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2014-09-16 12:31:18

OCONOMOWOC, Wis., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rogers Memorial Hospital is using September's National Recovery Month to announce it is enhancing addiction treatment services at its Brown Deer, Kenosha, Madison and Oconomowoc locations. Rogers will expand its "dual diagnosis" services to address not only addictive disorders but also psychiatric disorders such as mood disorders, anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and psychological trauma, which often co-occur with...

2014-09-15 23:00:08

‘A Night In The Life...’chronicles typical night in the life of four young alcoholics San Diego, Calif. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Authors Christine Snow and Donna Albury highlight the seriousness of alcohol addiction through a compelling story of four alcoholics. Born out of love and pain and the authors’ desire to reach out to others, “A Night In The Life...” (published by Xlibris) reveals the struggles with addiction and aims to help those who are suffering from the same...

2014-09-12 23:09:37

In less than two years, Transforming Youth Recovery has nearly tripled the number of collegiate recovery efforts across the country. Solana Beach, CA (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Transforming Youth Recovery announced today that they have provided 75 collegiate grants nationwide in their efforts to continue to grow and support the national collegiate recovery movement. As part of these efforts, the web-based Capacitype mapping platform was developed to help expand recovery support and...

2014-09-11 23:13:34

In its latest blog post, A Forever Recovery, an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program that gets clients off to a great start and gives them a solid foundation in recovery they can believe in, is helping people answer the potentially life-changing question: is inpatient treatment right for me? Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 In its latest blog post, A Forever Recovery, an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program that gets clients off to a great start and gives them...

2014-09-09 23:13:52

Ft. Lauderdale recovery center provides support after treatment, such as a comprehensive relapse prevention plan and alumni activities. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Cornerstone Recovery Center in Ft. Lauderdale provides addiction recovery programs that are tailored to help clients stay sober even after completing treatment. Programs are customized to provide individual plans, but all include relapse prevention and an aftercare plan. Cornerstone utilizes the...

2014-09-09 23:08:18

Narconon Arrowhead in Oklahoma recently released the newest issue of its highly educational and informative series on the facts of addiction; its mechanics and its life cycle, thus helping to bring new insight into and practical understanding of addiction and the addiction lifestyle. (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 The newly released issue in the Life Cycle and Mechanics of Addiction series was written by Gary Smith, Executive Director of the Oklahoma-based Narconon Arrowhead drug...

2014-09-09 12:29:31

September is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Month HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs today announced that Governor Corbett has proclaimed September as Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Month to remind women of the health risks associated when consuming alcohol while pregnant. Nationally, there are more than 40,000 babies born with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) each year. "Far too many...

2014-09-09 12:28:39

1.525 million fewer American youth reported drinking in 2013 than in 2003 WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Underage drinking among America's youth is at record lows, according to the latest National Survey on Drug Use and Health. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140909/144487 More than 1.5 million (1,525,000) fewer American youth between the ages of 12 and 17 years old -- more than the entire population of New Hampshire -- reported they consumed alcohol in...

2014-09-09 08:27:31

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Communications, Inc. (HCI) recently launched eTIPS Concessions, an online training and certification program for personnel in environments such as stadiums, arenas, theaters, concert halls, fairs, amusement parks and festivals. TIPS (Training for Intervention ProcedureS) is the premier alcohol server and seller training program designed to prevent underage drinking, intoxication, and drunk driving. The TIPS for Concessions program...

2014-09-04 23:09:35

Prior to opening Southern California's premier luxury rehab center, Passages Malibu, in 2001, Prentiss was addicted to heroin, cocaine, and alcohol for 10 years. With the help of his father, Passages co-founder Chris Prentiss, he overcame his addiction by looking outside the 12 Step/AA method and turning to a more progressive, modern approach to substance abuse treatment that his father helped create. Malibu, California (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Unlike many of today's drug and...


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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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