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Report shows differences between opioid addictions in city, suburbs - EMS1.com



Report shows differences between opioid addictions in city, suburbs 
EMS1.com
CHICAGO ? A report claims that the opioid problem in Chicago is far worse than many believe. CBS Chicago reported that Kathie Kane-Willis, with the Chicago Urban League, co-authored the report, claiming the opioid death rate among African-Americans ...

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Addictions awareness week draws attention to stigma around substance abuse - The Journal Pioneer



The Journal Pioneer
 
Addictions awareness week draws attention to stigma around substance abuse 
The Journal Pioneer
The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction is using addictions awareness week to draw attention to the stigma surrounding substance use disorders. Verna Ryan, Health P.E.I.'s chief administrative officer for mental health and addictions, said ...

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Addictions and mental health centre to open in 2019 at Riverview - The Tri-City News



The Tri-City News
 
Addictions and mental health centre to open in 2019 at Riverview 
The Tri-City News
Coquitlam's Riverview Hospital grounds will be home to a centre for people with severe addiction and mental illness issues beginning two years from now. At a groundbreaking for a project previously announced by the former BC Liberal government, Premier ...
Mental health and addictions centre to open on Riverview site in Coquitlam, BC The Globe and Mail
BC government announces new mental health and addiction centre at Riverview lands Vancouver Sun
Mental health and addictions centre on Riverview lands to open in 2019 News1130
CTV News  -Globalnews.ca 
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Enabling addictions isn't the solution - Lethbridge Herald



Enabling addictions isn't the solution 
Lethbridge Herald
Their disease, like addiction, doesn't discriminate but those who have diabetes pay for their supplies while society, through its enablers and apologists, makes excuses for ? and accommodates on the taxpayers' backs ? those who make the wrong choices.

 


What You're Most Addicted To, According To Your Zodiac Sign - YourTango



YourTango
 
What You're Most Addicted To, According To Your Zodiac Sign 
YourTango
While we most often associate addiction to substance, addiction can be attributed to anything that becomes an obsession. Ever wonder why how it's possible for some people to be social drinkers, while others can't go one night without popping a cork?

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12 percent of Americans say a family member is addicted to opioids, new survey shows - KFDI



KFDI
 
12 percent of Americans say a family member is addicted to opioids, new survey shows 
KFDI
When Brandon Vinson talks about his life-and-death struggle to overcome opioid addiction, being homeless for a while and how scared he was he'd end up in jail or even worse, his voice is calm and detached, as if he's narrating someone else's harrowing ...

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Herbal anti-opioid supplement kratom could 'fuel new addiction,' FDA commissioner warns - CNBC



CNBC
 
Herbal anti-opioid supplement kratom could 'fuel new addiction,' FDA commissioner warns 
CNBC
Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb warns that widely used dietary supplement kratom could be fueling new addictions. The FDA has issued a public health advisory regarding risk related to kratom. The agency says it is aware of ...
FDA warns against using herbal supplement to fight opioid addiction The Week Magazine
FDA warns of 'deadly risks' of the herb kratom, citing 36 deaths Washington Post
FDA chief warns about kratom to treat opioid addiction; will seek more regulatory power USA TODAY
FDA.gov  -STAT 
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Kamloops mayor optimistic after meeting new Mental Health and Addictions Minister - InfoTel News Ltd



Kamloops mayor optimistic after meeting new Mental Health and Addictions Minister 
InfoTel News Ltd
KAMLOOPS - After a roundtable discussion between city officials, the Kamloops RCMP Superintendent and the city's fire chief, Kamloops mayor Ken Christian is optimistic the province's Mental Health and Addictions Minister has heard their concerns around ...

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WVU to use brain stimulation, implants to treat addictions - WHSV



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WVU to use brain stimulation, implants to treat addictions 
WHSV
Rezai, a neurosurgeon who does two or three brain implant surgeries a week, says the new addictions treatments are adjuncts to current treatments that typically involve counseling and medications such as suboxone that help to inhibit cravings. They ...

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Number of UK crack users seeking help to beat addiction is up 23% - The Guardian



The Guardian
 
Number of UK crack users seeking help to beat addiction is up 23% 
The Guardian
The number of crack users seeking help to beat their addictions has risen 23% in a year, even as the overall number of people accessing drug treatment services has continued to decline, figures show. National Drug Treatment Monitoring System figures ...

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