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2014-08-26 23:17:01

Troubled Teens Columbia is a new helpline for adolescents who need support and guidance for ending a substance abuse problem. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Young adults who struggle with addiction are setting themselves up for failure later in life so it’s important to get them the help they need right away. The new helpline for troubled teens operating in Columbia, MD is a great service for an adolescent who really wants to climb out from under the dark cloud of substance abuse...

2014-08-26 23:16:58

Troubled Teens St. Charles offers a valuable resource for teens seeking assistance for their alcohol and drug addiction. St. Charles, MD (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Teen drug and alcohol abuse is a major issue across Maryland. It’s no different in St. Charles, MD. Substance abuse can happen to people of all ages. Juveniles are falling victim to drug and alcohol dependency in higher numbers than ever before. Many young people are looking to beat substance abuse, but don’t know where to...

2014-08-26 23:16:52

Wednesday, September 2nd, the BRISAS will commence its Executive Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) for Substance Abuse for persons looking for life-changing strategies so they can take control of their lives. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The Mind & Body Treatment and Research Institute is pleased to announce its partnership with Counseling Clinics of La Jolla with the opening of “BRISAS Recovery and Wellness IOP” in San Diego. An open house to introduce the program and...

2014-08-23 23:02:40

Troubled Teens Wilmington is a new and valuable resource for juveniles seeking assistance for their alcohol and drug addiction. Wilmington, NC (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 Teen drug and alcohol abuse is a major problem across North Carolina. It’s no different in Wilmington, NC. Substance abuse can happen to people of all ages. Young adults are falling victim to drug and alcohol dependency in higher numbers than ever before. Many young people are looking to overcome substance abuse, but...

2014-08-22 23:10:08

Aid in Recovery pointed to a recent bill introduced in the Philippines House of Representative as a positive step toward a more sensible response to the drug addiction epidemic. Stuart, FL (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Aid in Recovery, a full service drug and alcohol treatment center, released a statement today regarding a recent bill introduced in the Philippines House of Representatives by Representative Samuel Pagdilao, a current legislator and retired police general. In House Bill 4451,...

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...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin