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GUEST OP-ED: Compassion Is Needed to Combat Addiction (NJAMHAA Guest Column)

The Trentonian 04 Oct 2023
But it is unrealistic to expect someone entrenched in addiction, going through withdrawal, desperate for their next dose to use a fentanyl test strip to make sure their supply is clean ...The New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies, Inc., a statewide trade ...

Cannabis Addiction: Marijuana addiction increases heart disease risk by 60%

The Eastern Herald 04 Oct 2023
A recent study conducted by scientists from the University of Calgary in Canada, in collaboration with colleagues from the United States, has shed light on the potential health risks associated with cannabis addiction ... The study collected data from 60,000 Canadians, half of whom were diagnosed with cannabis use disorder.

Hunter Biden pleads not guilty to unlawful possession of a gun when he was using drugs

La Prensa Latina 04 Oct 2023
Wilmington, United States, Oct 3 (EFE).- Hunter Biden, son of United States President Joe Biden, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges that he bought, in 2018, a gun by lying when he claimed he was not using drugs, despite later admitting he was struggling with his crack addiction.

I’m a recovered fast-fashion addict, now I save $360 a month thrifting — here’s how

New York Post 04 Oct 2023
A self-proclaimed recovered fast-fashion addict has turned to thrifting to save money — and the planet. Lottie Lashley, 25, used shopping as a coping mechanism to help her settle into her first year of university ... “I would say it was an addiction to fast fashion,” Lashley to Kennedy News.

'Body for money': Man organised sex work for underage girl

NewstalkZB 04 Oct 2023
A man who organised sex work for a 15-year-old girl and took some of her earnings while she was addicted to drugs and desperately looking for guidance has been offered forgiveness ... ‘You guided me to use my body for money’ ... She was also addicted to drugs, using methamphetamine, cannabis, speed, and MDMA, and was already involved in sex work.

NCDA says St Ann students who consumed drug-infused sweets to be monitored

Jamaica Observer 04 Oct 2023
Henry sought to allay fears of the children having consumed drugs for the first time being at risk of becoming addicts. “I believe that all of these children that were affected were using it for the first time ... I do not believe it will make them turn addicts though, most of them ...

How Metro Detroit officials plan to spend millions in opioid settlement cash

Detroit news 04 Oct 2023
The money, some of which has already started to be disbursed, will go toward a range of efforts in Metro Detroit's counties and Detroit to address opioid addiction, including boosting access to medicines that help treat opioid use disorder and expanding treatment to those who are incarcerated but struggling with substance abuse.

Haymarket sign goes up, but Itasca 'stands by' decision to reject drug rehab center

Daily Herald 04 Oct 2023
Haymarket Center has put its name atop the former Holiday Inn in Itasca amid a legal fight over whether the nonprofit group can use the hotel building as an addiction treatment and recovery facility ... .

Doctor at five pain clinics in Western Virginia admits to illegal prescriptions

The Roanoke Times 04 Oct 2023
Duane Dixon, 64, pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute opioid painkillers and Suboxone, which is used to treat addiction to those narcotics, without a legitimate medical purpose ... “We must do all we can to support those battling addiction disorders and prosecute those who prey on this disease.”.

Heartland Community Health Center receives $400,000 in addiction treatment and prevention grants

Lawrence Journal World 03 Oct 2023
The grants will allow the organization to provide comprehensive, evidence-based treatment options for individuals struggling with addiction, with one of them supporting the costs of medical assisted therapy options — the use of medications in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies.

Janice Greenwood "Lifts the Label" on the sigma of illegal drug use in Denver

CBS News 03 Oct 2023
She tells struggling users, "The same energy, strength, and time you put into your addiction when you were looking for that drug or that drink, you use that same energy and time to put into your recovery so that you not only get sober but you learn how to stay sober."Janice Greenwood is a medical coordinator.

Internet addiction spectrum detailed in study: Find out where you rank on the scale

New York Post 03 Oct 2023
Casual users, which accounted for approximately 14% of respondents and averaged 33 years of age, went online for “specific tasks” and logged off without lingering, showing no indications of addiction and weren’t interested in using novel apps.

1 in 5 drug users in Ireland dependent on cannabis: health official

Beijing News 03 Oct 2023
Even more concerning is that one in three young individuals is at risk of addiction if they use cannabis at least once a week ... The chief medical officer underscored the addictive nature of cannabis, revealing that the latest data shows a concerning 45,000 individuals grappling with cannabis-use disorders.

‘Objects of Addiction’: Community-Focused Curation at the Harvard Art Museums

The Harvard Crimson 03 Oct 2023
This National Recovery Month, the Harvard Art Museums welcomes its community back for the academic year with the opening of “Objects of Addiction ... The legacies of addiction highlighted in this section are far from static — accordingly, neither is the exhibition ... “Objects of Addiction” is shaped by collaboration and community.

Hunter Biden expected to plead not guilty to charges he lied about his drug addiction ...

The Daily Mail 03 Oct 2023
In 2018 Hunter checked on a federal firearm form that he was not addicted to or using any illicit substances at the time of purchasing a Colt Cobra handgun ... that Hunter Biden was using drugs in 2018.

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