The Fix's #Drugpol Debate Bursts With Ideas

The Fix's #Drugpol Debate Bursts With Ideas

Filed under: addiction help for families

Participants from all over—recovering addicts, treatment specialists, addiction writers, opinionated netizens and even the federal Office of National Drug Control Policy—butted heads over the next moves our country should make regarding drugs and …
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alcoholic who swapped cigarette for knife jailed

Filed under: addiction help for families

A former drug user, he had developed a chronic addiction to alcohol and spent most of his time with his dogs. Kim Whittlestone, for Sheckley, said he needed the help he would get from a rehabilitation unit where he could withdraw from alcohol use. She …
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Brazil: Middle class fights crack

Filed under: addiction help for families

“As they say, one rock is a lot and 100 are not enough for those who are addicted,” says Ferraz, who was discharged from his second stint in treatment on Dec. 20. “This time, I won't go back to using crack, alcohol or marijuana. I've regained hope …
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Valpo Women's Club needs help to keep women's housing going

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The club provides the rooms and one apartment for less than $ 300 a month to women who have received services at The Caring Place, a shelter for victims of domestic violence; Alice's House, for women overcoming addiction; and the community corrections …
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