Alcoholism

Original Blade Runner Star Sean Young Opens Up About Her Reputation...

Alcoholism - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 17:13

Sean Young has had a tumultuous relationship with show business. Her rise as a young starlet brought her fast fame after appearing in Blade Runner in 1982, but a decade into her career, her own erratic behavior led to the loss of roles and a reputation for being difficult to work with.

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Ben Affleck Still Seeking Treatment For His Alcohol Addiction

Alcoholism - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 15:09

On Wednesday, the A-lister was spotted arriving at an outpatient treatment center in Los Angeles, seven months from when decided to enter rehab for his alcohol addiction.

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Special reading of "Watch My Rising" to take place at LCCC

Alcoholism - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 13:02

As part of Laramie County Community College's Alcohol Awareness Week, students and faculty will read from the anthology Watch My Rising, a collection of stories and poems about recovery from addiction and alcoholism. Free and open to the public, the event takes place 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 25, in the LCCC Student Lounge.

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On the Road to Recovery in Santa Barbara with Good Heart Recovery

Alcoholism - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 04:00

Launched on July 4 near the corner of West Mission and De la Vina streets, Good Heart Recovery is an addiction treatment center headquartered in a quaint wooden house with homey furnishings. Inside, there's a feeling of family and togetherness.

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Social media furore over 'mentally ill' woman discharged from hospital

Alcoholism - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 21:51

A MIRROR FOUNDATION post about a homeless, alcohol-addicted, mentally ill Bangkok woman being released back on to the street by a hospital that needed her bed for another patient has drawn criticism from social media users. Many people said it was unfair to blame the hospital entirely when the woman could not recover from mental illness due to her drinking, which worsened her symptoms.

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Lionel Richie on Sofia Richie Dating Scott Disick: I'm Scared to Death

Alcoholism - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 17:31

Your teenage daughter is dating a man nearly twice her own age. That man is infamous for his love of partying, his destructive addiction to booze, and his compulsion to chase every pretty young thing he sees.

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On My Mind: The ultimate alcoholism counselor

Alcoholism - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 12:55

An alcoholism counselor named Judy Fraser recently died after spending a life steeped in recovery work and saving or profoundly changing the lives of countless Vineyarders - including my own. While this column is about Judy, if you have worked in the recovery community, you will recognize parts of Judy in countless other professionals who do similar work.

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The Latest: Former Equifax CEO defends sale of company stock

Alcoholism - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 08:28

A new Associated Press-NORC poll finds that Americans want local officials to do more to battle global warming now that federal officials aren't. A new Associated Press-NORC poll finds that Americans want local officials to do more to battle global warming now that federal officials aren't.

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Avoiding meat during pregnancy linked with later substance misuse by children

Alcoholism - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 04:21

Lower meat consumption by women during pregnancy was linked with an increased risk of substance misuse by their children during adolescence. The findings come from a study published in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research .

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How Jack's Path To Sobriety Will Affect This Is Us Season 2

Alcoholism - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 00:17

Jack is attending meetings and hitting the boxing gym in the latest episode of This Is Us , and it looks like the head of the Pearson clan is back on the path of sobriety. When asked if Jack's road to recovery will play into his character on Season 2 of NBC's hit show in an ongoing fashion, Milo Ventimiglia had this to say: Yes, it does.

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'This Is Us': Milo Ventimiglia Talks Jack's 'Big Step' and Vietnam War Past

Alcoholism - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 22:17

The star of the NBC drama also discusses the season premiere's "painful" final scene and his character's "inner demons." Now that the sophomore season of This Is Us has revealed a big piece of its ongoing mystery - how Jack Pearson died - the show settled back into more of the overarching family drama with its second episode of the season on Tuesday.

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Alcoholism - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 18:03

Trying to get sober? NIH creates online tool to help people searching for alcohol treatment get a better shot at quality care. Trying to get sober? NIH creates online tool to help people searching for alcohol treatment get a better shot at quality care.

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AAC Holdings, Inc. (AAC) Cut to "Sell" at Zacks Investment Research

Alcoholism - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 18:03

According to Zacks, "AAC Holdings, Inc. is a provider of inpatient substance abuse treatment services for individuals with drug and alcohol addiction. It provides detoxification, residential treatment, partial hospitalization, and intensive outpatient care services.

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Taxpayers might face choice of property tax, home deductions

Alcoholism - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 18:03

Trying to get sober? NIH creates online tool to help people searching for alcohol treatment get a better shot at quality care. WASHINGTON - Homeowners would be forced to choose between two popular tax deductions - one for local property taxes, the other for mortgage interest - under a potential compromise that House Republicans are considering as they craft the evolving tax revamp.

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LSUHealthNO to study cause of alcohol abuse linked to PTSD

Alcoholism - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 15:58

LSU Health New Orleans has been awarded a $1.85 million grant over five years by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism to study the brain changes that may underlie excessive alcohol drinking associated with post-traumatic stress disorder. The researchers will use male and female rodents to investigate how individual differences in the stress response of specific brain circuits to traumatic stress affects the escalation of alcohol drinking after stress.

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7 ways to live within your means and not feel limited

Alcoholism - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 15:58

Meanwhile, your friends are enjoying every morsel of indulgence. All you want is to join in.

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Five signs of prescription drug abuse

Alcoholism - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 13:54

The latest numbers are sobering: On average, 91 people a day die from an opioid-related overdose, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Minnesota is far from immune to the pain pill problem.

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34-year-old who died from alcohol abuse should have had more help, say devastated parents

Alcoholism - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 11:48

Mathew Gareth Jones, 34, died at his home on Bath Street in Rhyl in April, and his inquest at Ruthin today recorded a conclusion that his death was alcohol-related.

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European court asked to rule on Facebook data transfers

Alcoholism - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 09:42

Max Schrems, front right, leaves the High Court in Dublin, Ireland, Tuesday Oct. 3, 2017, as the legal case about social media transfer of personal data between international jurisdictions has been referred to Europe's highes... A new Associated Press-NORC poll finds that Americans want local officials to do more to battle global warming now that federal officials aren't. A new Associated Press-NORC poll finds that Americans want local officials to do more to battle global warming now that federal officials aren't.

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Trying to get sober? NIH offers tool to help find good care

Alcoholism - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 05:45

Dr. George Koob, director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism at the National Institutes of Health, is shown Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, in his office in Rockville, Md.

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