COVID-19 has more people seeking help for addiction and mental health. But treatment centers struggle with outbreaks

Note: Some of the views expressed in this article are not necessarily the views of NationalAddictionNews.com. In July, Erica Rodriguez, 20, checked herself into the Renfrew Center, a residential center for eating-disorder treatment in the Philadelphia area. Rodriguez, who has been struggling with disordered eating since she was 12, had relapsed in quarantine. “It had gotten to the point that I was feeling a bad … Continue reading COVID-19 has more people seeking help for addiction and mental health. But treatment centers struggle with outbreaks

Wendy Williams – Update On Her Addiction & Sober House Living

US daytime talk show host Wendy Williams, 54, has revealed she is seeking help for addiction and that she has been living in a sober house. Ms Williams did not offer details about her addiction, but said she had kept her sober house stay a secret from everyone except her husband and son. She has acknowledged struggles with cocaine addiction in the past. Ms Williams … Continue reading Wendy Williams – Update On Her Addiction & Sober House Living

After his first overdose, my husband promised it wouldn’t happen again. I believed him

The first time I saved my husband’s life, his face was the color of saturated denim. I found him curled on the floor, body fighting itself. Limbs constricted, shoulders twitching, he snorted desperately as his lungs gasped for oxygen. I yelled his name, shook his arm, slapped his face. The sputtering sound came less often, and he was so, so blue.   “Has your husband … Continue reading After his first overdose, my husband promised it wouldn’t happen again. I believed him

How Demi Lovato’s Arms Reportedly Showed ‘Evidence’ of Her Apparent Overdose

Demi Lovato’s arms reportedly showed evidence of using needles when she was hospitalized late last month for an apparent overdose. “Demi had evidence of intravenous drug use when she was taken to the hospital after her drug overdose last week,” a source told Radar Online Wednesday. “The physical signs were on her arms.” On July 24, Lovato was rushed to Los Angeles’ Cedars-Sinai hospital after she was found unconscious … Continue reading How Demi Lovato’s Arms Reportedly Showed ‘Evidence’ of Her Apparent Overdose

Demi Lovato Reportedly Suffering Complications 6 Days After Apparent Overdose

Demi Lovato is still in the hospital after suffering from an overdose on Tuesday. Despite being in the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, Califoria, for six days, the “Sorry Not Sorry” singer has not been discharged due to various “complications,” according to TMZ. The outlet’s sources, who are said to have “firsthand” knowledge of Lovato’s treatment, say she has a high fever, bad nausea and other ailments. TMZ characterized … Continue reading Demi Lovato Reportedly Suffering Complications 6 Days After Apparent Overdose

Removing ALL Sugar from your Diet Starves cancer cells? Check Out This New Study!

To all of you who love your donuts, cookies, candy, and processed carbs, you are indeed setting yourself up for morbid obesity, diabetes II and heart disease (to name just a few). You are also setting yourself up for a future of cancer as well.  Organic Stevia (concentrated with no additives) is a wonderful solution. Please read the article below and make positive change starting … Continue reading Removing ALL Sugar from your Diet Starves cancer cells? Check Out This New Study!

Could Marijuana Be Another Addiction?

The article below was written by Wes Boyd is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Cambridge Health Alliance/Harvard Medical School and on the faculty at the Center for Bioethics at Harvard Medical School. He teaches medical ethics and human rights at Harvard Medical School and also teaches a freshman seminar in Harvard College titled “Psychology of Religion.” He is the author of the book, Almost Addicted, which won … Continue reading Could Marijuana Be Another Addiction?

Vaping & e-Cigarettes Proving to be HAZARDOUS to Your Health – Yes, the Nicotine Free Ones Too!!!

Just because it’s sweet, doesn’t mean it’s better for you. A recently published study discovered that chemicals and liquids used in flavoring e-cigarettes could result in a “significant inflammation” of monocytes, a type of white blood cell in the body. Additionally, the study pointed out that a lot of these compounds are toxic – with cinnamon, vanilla, and buttery flavors ranked to be worst – and that mixing e-cigarette flavors harms … Continue reading Vaping & e-Cigarettes Proving to be HAZARDOUS to Your Health – Yes, the Nicotine Free Ones Too!!!

As a Parent, What Can You Do To Protect Your Child From Rx Drug Addiction & How To Get Help For Them If They Are Addicted

What can you do to protect your children from prescription drug addiction? Today, prescription opioids are killing 1 adult or child every 12.5 minutes, here in the USA.  It is now the #1 cause of accidental death. It’s preventable.  More people are dying from opioid overdose than from car accidents and shootings combined.  This is SERIOUS! No child is immune, no matter what you think. … Continue reading As a Parent, What Can You Do To Protect Your Child From Rx Drug Addiction & How To Get Help For Them If They Are Addicted

Is The Pain Really Relieved OR Is It The High?

I can remember the first time I was given an opioid.  I was in a great deal of pain from a motor vehicle accident when someone crashed into the rear of my car and pushed me into the car in front of me.  It was a rainy day and the roads were slippery.  I was on a downward sloped hill when it happened.  I never … Continue reading Is The Pain Really Relieved OR Is It The High?

