Alcoholism

Freedom House supports 'Knock Out Opioid Abuse Day' at Flemington ShopRite

Alcoholism - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 12:36

On Oct. 6, 2017 at the ShopRite in Flemington Freedom House residents were handing out information hangers in an effort to raise awareness on opioid abuse. This effort was in support of Knock Out Opioid Abuse Day.

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This Is Us Recap: Rocky Road

Alcoholism - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 23:32

You know that feeling when you sense you've experienced something already, but there's no way you could have? It's a major theme in this week's This Is Us , which draws parallels both heartwarming and more-than-vaguely troubling between the modern Pearson family and its forebears. In the past, Jack is three weeks sober and finding living without alcohol tougher than he thought it would be.

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IUPUI rep comes out in support of Sunday alcohol sales ban

Alcoholism - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 18:45

INDIANA STATEHOUSE NEWSROOM / INDIANAPOLIS -- A push to change Indiana's alcohol laws hit a possible road block as a surprising supporter of the ban came forward. A rep from IUPUI said he hopes the ban on Sunday sales stays put because he believes it curbs underage drinking on college campuses.

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Official: Sunday alcohol sale ban curbs underage drinking

Alcoholism - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 18:45

INDIANAPOLIS A push to change Indiana's alcohol laws hit a possible road block as a surprising supporter of the ban came forward. A rep from IUPUI said he hopes the ban on Sunday sales stays put because he believes it curbs underage drinking on college campuses.

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How I Learned to Cope With Stress When I Gave Up Alcohol

Alcoholism - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 16:25

"I need a drink" has been my auto-reply to virtually all stressful occurrences in my day-to-day life for about as long as I've been an adult. To be honest, I can't pinpoint the exact moment I started chasing stress with alcohol.

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Put Down That Beer and Pick Up Your Phone

Alcoholism - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 14:09

Watch any movie about college students-from Animal House to Neighbors -and you get the sense that they drink a lot. But unlike many of the ways that Hollywood exaggerates for effect, in this respect they're not that far from the truth.

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Alex Lemon does battle with his body again in his latest memoir, 'Feverland'

Alcoholism - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 09:19

Alex Lemon is a survivor. During his freshman year at Macalester College, he suffered a stroke; brain surgery followed.

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Craft brewer deletes alcohol

Alcoholism - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 07:00

Wellbeing Brewing Co., a newcomer to the St. Louis craft beer scene, is seeking to set itself apart from competitors by leaving out what some consider an essential component of beer: alcohol. Launching this fall, Wellbeing is starting out with two beers: Heavenly Body NA Golden Wheat and Hellraiser NA Dark Amber.

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Stomach acid blockers promote liver disease, study finds

Alcoholism - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 07:00

In mice, common acid reflux drugs promote growth of Enterococcus bacteria in the intestines. These bacteria move to the liver, where they increase inflammation and worsen chronic liver disease.

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Santa Barbara Rescue Mission Bids 'Bonjour Bayou' at Annual Benefit Event

Alcoholism - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 04:42

Pastor Denny Wayman of Free Methodist Church of Santa Barbara receives the LA©ni FA© Bland Award for his role helping addicts in recovery Women's Auxiliary members Carolyn Savage, left, and Ruth Bartz with Bonnie Carroll at the Santa Barbara Rescue Mission's 16th annual fundraiser on Saturday at the historic Rancho Dos Pueblos. From left, Kelly Goralski, Sharon Wilson, Scott Wilson and the Santa Barbara Rescue Mission's Rebecca Weber.

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Homeless people on Cambridge's streets are earning more than 150 a day

Alcoholism - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 00:27

Kiel Frank, 33, lived as a homeless person in the city for six months, where he says he was earning "a lot". He says that he didn't know what to do with the money, so used it to fund his alcohol addiction.

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How Jennifer Garner and Lindsay Shookus Are Supporting Ben Affleck's Recovery

Alcoholism - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 22:20

The father of three has a history of alcoholism and a source tells E! that he is currently "focused on his sobriety." Ben is still going strong with Saturday Night Live producer Lindsay Shookus , while his ex-wife Jennifer Garner continues to support his recovery.

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DAVIDO: Tagbo's fake autopsy result hits social media

Alcoholism - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 17:50

NIGERIAN pop singer, Davido, is bound to be having sleepless nights at the moment, not because he's sick, but principally, because of the turn of events in his life following the death of his friends, Tagbo and DJ Olu, who both died on different days under mysterious circumstances. And in the midst of the tragic circumstances, a fake autopsy and toxicology report of Tagbo's death went viral on the social media, yesterday, exonerating the pop singer from having any hand in the death of his friend.

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Cannabis intoxication may be stopped with anti-obesity drug

Alcoholism - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 08:33

Researchers from the Queen Mary University of London in the United Kingdom may have found an antidote to cannabinoid intoxication. Findings may counter the potentially life-threatening effects of intoxication with synthetic cannabinoids.

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Theta Chi, fraternity at NDSU, takes on tough topics college students will face

Alcoholism - Mon, 10/09/2017 - 04:05

After the untimely death of 17-year-old Devin Delaney on the campus of North Dakota State University in September , some students have said they don't like how the university has handled the situation. In their words, the university has offered condolences, but not ways to stop something like this from happening again.

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Ogden church converted into drug, alcohol rehab center

Alcoholism - Sun, 10/08/2017 - 19:21

Aiming to provide a more immersive treatment experience for people battling drug and alcohol addiction, a former Catholic church in Ogden has been converted into a rehabilitation center. Ryan West opened North Wasatch Recovery in the former St. Mary's church about a year ago in order to provide continuous care aimed at helping people recover and reintegrate into society, the Standard-Examiner reported .

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Ogden church converted into drug, alcohol rehab center

Alcoholism - Sun, 10/08/2017 - 19:21

Aiming to provide a more immersive treatment experience for people battling drug and alcohol addiction, a former Catholic church in Ogden has been converted into a rehabilitation center. Ryan West opened North Wasatch Recovery in the former St. Mary's church about a year ago in order to provide continuous care aimed at helping people recover and reintegrate into society, the Standard-Examiner reported.

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Upscale rehab center Swift River to offer more beds, accept MassHealth

Alcoholism - Sun, 10/08/2017 - 19:21

An addiction treatment center that opened last fall with a license for 48 beds got a green light from the state last month to make 112 beds available. Swift River, a high-end drug and alcohol treatment campus surrounded by woods, is also about to start accepting MassHealth, the state's Medicaid insurance.

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Comment: 'We have a messed-up relationship with drink...but it's time ...

Alcoholism - Sat, 10/07/2017 - 14:04

It's a tough time of year for some to keep up the morale. October on the calendar, nights drawing in, and once the hour goes back later in the month, it will be dark just after 5pm.

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Opinion: An urban-rural divide lies at the core of row over new drink law

Alcoholism - Sat, 10/07/2017 - 14:04

It's a tough time of year for some to keep up the morale. October on the calendar, nights drawing in, and once the hour goes back later in the month, it will be dark just after 5pm.

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