‘His Life Deserves to Stand for Something’ – Portsmouth News

Heroin Addiction: ‘His life deserves to stand for something’ – Portsmouth News

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'His life deserves to stand for something'
Portsmouth News
After fighting heroin addiction, Jim didn't know he'd have another battle to face. He was clean from the drugs and on the verge of marrying Kerry when he was diagnosed with hepatitis C. If detected early enough, the virus can be treated and the patient

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Heroin Addiction: Peterborough’s most wanted: Six years in jail for prolific thief – Peterborough Today

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Peterborough's most wanted: Six years in jail for prolific thief
Peterborough Today
When he was arrested he admitted the crimes and said he had a heroin addiction. Mr Goodier said Ellis had a large number of convictions, including in 2004 when he was convicted of a burglary in Wisbech and 12 offences were taken into consideration.

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Heroin Addiction: Just Say Know

Winner, The Other Venice Film Festival 2005 Just Say Know: This profoundly personal artistic achievement follows filmmaker Tao Ruspoli’s family as they explore their individual relationships to heroin and opium addiction. The film stars Prince Dado Ruspoli, Tao’s father, eccentric Italian aristocrat known for inspiring Fellini’s Dolce Vita, his close friendship with artists like Salvador Dali and Jean Cocteau, and for his years 45 years of Opium addiction. Read Dado’s obituary, which includes mention of Just Say Know in the Manchester Guardian: (printed below) The film also stars Debra Berger, Tao’s mother, star of Marcel Carne’s Marvelous Visit. Debra lived with Dado and smoked opium with him for 10 years before moving to the United States and becoming a sculptor, an interior designer, and a clandestine heroin addict. Finally, the film stars Bartolomeo Ruspoli, Tao’s wild and eccentric younger brother who is married to Aileen Getty, 20 year his senior and heiress to the Getty fortune. Bartolomeo has struggled with Heroin and other drug addictions for most of his life. He is interviewed in the film while attempting to kick heroin. Shot on two continents, this film brilliantly weaves together three generations of use, addiction, and recovery with a poetic sense of affirmation and joy and none of the self-pity so typical of this genre. 30 minutes “I feel I am on solid ground with an artist who is willing to take chances, to reveal what it is like to be
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Heroin Addiction: Salt appetite is linked to drug addiction, research finds
A team of U.S. and Australian scientists has found that addictive drugs may have hijacked the same nerve cells and connections in the brain that serve a powerful, ancient instinct: the appetite for salt.
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