Latest News for: Act addictions


‘Very aggressive treatment’ on the streets of Skid Row from a renegade M.D.

The Los Angeles Times 24 Feb 2024
The team gathered at 4th and Crocker streets and headed south, into the blue-tented netherworld of social collapse, armed with life-saving drug-overdose kits and injectable, long-acting anti-psychotic medication.

FELDKAMP: The homeless crisis should not get 'Out of sight, out of mind' treatment

The Sharon Herald 23 Feb 2024
I know we desperately need affordable housing options as well as addiction services ... But that difficulty should prompt acting to help our fellow human beings — not expending energy to simply relocate ...

CDC chops $5 million in funding to Colorado research center working with local public health groups

The Tribune Greeley 23 Feb 2024
The U.S ... Yadira Caraveo, Jason Crow, Diana DeGette, Joe Neguse and Brittany Pettersen ... Related Articles. Health . ... Health . ... The center also acts as a coordinator bringing together different groups working on addiction in the San Luis Valley, Hanna said.

Lawsuit Accuses Dating Apps of Intentionally Addicting Users

Futurism 22 Feb 2024
The suit, filed in California, argues that Match gamifies its apps to the point that they become addictive, ultimately disincentivizing users from forsaking the swipe machine to pursue offline romantic partnerships.

Slap black octagons on junk food to show how unhealthy they are, say top diet ...

The Daily Mail 22 Feb 2024
TV star and author Dr Chris van Tulleken said the mass-produced food industry was acting in a similar way to big tobacco by selling addictive products which could be harmful.

Pennsylvania should expand its policy on overdose reversal agents

Observer-Reporter 22 Feb 2024
Addiction is a terrible disease ... This is true for any drug addiction – but especially for opioids ... I urge the governor to act now and help better support those trying to stop the deadly effects of opioid addiction.

Clean Slate Act introduced in Kentucky would eliminate criminal records after five years

WCPO 21 Feb 2024
Supporters refer to House Bill 569 as the Clean Slate Act as it would expunge many charges or convictions from someone's criminal record if they serve their time and then stay out of trouble for five years.

Review: Excellent performances make 'Jagged Little Pill' soar

Palm Beach Daily News 21 Feb 2024
The show’s large ensemble, which acts as a Greek Chorus, comments on what Mary Jane doesn’t write about. Steve’s porn addiction, the pressure Nick is under to be perfect, Frankie’s activism and sexual ...

Community-minded group hopes town hall meeting can address downtown safety concerns

Moosejaw Today 21 Feb 2024
The discussion will focus on safety, crime, housing, and mental health and addictions. “We need to ensure Moose Javians don’t have to worry about random acts of violence when walking down ...

World-Leading Schizophrenia Expert Dr. Jeffrey A. Lieberman Unravels the Mysteries of Schizophrenia on The People’s Pharmacy

Victoria Advocate 21 Feb 2024
Lieberman has contributed to health care policy and federal legislation - including the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and the Helping ...

Prop 1: Calif. voters to decide on Newsom’s mental health overhaul. How did we get here?

Record Searchlight 21 Feb 2024
A federal parity law, the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act, requires health plans that offer coverage for mental health issues and substance use disorders ...

Ex-dancer testifies about drug use at Pharaoh's: 'Girls using ... customers using, employees using'

The Buffalo News 21 Feb 2024
Patrick Lakamp. The first time Peter Gerace Jr ... The Buffalo News is not identifying women whom prosecutors say were exploited through their drug addictions and coerced into engaging in commercial sex acts or other crimes ... Inside the NHL ... ....

Parents should set an example to their children by getting off their phones, Children

The Daily Mail 20 Feb 2024
Parents should tackle their own phone ‘addictions’ to set a good example for youngsters, the Children’s Commissioner has urged ... But yesterday Dame Rachel said more action was needed at home by parents acting as good role models.

Samuel L. Jackson: Pulp Fiction And 4 Other Movie Performances That Deserved An Oscar

Cinema Blend 20 Feb 2024
This star-making supporting role tapped into the best sides of Jackson’s acting skills ... The scene allowed the character to be humorous even in a dire and violent situation courtesy of Jackson’s acting.

The Morning After: Nintendo’s next console may not arrive until 2025

Engadget 20 Feb 2024
It’s looking into addictive algorithms, harmful content, privacy and more. TikTok is in the EU’s crosshairs over potential Digital Services Act (DSA) breaches around the safety of minors and other matters.