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UP: Mother of two kids addicted to gambling loses herself to landlord in betting

The Siasat Daily 06 Dec 2022
The woman, Renu, used to gamble with the money that her husband, who works in Rajasthan’s Jaipur, sent her ... The woman was addicted to the game of Ludo. She used to play the game with her landlord on a regular basis ... Renu’s husband claims that he used to live in a rented house in Devkali.

How Britons massively underestimate how much alcohol they drink... so can YOU guess how many ...

The Daily Mail 06 Dec 2022
DrinkAware, the national charity working to prevent alcohol misuse, advises people to 'take the guesswork out of pouring' by getting an alcohol measuring cup, or using ordinary kitchen scales ... 'So one of the most effective ways of countering our well-known inability to judge portion sizes of drink and food is to use smaller glasses and plates.'.

New London City Council appoints former councilor to replace Martha Marx

The Day 06 Dec 2022
She said her biggest accomplishments was using her platform to educate the community about topics such as the stigma of opioid addiction and COVID-19 as well as extending the fare-free program with SmartRide, an on-demand public transportation service in the city.

Feds ask for another extension in a suit to open a supervised injection site in Philadelphia

Hastings Tribune 06 Dec 2022
PHILADELPHIA — The federal government sought another delay in a yearslong legal battle to open a supervised injection site in Philadelphia on Monday, leaving unsettled whether a place for people in addiction to use drugs under medical supervision, and be revived if they overdose, ...

Discovery Behavioral Health Announces Appointment of Dr. Joseph Garbely as Medical Director of Brookdale Premiere ...

Victoria Advocate 05 Dec 2022
With 24 years of experience in addiction medicine, he has an extensive background in treating substance use disorders, including such disorders in healthcare professionals, executives and pilots ... The answer is to encourage all medical schools to include addiction medicine as ...

Understanding addiction: Why we can't vilify SA's most ‘articulate’ homeless man Bonga Sithole for his relapse

Independent online (SA) 05 Dec 2022
It’s been proven beyond a doubt that addiction is a brain disease ... Because the earlier you start drinking or using drugs, the more likely you are to develop an addiction ... For instance, the average heroin addict must attempt to stop using the drug seven times before they are successful, Carter pointed out.

Medication opens door to more opioid treatment in rural areas

The Gazette Cedar Rapids 05 Dec 2022
Its prevalence has complicated the use of medication to treat opioid addiction ... But the use of methadone for addiction treatment is tightly regulated over concerns it can be abused ... Lynch speculated that some health care professionals want to use the medication to help current ...

Community health clinic to host free holiday event celebrating sobriety on Dec. 8

Richland Source 05 Dec 2022
This event features activities for children and adults, photos with Santa, dinner, music, giveaways, and support for all who have been impacted by addiction ... Increased substance use during the holiday season is a challenge for communities ... all who have been touched by addiction.

As Alcohol Abuse Declines Among Teens, Marijuana Abuse Soars

The Portland Sun 05 Dec 2022
And use of cannabis has evolved over the years, too ... This study adds to the growing base of research showing the harms of marijuana to youth, especially in the form of edibles, said Linda Richter, vice president for prevention research and analysis at the Partnership to End Addiction in New York City.

Medical records of alleged grooming gang victim do not match claims, court hears

London Evening Standard 05 Dec 2022
I developed an addiction to it.”Investigator Gary Humes told the jury Williams’ medical records had no details of a heroin addiction.In the message, she claimed she was beaten and given a “backstreet abortion”, using a coat hanger, after becoming pregnant.She said police found ...

Islamabad police call on varsities to join hands against drugs, extremism

Dawn 05 Dec 2022
Amid a likely increase in drug use among students, the Islamabad police have asked the heads of educational institutions in the federal capital to join hands with the police to root out “the menace of violent extremism, drugs, and other illegal activities” ... They are using heroin, hashish, opium, and ecstasy tablets,” Ms Sultan had claimed.

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The Post and Courier 05 Dec 2022
Addiction Screenings ... It is important to know the signs to look for if you suspect a loved one is using Delta-8. If you or a loved one is struggling with addiction, reach out for help. Narconon helps people all over the US find treatment to end the web that traps those in addiction ... Narconon can help you take steps to overcome addiction in your family.

Naomi Campbell, 52, puts on a leggy display in a black minidress with a sheer ...

The Daily Mail 05 Dec 2022
Naomi Campbell looked incredible as she arrived at the star-studded British Vogue Forces For Change dinner in London on Sunday ... Emerging ... RELATED ARTICLES. Previous 1 Next ... In her early modelling days, Naomi battled drug addiction, going to rehab in 1999 after five years of cocaine addiction. She has since spoke candidly about her period of drug use ... .

Troubled AFL star admits he's a drug addict but denies trafficking $230,000 of cocaine and ...

The Daily Mail 05 Dec 2022
A two-time St Kilda best and fairest, Fisher (right) admitted having a drug addiction ... Fisher, a past All-Australian and two-time St Kilda best and fairest, admits having a drug addiction but denies the trafficking allegations. The 39-year-old started using 30ml of GHB a day after ...

Opioid-Related Deaths Skyrocketing, Comptroller’s Report Shows

The Legislative Gazette 05 Dec 2022
New York’s opioid crisis has been accelerated due to a rise in fentanyl use — a highly fatal and addictive substance drug traffickers are mixing with other illicit drugs due to its low price point ...State leaders must ensure the most effective use of resources committed to ...

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Russian President Vladimir Putin, third right, listens to Deputy Prime Minister Marat Khusnullin, left, as he visits the Crimean Bridge connecting Russian mainland and Crimean peninsula over the Kerch Strait, which was damaged by a truck bomb attack in October, after restoration works, not far from Kerch, Crimea, Monday, Dec. 5, 2022.
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