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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...

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...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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