Drug Addiction

Parenting tips for helping a child after addiction treatment • Addiction Now | Substance Abuse, Drug Addiction and Recovery News Source

Caring for a child after they have gone through addiction treatment can be stressful, but parents can take several precautions to prevent serious …


Brand talks about drug, sex addiction Yahoo7 News

British comedian Russel Brand says he is still recovering from drug addiction.<p>Russell Brand has said his drug addiction is "still echoing around in …

Australian News

Dogs, crack cocaine, and the horror of drug addiction

Earlier this year, BBC journalists were filming a TV show about drug use in Britain.<p>One of those they were following was a drug addict named Mario …


Aaron Carter Breaks Down Over Cosmetic Surgery Addiction, Drug Addiction, & More In Intense Trip To The Doctors — Watch!

<b>Aaron Carter</b> is facing his issues head on!<p>The pop star has been very vocal about his debilitating medical condition and other struggles on <b>Twitter</b>, …

Aaron Carter

If we raise awareness of everything, we raise awareness of nothing

National Recovery Month reduces addiction to selfies, thumbs-ups and confessionals<p>6 minutes ago<p>September is National Recovery Month around the world …

News (Ireland)

National unveils crackdown on gangs, drugs, police to get new search powers

The National Party will step up attempts to reduce drug addiction by introducing hardline anti-gang measures and funding more places in …

New Zealand News

Opioid overdose survivors often not offered interventions • Addiction Now | Substance Abuse, Drug Addiction and Recovery News Source

Hospitalized patients who survive an opioid overdose provide critical moments for interventions, but a new study exposes a shortfall in salvaged …


Magnetic brain stimulation could help cocaine users beat their addictions

Deleting Drug Addiction<p>Since it received FDA approval in 2008, transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) has proven to be an effective treatment for …

Substance Abuse

Fatal fentanyl overdoses rise as Australians turn to more potent painkillers

Eightfold increase in fentanyl-related deaths prompts calls for drug addiction to be treated as a health issue rather than a supply problem<p>Concerns are growing that more Australians addicted to pharmaceutical painkillers are turning to highly potent forms of opioids, such as fentanyl.<p>A new report …


Chinese mother feared to have passed drug addiction to baby

A young Chinese mother has been arrested over drug offences and may have passed her drug addiction on to her seven-month-old baby girl through …

News (China)

Drug addiction involves stress

Peter Bruce Robertson with TCI Village patient-residents: “I make the connection between martial arts and health consciousness, diet and nutrition, …


How addiction changes the brain

President Trump has called the opioid epidemic ​a national emergency​, and 21 million Americans are addicted​ to drugs and alcohol


Rapper's song about mom's drug addiction goes viral

An aspiring rapper who turned to music and songwriting as a way to cope with his mother’s drug addiction has reached millions with his inspiring lyrics about her recovery and the relationship they’ve built. Mark Henriquez, whose stage name is “Gremlin,” released “All For You (My Mom’s Addiction …


Activating the amygdala makes rats want cocaine even more - Futurity

The amygdala may play a key role in drug addiction, research with cocaine suggests.


Race, the crack epidemic and the effect on today's opioid crisis

It is difficult to come up with a reasonable argument against declaring a state of national emergency to stop 142 Americans from dying every day from illegal drugs. But let's be honest about what we're dealing with here.<p>We're talking about junkies. Or that's how they would be described if they were …

Opioid Crisis

TALES OF COURAGE: From heroin addict to radio king

Family<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>Posted 2 Days Ago<p>In Summary<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>Today is like any other day for celebrated radio presenter Coco …


How white supremacy is like a national drug addiction

Carol Anderson, chair of African-American studies at Emory University, talks with Rachel Maddow about how the affliction of white supremacy in …

Donald Trump

How seeing a dead body brought the Maryland opioid crisis home

With some apprehension, I agreed to join colleagues from the Maryland General Assembly on a tour of the Maryland Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to learn about forensic investigations, evidence collection and cause and manner of death, issues relevant to topics debated in the House Judiciary …


Drug Addiction, Social Connection, and the Brain

Science has long known that having positive social connection is important to a happy and healthy life. But less is understood about how our brains …


Is the first lady dropping cyberbullying in favor of drug addiction charity?

Melania Trump has pledged to tackle drug addiction, in what appears to be a pivot away from her declared cause of cyberbullying.<p>In an unusual move, …

Internet Safety

Trump Clearly Has No Clue How to Stop the Opioid Epidemic

President Donald Trump was recently briefed on the opioid crisis, and he offered the following advice afterward. The “best way to prevent drug …

Substance Abuse

Melania Trump’s Twitter, Instagram: At 3 P.M. Opioid Meeting To Stop Drug Addiction – Melania’s ‘Just Say No’?

First Lady Melania Trump has reappeared on the FLOTUS Instagram and Twitter accounts after Melania and Barron Trump went missing-in-action for so …

Donald Trump

Opioid crisis: Here's Trump's plan to 'fight this deadly epidemic' and 'win'

President Donald Trump pledged to fight and “win” the opioid crisis on Tuesday, calling it a “deadly epidemic” but avoiding calling an official …

Opioid Crisis

​Andy Butler on overcoming drug addiction: "I was having regular overdoses"

Opening up ahead of his forthcoming album as Hercules & Love Affair


Wavves’ Nathan Williams Talks About Former Drug Addiction, His Epileptic Cat on ESPN's “Highly Questionable” | Pitchfork

Earlier today, Wavves’ Nathan Williams appeared on ESPN’s “Highly Questionable.” During the interview, he spoke on his former heroin addiction, which he had just started publicly addressing. “I never talked about it until recently… I didn’t want people to get the wrong idea and think that I’m …

Watch Wavves’ Nathan Williams Talk About Drug Addiction and His Famous Cat on ESPN

On Friday, Wavves’ Nathan Williams was a guest on ESPN’s "Highly Questionable." Among other things, he addressed his addiction to heroin, which he …


Wavves’ Nathan Williams Talks About Former Drug Addiction, His Epileptic Cat on ESPN's “Highly Questionable”

“I never talked about it until recently… I didn’t want people to get the wrong idea and think that I’m glamorizing drug use.”


Fentanyl: US town at breaking point with drug addiction

• <b>Video report by ITV News Correspondent Juliet Bremner</b><p>At a trailer park in Ohio, one man has become the latest casualty in a drug epidemic sweeping …


Opioid commission asks Trump to declare 'national emergency'

The White House Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis has asked President Donald Trump to “declare a national emergency” to …

Opioid Crisis

Over 2 million were addicted to alcohol and drugs in 2014, gov report • Addiction Now | Substance Abuse, Drug Addiction and Recovery News Source

New government data reveals that 2.3 million American adults suffered from both a past-year illicit drug addiction and an alcohol addiction in …

Substance Abuse