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NIH Study: Addicts are Lower in Mindfulness

NIH Study: Addicts are Lower in Mindfulness | Action for Addiction | Scoop.it
Overall addicted people had about half the mindfulness as non-addicted people
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MP opens up about her drug addiction - Marlborough Express

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Labour MP Darien Fenton says she hopes her decision to talk about her addiction will give others courage to confront their struggles.
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Judge orders Texas teen Ethan Couch to rehab for driving drunk, killing 4 - CNN

Judge orders Texas teen Ethan Couch to rehab for driving drunk, killing 4 - CNN | Action for Addiction | Scoop.it
Judge orders Texas teen Ethan Couch to rehab for driving drunk, killing 4 CNN (CNN) -- A judge on Wednesday ordered that Ethan Couch -- who drove drunk and caused a crash, killing four people and injuring two -- go to a lock-down residential...
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Canadian rehab center installs crack pipe vending machine - New York Post

Canadian rehab center installs crack pipe vending machine - New York Post | Action for Addiction | Scoop.it
Canadian rehab center installs crack pipe vending machine New York Post Defenders say distributing crack pipes is comparable to handing out needles to IV drug users – another strategy intended to reduce addicts' exposure to infectious diseases and...
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Philip Seymour Hoffman's death brings attention to drug addiction - Washington Post (blog)

Philip Seymour Hoffman's death brings attention to drug addiction - Washington Post (blog) | Action for Addiction | Scoop.it
Washington Post (blog) Philip Seymour Hoffman's death brings attention to drug addiction Washington Post (blog) Peter Shumlin, whose State of the State address in January focused only on drug addiction, said treatment for all opiate addiction had...
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Online Gambling Among Teens | Rehab Center - The Ranch

Online Gambling Among Teens | Rehab Center - The Ranch | Action for Addiction | Scoop.it
While the symptoms, causes and treatment options for gambling addiction are still being researched, compulsive gamblers share behaviors with drug or alcohol addicts in terms of prioritizing their habit over all other activities and relationships.
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Can a Drug Rehabilitation Program Cure My Addiction?

Can a Drug Rehabilitation Program Cure My Addiction? | Action for Addiction | Scoop.it
A drug rehabilitation program can help you manage your addiction and bring you on the path to a healthier life of recovery. Addiction cannot be cured, but it can be managed and a drug rehabilitation program can help you to ...
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Elizabeth Vargas Opens Up About Battle With Anxiety That Led to ...

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Elizabeth Vargas has revealed more details about her lifelong battle with anxiety that led her to drink and ultimately enter rehab for alcoholism.
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We Can't Solve Drug Addiction - American Spectator (blog)

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Amidst all the policy prescriptions for how we could have saved Hoffman, we face the fundamental problem of drug use: every person has a vice.
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'Desperate Housewives' Actor Shawn Pyfrom Admits Drug And ...

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Following the abrupt death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman on Sunday, Shawn Pyfrom posted an open letter on his Tumblr detailing his own battle with drug and alcohol addiction. ... "My head is still spinning from the news.
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Painesville pastor, wife fight drug, alcohol addiction in community - News-Herald.com

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Painesville pastor, wife fight drug, alcohol addiction in community
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For the last four years, he and his wife, Pat, have organized programs in Ashtabula and Lake counties for people seeking to stop their addiction to drugs or alcohol.
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Russell Brand on Philip Seymour Hoffman, addiction & drug laws ...

Russell Brand on Philip Seymour Hoffman, addiction & drug laws ... | Action for Addiction | Scoop.it
... in need of care.” The following year, he testified before his home country's Parliament to advocate decriminalizing drug addiction, saying again that those suffering from the disease should be treated with compassion.
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Gambling addict stole scratchcards from town store - Northumberland Gazette

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Gambling addict stole scratchcards from town store
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A Shilbottle man with a gambling addiction has been given a suspended prison sentence after pleading guilty to stealing scratchcards and cash from his employer.
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Major youth drug awareness event in Bury St Edmunds - Bury Free Press

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Bury St Edmunds-based drug and alcohol rehabilitation charity Focus12 and Southgate Church are to host the town's first major youth drug awareness event.
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Treatment for gambling addiction - National Problem Gambling Clinic

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Treatment for gambling addiction - National Problem Gambling Clinic - http://t.co/BPuA7c8l4E #GoogleAlerts
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BEACON HILL BRIEFING: Drug abuse gets sharp look - Wicked Local Kingston

BEACON HILL BRIEFING: Drug abuse gets sharp look - Wicked Local Kingston | Action for Addiction | Scoop.it
BEACON HILL BRIEFING: Drug abuse gets sharp look
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We face an urgent health and public safety concern that cannot go ignored, and that is the reality of our drug addiction problem in Massachusetts.
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Alcohol Rehab Centres in Aberystwyth | Clinics, Residential, Treatment

Alcohol Rehab Centres in Aberystwyth | Clinics, Residential, Treatment | Action for Addiction | Scoop.it
Find Alcohol Rehab Centres, local residential treatment services in Aberystwyth. Dryoutnow.com provide expert addictions advice, care planning, treatment & counselling.
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Do You Have Binge Eating Disorder? | Rehab Center - The Ranch

With the 2013 release of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, 5th edition, Binge Eating Disorder (BED) was recognized as a distinct eating disorder apart from the category of Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specified (EDNOS) with which it had ...
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In This State: Documentary and doctor 'star' delve into tragedy of drug use - vtdigger.org

In This State: Documentary and doctor 'star' delve into tragedy of drug use - vtdigger.org | Action for Addiction | Scoop.it
vtdigger.org In This State: Documentary and doctor 'star' delve into tragedy of drug use vtdigger.org “I am not an expert on drug addiction; I am not a brilliant doctor,” said Holmes over the phone, but he was astute enough to follow up when eight...
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Beloved Nun Sister Mary Anne Rapp Goes to Jail Over Terrible Gambling Addiction

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by BJW Nashe What are we to make of the strange case of Sister Mary Anne Rapp, the gambling nun from New York? Sister Rapp, at 68 years old, has been a Roman Catholic nun for the past 50 years.
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Solving Video Game Addiction: Therapy

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Sometimes, you just need somebody to talk to about video game addiction.
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Documentary About Drug Addiction To Show In Woodstock - The Vermont Standard

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The Vermont Standard Documentary About Drug Addiction To Show In Woodstock The Vermont Standard Her new 90-minute film, which was recently recognized in Governor Peter Shumlin's state of the state address earlier this month, provides an intimate...
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Barbara Walters apologizes for claim Elizabeth Vargas' alcohol addiction was ... - Zap2it.com (blog)

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Help Those Overcome Drug Addiction

Tim Weber, who overcame 13 years of heroin, cocaine and alcohol abuse, now helps other addicts.
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Selena Gomez Enters Rehab: Top 5 Teen Stars Who Entered Rehab - Latinos Post

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According to its official website, Dawn at The Meadows specializes in patients who are struggling with emotional trauma, addiction, or dual diagnosis concerns.
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