Latest News for: Use addictions


Now is always the best time to quit smoking

North Shore News 02 Oct 2022
Tobacco companies use the 600 additives to make the cigarettes taste better, increase the absorption rate of nicotine (to increase the addictive nature of the cigarette), and make them smoother on the throat, just to name a few intentions ... ammonia and propylene glycol (both used ...

Addiction recovery journey ‘a light at the end of the tunnel’: three Boston-area women share ...

Boston Herald 02 Oct 2022
“Before I started using, I used to be one of those people who would judge,” McIntyre told the Herald about how she viewed addicts on the street before she ended up living out on Massachusetts Avenue herself for a spell ... “You never know what obstacle is just around the corner that can put you in an addict’s shoes.”.

Kentucky’s first Narcan vending machine unveiled in Vine Grove

Messenger-Inquirer 02 Oct 2022
Early in the year, Mattingly was called to a possible overdose in town of someone who was recovering from addiction. His friend had a dose of Narcan available and was able to use it to save the patient ... Narcan is the brand name for naloxone, which is a medication that is used to reverse the effects of opioids.

ReVIDA Recovery Centers Accepting AETNA Patients

Citizen Tribune 02 Oct 2022
Committed to removing cost barriers for those seeking opioid use disorder treatment, ReVIDA Recovery Centers is expanding its health care insurance partnerships with the addition of two new providers ... “Treatment for opioid use disorder is more accessible than ever,” Dilworth added.

Sioux City police, health officials alarmed by rise of illicit, dangerous fentanyl

News-Press Now 02 Oct 2022
Mike Sitzman, a Sioux City Police Department detective, talks about the times he has had to administer Narcan, a drug used to reverse an opioid overdose, during an interview at police headquarters ... Currently, she said Rosecrance Jackson Centers has roughly 150 patients on Suboxone, one of the main medications used to treat opioid addiction.

Inside a San Francisco Drug Den

The Epoch Times 02 Oct 2022
This is the same Tenderloin Linkage Center that was the centerpiece of San Francisco Mayor London Breed’s much-touted plan to eradicate drug use, reduce overdose deaths, and “link” addicts to rehabilitation services ....

6-yr-old sacrificed by two men in Delhi to propitiate deity

Hindustan Times 02 Oct 2022
“Both of them were also working at the site as cement cutters and used to smoke ganja and smack regularly ...None of the workers paid any attention to their non-sense gossips as they used to be under the influence of ganja and bhang all the time.

Making good choices to lead better lives

The Daily Jeff 02 Oct 2022
The Guernsey County Juvenile Court Probation Department is using this avenue to reach out to students to teach them the dangers and consequences of drugs, alcohol, smoking, vaping, sexting, and bullying, among others ... In addition, students will have a better understanding of the potential legal ramifications for someone that uses/abuses drugs.

Counseling services available through WestCare Pacific Islands Uplift program

Guam Pacific Daily News 02 Oct 2022
Uplift Counseling Services can provide behavioral health and substance use treatment for adults through group and individual counseling and therapy sessions ... When treating someone in addiction recovery, Camacho said it is important to examine all of the possible factors that led to substance use in the first place ... Please log in to use this feature.

Local veteran finds success with TMS therapy

Messenger-Inquirer 02 Oct 2022
Kevin sits down at a chair and has a peculiar-looking skullcap put on by intake coordinator Sarah Johnson, and the treatment begins ... She said there are ongoing studies that are looking to use TMS to treat addiction, especially cocaine, and ADHD ... “It’s another tool in their tool belt that they can use to decrease the symptoms,” Johnson said ... .

My brain is shrinking – and so is my world. Could I find out what’s wrong with me?

The Observer 02 Oct 2022
I failed again to use my arms or hands ... Family, friends and neighbours have, sadly, got used to it though I have had to stop giving TV and radio interviews (a significant chunk of my freelance income) and also any public speaking, of which I did a good deal ... And I am still addicted to deadlines ... Headphones and Spotify prove very useful.

New medication drop box installed at Waterloo police station

News-Press Now 01 Oct 2022
Prescription drug abuse is Iowa's fastest-growing form of substance abuse, according to police officials, and addiction to pain relievers is also fueling more powerful street drugs, like heroin an opioids ... "Many people become addicted to prescription drugs because they started using a family member's leftover prescriptions.

Strong alliances could put a dent in the meth epidemic

Recordnet 01 Oct 2022
Drug addiction has become an ideological Rorschach test ... We lack any FDA-approved medication for methamphetamine addiction, but a promising behavioral therapy has emerged ... The Veterans Health Administration’s use of contingency management with 5,600 addicted patients resulted in a 92% rate of drug-free tests.

SMMUSD continues ongoing effort to combat fentanyl crisis amid teens

Santa Monica Daily Press 01 Oct 2022
He said that the district partners with several organizations to provide students with resources and tools regarding drug use and addiction, including CLARE MATRIX, a substance use disorder treatment center in Santa Monica ... use disorders as well as those at risk of addiction.

Civic election: Dan Schlosser running for Kelowna city council

Castanet 01 Oct 2022
When visitors come to this city they can see the day-to-day struggle that a few people have with homelessness, substance abuse and addiction ... I would use it towards the unhoused individuals and the prevalent drug addictions in our community.

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