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Meth crisis has Manitoba families desperate amid absence of long-term supports - CBC.ca

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CBC.ca

Meth crisis has Manitoba families desperate amid absence of long-term supports
CBC.ca
That was one of the harsh messages that surfaced several times at a CBC Asks town hall Wednesday night dubbed, "Breaking Meth: What's needed to beat the crisis in Manitoba?" Many said too much of the focus right now is on trying to contain the symptoms ...
Resident who set fire at Morberg House while suffering meth psychosis is welcome to return to shelterYahoo News Canada (blog)

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Support and help available for methamphetamine addiction - Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era

Wed, 2018-04-25 22:50

Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era

Support and help available for methamphetamine addiction
Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era
Support and help available for methamphetamine addiction. From New Era staff reports; 3 hrs ago; 0. Narconon New Life Retreat with local and regional affiliates wants you to be aware and to look for signs of methamphetamine addiction. Signs include ...

Amphetamine: it has its pros and cons - SHSU Houstonian Online

Wed, 2018-04-25 20:10

SHSU Houstonian Online

Amphetamine: it has its pros and cons
SHSU Houstonian Online
Tons of pure crystal meth quickly flooded the streets and Americans became addicted. As laws caught up and the use of meth advanced across the nation, the cartel and users became more industrious. Ephedrine and Pseudoephedrine production and sale ...

Only on ABC-7: Borderland mothers battling meth addiction - KVIA El Paso

Tue, 2018-04-24 20:01

KVIA El Paso

Only on ABC-7: Borderland mothers battling meth addiction
KVIA El Paso
She admitted to ABC-7 she smoked meth throughout both her pregnancies. “It's sad to say that my urge is as big as how much I love my children," Acosta said. "It's something that right now I'm fighting.” Young mothers like Acosta can have a second ...

For some gay men, 'Sexuality and experimentation and drug use became intertwined' - Chicago Tribune

Mon, 2018-04-23 15:08

Chicago Tribune

For some gay men, 'Sexuality and experimentation and drug use became intertwined'
Chicago Tribune
“If you are feeling ashamed of your identity, if you're not feeling confident, if you are not looking how you believe you feel you should look or as young as you want to feel, and you pair that with crystal meth, and you feel great and can get anyone ...

Heroin overdoses are down in Middletown, but a new drug is on the rise - Hamilton Journal News

Mon, 2018-04-23 10:21

Hamilton Journal News

Heroin overdoses are down in Middletown, but a new drug is on the rise
Hamilton Journal News
Sherron said there was a time when Middletown was the “poster child” for heroin overdoses. Now, he said, the city is “on the cutting edge of combating it.” Methamphetamine, he said, creates “a whole new set of problems” compared to heroin. The court ...

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Child protection needs to be a community effort | Pierce County Herald - Pierce County Herald

Mon, 2018-04-23 10:12

Pierce County Herald

Child protection needs to be a community effort | Pierce County Herald
Pierce County Herald
Pierce County Human Services Director Ronald Schmidt said protecting children and preventing abuse and neglect relies on the entire community to step up and help. Sara Tischauser / RiverTown Multimedia. Protection and keeping children safe in the ...
Child protection needs to be a community effort | River TownsRiver Towns

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Crystal meth, gay men and sex — a 'perfect storm' - Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

Mon, 2018-04-23 09:15

Crystal meth, gay men and sex — a 'perfect storm'
Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
“The Perfect Storm: Gay Men, Crystal Meth and Sex” was the title of a 2014 presentation by Craig Sloane, a New York City-based clinical social worker, at an addiction conference in Seattle. In it, he outlined how crystal meth came to be seen as a “good ...

Tighter border security could affect local illicit drug trade - Bowling Green Daily News

Sat, 2018-04-21 21:57

Bowling Green Daily News

Tighter border security could affect local illicit drug trade
Bowling Green Daily News
Shoring up the country's border security could be a double-edged sword in the local fight against illegal drug trafficking. Crystal methamphetamine produced in Mexican cartel-controlled super labs continues to pour into southcentral Kentucky. Tighter ...