FREE Addiction Recovery is Waiting for You because No One Should be Denied Recovery because of Lack of Money

Teshuvah Road Ministries Inc publishes National Addiction News because we know about addiction.  We have studied it, become certified in several aspects of it, have personally lived through it many years ago, and have raised up a ministry helping many come out the other end victoriously.  It has become our lives, our passion, our mission and purpose for being alive. We founded this ministry based … Continue reading FREE Addiction Recovery is Waiting for You because No One Should be Denied Recovery because of Lack of Money

Facebook, Twitter are designed to act like ‘behavioral cocaine’

Silicon Valley insiders tell the BBC about social media’s deliberate addictive qualities. Social media companies work hard to get us addicted to their services, Silicon Valley insiders have reportedly revealed. Features such as infinite scroll and Likes keep people looking at their phones for longer than necessary and feed on their insecurities, they told the BBC’s Panorama for a documentary set to air Tuesday. Aza Raskin, formerly … Continue reading Facebook, Twitter are designed to act like ‘behavioral cocaine’

DR. PETER BREGGIN, MD: THE PROVEN DANGERS OF ANTIDEPRESSANTS

by Peter R. Breggin, M.D. On March 22 the FDA issued an extraordinary “Public Health Advisory” that cautioned about the risks associated with the whole new generation of antidepressants including Prozac and its knock offs, Zoloft, Paxil, Luvox, Celexa, and Lexapro, as well as Wellbutrin, Effexor, Serzone, and Remeron. The warning followed a public hearing where dozens of family members and victims testified about suicide … Continue reading DR. PETER BREGGIN, MD: THE PROVEN DANGERS OF ANTIDEPRESSANTS

Opioid Death Toll MUCH Higher Than Previously Thought

Opioid death toll MUCH higher than previously thought: 70,000 more Americans died of overdoses in the last decade – but did not get counted, study suggests In 2016 alone, a record 64,000 Americans died of opioid overdoses  But a new study from the University of Pittsburgh study found that 70,000 opioid overdoses were likely counted ‘unspecified’ since 1999 Death certificates were more likely to be … Continue reading Opioid Death Toll MUCH Higher Than Previously Thought

Report states: Overprescribing Doctor Linked To Hundreds Of Deaths

The doctor’s “brusque and indifferent” prescribing of diamorphine led to the deaths of at least 456 patients between 1989-2000. A British doctor is making headlines once again, after a report released Wednesday (June 20) concluded that her policy of over-prescribing a powerful pain medication led to hundreds of patient deaths. Jane Barton, who is now retired, was found guilty of serious professional misconduct in 2010 … Continue reading Report states: Overprescribing Doctor Linked To Hundreds Of Deaths

You MUST ReFill Your ‘Glass’

Once your addiction is over, it leaves behind a large vacancy in your soul that must be filled.  Will you choose to fill that space with fear, anxiety, anger, weakness, or something else that will perpetuate darkness?  At VRM, people bring us …….  CLICK HERE, to my other blog, for the rest of this article. And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed … Continue reading You MUST ReFill Your ‘Glass’

There IS Hope for a Final End to Addiction

Today, on National Addiction News, I would like to spread hope.  It’s the hope found in Jesus Christ for a final end to addiction.  Being accountable to God is the only answer. Accountability is found in His plan of Salvation.  How you can be saved is found HERE.  With all of my heart, I invite you to read how to get saved at this link.  … Continue reading There IS Hope for a Final End to Addiction

What’s Wrong with Most Recovery Programs?

I will make this answer as brief as I can… highlighting what I see is wrong. Recovery, as the word implies, indicates that you will, at some point, recover; however, in addiction recovery, it takes on an entire new meaning when the ‘Steppers’ get involved. Recovery, in the broken ‘Step’ system that exists today, is defined by: Forcing people to admit that they are ‘addicts’, even … Continue reading What’s Wrong with Most Recovery Programs?

Addiction Has an END!

Just as addiction has a beginning, it also has an end. It’s not a disease. It doesn’t have relapses. Don’t subscribe to the lies of the medical, psychiatric and addiction rehab  communities; they want to perpetuate the lie in order to keep bringing in those big bucks. Don’t be their cash cow. Your addiction can end in death or in life.  It’s a choice only … Continue reading Addiction Has an END!

