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2014-05-21 23:12:28

The Cabin Chiang Mai Addiction Rehab’s Aftercare Provider, psychologist Cameron Brown will share with a 250 strong congregation of mental health professionals and AA members, the merits of The Cabin’s unique version of the 12 Steps at the Victoria Alcoholics Anonymous Anniversary Event in Melbourne on June 10th 2014. (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 The Cabin Chiang Mai Addiction Rehab’s Aftercare Provider, psychologist Cameron Brown will share with a 250 strong congregation of mental health...

2014-05-21 23:04:49

Teen addiction and rehabilitation expert discusses the importance of integrating treatment when working with a dual diagnosis patient. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Approximately 8.9 million adults who abuse drugs also have a mental health disorder, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. However, only 7.4 percent of those individuals receive effective treatment for both issues, which leaves many addicts struggling to recover. Johnny Patout, CEO of...

2014-05-21 16:27:30

Studies will explore tobacco cessation, smoke-free policies and secondhand smoke exposure MINNEAPOLIS, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, ClearWay Minnesota's Board of Directors approved five new research grants. The grant awards, which total more than $974,000, will examine topics including tobacco cessation among African American smokers, various smoke-free policies and secondhand smoke exposure among children. The grant recipients are the University of Minnesota, the Center for Energy and...

2014-05-21 08:28:17

Solid Landings Behavioral Health and ARISE® Network announce the launch of a fellowship designed to provide training for aspiring Certified ARISE® Interventionists who are committed to serving individuals and families in underserved populations. COSTA MESA, Calif., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- One of Southern California's leading recovery centers, Solid Landings Behavioral Health has announced its collaboration with international intervention pioneer, Dr. Judith Landau and...

2014-05-20 23:18:28

Our Solutions, an outpatient counseling program in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has recently added the Vibroacoustic Program to their counseling services for the treatment of recovering addicts and alcoholics. Addicts and alcoholics in Fort Lauderdale now have the opportunity to improve their ability for recovery by learning how to effectively manage anxiety and stress and also how to improve their confidence and self-esteem. (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Approximately 70 to 90 % of addicts and...

2014-05-20 08:35:49

E-Liquids Formulated in the United States at FDA-Registered Facility DANIA BEACH, Fla., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vapor Corp. (OTCQB: VPCO; "Vapor" or "the Company"), a leading U.S.-based electronic cigarette company with brands that include Krave®, VaporX®, Hookah Stix® and Fifty-One®, announced today the launch of a new, premium line of e-liquids for electronic vaporizers and other e-vaping devices. "The launch of this new line of USA-made e-liquids reflects the tremendous...

2014-05-19 23:04:10

Pro-Recovery Group Believes that Communication is Key in Families when Talking About Substance Abuse Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 As reported by Desert National News in their article, Derailing Kids: Alcohol and Drugs Send Children As Young As 10 Off-Course (5/18), experts gave their opinion on the importance of communication when it comes to parents educating their kids about drugs at an early age. The article spoke about how young children often imitate the actions of their...

2014-05-17 23:00:47

NHL player's actions could set bad example for kids, group says. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 17, 2014 As reported by Fox News in their article Sabres F Konopka Suspended 20 Games (5/15), the forward for the Canadian hockey team The Sabres, Zenon Konopka, has violated the rules of the substance abuse policy for the team. As a result of the violation, Konopka will now have to attend a program for substance abuse treatment and will not be able to play for 20 games. Konopka, who has...

2014-05-16 23:02:50

Group Hopeful That Bill Will Eventually Go Federal Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 As reported by WCVB Boston in their article Massachusetts Senate Approves Substance Abuse Bill (5/13), the Massachusetts State Senate has passed a bill that would attempt to offset the rapidly increasing drug issues that have made their way up the east coast. Although the bill has the words “substance abuse” in it, it generally aims at trying to cause a decrease in prescription pill abuse....

2014-05-16 16:24:51

NEW YORK, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Center for Living (NYCFL) 3rd Annual Gala was held on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at Espace in New York City. Gathering more than two hundred and fifty donors and supporters, the event celebrated the Center's tremendous success in turning around the lives of young people that suffer from addiction and co-occurring disorders, exemplifying its commitment to provide the most effective treatment for chemically dependent youth....


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Nicotine Replacement Therapy
2013-03-04 16:06:28

Nicotine replacement therapy is the administration of nicotine by other means than smoking. This change in the way nicotine is delivered prevents the harmful effects of smoking and is usually used in smoking cessation. Types Nicotine replacement therapy can be administered in several forms. The type used depends on the patient and what fits into their lifestyle best. The forms available include: Nicotine patches – transdermal (through the skin) Nicotine gum – orally (through the...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.