Results tagged with 'addiction'
Published May 26, 2015
On Jan. 21, 1989, Lawrence Harris spent the day smoking cocaine outside of the house owned by his mother, who refused to let him in because he was high again. There, he sat in his cold green '81 Cutlass Oldsmobile, too wired to sleep, and prayed. That night, Harris told Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, he made a promise to himself never to return to drugs, a vow he has kept for the last 25 years as a member of the Friendship Club,
Published Oct. 9, 2014
Lindsay Garric reports on what it's like for a caffeine lover to go a month without drinking coffee.
Published April 30, 2014
Linda Lenz has got a message for heroin: your days are numbered taking hold of our children. Lenz, a Muskego resident who lost her son Tony to a heroin overdose in February 2013 is amassing an army to defeat the drug through education and open forum discussion.
Published May 29, 2010
A "normal" amount of sex in a week for a couple is obviously difficult to pinpoint. It's completely relative to the couple, their lifestyle, their sex drives, their health and their happiness.
Published Feb. 13, 2009
When it comes to drinking, the real dangers lie in the more serious, life changing and long term effects of alcohol. Drinking and driving might be the first one to come to mind but addiction, liver disease, date rape and unprotected sex are all often the result of heavy nights of binge drinking over a prolonged period of time.
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Sunday February 12th, 2012 - Fox Lake, IL First it was Elvis. Then Michael Jackson. Now it’s the premature passing of yet another music superstar under controversial and sketchy circumstances at a young age in Whitney Houston. I must say that although there was a mo...
Recovery Now! is celebrating it's second anniversary with a new series specifically targeting people whose dysfunctional background is hampering their addiction recovery. The series will be based on Tim Sledges book "Moving Beyond Your Past". "Tim Sledge has put together a fascinat...
Ned, Dan and Debbie review your Inward, Upward and Outward journey as you move away from addiction and into recovery, this week on Recovery Now!
Drug and alcohol treatment can come in a variety of forms and some of the traditional ways of handling the difficult task of getting a person into treatment may not always be fruitful. Sometimes we try to put the cart before the horse, getting side tracked on issues that aren't related to the pro...
By Ned WickerIt's called "Purple Drank," a mixture of codeine and Promethazine, found in cough syrup, a sweet soft drink (Sprite is popular) and chunks of Jolly Rancher candies. This sugary concoction has been around for several years but has recently been the subject of headlines invol...
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