REHAB FRAUD: PSYCHIATRY’S DRUG SCAM

What hope is there? Wouldn’t a universal, proven cure for drug addiction be a good thing? And is it possible? First, let’s clearly define what is meant by “cure.” For the individual a cure means complete and permanent absence of any overwhelming physical or mental desire, need or compulsion to take drugs. For the society it means the rehabilitation of the addict as a consistently … Continue reading REHAB FRAUD: PSYCHIATRY’S DRUG SCAM

A Question for People Who Are Currently Owned By Addiction

I have a question for you today…  one that you need to search your heart and soul for.  I’m asking those of you who enslaved by prescription drug addiction, illegal drug addiction, alcohol addiction, sex addiction, porn addiction, shopping addiction, food addiction, and others.  What’s the inescapable purple elephant in the room for you right now? Once you ID the purple elephant, ask yourself – … Continue reading A Question for People Who Are Currently Owned By Addiction

More on Kratom

Legislation on an alternative substance that some say could help mitigate the effects of opioid withdrawals is divided along state lines. Kratom, a tropical tree from Southeast Asia with leaves that produce stimulant and sedative effects, has been used in the Fort Smith region to both treat chronic pain and mitigate the effects of opioid painkiller withdrawals. Though it is sold legally through alternative medicine … Continue reading More on Kratom

Recovery

Do current addiction recovery strategies used in the revolving door rehab system cause addiction to continue rather than to heal?  I believe it to be so.  What’s the point if ‘they’ tell you you’re going to relapse?  Anyway, it’s all based on a theory that addiction is a disease.  We know now that it isn’t a disease; however, the system doesn’t want to let go … Continue reading Recovery

“Wonder drug” for alcohol abuse disorders found to be completely ineffective after careful review

Baclofen has been heralded by the pharmaceutical industry as a one-stop treatment for alcohol use disorders. The supposed “wonder drug” has even been called a cure for alcoholism. But no pharma cash cow should go without scrutiny — and it turns out that baclofen actually doesn’t stand up to the test. While a number of studies reportedly showed that baclofen could be used successfully to treat alcoholism, … Continue reading “Wonder drug” for alcohol abuse disorders found to be completely ineffective after careful review

First Of Its Kind Study Shows Undeniable Evidence Cannabis Can Cure Opioid Addiction

Scientists have shown that CBD actually blocks the opioid receptor in the brain, leaving no more doubt that cannabis should be a primary treatment for addiction. As the opioid epidemic rages on, those professing to seek “solutions” are willfully ignoring one of the most promising treatments – medical cannabis. When the Comprehensive Addiction & Recovery Act (CARA) was being debated in 2016, amendments to study … Continue reading First Of Its Kind Study Shows Undeniable Evidence Cannabis Can Cure Opioid Addiction

Constitutional Attorney Jonathan Emord Calls for FEDERAL Investigation into Link Between Psych Drugs and School Shootings

A top-rated lawyer who has beaten the Food and Drug Administration more times in court than any other attorney is calling on the Trump administration to launch a probe into possible links between commonly-prescribed psychiatric drugs and the epidemic of school shootings. “The financial interests of the psychiatric industry is to feed this drug industry,” said Jonathan Emord in a short documentary video. “And the drug … Continue reading Constitutional Attorney Jonathan Emord Calls for FEDERAL Investigation into Link Between Psych Drugs and School Shootings

Autopsy Shows Las Vegas Shooter Was Taking Benzos

Just a preface to the article below…  ALL addictive drugs, without exception, carry the ability to cause actions in the body that are completely opposite to the drug’s original intent.  In other words benzodiazepines can cause severe agitation and psychosis – without warning – causing an event, such as a mass murder spree,  to occur.  Drugs such as opioids increase pain after being on them … Continue reading Autopsy Shows Las Vegas Shooter Was Taking Benzos

CONSIDER THE COST

Just a quick message for all of you today who are enslaved by addiction.  In light of the fact that Jesus will be coming very soon to take His church (His true believers),  it’s time to end your addiction.  I’m speaking frankly now.  Addiction is sin that is a combination of drunkenness and idolatry.  Sin stands between you and God.  When anything is more important … Continue reading CONSIDER THE COST

Ingredients for a 7 Layer Slice of Hope

The Problem:  Addiction The Solution:  Jesus Christ and His Word The Process:  Our program is composed of 7 perfected layers with the carefully chosen ingredients that offer an indescribably delicious and nutrient rich slice of hope Our 7 Layer Recipe for Recovery is: Salvation through receiving Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior The Finest Discipleship Available on earth Specialized Christian Life Coaching with a touch of Mentoring … Continue reading Ingredients for a 7 Layer Slice of Hope

The Recipe for Victory Over Any Addiction

by Dina Perkins Whether it’s drugs, alcohol, food, gambling, porn, shopping, or something else that runs your life to the level of serious compulsion, there’s a way out that is not just a release, but a victory. How do we gain victory over obstacles in our lives, such as an addiction, that seem to be tearing us to pieces and controlling our lives as if … Continue reading The Recipe for Victory Over Any Addiction

VRM Replacement Methodology Heals Addiction for Life!

A Question:  Do you really think you’re on the road to recovery when greed infused disease theorists (ie: 12 Steppers) tell you that you will never recover? Do you really think you’re truly ‘in recovery’ when the Steppers tell you that you’ll never fully recover?  Isn’t that a bold faced LIE?  Lies lead to futility… futility leads to frustration… frustration lead to anxiety and stress… stress lead … Continue reading VRM Replacement Methodology Heals Addiction for Life!