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  1. JAFI Clubhouse for recovering addicts looking for permanent home in BirminghamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Alabama Live

    Crystal used to stab herself with a needle every single day. Today, she's a recovering heroin addict and credits her three years of sobriety to the support she found at the Jefferson Alcoholic Foundation, Inc. Clubhouse .


  2. A life of survival and creativityRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Chronicle-Journal

    GUEST COLUMN By Patty Hajdu Thunder Bay I had seen the beautiful painting in the board room of Shelter House many times. It's hard to miss, as it illustrates so beautifully the nature of home.


  3. Alice in Wonderland theme for Dry January celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Darlington and Stockton Times

    AWARENESS: A Dry Hatter's Tea Party event held at Darlington College to raise money for local recovery initiatives. Pictured are some of those attending the event Picture: CHRIS BOOTH AWARENESS: A Dry Hatter's Tea Party event held at Darlington College to raise money for local recovery initiatives Picture: CHRIS BOOTH AWARENESS: Simon Pearson of the North East Council on Addictions talks about his experiences recovering from alcoholism Picture: CHRIS BOOTH TEA and cakes were in good supply at an event to mark the success of an initiative designed to combat some of the devastating effects of alcohol.


  4. Has Just Launched Its New Powerful AA Meeting Locator ToolRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | PRWeb

    Over 90,000 meetings have been added to the database. Finding an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting has just gotten easier.


  5. Court focuses on challenges of veterans who offendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Daily Herald

    They have served their country and are accused of non-violent offenses that involve substance abuse or mental health issues. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.


  6. Up to 7 drinks a week may lower heart failure risk: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The London Free Press

    Researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Mass., analyzed the drinking habits of 14,269 people aged 45-64 over a period of about 25 years. The study found the people with the lowest rate of heart failure were those who drank up to seven drinks a week, while former drinkers had the highest rate.


  7. The Addictive Quality of CuriosityRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Psychology Today

    We are hardwired with the desire to learn and explore the world . The human psyche is marked by a lifelong tendency to seek and acquire information.


  8. Lung Transplants from Heavy Drinkers Linked to Higher Complication RiskRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | MedlinePlus

    Lung transplant recipients who receive lungs from donors who were heavy drinkers may be much more likely to develop a life-threatening complication, a new study suggests. The study included 173 lung transplant patients.


  9. Harbor Village Releases Testimonial Videos For its Drug Detox ProgramRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | PRWeb

    Harbor Village Detox is an addiction treatment center that is dedicated to helping its clients recover from alcoholism and drug addiction. Recently their facility has released a handful of poignant testimonial videos from its clients to encourage prospective substance abusers to enroll themselves in rehabilitation therapy.


  10. For Heart Health, One Drink A Day, Yes OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | SportsGeezer

    Still more evidence of the health benefits of moderate drinking: The New York Times reports that a study just published in the European Heart Journal found that moderate drinkers have a lower risk of heart failure than either heavy drinkers or abstainers. The study, which followed 14,629 people for 24 years, starting at an average age of 54, revealed that, when compared with abstainers, men who drank up to a drink a day - a glass of wine, a 12-ounce beer or a shot of liquor - had a 20 percent reduced risk of heart failure.


  11. Physical inactivity as serious as smoking, say leading docsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Borders Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. BEN STARAV, SCOTLAND: 28 DECEMBER 2014: Doctor Andrew Murray during a run in Glen Coe in the West Highlands of Scotland A big thank you for contributing... We really appreciate you taking the time to send your content...if it complements our coverage we'll use it in our website or in our newspaper.


  12. Love-split Cardiff father took his own life, coroner rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | IcNetwork

    Craig Paul Phillip Rodgers, 31, from Ely, Cardiff, was found dead in the garden of his ex-partner's house on October 21, 2014 A troubled father-of-two with a drug and alcohol dependency took his own life after splitting up with his long-term girlfriend, an inquest heard. Craig Paul Phillip Rodgers, 31, from Ely, Cardiff was found hanging in the back garden of his ex-partner's house on October 21 last year by a next-door neighbour.


  13. Mary Walsh invites Islanders to take part in Bell Let's Talk DayRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Guardian

    ... to get sober I realized I wasn't alone and that was an enormous relief.'' In the same way she's battled her alcoholism, Walsh said mental illness remains a demon that she knows is there. "If you're an addict, you're an addict and the isms don't go ...


  14. Grimsby Telegraph Opinion: The demons of an addictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | This Is Grimsby

    There has been a lot of coverage given this month to Dry January and rightly so. It is healthy for people who do drink regularly to try and use this month, the start of a new year, to break habits and maybe condition themselves to consuming a little less alcohol.


  15. In Our View / Fighting prostitution: Building a home for new livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | HeraldNet

    But those supplying prostitution often begin as victims and continue to be victimized by human trafficking, Roe said. The young women who turn to prostitution do so because they, in almost all cases, are escaping abusive situations as children in their own homes.


  16. Lungs from heavy drinkers can challenge recovery of transplant patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Medical News Today

    Lung transplant patients who receive lungs from heavy drinkers are nearly nine times more likely to experience a life-threatening complication called primary graft dysfunction, a Loyola University Medical Center study has found. Lungs transplanted from heavy alcohol users also displayed poorer gas-exchange, and transplant recipients spent more time on ventilators, lead author Erin Lowery, MD, and colleagues report in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research.


  17. SFA students say no to alcoholRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Students at Stephen F. Austin State University are saying no to alcohol thanks to a newly formed group on campus that helps students live a better life. Junior Abigail Eck spent her Wednesday evening educating SFA students on the dangers of alcohol abuse.


  18. from Readers: Volunteer reflects on faith, stress at homeless shelterRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Missourian

    Letitia DenHartog goes to Rock Bridge Christian Church in Columbia. She volunteers with the Room at the Inn, a shelter sponsored by about 20 faith-based congregations in Columbia.


  19. Jury in EEOC Suit Says Old Dominion Freight Line Must Pay Former Driver $119,612 for Disability BiasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | JD Supra

    A federal jury has found that Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc., a trucking company headquartered in Thomasville, N.C., violated federal disability discrimination law when it denied a reasonable accommodation to a truck driver who self-reported alcohol abuse and then fired him, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced today. According to the EEOC's suit, the former driver self-reported an alcohol problem under the company's "Open Door Policy" seeking assistance from Old Dominion.


  20. Experts See Place for Weight-Loss Drugs in Obesity TreatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Mental Help Net

    A healthy diet and exercise should be the main tools obese people use to lose weight, but prescription weight-loss drugs may have a place, too, according to new guidelines from the Endocrine Society. "Lifestyle changes should always be a central part of any weight loss strategy," Dr. Caroline Apovian, chair of the guidelines task force, said in a society news release.