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Electroconvulsive therapy: Peeling back the mystery

Technology Org 19 Jun 2021
Christina often struggled to get through the average day. A former teacher diagnosed with treatment-resistant depression – along with OCD, bipolar disorder and Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (CPTSD) – was unable to work ... The ECT suite at Michigan Medicine. Image credit ... I didn’t want to become an addict. I knew I needed to act,” said Christina.

50 years later, end the war on drugs

The Star Democrat 17 Jun 2021
It was the beginning of the War on Drugs ... “Of course we did.” ... He should throw his full weight behind the Mainstreaming Addiction Treatment (MAT) Act, so health care providers can prescribe treatments for addiction ... Vermont just became the first state to decriminalize small amounts of buprenorphine, a prescription drug that eases addiction ... .

Assam has nearly 3 lakh drug users: Top official

The Times of India 17 Jun 2021
+Text Size. SmallMediumLarge. ARTICLES. GUWAHATI ... Directorate of social welfare, Assam branch officer (Persons with Disabilities Act), Kukheswar Borah, told TOI that there are 26 integrated rehabilitation centre for addicts (IRCAs) run by different NGOs in the state, which receive funds directly from the ministry of social justice & empowerment ... .

Guest Opinion: Fitzpatrick fighting opioid epidemic with critical legislation

The Doylestown Intelligencer 15 Jun 2021
One essential step in reducing the human toll of the opioid epidemic is stopping addiction before it begins. For many, addiction begins with a prescription opioid after injury or surgery ... The Non-Opioids Prevent Addiction in the Nation (“NOPAIN”) Act would increase access to safe, innovative, non-opioid pain management options.

Amityille man convicted of sex trafficking in operation based in Bohemia feds say

Newsday 15 Jun 2021
Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York ... attorney’s office. Prosecutors said Rivera, who also has been known as "Denzel Rivera," "Bangout," and "Jackie Chan," coerced one of the victims, a heroin addict, into commercial sex acts by manipulating her access to the drug ....

69: The Saga of Danny Hernandez review – fact or act?

The Observer 13 Jun 2021
But was the persona 6ix9ine an act or a kind of addiction? Was he a professional troll – the Katie Hopkins of hardcore hip-hop – or a genius marketeer? This intriguing documentary ...

After Chrissy Teigen bullying scandal, Lindsay Lohan rises again

New York Post 12 Jun 2021
Her acting prowess was instantly obvious ... When I brought her to her audition for ‘The Parent Trap’ it was the first time I ever saw her act ... It was after years of being hounded by paparazzi and battling addiction that Lohan practically withdrew from acting in the early 2010s and moved abroad, splitting her time between the UAE and Europe.

The Pandemic of Pornography

MENA FN 11 Jun 2021
Insomnia/ low motivation Depression /social anxiety Negative self perceptions Porn addiction deform the pleasure centers of brain making it much more difficult to recover Sexual acting out /changes in sexual orientation Rewiring reward pathways and sensitization ( alcohol addict ...

Reopening worries and wake of sorrow: In The News for June 11

Moosejaw Today 11 Jun 2021
— The deadly attack against a Muslim family in southwestern Ontario was "a senseless act," the father of the man accused in what police believe was a deliberate hate crime said Thursday ... The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto describes ketamine as a fast-acting anesthetic and painkiller used primarily in veterinary medicine.

Man behind brutal mass stabbing to spend life in prison

The Spokesman-Review 11 Jun 2021
The mass stabbing on June 30, 2018, was among the most brutal in Boise’s history, police said at the time ... I ran ... Yackel said Kinner and his younger siblings were found abandoned in a storage unit when Kinner was just 2, and that he acted as a caretaker to his siblings in early childhood. Both parents were addicted to drugs, she said.

Police mental health and addiction referrals soar in Counties Manukau

RNZ 10 Jun 2021
Cahill said the end result was that police officers often had to wait for a mental health and addictions specialist to turn up to see the patient ... Figures released by Counties Manukau Health under the Official Information Act in September last year showed its Mental Health and Addiction department had a staffing shortage of 121 positions.

3 held with ganja in two separate raids

The Times of India 10 Jun 2021
“Khavadia had grown the cannabis in his backyard to sell it to addicts. We have seized the cannabis plants and arrested him under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985,” said a police ...

‘Framing Britney Spears’, ‘Kid 90’ and ‘Showbiz Kids’ Directors on Depicting Media’s Impact on Former Child Stars

The Hollywood Reporter 10 Jun 2021
In Showbiz Kids, Todd Bridges — the sole surviving castmember of Diff’rent Strokes, and whose legal troubles were tabloid fodder in the late ’80s and early ’90s — shares his struggles with addiction stemming from the sexual abuse he experienced when he was 11, early in his acting career.

LEGISLATIVE WRAPUP | Winners and losers of the 2021 session

Colorado Politics 10 Jun 2021
WINNERS ... serving those who struggle, who take a toll on the state in lost productivity, violence and their own well-being.�Besides the $114 million Behavioral Health Recovery Act that addresses addiction services and crisis intervention, the legislature created the Colorado Behavioral Health Administration to oversee programs and spending. Gov ... Gov.

Former Congressman and addiction advocate Patrick Kennedy to speak at The LCADA Way annual benefit ...

The Morning Journal 09 Jun 2021
During his time in Congress, Patrick Kennedy was the lead author of the landmark Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (Federal Parity Law), which requires insurers to cover treatment for mental health and substance use disorders no more restrictively than treatment for illnesses of the body.