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2014-08-19 23:05:05

California eating disorder treatment center promotes new clinical director from within. St. Louis, Mo (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Castlewood Treatment Center for Eating Disorders, a national leader in eating disorder treatment, announced today the promotion of Jennifer Edwards, LPC, R-DMT, to clinical director of Castlewood at Monarch Cove Treatment Center. Castlewood at Monarch Cove is a trusted affiliate of Castlewood Treatment Center located in Monterey, Calif. The facility offers...

2014-08-07 16:27:50

Department of Health and Human Services Data Show An Average 511,000 Medical Professionals Abuse or Are Dependent on Drugs or Alcohol Annually SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Stephen Loyd, a recovering drug addict who at one point was taking oxycodone and 100 Vicodin pills a day while working with patients, joined with Proposition 46 proponent Bob Pack and openly spoke about how easy it is for doctors to abuse drugs and get away with it. Consumer Watchdog...

2014-08-04 08:26:28

MUMBAI, August 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Drug, alcohol and other addiction rehab in the United States is big business - $35 billion this year. There are now 14,000+ treatment facilities and growing. A total of 2.5 million persons received treatment, but many more need it and facilities are filled to capacity. However, insurance coverage for rehab is limited. As a result, most of the tab is paid by government/state agencies. High end niches have emerged for the well-heeled (think...

2014-07-30 10:06:12

The JAMA Network Journals Bottom Line: An electronic screening tool that starts with a single question to assess the frequency of substance misuse appears to be an easy way to screen teenagers who visited a physician for routine medical care. Author: Sharon Levy, M.D., M.P.H., of Boston Children's Hospital, and colleagues. Background: Substance use can cause illness and death in adolescents. Screening adolescents and intervening if there is substance use can reduce the burden of...

2014-07-29 23:12:39

In its latest blog post, Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can make a big difference in whether or not the process is successful, has busted four big, dangerous and persistent addiction myths. (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 In its latest blog post, Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can make a big difference in whether or not...

2014-07-25 08:24:54

Solid Landings Behavioral Health in Costa Mesa, California recently appointed a new program director as the organization continues to expand its services COSTA MESA, Calif., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Solid Landings Behavioral Health recently appointed Stacey Sugar as program director of its affiliate, Sure Haven, a recovery treatment center exclusively for women. Stacey comes to the Solid Landings team as a licensed clinical counselor from Baltimore, Maryland. With 10...

2014-07-16 23:13:19

Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can make a big difference in whether or not the process is successful, has launched a new article on its website that explores the dangers of synthetic drugs. (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can make a big difference in whether or not the process is...

2014-07-03 23:04:31

640 Graduates later Narconon Louisiana celebrates the continued success of all its graduates. Denham Springs, LA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Narconon New Life Retreat, having graduated over 600 students since its inception, now celebrates its 8th year anniversary. The growth during the years since the grand opening have witnessed the substance abuse facility expanding from a licensed 16 bed facility to one that services an average of 55 clients per week, both inpatient and outpatient. With...

2014-06-25 23:02:34

Harbor Village Detox comments on new study which indicates that individuals who were abused as children are more likely to use drugs. USA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 As reported by Yale News (6/11), a new study by the Yale School of Medicine shows that childhood abuse can lead to drug abuse. The study illustrates that people who suffered from child abuse “had lower brain volumes in regions associated with emotion, learning, and memory.” In addition, people with a history of child abuse are...

2014-06-23 23:09:22

Las Vegas Rapid Detox Medical Clinic is now performing a groundbreaking rapid opiate detox procedure that frees patients from opiate addiction in just 8 hours. More information is available online at http://www.saferapiddetox.com. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Las Vegas Rapid Detox Medical Clinic is now offering their groundbreaking 8-hour rapid opiate detox to the public. The clinic’s groundbreaking procedure has been developed by licensed doctors over the last five years and...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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