Author Struggles to Tell Son's Addiction Story

Author struggles to tell son's addiction story

Filed under: drug addiction news 2008

To be called Life During Wartime: A Veteran Son's Addiction, it will tell the story of how her son, Alex, became a drug addict after suffering a back injury in the Army. It will be part memoir and part guidebook for others struggling with a loved one's …
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Former Celtic Chris Herren to speak at Galvin

Filed under: drug addiction news 2008

Herren, a former NBA player and Fall River, MA high school basketball legend, realized his life long dream of playing for the Boston Celtics only to lose it all to alcohol and drug addiction. Sober since Aug. 1, 2008, Chris has refocused his life to …
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Investigator: Prescription-drug abuse an 'epidemic' in Nebraska

Filed under: drug addiction news 2008

The daylong meeting on prescription drug abuse sought to describe the seriousness of the problem and inform doctors, nurses and others how to detect and deal with it. The problem is growing because doctors and pharmacies are dispensing far more …
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