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56 min ago | Lowell Sun

Greater Lowell Health Alliance secures $200G for opiate-abuse awareness

The Greater Lowell Health Alliance has secured $200,000 in state funding to award grants for substance-abuse education efforts throughout the region.


Related Topix: Health, Drugs, Family, Kids

5 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

Teens told they are 'linchpin' of curbing substance abuse

About 400 high school students got a pep talk Wednesday in Orlando from National Drug Control Policy Acting Director Michael Botticelli, who told them they were the "linchpin" of solving the problem of substance abuse.


Related Topix: Drugs, Health, Education Etc., Orlando, FL, Orange County, FL

6 hrs ago | Celebrity Dirty Laundry

Johnny Depp Hides His Alcohol Abuse and Self-Destructive Partying...

Johnny Depp Hides His Alcohol Abuse and Self-Destructive Partying Ways From Fiancee Amber Heard - In For A Rude Awakening! The media makes it sound like Amber Heard managed to pull Johnny Depp out of his mid-life crisis, but Johnny's clearly still in a funk.


Related Topix: Health, Alcoholism, Medicine

7 hrs ago | Norwalk Reflector

Drug defendants appear in court

Former Monroeville resident Joseph Borgia VI, 33, now of Findlay, is charged with possession of heroin.


Related Topix: Monroeville, OH, Health, Willard, OH

11 hrs ago | I4U Future Technology News

Cameron Diaz Disses Kyle upon his Inappropriate Questions

Cameron Diaz was being interviewed recently for Australian radio KIIS 106.5's program Kyle & Jackie O .


Related Topix: Celebrities, Cameron Diaz, Family, Drama Movies, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Science Fiction Movies, Drew Barrymore

14 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

The dopamine transporter: Researchers study a common link between addiction and neurological disease

Recent published research in the Journal of Clinical Investigation demonstrates how changes in dopamine signaling and dopamine transporter function are linked to neurological and psychiatric diseases, including early-onset Parkinsonism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder .


Related Topix: Medicine, ADHD, Health, Cornell University, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing

18 hrs ago |

School Safety and Security Conference Set for Aug. 13 in Gloucester County

The eighth annual School Safety and Security Conference, cosponsored by seven South Jersey county prosecutor's offices takes place on Aug. 13 at the TD bank Performing Arts Center of Washington Township High School, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. The event is sponsored by the prosecutor's offices of Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester ... (more)


Related Topix: Gloucester County, NJ, Cape May, NJ, Burlington, NJ, Health, Drugs

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Lost Amy Winehouse interview released: 'I'll have one baby'

"I'll have out my second album and a couple of concept EPs, and my real honest music will be saved up for the big albums."


Related Topix: Amy Winehouse, Health

Somerset County Physician Has License Revoked For Over Prescribing Drugs

NEWARK The New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners has obtained the revocation of the medical license of Dr. Ali G. Mansour, a Somerset physician accused of engaging in a grossly negligent pattern of prescribing narcotic painkillers that put his patients at risk of addiction, and of continuing to prescribe increasing dosages to patients despite ... (more)


Related Topix: Drugs, Somerset County, NJ, Somerset, NJ, Medicine, Health

Journal and Courier

City gets more funding to help homeless

City gets more funding to help homeless Funds totaling $156,303 will renew 20 spots in Lafayette's Shelter Plus Care Program.


Related Topix: Health

The Carroll News

Vaughn, Healing Hearts offering support to addicts, their families

Darlene Vaughn, a substance abuse counselor with the Mount Rogers Community Service Board, called drug addiction in the Twin County area a "pandemic" following a meeting of the Hillsville Presbyterian Church's Healing Hearts, a support group for those who have children and/or grandchildren struggling with substance abuse and addiction issues ... (more)


Related Topix: Health, Hillsville, VA, Drugs, Appalachia, VA

KKLA-FM Glendale

Drug and Porn Addict

At one time, life for Ryan Ries was a swirl of sex, cocaine abuse, skateboarding and partying - until he picked up a Gideon Bible in a hotel room.


Related Topix: Drugs, Health

PhysOrg Weblog

Study details risk factors for substance use disorders after manic episode

Adolescents with bipolar disorder are more likely to develop substance use disorders than adolescents without psychiatric disorders.


Related Topix: University of Cincinnati, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Health, Medicine, ADHD

BBC News

Belfast remembers

A number of people attended the event in south Belfast to remember friends and family who had lost their lives to a form of addiction On 21 July each year, people throughout the world come together to remember those who have lost their lives through drugs or alcohol addiction.


Related Topix: Health, Alcoholism, Medicine

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Boston Herald

Experts: Airline needs to respond swiftly

To protect its brand, JetBlue should strongly discipline or dismiss pilot John Kirk Manwaring II if he is found guilty of heroin possession - and quickly find other ways to forcefully demonstrate it has no pattern of employee drug problems, experts said yesterday.


Related Topix: Drugs, Health, Marketing, Opinion

The Day

A long way down for a good cause

In 2012, Mendell founded Shatterproof, a nonprofit foundation dedicated to fighting drug and alcohol addiction, a disease that led to his 25-year-old son Brian's suicide in October 2011.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Alcoholism, Non-Profit, Hartford, CT, Norwalk, CT

Staten Island DA issues 'scared straight' warnings on drug abuse

Have you or a family member or somebody else you know been abusing drugs? If so, there is a quick new way to stop short of addiction or arrest.


Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Drugs, Health, Opinion

Groton Landmark

Flanagan optimistic about substance

Bills aimed at curbing the Massachusetts opioid epidemic in part by making substance abuse services more easily accessible are still being ironed out by lawmakers who think they can reconcile the differences within the next two weeks.


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Health, Leominster, MA, Medicine, North Adams, MA

The Sentinel-Echo

Addictions come in many forms

Addiction can be a powerful disease, especially when it comes to young and developing minds.


Related Topix: Health, Drugs

Medical News Today

Adolescent alcohol abuse associated with adverse outcomes in early adulthood

Prior research has shown strong associations between adolescent alcohol abuse and adverse outcomes in early adulthood.


Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Health, Genetics, Medicine, Indiana University Bloomington, University of Minnesota