Drug addiction

Jakucho Setouchi, 99, dies; Buddhist priest wrote about sex and love

Ms. Setouchi studied Japanese literature at the Tokyo Women’s Christian University and married Yasushi Sakai, who was nine years her senior, in 1943 during World War II. She accompanied him when the Japanese Foreign Ministry sent her to Beijing, and there she gave birth to her daughter, Michiko, in 1944. …

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Local teen makes a difference by sharing his story to help others affected by drug addiction

A local high school student hopes to help others by sharing his mother’s struggle with drug addiction. “Levi has found his cure,” Paige Barringer said. She’s Levi Smith’s mother and she’s struggled with drug addiction all her life. “I lost my job, my marriage, my family – everything – three …

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Cuban Says Soccer Star Maradona Raped Her As A Teenager, “Stole My Childhood”

BUENOS AIRES, Nov.22 (Reuters) – Mavys Alvarez, a Cuban who had a relationship with football star Diego Maradona two decades ago, told a press conference on Monday that the Argentine player raped her when she was a teenager and “stole her childhood.” Alvarez, now 37, testified last week in a …

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Moose Jaw Addiction Awareness Week aims to break the stigma around drug use

A group of community organizations in Moose Jaw are hosting a week of events aimed at improving understanding of substance use disorders. “We really want people to know that being stigmatized and treating people differently because they have an addiction disorder can prevent them from seeking help,” said Mary Lee …

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My addiction to sparkling water is getting out of hand

Every few months I return, like a dog to his patient, to the websites that peddle The Tap. New to The Tap? So please imagine a world where your favorite drink is at your fingertips. If your favorite drink is water then you are living the fantasy every day as …

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Reunited: A Family History of Adoption, Addiction, and Discovery Makes Thanksgiving Meaning | Books

I was born a child to Sellers Home for Unwed Mothers, the longtime Baptist adoption agency on Peniston Street in New Orleans. When I was 2 months old, I was adopted by a teacher Ole Miss and his wife. They had met at the First Baptist Church in Baton Rouge …

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Addiction recovery group welcomes waste pickers on stage for theatrical production in Cleveland

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) – A Northeast Ohio addiction center is once again inviting its members to participate in a Playhouse Square show as they continue their recovery. “Most of the people in the room haven’t been in a room before Ed Gemerchak, executive director of the Y-Haven YMCA of Greater …

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Eastern Kentucky Drug Rehab Helps Addicting Veterans

CATLETTSBURG, Ky. – 18 years ago Matt Bailey decided college wasn’t for him, so he enlisted in the United States Army. What would you like to know Addiction Recovery Care is a rehabilitation center in central and eastern Kentucky CRA Helps Veterans With No-Cost Drug Treatment Programs Matt Bailey celebrated …

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