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3 Ways To Overcoming Opiate Addiction
[12 May 2011 | No Comment | ]

Kicking opiate addiction is a pretty tough task. Many addicts have tried and failed for one reason or the other. The underlining reason for starting on opiates is to mask pain whether physical or psychological. People going through trauma feel a need to assuage their pain and discomfort. When such people try out opiates, they find the characteristic high to save them a few moments of pain. The thrill of the euphoria and the absence of the pain keep these people on such drugs. Soon enough they become addicted to …

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Methadone Effects : Positive Effects of Methadone Clinics
[30 Dec 2009 | 13 Comments | ]

Methadone clinics are safe ways for drug addicts to go through withdrawal, and their drug maintenance will be supervised by medical professionals. Learn about how methadone clinics teach addicts to swap addictive behavior for more productive behavior with help from a licensed mental health counselor in this free video on methadone and drug addiction.

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Drug treatment services given £29m funding
[8 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]

Frontline drug treatment services in Scotland are to be given almost £29m funding next year.
The Scottish government said this represented an increase of 20% since 2006/07.
The £28.6m will go to NHS health boards to help run treatment, rehabilitation and recovery services for addicts.
Community Safety Minister Fergus Ewing said the money met a manifesto commitment to increase drugs funding but Labour said progress had been …

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Georgia concerned by 'link between gambling and drugs'
[28 Nov 2009 | No Comment | ]

With just weeks to go until a controversial new law on casinos takes effect in Georgia, health workers in the capital, Tbilisi, say they have uncovered a worrying link between gambling and drug addiction. Tom Esslemont reports.

It’s the middle of the afternoon and Tbilisi’s busiest casino, the Ajara, is already packed with gamblers.
It is full of grizzled chain-smoking men. They sit hunched at tables …

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Drug support 'within three weeks'
[13 Nov 2009 | No Comment | ]

Drug addicts who need help should receive treatment within three weeks, under new targets unveiled by the Scottish government.
The latest targets include a commitment to ensuring that by March 2013, 90% of those who need treatment for a drug problem will wait no more than 21 days.
A similar target for those who need help for a drink problem will come into force the following year. …

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why is'nt there help for smokers like there is for drug addicts,the free methadone clinics.allwe git is pample
[23 Oct 2009 | 4 Comments | ]

dougsc950 asked: all smokers get from the goverment is free freakin pamplets on how to stop smoking cold turkey,patches,or now the laser.the holyer than thou’s allways throw up the tired old YOU GOT TO HAVE WILL POWER.all we get is the same ol crap about you started you should put in your mind to stop.the goverment admits the phyc and physical addictions but we are not law breaking dopers so all we get is crap on paperpure moods