Alcoholism

Jonathan Rhys Meyers returns to the red carpet after recent relapse

Alcoholism - Sun, 09/24/2017 - 15:14

The public appearance came nearly two weeks after Lane confirmed Meyers recently relapsed in his alcohol addiction following her miscarriage of their second child. She said in a social media post that Meyers is once again getting help.

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This place is Britain's binge drinking capital - but where doe...

Alcoholism - Sun, 09/24/2017 - 06:23

Salford dishes out five times more prescriptions for the drugs than the national average. NHS figures show that last year 1,534 prescriptions were given to every 100,000 people in the city 40 times the rate in Horsham and Mid Sussex which had the lowest number on the drug.

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Alcoholism's on the rise - and you may have failed the 'too much' test at least once

Alcoholism - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 17:27

Just one drink isn't an issue-but it isn't the light drinkers that are on the rise. took a look at America's relationship with drinking between 2001 and 2012, analyzing two nationally representative surveys.

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Weird Science: Why do we like to drink at night?

Alcoholism - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 15:11

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Celebrate Kansas City Oktoberfest Booze Season And Local Craft Beer Glut

Alcoholism - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 08:08

It's the best time of year for functional alcoholics with expensive tastes who love to drink outdoors in sweaters . . . However, the biz of pushing liquid depressants on the masses might be taking a tumble given the critical mass of rinky-dink breweries: With more than two dozen area breweries - and more on the way - the local market is filling but not yet tapped out.

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Getting back from the abyss ... step by step

Alcoholism - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 03:45

Finding a way out of addiction can be a long and arduous road, especially because a drug addiction can actually change the physiology of the brain. It takes a commitment on the part of the individual to work through the addiction and emerge on the other side a person changed for the better.

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Bolton Council has pledge to continue support fro substance abuse services despite cuts

Alcoholism - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 03:45

THE money for drug and alcohol services in Bolton has been slashed by A 1,618,299 in just four years. An Freedom of Information request has revealed that Bolton Council spent A 5,618,053 of a Public Health England grant upon substance misuse strategies from 2013 to 2014.

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Stephanie Davis turns to God after split from Jeremy

Alcoholism - Fri, 09/22/2017 - 01:38

'Higher power': Stephanie Davis gets in touch with her spiritual side as she turns to God after split from Jeremy McConnell She's focusing on her baby son Caben-Albi after parting ways with on/off ex Jeremy McConnell for good. And Stephanie Davis appears to be getting in touch with her spiritual side after sharing a passage from a spiritual poem on Instagram .

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How cannabis helped save a grassroots mental health initiative: The LOST Organization

Alcoholism - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 21:24

When Rebecca Taube set out to make a series of changes in her life after struggling with depression and anxiety, she had no idea it would lead to the creation of an organization that would eventually serve others struggling with their mental health, too. The Hamilton, Ontario resident is the cofounder and facilitator of LOST , an organization that seeks to provide support for individual wellness through a support group, peer counseling, community yoga classes, and more.

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Yoga teacher bending over backwards for a good cause

Alcoholism - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 19:13

Tiffany Fleetwood-Bird will run an ashtanga yoga workshop in Nelson, to raise funds for yoga programmes for recovering drug and alcohol addicts in the US. Tiffany Fleetwood-Bird says she first took up the "dynamic form" of yoga in Australia about 18 years ago, after she stopped using the drug, and now aims to teach it to recovering drug and alcohol addicts in Nelson.

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Ric Flair Reveals Severity of Alcoholism, '20 Drinks a Day' While Wrestling

Alcoholism - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 16:59

Ric Flair is opening up about his past struggles with alcoholism ... admitting that he consumed the equivalent of "20 DRINKS A DAY" during his legendary pro wrestling career. The Nature Boy talked about his wild ways Thursday on " The Dan Le Batard Show " ... and how they nearly cost him his life.

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Ric Flair opens up about alcohol abuse: 'I'll never drink again'

Alcoholism - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 16:59

Ric Flair has confirmed that years of alcohol abuse led to his recent health complications, and the WWE legend swears he will never drink again. Flair was rushed to the hospital on Aug. 11 with severe stomach pains.

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WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair Had '20 Drinks a Day' While Wrestling

Alcoholism - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 16:59

About a month ago, the wrestling world was in shock. Ric Flair was hospitalized, with 'tough medical issues', and fans around the world were getting seriously worried.

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How binge-drinking in college could affect the rest of your life

Alcoholism - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 14:37

Researchers found that each individual episode of student binge-drinking during a month-long period lowers the odds of attaining full-time employment upon graduation by 1.4%. Heavy drinking just six times a month reduces the probability that a new college graduate will land a job by 10%, according to researchers at Tel Aviv University and Cornell University published in the peer-reviewed academic journal " Journal of Applied Psychology ."

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Caregivers draw support by mapping their relationships

Alcoholism - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:43

Every time Jacque Pearson tried to devise a plan to move her 81-year-old dad, who has Alzheimer's, from his home in Boise, Idaho, to hers in Denver, she felt stuck. Then, two weeks ago, she had a breakthrough.

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Community Services Board expanding substance abuse services

Alcoholism - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 05:19

The Hampton-Newport News Community Services Board is adding to its ways of helping people who want to kick a drug or alcohol addiction. The board has launched a new intensive outpatient service for people who could benefit from a regimen of random drug screens and three-hour psychological therapy sessions at least three times a week, said program clinical manager Luxtracia Gregory.

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No magic pill to cure alcohol dependence yet

Alcoholism - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 00:55

A new study published by the scientific journal Addiction has found no reliable evidence for using nalmefene, naltrexone, acamprosate, baclofen or topiramate to control drinking in patients with alcohol dependence or alcohol use disorder. At best, some treatments showed low to medium efficacy in reducing drinking, but those findings were from studies with a high risk of bias.

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No magic pill to cure alcohol dependence yet

Alcoholism - Thu, 09/21/2017 - 00:55

A new study published by the scientific journal Addiction has found no reliable evidence for using nalmefene, naltrexone, acamprosate, baclofen or topiramate to control drinking in patients with alcohol dependence or alcohol use disorder. At best, some treatments showed low to medium efficacy in reducing drinking, but those findings were from studies with a high risk of bias.

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Letter to the Editor: On what the media won't cover about Jeffny Pally's death

Alcoholism - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 22:36

Regarding the death of Jeffny Pally , there is an aspect of the case that the Courant article does not explore, namely, that Pally was not just a UConn student, but she was also a UConn employee on Special Payroll who worked as a Resident Assistant. Such carefully- selected staff live with students in dorms, specifically to safeguard their well-being and to enforce all federal, state and local laws, as well as the UConn Student Code.

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Binge drinking in college could lower odds of attaining full-time employment upon graduation

Alcoholism - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 17:58

Heavy drinking six times a month reduces the probability that a new college graduate will land a job by 10 percent, according to Tel Aviv University and Cornell University research published in the Journal of Applied Psychology . Previous studies were unable to determine the precise effect of alcohol consumption on first-time employment.

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