Drug Addiction Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Psychedelic drugs should be legally reclassified, medical uses explored - academicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Russia Taday

    Psychedelic drugs such as magic mushrooms and LSD should be legally reclassified so researchers can investigate their potential medical uses, an academic specializing in drugs has said. James Rucker, from the Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre at Kings College London, voiced the calls in a piece in the British Medical Journal published on Tuesday.

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  2. Youth drug use trending downward: surveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | The Daily Townsman

    Substance abuse in youth around the East Kootenay region is in a downward trend, according to a new survey from the East Kootenay Addictions Services Society. "Overall, the survey was a success, we had a good participation rate, glad to see that substance use generally is on a downward curve or plateaued," said Dean Nicholson, the executive director of the EKASS.

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  3. Cocaine addiction, craving and relapseRead the original story

    Tuesday May 26 | PressReleasePoint

    One of the major challenges of cocaine addiction is the high rate of relapse after periods of withdrawal and abstinence. But new research reveals that changes in our DNA during drug withdrawal may offer promising ways of developing more effective treatments for addiction.

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  4. Paradigm shift in treatment of addiction holds promise, thanks to epigeneticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | PhysOrg Weblog

    One of the major challenges of cocaine addiction is the high rate of relapse after periods of withdrawal and abstinence. But new research reveals that changes in our DNA during drug withdrawal may offer promising ways of developing more effective treatments for addiction.

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  5. Kenya's Capital Sees Rise in Shisha ParlorsRead the original story

    Tuesday May 26 | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  6. He knows the painRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | The Madison Courier

    ... from the state's executive order. He said he's finally getting help at LifeSpring Health Systems for the drug addiction he's had on and off for 16 years. "It's not a joke. I mean, I messed up my life. I (chose) that road," he said. "And now I'm ... 1 comment

  7. Friendship Club provides supportive sanctuary for addictsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | OnMilwaukee

    ... with fellow addicts. "Quite a few of your crimes and a lot of your disputes in the inner city are fueled by drug addiction in one form or another," said club member Johnson Smith, who has been a recovering addict for 20 years. "If you get in here, ...

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  8. Overdose reversal kits being supplied to more Ky. hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Norwalk Citizen News

    A hospital system on the front lines of treating heroin overdoses in hard-hit northern Kentucky will be supplied with hundreds of naloxone kits to send home with overdose patients in an effort to combat the deadly toll from the drug scourge. An emergency nurse manager said Tuesday the overdose reversal kits will save lives and provide a starting point for conversations about treatment.

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  9. Local woman rallies for substance abuse changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Daily Press & Argus

    Local woman rallies for substance abuse change Michele Wagner starts drug abuse prevention organization after son overdosed last year Check out this story on livingstondaily.com: http://ldpaa.com/1HJ6VFW Michele Wagner, local Fowlerville resident, starts drug abuse prevention organization after her son, Mitchell, passed away from a heroin overdose. The day she buried her son's body, Michele Wagner made a promise to him that she would continue to fight until her last breathe.

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  10. Which jobs make you more likely to do drugs, drink?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Red Eye Chicago

    Drug abuse - including and especially alcohol abuse - costs the U.S. economy billions of dollars in lost productivity each year. But new government data released earlier this year can now tell us exactly which industries' employees drink the most, which do the most drugs, and where employees are most likely not just to use drugs, but abuse them.

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  11. Combating prescription drug abuse in OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | The Daily Record

    Drug overdoses are on the rise across Ohio. In 2013, we saw a record 2,110 fatal overdoses in our state.

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  12. Student Risk Behavior and Academics - The Prescription for Success and WellnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Bangor Daily News

    A new info graphic was released last week that looks at the association between academic grades and health behaviors. The info graphic comes from a special technical report based off of 2013 data from the Maine Integrated Youth Health Survey .

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  13. Cannabis use can be prevented, reduced or delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Science Blog

    Responding to rapidly shifting legal and cultural environments, researchers at the University of Montreal and CHU Sainte-Justine Children's Hospital have found a way to prevent, reduce or delay cannabis use amongst some at-risk youth. Cannabis users are at risk of neurocognitive deficits, reduced educational and occupational attainment, motor vehicle accidents, exacerbation of psychiatric symptoms, and precipitation of psychosis.

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  14. Hen Hud and Community Coalition Host a Forum on AddictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Patch.com

    ... full-time or in college. In a conversation after the event, Alvarado said that meeting the challenge of drug addiction in our community cannot be successful if it is an individual effort: it has to involve families, schools, government, community ...

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  15. Skykomish address underage drug, alcohol useRead the original story

    Tuesday May 26 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    Starting out as the new intervention and prevention specialist at Skykomish School earlier this spring, I knew that I would face new challenges. I wondered to myself, "What has changed now from the time I was in school? What sorts of challenges and pressures were my students facing?" Then it hit me: the avenues by which advertisers reach their audience and the prevalence of social media have grown drastically.

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  16. Anaheim Lighthouse Staff Joined Dr. Marissa Pei's in a Conversation on Drug and Alcohol AddictionRead the original story

    Tuesday May 26 | PRWeb

    ... and how loved ones can seek an intervention . Some of the emotional and psychological causes of alcohol and drug addiction have their roots in low self-esteem, even though substance abusers often present a false sense of bravado. Two addiction ...

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  17. Grafton ponders speed limit change on Route 121; unhappy with notifications from wind developerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | The Chester Telegraph

    ... out information in an emergency. Battaglino is working with the state and Greater Falls Connection on a drug addiction round table discussion for late June that would be open to surrounding communities. He said that drug addictions are "as varied as ...

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  18. Synthetic Cannabinoids Can Cause Psychotic Episodes; Doctors at a Loss...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | PRWeb

    Drug Rehab Baltimore urges users of synthetic cannabinoids and marijuana to seek treatment, in response to a recent article from the International Business Times. There have been cases where high school teenagers die from using K2.

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  19. American Association of Poison Control Centers Supports Legislative...Read the original story

    Tuesday May 26 | PRWeb

    The American Association of Poison Control Centers and the experts at America's 55 poison centers applaud the efforts of the United States Senate focused on the prevention of opioid addiction, according to Stephen T. Kaminski, JD, AAPCC CEO and executive director. The Safe Prescribing of Controlled Substances Act, introduced by Senator Edward J. Markey on May 20, 2015 , would require prescribers of opioid pain medications and other controlled substances to undergo mandatory training on safe prescribing practices and the identification of possible substance abuse disorders.

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  20. Horse laws a big step in the right directionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    The Local Government's Association call for so-called legal highs to be banned is a welcome move to act on a growing problem facing society. Although it is possible to outlaw individual types of legal highs - known officially as new psychoactive substances - as was done with mephedrone, there is no blanket ban on them.

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