George Shirakawa Jr., is out of custody from Santa Rita Jail in Dublin. He served 7 months after pleading guilty to 12 charges, including gambling with public funds, in November.
New Bay Area Alcoholism Treatment Uses Implant To Curb Cravings, ‘Growing Pains’ Star Talks About Addiction
A new treatment for alcoholism is now in the Bay Area. While it’s not a cure, it may help more individuals achieve sobriety. Among those who claim it works is an actor whose battle with the bottle began in childhood.
The homeless often make their way to BART stations, platforms and trains, but the agency has taken steps to reach out to them by hiring a crisis intervention coordinator and mental health liaison.
Two prominent Bay Area residents say hypnotherapy was the key to helping them kick an unhealthy addiction to chewing tobacco.
Mark Harvin was 18, and high on crystal meth and alcohol, when he broke into a garage that turned out to belong to a state assemblyman a decade ago.
Carol Kahm’s support group helps people heal from the pain of addiction. But the groups aren’t for substance abusers – They’re for the people who love them.
The new painkiller, which is a pure version of the drug that’s in Vicodin, could hit the market next year.
San Francisco born, Eric Dane recently entered a rehab facility to get treatment for addiction to prescription painkillers but is expected to go back to work soon…
The number of teenagers coming into hospital emergency rooms for issues related to alcohol consumption nearly quadruples on New Year’s Day.
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — For more than half a century, the San Francisco-based Walden House has been offering addiction treatment throughout California. While research continues to show that substance addiction is a disease, many continue […]