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NLA ambassadors give students the ‘dope’ on drugs

By Jeanne M. Rideout
Posted December 13, 2005
Weymouth – Weymouth High School students now have the straight dope on drugs, thanks to a courageous group of young ambassadors from the National Library of Addiction, which was founded in 1993 by addiction physician Dr. Punyamurtula S. Kishore.

Former addicts warn kids of dangers

GateHouse News Service
By Sasha Brown / Tribune Staff Writer
Posted July 20, 2007
Waltham – Christine, a recovering drug addict, spent $75,000 in one year on painkillers, she told a group of young campers at the Waltham YMCA.”That money could have bought me a Mercedes-Benz,” said Christine who, along with other recovering addicts who spoke to the group, asked that her last name not be used.

Kishore awarded Community Builder Award by recovery group

GateHouse News Service
Posted December 27, 2007
Brookline – Dr. P.S. Kishore, president and founder of the National Library of Addictions in Brookline, was awarded the D. Elton Trueblood Community Builder Award for his support  and devotion to the Fresh Start Recovery Coalition’s at the Coalition’s annual Friends and Family Thanksgiving event on Nov. 19.

Offering hope for ‘happy’ disease

GateHouse News Service
By Nicholas Scofield
Posted March 28, 2008
Woburn, MA – When people think of drug addiction and treatment, many picture a drifter living on the streets and searching for a fix or Lindsay Lohan relapsing after a high-cost stay at a rehab clinic in Hollywood.
Boston Herald
By Christine McConville
Posted June 14, 2010

It took seven turns at detox centers and more than a few brushes with the law before Jennifer Ulich was able to kick her substance-abuse habit.

The 32-year-old Rockland resident credits the relatively new addiction-battling treatment Vivitrol with keeping her alive and drug-free.

“It saved my life,” Ulich said about the Massachusetts-made Vivitrol. She was injected with the drug once a month for a year and a half. “Once I started taking it, the obsession was gone,” she said

– See more at: http://bostonherald.com/business/healthcare/2010/06/anti_addiction_drug_gets_boost#sthash.JEqj191Z.dpuf

It took seven turns at detox centers and more than a few brushes with the law before Jennifer Ulich was able to kick her substance-abuse habit.

The 32-year-old Rockland resident credits the relatively new addiction-battling treatment Vivitrol with keeping her alive and drug-free.

“It saved my life,” Ulich said about the Massachusetts-made Vivitrol. She was injected with the drug once a month for a year and a half. “Once I started taking it, the obsession was gone,” she said

– See more at: http://bostonherald.com/business/healthcare/2010/06/anti_addiction_drug_gets_boost#sthash.JEqj191Z.dpuf

Mother power support group fights drug abuse

Wicked Local Weymouth
By Ed Baker
Posted September  01, 2011
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