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Drug, Addiction and Rehab News: December 30 - Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment

Drug, Addiction and Rehab News: December 30

 

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Underage Drinking Hits Hospitals at New YearFox News

 

“According to the latest statistics, there were an estimated 1,980 visits to emergency rooms in the United States on January 1, 2009 related to underage drinking, nearly four times the 546 such visits on an average day that year.”

 

Brazilian star Jobson struggles with fame, drug addictionSports Illustrated

 

“Promising Brazilian striker Jobson has struggled with an addiction to crack cocaine.”

 

New Survey: 51% Under 21-Year Olds Say They Will Drink New Year's EveSF Gate

 

“A December 27-29 survey of 151 persons under 21 revealed that 51% plan to drink on New Year's Eve, and another 27% say they "may drink." Thirty-five percent of the 147 parents of those under 21 surveyed, think their children will drink and another 5% believe their children may drink.”

 

The fascinating life of an English writer, essayist and 'opium eater'Washington Post

 

“De Quincey was an opium addict, an alcoholic in all but name, and a man who spent years dodging creditors, constantly moving from one rented room to another.”

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