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2 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
Most Californians are aware that their health care plans offer mental health services -- aimed at treating ailments ranging from depression to drug abuse to alcoholism -- and they believe such services help people lead productive lives, according to a new Field Poll. But the survey also revealed a lack of understanding about the breadth of mental health assistance available.
2 hrs ago | Dorsetecho.co.uk
TIMOTHY MICHAEL HASKINS , aged 40, of Cambridge Road, Dorchester . Admitted being drunk and disorderly in a public place, namely Bridport Road, Dorchester.
4 hrs ago | Denver Westword
Dr. Drew Pinsky -- better known as just Dr. Drew -- has been a prominent voice of the medical profession in popular culture for more than two decades, dispensing advice on both radio and television and working with everyone from actors and musicians to everyday folks as an addiction specialist. This Thursday, September 18, Dr. Drew will be in the Seawell Ballroom as the guest speaker at this year's fundraiser for Arapahoe House, a local non-profit with more than a dozen rehabilitation facilities and twenty treatment programs operating across Colorado.
4 hrs ago | PsyBlog
A new study, though, finds that those who accept their moment-to-moment thoughts and feelings and live in the present, report superior levels of physical health as adults. The study, published in the journal Preventive Medicine , surveyed 2,160 adults working in 'Head Start', a US government-funded program aimed at supporting low-income families .
8 hrs ago | NewsTarget.com
Vitamin B1 is not a rare vitamin. Small amounts can be found in nearly all foods and many foods have substantial amounts of B1, yet an estimated 20% of Americans are found to be deficient in this extremely important and necessary vitamin.
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Johnson K Mangalam does not conform to norms. So is his brainchild 'Punarjani- De-addiction Centre'.
Grammy-nominated artist Beth Hart will bring her sultry, jazzy, rockin' sound to the Newton Theatre on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 8 p.m. The story of Beth Hart is one of extreme highs and extreme lows. In the late 90s, Beth was on the cusp of a promising music career, signed to a major U.S. label, national television bookings, hit singles, and great press, but her career careened off the tracks at its peak due to her drug and alcohol addiction.
Renowned for his portrayal of drunk character, Aditya Roy Kapur has revealed that he is personally not "a suicidal drunk" kind of a person. Speaking about his performance in 'Aashiqui 2', the 28-year-old star admitted that he has been in love and around people who are heavy drinkers and has even come across people who are the real 'Jekyll and Hyde', so he took up the role as he could pick out things from people and experiences he has encountered, the Express Tribune reported.
Now nearly three years sober, she recognizes her recovery from alcohol addiction every day when she looks in the mirror and sees she is the person she wants to be. Maydo will be sharing her story Saturday at Prince Arthur's Landing during the city's first Recovery Day event.
Michelle Kingham, who suffered from mental health issues and alcoholism, took her own life on July 30 but had been generously giving away her money to 23 worthy causes beforehand. Geraint Williams, senior Worcestershire coroner, concluded at the Stourport inquest yesterday, , that the cause of the 54-year-old's death was suicide.
Before you revive the debate about which sibling in your family is the favorite, you'll want to know what the latest research shows. Brigham Young University professor Alex Jensen analyzed 282 families with teenage siblings for a study that appears in the Journal of Family Psychology.
High-dose opioid prescribing increased by 23 per cent in Canada between 2006 and 2011, despite clinical guidelines recommending that most patients should avoid high-doses of these drugs, according to new research. Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences found that rates of high-dose opioid dispensing across Canada increased from 781 units per 1,000 people in 2006 to 961 units per 1,000 people in 2011.
The University of Maryland cut the ribbon Sept. 12 at Columbia's Clinical Neurobehavioral Center, which will conduct clinical trials in collaboration with researchers from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism .
Robin Thicke has had a tough time mirroring the success of his 2013 hit Blurred Lines , and now he's made shocking admissions of his problems with drugs and alcohol. Thicke is currently caught up in a nasty legal battle with Marvin Gaye's family over claims that he, Pharrell Williams and T.I. ripped off his classic Got To Give It Up .
Turns out the "Blurred Lines" drama isn't even close to being over. According to The Hollywood Reporter , Robin Thicke admitted to drug and alcohol abuse and revealed that he didn't really write his hit song in 2013.
The troubled football legend has endured a string of financial and alcohol-related problems and has moved out of his flat in Sandbanks, Dorset The footie legend, 47, has faced a string of problems recently, amid fears his alcoholism has spiralled out of control. And despite once being worth a reported 14million, the ex-Spurs and Newcastle ace - who avoided bankruptcy in 2008 - is now drumming up cash.
The medical clinic where Rob Ford received treatment for drug and alcohol addiction has a subsidiary that specialized in detection of pre-cancer problems, corporate documents show. GreeneStone Healthcare 's financial documents show it has received as much as $1.8 million in revenue annually to do colonoscopy and other medical detective work in recent years, with much of that money coming from the provincial health insurance plan.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 10:46 am
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