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After gaining sobriety, New Life grad is restoring relationships - Idaho Press-Tribune

Thu, 2018-05-10 18:05

After gaining sobriety, New Life grad is restoring relationships
Idaho Press-Tribune
Slowly, but surely, Jim Ash is restoring his life. Following a 20-year battle with methamphetamine and alcohol addiction, he said he is finally repairing lost family relationships and building a relationship with God, all while gaining sobriety. Ash is ...

Meth use is on the rise: What journalists should know - Journalist's Resource

Thu, 2018-05-10 10:32

Journalist's Resource

Meth use is on the rise: What journalists should know
Journalist's Resource
A longitudinal study of 278 people who were dependent on methamphetamine but not schizophrenic or manic, published in Addiction in 2014, found that violent behavior increased after subjects used methamphetamine. Methamphetamine users also face a ...

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Meth and a mom: Now sober, woman bids to reclaim what addiction stole - Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era

Wed, 2018-05-09 23:10

Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era

Meth and a mom: Now sober, woman bids to reclaim what addiction stole
Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era
She lost custody of her three children years ago because of her meth addiction. Now, after recently completing a year of sobriety at The Healing Place in Louisville, her main desire is to rebuild family bonds. She keeps in regular contact with her ...

Methamphetamine deaths spiking in Utah - Good4Utah

Wed, 2018-05-09 21:17

Good4Utah

Methamphetamine deaths spiking in Utah
Good4Utah
UHP seized about 157 pounds of meth in Utah in 2014; that number was 256 pounds in 2015. In 2016 and 2017, UHP confiscated about 500 pounds of meth each year. "Several year ago, we used to have the in-home meth labs, the mobile meth labs -- where ...

Methamphetamine addiction leads to hard, fast descent into crime - Stuff.co.nz

Wed, 2018-05-09 15:56

Stuff.co.nz

Methamphetamine addiction leads to hard, fast descent into crime
Stuff.co.nz
She says she has paid a high price for her addiction to methamphetamine which has meant a hard, fast descent into crime. The addiction also turned her into a bad mother to her three children, she says. Now three weeks away from finishing six months on ...

Meth Offender Registry: Washington County - Patch.com

Wed, 2018-05-09 13:11

Patch.com

Meth Offender Registry: Washington County
Patch.com
WASHINGTON COUNTY, MN — "Remember meth? It's still here," says the Minnesota Department of Safety. In recent years, the opioid crisis has dominated headlines, but that doesn't mean other dangerous drugs are no longer a problem in communities such as ...

Recovery experts fear Alaska's meth epidemic getting worse - KTOO

Wed, 2018-05-09 12:23

KTOO

Recovery experts fear Alaska's meth epidemic getting worse
KTOO
The first time he used meth, the 30-year-old said sitting at his desk, was to get off painkillers. “I was absolutely miserable in all facets of my life,” Savage said of his years abusing drugs. Doctors first prescribed Savage pain medications when he ...

Is meth back in Alaska? Or did it never leave? | Alaska Public Media - Alaska Public Radio Network

Wed, 2018-05-09 09:50

Alaska Public Radio Network

Is meth back in Alaska? Or did it never leave? | Alaska Public Media
Alaska Public Radio Network
Opioids like heroin get the most attention when you hear about the drug epidemic in Alaska. But people working at the ground level are warning of a parallel ...

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Our opinion: Meth scourge demands area's attention - telegraphherald.com

Tue, 2018-05-08 23:40

Our opinion: Meth scourge demands area's attention
telegraphherald.com
But drug addiction is a battle that must be fought on more than one front, and meth's impact cannot be overlooked. The most-recent National Drug Threat Assessment released by the Drug Enforcement Agency states that meth continues to be “readily ...

Revered AIDS Doctor Gabriel Torres: Redemption After Meth Addiction - TheBody.com

Tue, 2018-05-08 10:42

TheBody.com

Revered AIDS Doctor Gabriel Torres: Redemption After Meth Addiction
TheBody.com
Titled "Another AIDS Casualty" and written by David France, the profile of once-famous New York AIDS physician Dr. Ramon "Gabriel" Torres was a heart-wrenching read. The story outlined a horrifying downward spiral brought on by Torres' meth addiction, ...

