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- Tragic tale of former foster child aged just 19 who's hooked on fentanyl in San Francisco
A 19 year-old former foster child is caught in the grip of a fentanyl addiction
after being moved to a San Francisco halfway-house beside an open-air drug camp.
Daily Mail. Saturday, 26 Nov 2022.
- Op-Ed: It wasn't luck that allowed me to become a judge after meth addiction. It was white privilege
The criminal justice system gave me second and third chances because of my skin color.
Los Angeles Times. Saturday, 26 Nov 2022.
- ADHD Medication Might Help In Treating Amphetamine Addiction
A recent JAMA Psychiatry study found that an ADHD medicine called lisdexamfetamine reduced the risk of hospitalization due to amphetamine or methamphetamine addiciton by 18% and 14% for deaths caused by substance abuse disorders.
Forbes. Friday, 25 Nov 2022.
- What we Britons can learn from French families who anoint babies' lips with Champagne
JONATHAN MILLER: Children who are given even a sip of alcohol by their parents at a young age are more likely to find themselves ravaged by addiction
later in life, a new study says.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 24 Nov 2022.
- China claims youth gaming addiction resolved
Children's access to video games has been strictly rationed in China because of addiction
BBC News. Wednesday, 23 Nov 2022.
- China is showing signs its intense crackdown on the video game sector is easing
New game approvals in China and a report praising the progress of reducing gaming addiction
could be positive signs for giants Tencent and NetEase.
CNBC. Wednesday, 23 Nov 2022.
- Dr. Mitchell Rosenthal, Phoenix House Founder, Dies at 87
A psychiatrist, he was an early apostle for treating drug and alcohol addiction
with group therapy in a residential setting.
New York Times. Sunday, 20 Nov 2022.
- A Psychologist Reveals 10 Facts That Will Change The Way You Think About Addiction
Substance dependence is a mental health problem, not a choice. Compassion can help.
Forbes. Wednesday, 16 Nov 2022.
- Walmart Agrees to Pay $3.1 Billion to Settle Opioid Lawsuits
The money would help pay for addiction
treatment and drug education programs in communities across the United States.
New York Times. Tuesday, 15 Nov 2022.
- Naperville native Jim 'Soni' Sonefeld speaks on time with Hootie and the Blowfish, new book
Now he's releasing his first book about being in the band and overcoming his addictions.
ABC News. Monday, 7 Nov 2022.
- 'I learnt how to channel my addiction into art'
A former homeless drug addict is now an up-and-coming graffiti pop artist.
BBC News. Monday, 7 Nov 2022.
- Singer Aaron Carter found dead at Lancaster home
Singer-rapper Aaron Carter was found dead at his home in Southern California. The former child star had struggled with drug use and addiction
Los Angeles Times. Saturday, 5 Nov 2022.
- 'Recovery is possible': Princess of Wales's message of hope and support to addicts
The Princess of Wales has warned the shame of addiction
is stopping many people getting help - and told sufferers "recovery is possible".
Sky News. Sunday, 30 Oct 2022.
- Joe Biden Pleads With Hunter To Get Help For Addiction In Heartbreaking Audio
'I love you more than the whole world, pal'
Daily Caller. Tuesday, 11 Oct 2022.
- How Erin French found herself at The Lost Kitchen
Recovering from a nasty divorce and addiction, Erin French was lost before she found freedom in her hometown of Freedom, Maine. She opened The Lost Kitchen restaurant, one of the hardest-to get reservations in the world. ...
CBS News. Sunday, 9 Oct 2022.
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