drug test
Thegardenisland.com
The disgraced former Bridgeport Diocese priest whose addiction and drug dealing earned him the nickname “Monsignor Meth,” was sent back to prison for nine months for failing another drug test while on supervised release. ( Christian Abraham/Hearst ...
Monsignor Meth gets 9 months for parole violationCT Post
'Monsignor Meth' Gets 9 Months In Prison After Failed Drug TestHartford Courant
Priest Who Ran Meth Ring Gets More Prison Time for Failed Drug TestNBC Connecticut

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Despite Failed Drug Test, 'Monsignor Meth' Will Ask Judge For Treatment, Not Prison - Hartford Courant

Wed, 2018-08-29 11:43

Hartford Courant

Despite Failed Drug Test, 'Monsignor Meth' Will Ask Judge For Treatment, Not Prison
Hartford Courant
In a 14-page sentencing memorandum filed Wednesday, Barrett argued the treatment program will best address “the only basis for the violation, which is the disease that is drug addiction.” 'Monsignor Meth' Escapes Return To Jail Despite Failing Drug ...

Meth Clogs Tom Green County's Courthouse, Bogging Down Justice System - San Angelo LIVE!

Wed, 2018-08-29 11:28

Meth Clogs Tom Green County's Courthouse, Bogging Down Justice System
San Angelo LIVE!
Meth is highly addictive, even from the first use of the drug. The sooner a meth user receives treatment, the better his or her chances are of not having a relapse, according to The American Addiction Centers. District Judge Ben Woodward sat behind the ...

Manitoba facing major crystal meth crisis - Keremeos Review

Wed, 2018-08-29 10:03

Keremeos Review

Manitoba facing major crystal meth crisis
Keremeos Review
Dane Bourget never thought his life would spiral into addiction. But when his roommate brought methamphetamine into their home, it started a decade-long journey in and out of treatment centres throughout Manitoba. “I tried it one time and then, before ...

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'Fighting a war with a water gun:' Manitoba facing major crystal meth crisis - Coast Reporter

Wed, 2018-08-29 02:20

Coast Reporter

'Fighting a war with a water gun:' Manitoba facing major crystal meth crisis
Coast Reporter
At Morberg House, a 10-bed transitional housing facility in Winnipeg, nearly every person is struggling with a meth addiction. Founder Marion Willis said her clients are different ages and come from various backgrounds, but they all have an underlying ...

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