Meth Addiction

'It wasn't nice to come off of': Recovering meth addict speaks out to break stigma - CBC.ca

Sat, 2019-07-27 01:00
'It wasn't nice to come off of': Recovering meth addict speaks out to break stigma  CBC.ca

One recovering meth addict in Windsor is sharing her story to help break the stigma of meth users. The first time Breanna Pomeroy used meth, she wasn't even ...

Decriminalizing drugs the next steps in fighting B.C.’s opioid crisis, doctor says - Haida Gwaii Observer

Fri, 2019-07-26 12:20
Decriminalizing drugs the next steps in fighting B.C.’s opioid crisis, doctor says  Haida Gwaii Observer

As B.C. continues to grapple with the ongoing opioid crisis, Vancouver's chief health officer says a legal supply of drugs is needed in order to reduce the death ...

Mother pleads for recovery not safe injection sites in Okanagan - Keremeos Review

Fri, 2019-07-26 11:55
Mother pleads for recovery not safe injection sites in Okanagan  Keremeos Review

LETTER: “Addiction has to be treated first. Not a safe injection site”

Mother pleads for recovery not safe injection sites in Okanagan - Pentiction Western News

Fri, 2019-07-26 11:30
Mother pleads for recovery not safe injection sites in Okanagan  Pentiction Western News

LETTER: “Addiction has to be treated first. Not a safe injection site”

Senator Portman Presumes To Know How Many Days Of Pain Relief All 328 Million Americans Need - Cato Institute

Fri, 2019-07-26 08:18
Senator Portman Presumes To Know How Many Days Of Pain Relief All 328 Million Americans Need  Cato Institute

With clear evidence that restricting the number of prescriptions increased the death rate by driving non-medical users to heroin and fentanyl, the last thing one ...

Meth-related admissions higher than opioids at Windsor-Essex treatment centres - CBC.ca

Fri, 2019-07-26 06:25
Meth-related admissions higher than opioids at Windsor-Essex treatment centres  CBC.ca

Treatment and rehabilitation facilities across southwestern Ontario are seeing an increase in patients admitted for meth addiction.

Can CBD Help With Meth, Cocaine Addiction? - TheFix.com

Fri, 2019-07-26 01:00
Can CBD Help With Meth, Cocaine Addiction?  TheFix.com

Researchers examined whether CBD has the potential to treat meth and cocaine addiction.

Sask. NDP wants to streamline how people get mental health, addictions support - CBC.ca

Thu, 2019-07-25 19:03
Sask. NDP wants to streamline how people get mental health, addictions support  CBC.ca

The Sask. NDP says having specialized staff in hospitals would help people get the help they need sooner and take stress off of ER doctors.

Increase in meth seizures seen by the DEA Omaha Division - KMTV - 3 News Now

Thu, 2019-07-25 17:18
Increase in meth seizures seen by the DEA Omaha Division  KMTV - 3 News Now

In this division there has been a 31% increase in meth seizures just this year.

Stolen Dodge Hellcat scares admitted meth addict - The Alexander City Outlook

Thu, 2019-07-25 01:00
Stolen Dodge Hellcat scares admitted meth addict  The Alexander City Outlook

Admitted methamphetamine addict John Eddie Albritton, 43, of Sylacauga got more than he bargained for in a stolen 700-horsepower Dodge Charger Hellcat.

The vaping epidemic is a major public health threat to our kids - CNN

Thu, 2019-07-25 01:00
The vaping epidemic is a major public health threat to our kids  CNN

Sen. Dick Durbin writes that years of progress toward eliminating youth tobacco use are threatened by the rise of e-cigarettes. Anyone who believed the ...

Drug mixture known as 'purple heroin' among kilos seized in Winnipeg bust - CBC.ca

Wed, 2019-07-24 12:16
Drug mixture known as 'purple heroin' among kilos seized in Winnipeg bust  CBC.ca

A drug bust netted a cache of drugs worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, including a potentially deadly concoction known as "purple heroin," Winnipeg police ...

The Lund Report's Meth Epidemic special project on OPB - The Lund Report

Wed, 2019-07-24 01:00
The Lund Report's Meth Epidemic special project on OPB  The Lund Report

Lynne Terry, editor of The Lund Report, was recently on OPB's Think Out Loud to discuss a big problem in Oregon that's been hidden—meth use.

NIH establishes network to improve opioid addiction treatment in criminal justice settings - National Institutes of Health

Wed, 2019-07-24 01:00
NIH establishes network to improve opioid addiction treatment in criminal justice settings  National Institutes of Health

The National Institutes of Health will award 12 grants to form the Justice Community Opioid Innovation Network (JCOIN) to support research on quality addiction ...

Flooded with opioids, Appalachia is still trying to recover - The Washington Post

Wed, 2019-07-24 01:00
Flooded with opioids, Appalachia is still trying to recover  The Washington Post

It's sort of ground zero everywhere” for the opioid addiction epidemic, one official says.

'We need some relief:' Winnipeg police chief says meth leading to jump in crime | canada.com - Canada.com

Tue, 2019-07-23 02:41
'We need some relief:' Winnipeg police chief says meth leading to jump in crime | canada.com  Canada.com

An intercepted weapon delivery at the border led to the largest fentanyl bust in North Bay Police *Service* history, late November. Police seized 114 grams of a ...

Marijuana Compound CBD Shows Promise For Treating Cocaine And Meth Addiction, Study Suggests - Marijuana Moment

Tue, 2019-07-23 01:00
Marijuana Compound CBD Shows Promise For Treating Cocaine And Meth Addiction, Study Suggests  Marijuana Moment

Previous studies have indicated that cannabidiol (CBD) has the potential to help people battling substance use disorders involving alcohol and opioids. Now ...

Conservative publication explains how Trump is like ‘political meth’ that sent the GOP spiraling into addiction - Raw Story

Tue, 2019-07-23 01:00
Conservative publication explains how Trump is like ‘political meth’ that sent the GOP spiraling into addiction  Raw Story

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump spoke before Turning Points USA, a right-wing group primarily composed of young people. As expected, Trump went off ...

Conservative publication explains how Trump is like ‘political meth’ that sent the GOP spiraling into addiction - Raw Story

Tue, 2019-07-23 01:00
Conservative publication explains how Trump is like ‘political meth’ that sent the GOP spiraling into addiction  Raw Story

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump spoke before Turning Points USA, a right-wing group primarily composed of young people. As expected, Trump went off ...