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2013-09-24 23:28:10

The Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) will host its 14th annual Recovery Walks! on Friday, September 27, 2013, with registration beginning at 9:30 AM at Bushnell Park in Hartford, CT. Hartford, Connecticut (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Recovery Walks! is a highly anticipated celebratory event for those in recovery from addiction to alcohol and drugs, as well as for their families, friends, and supporters. In addition to walking, participants will "put a face on...

2013-09-20 23:03:26

While pill mill legislation is badly needed, an unexpected side effect of pill mill closures seems to lead to substance abusers now turning to heroin—this ramification is spreading throughout the U.S., and Novus Medical Detox says that education, along with legislation, is needed. New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 As an unexpected side effect of pill mill legislation and closures, substance abusers are now turning to heroin to achieve a much cheaper, faster high. As the...

2013-09-19 23:34:26

Narconon New Life Retreat supports Recovery Month and the 2013 theme “Join the Voices for Recovery: Together on Pathways to Wellness.” They take addiction recovery beyond simply handling drug addiction by encouraging those in recovery to develop talents long term sobriety is strengthened. Denham Springs, LA (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Narconon New Life Retreat, an addiction recovery center, is including many practices into their treatment plans in order to support long term recovery....

2013-09-18 23:30:03

Statistics reveal that alarming numbers of young Americans are being introduced to drugs and alcohol every day. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 A report published on August 29th by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has revealed in great detail the number of teenagers in the US who use illicit substances. The number of 12 to 17 year olds who smoke cigarettes on an average day comes to 881,684. Also included in the report are statistics on younger...

2013-09-18 12:58:45

Persons with alcohol and other drug dependence who received chronic care management including relapse prevention counseling and medical, addiction and psychiatric treatment were no more abstinent than those who received usual primary care, according to a study in the September 18 issue of JAMA. Chronic care management (CCM) is a way of delivering care that has been shown to be effective for chronic medical and mental health conditions. "Chronic care management is multidisciplinary...

2013-09-10 23:25:21

In the first survey on Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome, results indicate that 9 out of 10 addicts suffer from the condition responsible for most cases of drug or alcohol relapse, but only 13% of addicts receive PAWS-focused treatment. Ft. Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Despite widespread recognition as the leading cause of relapse among recovering addicts and alcoholics, few addiction treatment centers address Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome. But in a large survey conducted by...

2013-09-09 23:01:12

With 28 years working in the field of addiction recovery, Clark Carr begins a serialized release of a comprehensive look at both the problems and solutions of worldwide alcohol and other drug abuse. (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 After ten years of running a Narconon rehab center and eighteen serving as president of the rehab network's international headquarters, Clark Carr has personally looked into practically every addiction treatment method being used on the planet and visited...

2013-09-05 23:25:17

Narconon Freedom Center Michigan program enrollees take an afternoon break to celebrate Labor Day with games and a BBQ. Albion, MI (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 Narconon Freedom Center, a drug rehabilitation center, provided an afternoon break September 2nd so program students could celebrate Labor Day with games and a BBQ. Games included volleyball, kickball, softball and bingo for the less active. Beautiful weather made the outdoor actives and BBQ of burgers and hot dogs enjoyable....

2013-08-31 23:19:31

A variety of new treatment plans are now available at Alcohol Treatment Toms River, and were created to appeal to anyone with reservations about seeking help for their problems with drugs and alcohol. Toms River, NJ (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 Alcohol Treatment Toms River now offers an even wider variety of alcohol and drug abuse treatment plans. The hesitancy to go to a rehabilitation center inspired Alcohol Treatment Toms River to restructure their existing programs to appeal to anyone and...

2013-08-31 23:19:30

Alcohol Treatment Paterson has restructured treatment plans to provide multiple options perfect for anyone seeking help overcoming substance abuse. Paterson, NJ (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 Alcohol Treatment Paterson is now offering an even larger array of substance abuse treatment plans. Aware of the reluctance to attend rehab by a great number of addicts, Alcohol Treatment Paterson began to restructure their programs to appeal to an even broader range of people seeking help. With options...