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Writers Guild of America, East, Hazelden Foundation and Writers In Treatment presents: 
Lawrence Block
David Carr
Malachy McCourt
Sacha Z. Scoblic
Michael Winship
Showtime: October 1, 2013 - 7:30pm
http://bronx.news12.com/polopoly_fs/1.6031006.1378605726!/httpImage/image.jpeg_gen/derivatives/landscape_768/image.jpeg Substance abuse awareness march held in the Bronx
THE BRONX - Dozens turned out for a walk today to raise awareness of substance abuse. B2B services, a local community group, organized the march from Pulaski Park to St. Mary's Park. Several South Bronx community groups held signs and chanted against illegal drugs. See Video 
Rehab News 
Hazelden renovates and expands youth facility

PLYMOUTH, Minn. - The effort to treat youth dealing with substance abuse has been given a big boost in the Twin Cities. Hazelden Treatment Center is re-opening its youth facility after a $30 million renovation and expansion. See Video

Dr. A.R. Mohammad Cautions Public About Choosing Treatment Centers Without Proper Medical Detox
Dr. Mohammad said, "People constantly underestimate the potentially lethal dangers associated with both drug and alcohol detox, and unfortunately, many treatment centers irresponsibly offer detox without the proper medical experts or protocol in place, which is not only potentially lethal, but also criminal in my opinion.Read More

Justin Beiber's Cocaine Ties Revealed! Friend Involved in International Cocaine Smuggling Ring? 
Justin Beiber might not make the best choices when it comes to picking his bestiez. Read More
Steven-Mason-s-barrister-said-his-client-had-become-addicted-to-cocaine Cocaine addict jailed for stealing 184,000 from dead residents
A Cocaine addicted care home firm accountant was jailed for two years today after admitting stealing 184,000 from dead residents' bank accounts. Read More
Coast Guard seizes $20 million worth of cocaine in Cape Cod   
A Coast Guard crew seized 621 kilos of cocaine - with an estimated street value of more than $20 million - from a sailboat 400 nautical miles east of Cape Cod, authorities said. Read More
There by the Grace...
Man found with
cocaine in buttocks 
to be arraigned
Anderson ran from police and fought with officers who shocked him twice with a Taser before they could handcuff him, authorities said. Read More
image E-Cigarette Use Rising Among Youth
A government study indicates a sharp rise in the use of electronic cigarettes by adolescents, a trend that public-health authorities called troubling. Read More
Las Vegas parents urged to be vigilant of children's drug abuse
The addiction often begins with a prescription drug found in the home like Oxycontin or Xanax until it becomes too expensive or hard to obtain. Then they look for a cheaper drug, one that's easier to get with a similar high. Read More 
Straight Edge: Six Songs That Celebrate Sobriety
Go to any live-music event and there will be signs of drug use of some sort in the crowd. Even sitting among the well-heeled gentry of the opera, there's bound to be one guy who smoked a fatty in his Mercedes before the first aria. Read More
Bill W.
All 72 images in The Bill W. Collection are available on a to Lease-to-Buy basis. You may lease any of the photographs from 90 ninety days up to a year for your home, office, recovery clubhouse or treatment center. Read More

REEL Recovery Film Festival - NEW YORK

Sept. 27-Oct 3, 2013
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Tian Dayton, PhD and Jerry Moe, MA, Webinar Wed. Sept. 11, 2-PM EST  
"How Growing Up in an Alcoholic Family Impacts Our Partnering and Parenting"  
Tian Dayton, PhD, is a world renowned psychotherapist, author of 16 books , including Emotional Sobriety, The Magic of Forgiveness, and most recently The ACOA Trauma Syndrome. Read More  
Celebrity Rehab Reunion Headed to Pasadena
Recovery Center
The Pasadena Recovery Center Speaker Series presents "Celebrity Rehab Reunion," a gathering of celebrities who have struggled with addiction and alcoholism, and lived to tell the tale. Read More  
Five Mondays, Five Tarts  in LOS ANGELES
Five Mondays, Five Tarts is for writers of any level, working on a project of any genre and at any stage in its development. With Devon O'Brien. Read More
NBA suspends http://talkinhoopz.com/wp-content/uploads/smith2.jpg Knicks guard J.R. Smith 5 games for substance abuse policy violation
The NBA announced Friday afternoon that
New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith has been suspended for five games for violating the league's substance abuse policy. Smith reportedly tested positive for marijuana,  according to Yahoo! Sports.

Mike Tyson loves Sligo and hates Oliver Cromwell Mike Tyson discusses Sligo and Oliver Cromwell with Conan O'Brien
Mike Tyson, one of the most successful and feared heavyweight boxers in the world, appeared on Conan O'Brien's late night show on Wednesday to discuss his new show and being 20 days sober.. Read More & See Video
Rehab director accused of using influence to solicit sex
Pinellas County sheriff's detectives are investigating allegations that the director of a drug rehab program used his influence with the courts to seek sexual favors from female clients.Read More
A police officer loads seized cannabis growing equipment into the back of a divisional van after raids yesterday on houses in Camperdown, Terang and Colac. Outlaw bikers nabbed in drug swoop 
Police yesterday smashed a drug ring based in the Camperdown district with alleged links to the Warrnambool chapter of the outlawed Rebels motorcycle gang. Read More
More Britons die from abusing painkillers and tranquillisers than heroin and cocaine
There were 807 fatal overdoses involving prescription drugs last year, a rise of 16 per cent in five years, official figures show. Read More 
Lawsuit against Purdue Pharma deals with the marketing of the narcotic OxyContin
The maker of the deadly drug OxyContin, missed a recent court deadline in the six-year lawsuit brought by the Commonwealth of Kentucky -- and word has it that this legal maneuver could cost the drug maker in a big way. Read More
Now Cause More Than Half Of Drug Related Deaths Worldwide
In an article by the Daily Mail, titled Marijuana is the most used illegal drug worldwide but painkiller addiction kills more people, that according to new research, marijuana is the most used illegal drug around the world topping heroin and cocaine, but it is abuse of painkillers such as vicodin and oxycontin that kill the most people. Read More
Gambling Addiction
Problem gambling and substance abuse linked, says sociologist
Toronto, Sept. 4, 2013-Problem gamblers are a hidden population among people with mental health or substance abuse issues who often don't get the treatment they need, a new paper says. Read More
In The News
Boston mayor frontrunner faced alcoholism, bullets, and cancer
"It's part of my story as an alcoholic," said Walsh, who hasn't touched a drink since 1995. "If I wasn't drinking that night, I wouldn't have been walking down the street at 2 a.m. My sobriety has rounded me out. Read More
AA In The News
Man gets 6 months in jail for threatening minors with box cutter
Gill also ordered Kaczynski to participate in Alcoholics Anonymous and receive substance abuse counseling and mental health treatment. Read More
Movie theater ads target drugs, underage drinking
Public service announcements provided by the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Development Disabilities that target underage drinking, drugs and alcohol abuse are being shown in AMC Theatres and Regal Cinemas across Georgia. Read More
Bill W. and Dr. Bob at SoHo Playhouse in New York City
"Bill W. and Dr. Bob" is about the founding of Alcoholics Anonymous in Ohio in 1935. Read More