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  1. Local experts weigh in after gaming disorder is described as digital heroinRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WAOW

    The disease is caused from playing too many video games and now it is officially considered a mental health condition. "There's been a times where I have put in 12 hours at a time," said Gorman Galarowicz the manager of The Gaming Garage in Wausau.

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  2. After An Overdose, Patients Aren't Getting Treatments That Could Prevent The Next OneRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    More than 115 Americans are dying every day from an opioid overdose. But a study out Monday finds that just three in 10 patients revived by an EMT or in an emergency room received the follow up medication known to avoid another life-threatening event.

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  3. STOP fentanyl deliveryRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

    ... authorities say. The drug - more than 50 times as powerful as heroin - is a scourge heaped on top of the drug addiction epidemic already gripping the country. To get the drug to Ohio and other parts of the United States, Chinese suppliers rely on ...

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  4. Newborns in opioid withdrawal may do better on methadone than morphine, major study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Philly.com

    Tufts Medical Center pediatrician Jonathan M. Davis led the study that found methadone is superior for treating newborns suffering opioid withdrawal The number of babies born hooked on their mothers' opioids has been soaring for almost two decades , yet experts still are not sure whether morphine or methadone is best to gradually break the infants' drug dependence. A rigorous new government-funded study has found that methadone has a slight advantage over morphine, modestly reducing babies' length of treatment and hospitalization.

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  5. Young Marijuana Users Face Psychosis RiskRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WebMD

    A large study of teens shows that "in adolescents, cannabis use is harmful" with respect to psychosis risk, says study author Patricia J. Conrod, PhD, a professor of psychiatry at the University of Montreal. The effect was seen for everyone in the study, says Conrod, not just teens with a family history of schizophrenia or something biological that makes them more likely to be affected by it.

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  6. Zero Suicide rocksRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Jefferson County Union

    If you are in crisis or experiencing difficult or suicidal thoughts, there are various help lines are available 24/7. There even are text help lines available, if you're not comfortable speaking on the phone.

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  7. To stay in business, a Chesapeake dentist confessed to being an alcoholic and drug abuserRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    The bio of Dr. James Rhodes as it appeared June 12 on his practice's website. The Chesapeake dentist is facing legal trouble.

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  8. Cuomo Launches PILOT - SProgram To Reduce Suicide AttemptsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has launched a pilot program aimed at reducing new suicide attempts among individuals who had previously attempted suicide.

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  9. Skubick: Argument flares over amount of support for legal potRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | WLNS-TV Lansing

    Those who want to legalize pot claim to have 60 percent plus support but one of the anti-pot coalitions claims the number is much smaller. But they include law enforcement, the business community and "there's a lot of business leaders, a lot of faith based leaders, the whole medical professionals and substance abuse folks, people who deal with the challenges of marijuana."

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  10. Medical marijuana expanding to opioid usersRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    New York will make those who have been prescribed opioids eligible for medical marijuana in a move to try to limit drug abuse. Medical marijuana to be available as substitute to prescribed opioids New York will make those who have been prescribed opioids eligible for medical marijuana in a move to try to limit drug abuse.

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  11. WHO Classifies 'Gaming Disorder' As Mental Health ConditionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | CBS Local

    Watching as video games ensnare their children, many parents have grumbled about "digital heroin," likening the flashing images to one of the world's most addictive substances. Now, they may have backup.

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  12. photo illustrations by isabel espanol for the boston globe Globe...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Boston.com

    "BARRY" HAS BEEN SMOKING POT for oh, forever now, but only got a medical marijuana license two years ago, for relief from pain and inflammation related to an autoimmune condition. He says it helps his attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, too; one hit of "the perfect strain," he says, "and the focus comes together."

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  13. Tetra Outcomes Extends Measurement-Based Care to Drug Rehabilitation...Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Tetra Outcomes is pleased to announce that it is now extending measurement-based care to drug rehabilitation facilities. Tetra's proprietary data collection tools allow clinicians to track client progress and know, for every client, when barriers to emotional health become acute.

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  14. World Health Organization to Classify 'gaming disorder' as Mental Health ConditionRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WHO-TV Des Moines

    Watching as a video game ensnares their child, many a parent has grumbled about "digital heroin," likening the flashing images to one of the world's most addictive substances. Now, they may have backup: The World Health Organization is set to announce "gaming disorder" as a new mental health condition to be included in the 11th edition of its International Classification of Diseases, set to release Monday.

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  15. WHO says gaming disorder is a mental health conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Watching as a video game ensnares their child, many a parent has grumbled about "digital heroin," likening the flashing images to one of the world's most addictive substances. Now, they may have backup: The World Health Organization announced "gaming disorder" as a new mental health condition included in the 11th edition of its International Classification of Diseases, released Monday.

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  16. Generation of silent synapses in dentate gyrus correlates with development of alcohol addictionRead the original story

    Friday Jun 15 | Neuropsychopharmacology

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  17. Garcetti and Koreatown's homelessRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 12 | LA Observed

    "There are people who shoot up and there are people who are mentally ill," said Koreatown activist and attorney Grace Yoo. "How do we insure the safety for the homeless and the people nearby?" We were having coffee in the Koreatown Galleria, the big mall at Western Avenue and Olympic Boulevard, in an area torn by a dispute over a proposal to build a temporary shelter for the homeless on a city parking lot near Seventh Street and South Vermont Avenue, also in the heart of Koreatown.

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  18. Event raises drug addiction awareness Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Pocono Record

    Thirty local agencies and businesses set up tents in the St. Matthew's Church parking lot in East Stroudsburg for Community Family Day on Saturday, June 16, 2018. Circle of Hope Ministries organized the event to help raise awareness on families struggling with loved ones' addictions to prescription and other drugs.

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  19. Afghanistan is producing a lot more opium than before the US invasion, and the US just can't stop itRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... are Europe, Asia, and Africa. Opiates from Afghanistan travel through other Central or South Asian states - drug addiction has exploded in Iran , with opium making up two-thirds of consumption - to reach destinations in Europe and Asia. Drugs also ...

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  20. Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact AAC (AAC) Share PriceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | IntersportsWire

    News headlines about AAC have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time.

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