YMCA hosts Q&A on meth exposure, safety for parents - NBC Montana

Sat, 2018-04-21 17:56

NBC Montana

YMCA hosts Q&A on meth exposure, safety for parents
NBC Montana
One expert on drug addiction said one in three people have a substance abuse problem, or knows someone who does. Mary Windecker, who serves on the YMCA's board, says it's a lot harder to spot a user than you'd think. “People don't show up and have ...

In Depth: Changing the face of addiction - Coldwater Daily Reporter

Sat, 2018-04-21 09:11

Coldwater Daily Reporter

In Depth: Changing the face of addiction
Coldwater Daily Reporter
COLDWATER — Branch County Courts have see a change in policy and process aimed at providing more treatment for those addicted to opioids, meth, and alcohol. Branch County Circuit Judge Bill O'Grady now regularly sentences those with a drug addiction ...

Most people come in contact with meth residue daily - NBC Montana

Fri, 2018-04-20 20:47

NBC Montana

Most people come in contact with meth residue daily
NBC Montana
“We're seeing it big cities, little cities, small towns. Doesn't seem to matter where,” said the commander for the Missoula Drug Task Force. Parents from the Learning Center told us they never would have expected 30-year-old child care worker Autumn ...

Addiction cycled Tyler Little in and out of the Summit County Jail, but he walked out with his GED - Summit Daily News

Fri, 2018-04-20 19:02

Summit Daily News

Addiction cycled Tyler Little in and out of the Summit County Jail, but he walked out with his GED
Summit Daily News
Meth is a greedy drug. It took his mother from him when he was 15, and it came clawing after him next, offering release from his grief. Along the way, it would try to take everything else he had. His education. His home. His freedom. His self respect ...

Meth awareness walk to discuss solutions, resources - Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Fri, 2018-04-20 16:50

Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Meth awareness walk to discuss solutions, resources
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
Methamphetamine, which accounted for 1,300 arrests in Sioux Falls last year, led Ford in and out of jail. But now she's almost nine years sober. A tattoo of a cross on her arm reminds her of the hope and strength that helped her recover. "If I ever ...

The Bible shows the last days as an addiction culture - Camden News

Fri, 2018-04-20 10:04

The Bible shows the last days as an addiction culture
Camden News
The Bible shows the last days as an addiction culture. The statistics and facts reveal our nation is overcome with a number of addictions. Among these, we find alcoholism, cocaine addiction, other drug addictions, food addiction, gambling addiction ...

Morehouse Women's Challenge helps to save lives - Bastrop Daily Enterprise

Thu, 2018-04-19 23:26

Bastrop Daily Enterprise

Morehouse Women's Challenge helps to save lives
Bastrop Daily Enterprise
Many said the program includes intensive character development that she needed to have victory over her addiction problems. Another staff member, Brittiny Boullion from Crowley, said she was reluctant to come in the beginning, but is thankful that she ...

Your Turn: Tough on crime mayoral rhetoric - Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Thu, 2018-04-19 19:42

Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Your Turn: Tough on crime mayoral rhetoric
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
It's no secret that communities across South Dakota are struggling to combat meth addiction, and Sioux Falls is no exception. While drug abuse is a serious problem that requires serious solutions, the tough-on-crime rhetoric throughout the mayoral ...

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Former meth addict turned pastor set to speak at The Door - Pittsburg Morning Sun

Thu, 2018-04-19 16:44

Former meth addict turned pastor set to speak at The Door
Pittsburg Morning Sun
PITTSBURG — A pastor will speak about his triumph against drug addiction at The Door Christian Fellowship Church this weekend. Originally from Modesto, California, Isaiah Medina will conduct an hour-long service at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday at 130 ...

After 19 years sober, woman opens Stagz to help others recover from addiction - WTTV CBS4Indy

Thu, 2018-04-19 16:19

WTTV CBS4Indy

After 19 years sober, woman opens Stagz to help others recover from addiction
WTTV CBS4Indy
“This stage is introducing women away from the horrors of addiction from using heroin, meth, crack/cocaine, even alcohol and marijuana," Beckwith said. The costs to start the treatment is a $250 deposit. The fee covers the first two weeks, and the ...

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