Meth, deadlier than ever, could be the 'next phase of drug epidemic' - 13WMAZ.com

Tue, 2018-05-08 02:17

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Meth, deadlier than ever, could be the 'next phase of drug epidemic'
13WMAZ.com
“The paranoia may make them believe people, particularly police officers, are there to harm them," said Olsen, the Baltimore doctor, who is also a board member of the American Society of Addiction Medicine. And while heroin users can become so ...

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An open letter to the Bay Area community - Ashland Daily Press

Mon, 2018-05-07 07:43

An open letter to the Bay Area community
Ashland Daily Press
We live in a beautiful region of the world, surrounded by natural beauty of Lake Superior and the great Northwoods of Wisconsin. However, not everything is perfect; we collectively have a problem with methamphetamine (meth) and opioid addiction ...

Meth, deadlier than ever, could be the 'next phase of drug epidemic' - WUSA9.com

Mon, 2018-05-07 03:25

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Meth, deadlier than ever, could be the 'next phase of drug epidemic'
WUSA9.com
“The paranoia may make them believe people, particularly police officers, are there to harm them," said Olsen, the Baltimore doctor, who is also a board member of the American Society of Addiction Medicine. And while heroin users can become so ...

Father kicked down drug dealer's door to reach meth addicted son - Stuff.co.nz

Mon, 2018-05-07 01:42

Stuff.co.nz

Father kicked down drug dealer's door to reach meth addicted son
Stuff.co.nz
A dad kicked down the door of a drug dealer to get his son out and clean of his methamphetamine addiction. Cain Phillip Nelson-Clark, 26, appeared in the Nelson District Court on Monday, and his father sought permission to address the court. The dad ...

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'Everything has gotten worse.' Violent crime is surging in rural Iowa, fueled by the state's meth and mental health ... - DesMoinesRegister.com

Sun, 2018-05-06 05:00

DesMoinesRegister.com

'Everything has gotten worse.' Violent crime is surging in rural Iowa, fueled by the state's meth and mental health ...
DesMoinesRegister.com
In 2014, the last national figure available, Iowa's rate of residents seeking treatment for meth addiction ranked highest in the United States, according to the Governor's Office on Drug Control Policy. Roughly 213 of every 100,000 Iowans sought ...

Drugs to dresses: Local businesswoman uses dark past to inspire - KWTX

Fri, 2018-05-04 22:31

KWTX

Drugs to dresses: Local businesswoman uses dark past to inspire
KWTX
Welch, 35, of China Spring, overcame demons including a crystal meth addiction to become a successful business owner. "I did it one time at school, and literally that was the end of my life as I knew it and the beginning of just something horrible ...

Homeless couple overcomes drug addiction, earns high school diploma - KLTV

Fri, 2018-05-04 16:59

Homeless couple overcomes drug addiction, earns high school diploma
KLTV
20 months clean after a life long battle with meth addiction, Ashley, with her newly acquired high school diploma, and Dustin with a faith driven heart. “My buddy Robert Hall helped me say a prayer to ask god in my life and it was probably one of the ...

Korn Co-founder Brian "Head" Welch's Chaotic Life Shown in 'Loud Krazy Love' Doc Trailer - Hollywood Reporter

Fri, 2018-05-04 16:40

Hollywood Reporter

Korn Co-founder Brian "Head" Welch's Chaotic Life Shown in 'Loud Krazy Love' Doc Trailer
Hollywood Reporter
Korn co-founder Brian "Head" Welch's journey from crystal-meth addict to born-again Christian is chronicled in the new documentary Loud Krazy Love, which will premiere at the Dallas International Film Festival this weekend. Ahead of the film's debut ...
New Trailer Shared For 'Loud Krazy Love' Documentary On Korn's Brian “Head” WelchMetal Underground

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A new road to recovery for homeless women struggling with addiction - KGET 17

Thu, 2018-05-03 23:34

KGET 17

A new road to recovery for homeless women struggling with addiction
KGET 17
For many homeless women struggling with homelessness and addiction, a huge barrier that stands in that path to recovery is the fear that if they seek help, they'll be separated from their children. This facility erases those fears. There was a time ...

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Meth and a mom: Now sober, woman bids to reclaim what addiction stole - Courier Journal

Thu, 2018-05-03 09:27

Courier Journal

Meth and a mom: Now sober, woman bids to reclaim what addiction stole
Courier Journal
She lost custody of her three children years ago because of her meth addiction. Now, after recently completing a year of sobriety at The Healing Place in Louisville, her main desire is to rebuild family bonds. She keeps in regular contact with her ...