13 Sep 16 - Addiction News
WeConnect is an app to support addiction recovery
Keeping close, quantified track of personal progress is absolutely imperative for one group of people: recovering alcoholics and drug addicts. And it's this often isolated segment of society that the startup behind the WeConnect app is aiming to help ...
Digital detox: A family's struggle with technology addiction
Nic Hope is the first to admit he is "not the best at keeping off the computer". The Brisbane grade nine student is addicted to technology. He eats dinner in front of his computer, he plays games late into the night and he is tired every morning. His ...
Sex addiction: How to treat the problem and save your family
While men suffering from an addiction to sex will fearlessly pursue it, they are actually chasing something else, according to Dr Kenneth Adams, an international expert in this field of addiction. "It's not about sex at all. Rather it's a way they ...
Victorian magistrate's radical proposal for compulsory rehab for drug-addicted children
Ms Bowles said she was unable to comment on the Liordos case, but said children in the child protection system were particularly likely to be affected by drug addiction and mental health problems. "That's clearly because they've had very difficult ...
Banning a Promising Cure for Opioid Addiction Is a Bad Idea
Nevertheless, the herb's ability to bind loosely with certain opioid receptors makes it a godsend for addicts who want to kick their habits.
National Conference on Addiction Kicks Off in Buffalo
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Nearly 1,000 addiction experts attended the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center for the National Prevention Network Conference on Tuesday.
Smokers' perceptions may play role in addiction
TUESDAY, Sept. 13, 2016 -- The effect that nicotine has on the brain is influenced by a smoker's belief about nicotine content, a new study suggests.
Recovery Days celebrate sobriety, aim to inspire those struggling with addiction
Annie McCullough, who is in long-term recovery from alcohol and drug addiction and co-founded Recovery Day, an event that has spread across Canada to help others, poses for a photo in her Toronto home on Tuesday, September 13, 2016.
Drug addiction, is it in the genes?
"I hope to provide a new insight to genetic factors contributing to drug addiction in the UAE population that could improve understanding of the disorder.
Beyond Fear And Addiction
Choosing addictive behavior is an abandonment of self, an unloving way of dealing with painful feelings. This self-abandonment is a major cause of fear, anxiety and depression.
Emily Blunt Rides the Unnerving Rails of Addiction in 'The Girl on the Train'
“I don't have an addictive personality whatsoever, so it was like wearing somebody else's skin,” Ms. Blunt said of portraying the New York City suburbanite obsessed with a seemingly perfect couple she glimpses each day on her soused commute - just two ...
PAR Addiction Recovery Network Expands Visionary Services to New Jersey with Acquisition of In-Network Outpatient ...
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Post Acute Recovery (“PAR”), a provider of high-quality, outcomes-based outpatient addiction and behavioral health treatment programs, announced today that it has expanded to New Jersey with an important first acquisition ...
Norfolk man reveals horrifying moment his lips exploded after lip filler 'addiction'
A man has revealed how his lips exploded with blood and pus after he became addicted to filler injections. Henry, 20, from Wells-Next-To-Sea, Norfolk, said he loved the way he looked after he pumped up his pout but he 'pushed it too far' with painful ...
Panorama - Why are Gambling Machines Addictive?
Wendy Bendel investigates fixed odds betting terminals. Wendy's partner killed himself after struggling with a gambling addiction. Wendy Bendel's partner killed himself after struggling with a 20-year gambling addiction. In a confession he wrote for ...
City Hotline Now Connects Bostonians With Addiction Recovery Services
People looking for help with addiction can now access city services in Boston by using the 311 system. While the 311 service has typically been reserved for filing complaints about potholes, parking tickets and graffiti, officials say it will now also ...
Abby Wambach Calls Her Addiction Battle 'a Story That Needs to Be Told'
Abby Wambach said she intended to write her new memoir about her legendary soccer career, including holding the world record for international goals for both female and male soccer players, but her April DUI arrest changed the course of the book.
Ice addiction - treatment and recovery
Following 4 Corners story on the costs associated with rehabilitation services for ice addicts, Jon Faine is joined by three experts in the field.
Corruption is a tough addiction to break, says Trevor Manuel
A LIFE lived on "ill-gotten" gains is harder to ditch than drug addiction‚ former finance minister Trevor Manuel said on Tuesday.
Class 12 student in Indore releases book on gadget de-addiction
Any smartphone-addict student, who is helpless in losing sleep because of social media, may find 17-year-old Palak Garg's book on gadget de-addiction useful. Launched at Daly College (DC) on Monday, the book “Meet Yourself” by Garg suggests yoga as ...
Scientists Have Uncovered the Ultimate Excuse for Your Cheese Addiction
If you often find yourself unable to put down the knife after sampling your favorite cheese, you're not alone. In fact, there's even some science here, and it's going to make you think differently about that midnight cheese binge.
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