I-Team learns more about BPD officer, drug addiction in court

Baltimore police officer Steven Angelini remains in federal custody Thursday night. Angelini is accused of selling oxycodone and a ghost gun, along with trying to provide sensitive law enforcement information about a homicide to a co-conspirator. The 11 News I-Team learned more about Angelini, 41, his career as a Baltimore police officer and his drug … Read more

WVa opioid trial verdict still pending nearly a year later

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Last July, a federal judge in West Virginia heard closing arguments in the first lawsuit to go to trial over the US opioid addiction epidemic. With an avalanche of documents from the three-month trial, Judge David Faber didn’t indicate when he would make a ruling on the multibillion-dollar lawsuit filed by Cabell … Read more

What’s in Biden’s ‘Safe Smoking Kits’ and How They Help

Share on PinterestSafe smoking kits help prevent overdoses and other health risks linked to substance misuse. Terrence Antonio James/Chicago Tribune/Tribune News Service via Getty Images Harm Reduction grants help provide funding for services like the distribution of safe smoking kits. Health experts say the goal of these kits is to help keep people who misuse … Read more

How one Wichita Falls man overcame drug addiction

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (KAUZ) -The World Health Organization says around 15 million people are addicted to hard drugs across the world. One man in Wichita Falls use to fall in that category, but not anymore. Jason Perkins says he hit rock bottom while using, but that journey led him to where he is today. He … Read more

Monroe coffee house offers fresh start to former felons, recovering drug addicts

MONROE, Mich. (WTVG) – A local coffee shop is offering a fresh start to people who have a criminal past or who are recovering from drug addiction. Fresh Start Coffee House is located off LaPlaisance Road and their mission is to hire those who may have a hard time finding employment. Paula Holz and her … Read more

US: Discrimination based on opioid treatment violates law

The US Department of Justice is warning employers, healthcare providers and others not to discriminate against people who are using prescribed medication to treat opioid addiction By GEOFF MULVIHILL Associated Press April 5, 2022, 6:19 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article A deepening opioid epidemic is prompting the US … Read more

Worldwide Addiction Disorders Drugs Industry to 2027 – featuring Accord Healthcare, GlaxoSmithKline and Novartis Among Others – ResearchAndMarkets.com | Business

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar 30, 2022– The “Addiction Disorders Drugs Market Research Report by Drug Type, by Treatment, by End-user, by Region – Global Forecast to 2027 – Cumulative Impact of COVID-19” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The Global Addiction Disorders Drugs Market size was estimated at USD 21.29 billion in 2020, is expected to … Read more

‘Euphoria’ sparks conversations around addiction

Zendaya in a scene from Season 2 of “Euphoria,” which was filmed in Los Angeles. Credit: Courtesy of Eddy Chen/HBO/TNS HBO Max’s “Euphoria,” though known in part for its cinematography, soundtrack and makeup looks, also covers topics that are much more serious. The American drama follows Rue Bennett (Zendaya), a high school teen, and her … Read more

Money flows into addiction tech, but will it curb soaring opioid overdose deaths? | Business

David Sarabia had already sold two startups by age 26 and was sitting on enough money to never have to work another day in his life. He moved from Southern California to New York City and began to indulge in all the luxuries his newly minted millionaire status conveyed. Then it all went sideways, and … Read more

New alcohol, drug addiction treatment center opens in International Park

A new alcohol and drug outpatient treatment center will open its doors for business Wednesday in Hoover. The Birmingham Recovery Center is in a 7,500-square-foot building in the International Park office complex off Acton Road that formerly was home to Noah’s Event Venue. A ribbon-cutting was held Tuesday morning. It is not a detox or … Read more