Meth Addiction

Healing from shame is a marathon task | Arts and Culture | Books - Mail and Guardian

Thu, 2019-08-01 16:00
Healing from shame is a marathon task | Arts and Culture | Books  Mail and Guardian

The subtitle of Costa Carastavrakis's memoir, I Am Costa: From Meth to Marathons, really only covers half the story. Yes, it's a compelling tale of his journey from ...

'Them That Follow' Is Not Sharper Than A Serpent's Tooth - WDIY

Thu, 2019-08-01 15:01
'Them That Follow' Is Not Sharper Than A Serpent's Tooth  WDIY

The "law of the instrument," sometimes referred to as "Maslow's hammer," is a theory of cognitive bias that's summed up in.

A$AP Rocky talks about Auckland attack during Sweden assault trial - TVNZ

Thu, 2019-08-01 14:48
A$AP Rocky talks about Auckland attack during Sweden assault trial  TVNZ

American rapper A$AP Rocky has talked about a violent incident which took place in Auckland in 2016 as he testified today in his assault trial in Sweden.

Study assesses outcomes for meth users with burn injures: Health outcomes similar to non-users, but discharge realities are distinct - Science Daily

Thu, 2019-08-01 13:35
Study assesses outcomes for meth users with burn injures: Health outcomes similar to non-users, but discharge realities are distinct  Science Daily

Researchers were surprised to find that methamphetamine use is not linked with worse health outcomes among burn patients, but was associated with ...

A Series of Random Stabbings in Seattle Reveals a Broken Social Order. - City Journal

Thu, 2019-08-01 13:26
A Series of Random Stabbings in Seattle Reveals a Broken Social Order.  City Journal

Early last month, 29-year-old Christopher Morisette rampaged through the streets of Seattle, stabbing three pedestrians with a steel folding knife, then stripped ...

Autopsies reveal how meth hurts the heart - Medical Xpress

Thu, 2019-08-01 08:18
Autopsies reveal how meth hurts the heart  Medical Xpress

Use of the illegal stimulant methamphetamine causes build-up of tough protein fibers in heart muscle, which may help explain the development of enlarged ...

Autopsies reveal how meth hurts the heart - EurekAlert

Thu, 2019-08-01 07:02
Autopsies reveal how meth hurts the heart  EurekAlert

Autopsy samples reveal that methamphetamine use makes dangerous structural changes in heart muscle that increase the risk of heart attack, sudden cardiac ...

Drug lab raids in Myanmar's meth capital met with artillery fire - CNA

Thu, 2019-08-01 06:15
Drug lab raids in Myanmar's meth capital met with artillery fire  CNA

Raids on jungle drug labs have been met with heavy artillery fire, Myanmar narcotics police said Thursday, in an area riddled with armed groups ...

Drug lab raids in Myanmar's meth capital met with artillery fire - New Straits Times

Thu, 2019-08-01 05:26
Drug lab raids in Myanmar's meth capital met with artillery fire  New Straits Times

YANGON: Raids on jungle drug labs have been met with heavy artillery fire, Myanmar narcotics police said Thursday, in an area riddled with armed groups ...

Meth 2.0: How Marijuana Legalization Set the Stage for a Newer, Stronger Methamphetamine - TheFix.com

Thu, 2019-08-01 01:00
Meth 2.0: How Marijuana Legalization Set the Stage for a Newer, Stronger Methamphetamine  TheFix.com

When people think of methamphetamine, they think of the old-fashioned meth lab and they're not aware of the dangerous, highly addictive meth that we're ...

Meth fueled chase earns Patrick Fitzsimmons of Sherman 20 years in prison - Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Wed, 2019-07-31 17:37
Meth fueled chase earns Patrick Fitzsimmons of Sherman 20 years in prison  Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Patrick Fitzsimmons, 43, had been a methamphetamine addict for about 20 years on Jan. 16, 2018 when his drug use caused him to chase a Grayson County ...

‘Short, sharp’ jail sentence for Listowel man who resisted police during meth investigation - The Beacon Herald

Wed, 2019-07-31 11:28
‘Short, sharp’ jail sentence for Listowel man who resisted police during meth investigation  The Beacon Herald

The Crown wanted a Listowel man who resisted police while holding three baggies of meth to spend 45 days behind bars, but his defence lawyer pushed for a ...

The 25 most dangerous drugs - USA TODAY

Wed, 2019-07-31 05:00
The 25 most dangerous drugs  USA TODAY

24/7 Wall St. reviewed 25 of the most dangerous drugs and drug mixtures based on side effects and death rates tracked by the federal government.

Mom who's considering B.C. treatment for meth-addicted daughter welcomes NDP plan - CBC.ca

Wed, 2019-07-31 01:00
Mom who's considering B.C. treatment for meth-addicted daughter welcomes NDP plan  CBC.ca

The mother of a struggling meth addict welcomes the Manitoba NDP's proposed plan to fund a long-term recovery centre and detox facility.

SF Homeless Project: 24 hours inside the city's crisis - San Francisco Chronicle

Wed, 2019-07-31 01:00
SF Homeless Project: 24 hours inside the city's crisis  San Francisco Chronicle

One day, one city, no relief: To capture San Francisco's homeless crisis, we sent dozens of journalists onto the streets for 24 hours straight. Here's what they ...

SCPD Chief Andy Mills on Fireworks, Sexual Assault and Crime - Good Times Weekly

Tue, 2019-07-30 20:00
SCPD Chief Andy Mills on Fireworks, Sexual Assault and Crime  Good Times Weekly

Police Chief Andy Mills is coming up on two years with the city of Santa Cruz, as the anniversary of his official swearing in approaches on Aug. 7. According to ...

NDP promises to back Main Street Project's plan to deal with meth crisis if elected - CBC.ca

Tue, 2019-07-30 15:05
NDP promises to back Main Street Project's plan to deal with meth crisis if elected  CBC.ca

Manitoba's NDP will fund a program developed by Main Street Project to address the methamphetamine crisis they say will reduce pressure on emergency ...

Amy Klobuchar: My dad's struggle with alcoholism taught me a vital lesson - CNN

Tue, 2019-07-30 12:00
Amy Klobuchar: My dad's struggle with alcoholism taught me a vital lesson  CNN

Amy Klobuchar writes that despite being a successful sports writer and columnist, her father struggled with alcoholism. Today we need bold, ambitious action to ...

'Idiot Wind' Tells A Personal Tale Of Journeying From Addiction To Recovery - NPR

Tue, 2019-07-30 01:00
'Idiot Wind' Tells A Personal Tale Of Journeying From Addiction To Recovery  NPR

Even if we weren't in need of another road-trippy-addiction memoir, Peter Kaldheim's book recounts his very human efforts to swim to shore with compassion ...

Review: 'This Side of Night' is suspenseful, thought-provoking - Concord Monitor

Mon, 2019-07-29 13:08
Review: 'This Side of Night' is suspenseful, thought-provoking  Concord Monitor

In Texas's Big Bend country, Sheriff Chris Cherry, the protagonist of J. Todd Scott's previous two novels, may finally have run into more than he and his ...