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2014-01-30 23:32:12

The Mission Drug Rehab and Detox Helpline is a great new resource for teenagers seeking rehab. Mission, TX (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 The first steps in overcoming addiction can often be the hardest. Admitting to having a substance abuse problem and asking others to help you work through it can be difficult for any addict, and especially hard for teenagers. Until now, teens in Mission, TX have not had anywhere they can turn to when they want to end their dependencies upon drugs and alcohol....

2014-01-30 23:28:36

A Heroes in Recovery 6K Run/Walk event takes place on May 3 to support those in recovery and break the stigma associated with addiction. Nashville, Tennessee (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Heroes in Recovery, a movement which celebrates the heroic efforts of those who seek the addiction and mental health help they need without feeling ashamed or isolated is proud to announce the 2nd annual Heroes in Recovery 6k Run/Walk in South Florida. The movement, started by Foundations Recovery Network...

2014-01-30 23:02:24

Stockton Treatment Center helps people end their alcohol and drug dependency. Call (888) 444-9148 for an appointment. Stockton, CA (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 A Stockton treatment center is launching adult and adolescent programs to stop alcohol and drug abuse through Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. Information from a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services report shows "in 2012, there were 1.1 million persons aged 12 or older who had used hallucinogens for the first time within...

2014-01-30 08:31:38

OOSTRUM, The Netherlands, January 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Have you made your new year resolution? Is it to quit smoking, yet again, only to become the usual resolution that you'll never live up to? Or are you considering e-cigarettes, which are in reality, e-smoking devices? Interestingly, e-cigarettes, also known as a e-smoker [http://goedkooproken.net/e-smoker ], aren't the solution to your "I will quit smoking" fantasy. Surprisingly though, they could well be your next...

2014-01-29 23:29:46

As the new Director of Community Outreach at New Life House sober living and drug aftercare homes, Martha Lockie’s goal is to bring their community focused living paradigm into local neighborhoods in order to greater serve the recovery world at large. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Martha Lockie’s function is about exploring opportunities for New Life House to be of maximum service wherever they are needed and to give the public accurate information about their mission and...

2014-01-28 23:34:20

‘Broken Toys’ follows the life of two high school sweethearts as they try to overcome the breakup caused by alcohol and drug abuse and continue their romance so pure. ROSE HILL, Iowa (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 A newly found out knack for writing, a couple of dreams about his drug and alcohol use, and a girl he knew in high school all became the necessary factor to lead author John Williams Smith III into releasing his first published novel. A love story with a twist as he describes it,...

2014-01-28 23:31:43

Month long sobriety trend is not enough to cure an alcohol addiction. Fort Lauderdale, Fla (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Drynuary is a popular word this month, as people strive to regain the health and fitness that they may have lost over the holidays. It’s a spin on the words ‘Dry’ and ‘January,’ and signifies abstinence from alcohol for the month of January. Destination Hope: The Women’s Program, a respected gender-specific women’s drug rehab facility in South Florida, reminds...

2014-01-28 23:31:41

Could a lack of addiction treatment explain why many New Year’s resolutions fail? Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Mental health expert Ben Brafman expects to see increased admissions to addiction and mental health treatment programs in January, when many people are resolving to seek personal renewal. Brafman is the founder and CEO of Destination Hope, Destination Hope: The Women’s Program, and The Sylvia Brafman Mental Health Center, all based in South Florida. Although...

2014-01-28 23:31:20

One of the top New Year’s resolutions for both men and women is to stay sober during the New Year. Whether struggling with an addiction to drugs or alcohol, anyone can benefit from Synergy Lifestyle Center’s comprehensive addiction treatment program, which features the effective combination of medical treatment and counseling services. (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Synergy Lifestyle Center offers an addiction treatment program that helps patients who have committed to sobriety in the New...

2014-01-27 23:26:57

Passages Malibu issues comments on the rising popularity of heroin & prescription opiates. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 In his 2014 State of the State address on January 8th, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin drew special attention to what he described as the state’s "full-blown heroin crisis." Gov. Shumlin presented a series of facts that painted an alarming picture of opiate proliferation in the Northeastern state. Shumlin reported that in Vermont, since the year...


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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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