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Families stage protest outside parliament over demand for probes into deaths of gambling addicts

The Daily Mail 09 Dec 2021
The Gambling Commission has investigated only three cases of gambling-related suicide in recent years, according to campaigners, a fraction of the 400 addicts who take their own lives annually ... More than 2,000 gambling addicts have taken their own lives since 2016, according to Public Health England.

New Zealand launches smokefree action plan to curb smoking 09 Dec 2021
The plan called Smokefree Aotearoa 2025 Action Plan has six key focus areas with ground-breaking policies to radically reduce the "availability, addictiveness and appeal" of smoked tobacco products, Associate Minister of Health Ayesha Verrall said at an event in the Parliament.

Daytona's Welcome to Rockville unveils 2022 festival headliners including Foo Fighters, Guns N' Roses, Kiss ...

Orlando Weekly 08 Dec 2021
Festival organizers on Wednesday dropped a metric ton of big names and cult favorites that will be party of this year's lineup, including the aforementioned Foos and GNR, Kiss, KornFive Finger Death Punch, ...

What Dostoevsky knew about evil

New Statesman 08 Dec 2021
[See also ... Widowed in 1864, he remarried in 1867, and his second wife Anna Snitkina, who had been his secretary since 1866, played a major role in eventually breaking his addiction as well as helping him organise his literary activity (the furious pace of his writing up to around 1868 was dictated by the pressure to pay off his debts) ... [See also ... .

The 20 best TV shows of 2021

NME 08 Dec 2021
As season two arrived – complete with a move from Channel 4 to Netflix – viewers were desperate to know if George and Mae would make it after a crushing break up. Mae’s incisive, comedic takes on addiction, love and sexuality returned, as did a greater exploration of #MeToo (something touched on in season one).

Rock Bottom Ranch graduates three residents

Palestine Herald-Press 07 Dec 2021
Amber Corrigan of Athens, Marlana Riddles and Kamie King of Palestine celebrated overcoming their former addictions and mended relationships with their families and children ... The ranch’s programs focus on breaking the cycle of addiction, poverty and criminal charges some women fall into when they do not have good support systems.

5 Policies Proposed In The UK Government's Drugs Strategy

Huffington Post 07 Dec 2021
“For adults taking recreational drugs, who are too often sheltered from the serious violence, human exploitation, severe addiction and crime ... The government has announced it will invest £780 million in drug treatment in an effort to break the “cycle of crime” fuelled by addiction.

Instagram announces plans for parental controls and other safety features ahead of Congressional hearing

Crunch 07 Dec 2021
... a Break” feature is opt-in only ... That gives Instagram the appearance of doing something to combat app addiction, without going so far as to actually make “Take a Break” enabled by default for its users, or like TikTok, regularly remind users to get off the app.

‘When Harry Met Rehab’ has poignancy, humor and the wisdom to know the difference

Chicago Sun-Times 06 Dec 2021
... Teinowitz’s emergence from addiction ... While Harry occasionally breaks the fourth wall in character, the others do so only to read letters from other addicts, whose photos are projected onto the wall of the sparse set (a couch, a few chairs and some Chicago sports memorabilia).

Government to invest £780m in drug treatment to fight ‘cycle of crime’

The Independent 06 Dec 2021
The Government has announced it will invest £780 million in drug treatment in an effort to break the “cycle of crime” fuelled by addiction ... .

Stephen Sondheim’s other job: crossword setter

The Observer 06 Dec 2021
Michael Crawford is far from the only person from the world of musical theatre … ... We could euphemistically call these beasts “the engrossing puzzles” – it was to these that Sondheim was addicted in the 1950s. Steven Sondheim and Leonard Bernstein take a break from crosswords to rehearse West Side Story, 1957 ... Is “addicted” too strong a word? No ... [ ... [ .

‘Remember that can easily be you’: Angelenos closest to the homelessness crisis urge compassion

The Los Angeles Times 06 Dec 2021
She picked up a T-shirt and ripped it in half, tying the strip of fabric around her head to cover several scabs — reminders, she said, of a meth addiction she desperately wants to break ... Brenda Martinez, right, says she believes more opportunities for drug addiction treatment and ...