Jim Irsay is on a mission to spread mental health awarenessOctober 27, 2022 GMT
Jim Irsay was heading to an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting in San Francisco when a homeless woman stopped him to warn about dark creatures that drag people into the ocean and kill them.
The Indianapolis Colts owner expressed his concern and told her he’d pray about it.
Louisiana lawmaker gets treatment for alcoholismSeptember 27, 2022 GMT
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana State Rep. Stuart Bishop has entered a 30-day treatment program for alcoholism.
The Republican, representing Lafayette, said in a statement that he has challenges to overcome “for the betterment of myself, my family and the great state of Louisiana," The Advocate reported Tuesday.
‘Magic mushroom’ psychedelic may help heavy drinkers quitAugust 24, 2022 GMT
The compound in psychedelic mushrooms helped heavy drinkers cut back or quit entirely in the most rigorous test of psilocybin for alcoholism.
More research is needed to see if the effect lasts and whether it works in a larger study.
Doctors urge access to psychedelic therapies in New MexicoJuly 13, 2022 GMT
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Physicians and researchers are urging New Mexico legislators to allow the use of psychedelic mushrooms in mental health therapy aimed at overcoming depression, anxiety, psychological trauma and alcoholism.
Raiders DE Maxx Crosby fulfilling his potential in 3rd yearDecember 24, 2021 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Maxx Crosby wasn't popular in high school, struggled with his focus while in college at Eastern Michigan and checked himself into rehab for alcoholism after a disappointing rookie season with the Las Vegas Raiders.
Hunter Biden details lifelong addiction struggle in memoirMarch 31, 2021 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s son Hunter details his lifelong struggle with alcoholism and drug abuse in a new memoir, writing that “in the last five years alone, my two-decades-long marriage has dissolved, guns have been put in my face, and at one point I dropped clean off the grid, living in $59-a-night Super 8 motels off I-95 while scaring my family even more than myself...
Men should limit alcohol to 1 drink a day, experts sayJuly 15, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — If you decide to have an alcoholic drink, limiting yourself to one a day is best — whether you’re a man or woman...
3 die in New Mexico from drinking hand sanitizerJune 26, 2020 GMT
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Three people have died, three others are in critical condition and one person is permanently blind after apparently drinking hand sanitizer that contained methanol, New Mexico health officials said Friday...
New Mexico center gets more alcohol research fundingAugust 29, 2019 GMT
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Alcohol Research Center is getting a $7.5 million grant to continue its work to better understand fetal alcohol spectrum disorders...
Journalist describes struggles with anxiety, alcoholismMay 3, 2019 GMT
Award-winning news anchor and reporter Elizabeth Vargas discussed her struggles today with anxiety and alcoholism that are detailed in her book, "Between Breaths: A Memoir of Panic and Addiction."
During her remarks during the 18th annual Tapestry event at the Coliseum, Vargas described believing that panic and anxiety were shameful things that needed to be hidden.
LSU gets grant to study exercise in drinkers with HIV/AIDSOctober 21, 2017 GMT
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An LSU Health professor has $390,000 to study whether exercise can help avert insulin resistance, pre-diabetes and other metabolic disorders in heavy drinkers with HIV.
Louisiana State University Health New Orleans says the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism awarded the two-year grant to Dr.
Trying to get sober? NIH offers tool to help find good careOctober 3, 2017 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The phone calls come — from fellow scientists and desperate strangers — with a single question for the alcohol chief at the National Institutes of Health: Where can my loved one find good care to get sober...
US judge says her alcoholism didn’t affect case resolutionsApril 14, 2017 GMT
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A federal judge in Louisiana who took medical leave for treatment of severe alcoholism said Friday there are no grounds to challenge cases resolved in her court...
Immaculate HS, alcoholism council plan presentation in DanburyMarch 20, 2017 GMT
DANBURY - Parents are invited to a free program about drugs, alcohol and teenagers Tuesday at Immaculate High School.
The program, sponsored by the high school and the Midwestern Connecticut Council of Alcoholism, is at 6:30 p.m.