Substance Abuse

Eli Rogers suspended one game for violating substance abuse policy

PITTSBURGH -- The NFL has suspended Steelers wide receiver Eli Rogers for one game for violation of the league's substance abuse policy.<p>In a …

Football (U.S.)

Missouri asks to add addiction treatment to St. Louis health program for poor, uninsured

St. Louis health officials want to add addiction treatment to the region’s health program for low-income people without insurance.<p>The Missouri …

Health Care

Centre submits plan to check drug abuse, says taken concrete steps

New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that it has finalised the national plan to combat drug abuse amongst children …

NGOs

Troopers seize meth, guns in Butler County

A traffic stop in Middletown resulted in the seizure of 70 grams of methamphetamine valued at approximately $7,070 as well as two handguns, according …

Crime

Harlem Globetrotter great 'Jumpin’ Johnny' Kline dead at 86

John “Jumpin’ Johnny” Kline, a member of the storied Harlem Globetrotters who overcame addiction to become a renowned drug abuse counselor, has …

Wayne State University

Bins to help dispose of unwanted drugs

CLOSE<p>Through the Hooked on Fishing, Not Drugs program, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks and schools team up to get students interested in fishing and …

Montana

Ravens CB Jimmy Smith suspended four games for personal conduct violation

The NFL has suspended the top cornerback for the Baltimore Ravens, Jimmy Smith, four games for violating the league’s personal conduct policy relating to an ongoing custody disagreement with his former girlfriend.<p>“The NFL found evidence of threatening and emotionally abusive behaviors by Jimmy …

Sports

Opioids and the Workplace: New Tools to Help Employers Address the Challenge

Michael Botticelli, one of the nation's leading addiction experts, joined the Grayken Center for Addiction at BMC as Executive Director at its …

Boston

Small study suggests benefits of computer-guided CBT for substance abuse

There is no way to meet the need for substance abuse treatment through the current healthcare system. The number of people who need treatment for …

Health

Finnair confirms: Intoxicated pilot was their employee

Finland's national airline Finnair confirmed that a pilot who reported for work intoxicated on Wednesday at Helsinki Airport was one of its employees.<p>…

Finland

Weighing in on grating question of American greatness

NewsWorks Tonight host Dave Heller sits down for his weekly conversation with the Gallup Poll’s Frank Newport to talk about trends in U.S. …

Andrew Cuomo

Fasano: New Haven Mass Overdose A Wakeup Call To City

State Sen. Len Fasano criticized New Haven officials for letting the Green become a "place of despair."<p>NORTH HAVEN, CT — State Senate Republican …

New Haven

Transformations Treatment Center Sports Summit - The First-Ever National Event Addressing Pro-Athlete Substance Abuse

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Aug. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Transformations Drug & Alcohol Treatment Center will hold the first-ever National Sports Summit, August 20-21 at the Hyatt Place in Delray Beach, FL.—gathering addiction experts, former athletes, and clinical leaders from all major …

Drug Addiction

Report: Carlos Henderson to be suspended for violating league substance abuse policy

After failing to report to the Denver Broncos training camp practices a few weeks ago, Ryan O’Halloran of The Denver Post is reporting that Carlos …

Football (U.S.)

New session—Dealing with Substance Abuse in the Library

The opioid crisis is destroying lives, and many libraries are witnessing this problem first-hand among their patrons, with some librarians even being …

Libraries

Taiwanese inmate found dead in Tangerang cell

A 44-year-old Taiwanese inmate initialed FCK was found dead in his Tangerang cell at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, a prison officer has said.<p>The suspected cause …

Airports

US teens with antisocial, substance abuse issues five times more likely to die young, study finds

New research published in the journal Addiction revealed that American youth with conduct and substance use disorders — and their siblings — have a …

Siblings

Substance Abuse in Divorce is as Complicated as You’d Think

For many divorcing couples, resolving custody can often be the most protracted part of the process. Determining a schedule that offers both parents …

Substance Abuse

Are antisocial teens at a greater risk of dying young?

A recent study has found that teens who are more prone to substance abuse which also leads to antisocial behaviour are more likely to die young

Substance Abuse

Kiwi singer stuns Māori Affairs Committee with performance

A kiwi singer stunned politicians today in a surprise stand-up performance during a Māori Affairs Select Committee.<p>Caii-Michelle Baker, who was …

New Zealand

Why South Africa needs a rethink on substance abuse

Durban - South Africa is losing the war on substance abuse because of " old ideas of treatment" that is contributing to the multi-billion dent to the …

Durban

Manly Arts Can Lead to Injuries and Addiction

—There’s a difference between manly and macho. Arguably serving your country in the armed services or on the nation’s police forces is manly while …

The Brain

Randy Gregory: More went into recovery than just dealing with substance abuse issues

AP<p>The odds were against Randy Gregory ever returning to the football field. They’re probably just as long for him to stay on the field for long.<p>But …

NFL

AG Tim Fox details plan to tackle Montana's "frightening level" of substance abuse

An estimated 64,000 Montanans over the age of 18 suffered from a substance abuse disorder in 2016, though the state mustered the resources to treat …

Drug Addiction

AG Fox lays out substance abuse prevention plan at Missoula forum

Calling substance abuse the “greatest challenge facing our state,” Montana Attorney General Tim Fox laid out the first steps Monday of a Department …

Montana

State announces boost to substance abuse care funding

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut is receiving a $10 million grant that will be used to increase access to care for individuals with substance abuse and mental health disorders.<p>Gov. Dannel Malloy says Monday the funding will also be used to address the opioid crisis by improving access to …

Mental Health

Studies point to rising drug abuse among women in Punjab

The problem of drug abuse in Punjab over the years has largely been focused on males even as experts and studies point out that the number of women …

India News

Fourth Joburg drug treatment centre opens in inner city

<b>The inner city’s Joubert Park Clinic has made way for the establishment of the City of Johannesburg‘s fourth substance abuse treatment centre on 7</b> …

Drug Addiction

NFL suspends Kevin Pierre-Louis one game

Getty Images<p>The Jets announced the suspension of linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis for the first game of the regular season. Pierre-Louis violated the …

NFL

Teenagers with conduct and substance abuse problems are more likely to die young, Colorado researchers find

Teenagers with serious antisocial behaviors and substance-use histories are more likely to die prematurely, according to a new study by researchers …

Mental Health