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2014-05-15 23:04:27

Recovery professionals hope to increase awareness of helpful recovery alternative. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 As reported by The New York Times (5/13) in the article, Drugs to Aid Alcoholics See Little Use, Study Finds, the journal of the American Medical Association has discovered that while drugs exist to help alcoholics resist drinking as well as to help them fend off heart issues, they are rarely prescribed. The FDA has already approved the two medications, naltrexone and...

Treating Alcohol, Opioid Dependence With Extended-release Medication
2014-05-15 03:12:27

Oregon State University A comparatively new form of a medication for alcohol and opioid dependence that’s injected once a month instead of taken orally once a day appears to be significantly more effective than some other medications – because more patients actually continue the prescribed regimen. The findings, published in the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment by researchers from Oregon State University and other institutions, offer support for a wider use of medications that...

2014-05-15 08:32:25

Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals Plans to Initiate Phase II Trial of Novel Product Candidate as Potential Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorders RICHMOND, Va. and SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals Inc. and XenoPort, Inc. (NASDAQ: XNPT) announced today that they have entered into a license agreement pursuant to which Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals will be granted exclusive worldwide rights for the development and commercialization of...

2014-05-14 23:12:54

Willingway, the addiction treatment experts, announce the launch of their newest program, the Willingway Family Workshop. The four day comprehensive workshop located at the Willingway facility in Statesboro, GA will provide help and healing to those who have been affected by the disease of addiction. Statesboro, GA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Willingway is excited to announce the launch of their new Family Workshop. The Willingway Family Workshop will offer understanding, healing and hope for...

2014-05-14 23:09:11

Narconon Freedom Center, a long term drug rehab, issues new symptoms that an individual may be abusing drugs or alcohol. Albion, Michigan (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Drug abuse can feel like it sneaks up on you. You think you know your family and friends well. You may know your spouse better than anyone else in the entire world. You are tuned in to all their actions, and when the smallest thing seems “off”, you may wonder what’s going on. When someone starts using drugs, lots of things are...

Alcohol And Zebrafish Help Understand Social Behavior
2014-05-14 08:50:39

April Flowers for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Alcohol consumption affects social behavior, as any college student can tell you. But does it have to have such an effect? A new study from New York University's (NYU) Polytechnic School of Engineering suggests that the complex interplay between alcohol and social behavior can be understood and the negative effects perhaps mitigated. Their groundbreaking experiments, described in the journal Alcohol: Clinical and Experimental...

2014-05-13 23:12:58

Newly launched innovative residential treatment center approved for addiction, substance abuse, and mental health treatment. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 The Clearing SPC, an innovative Washington treatment center specializing in a wide variety of addictive and limiting behaviors, today announced that it has received fully approved licensure from the State of Washington Department of Health and the Department of Social and Health Services. The Clearing and its facility on San Juan...

2014-05-13 23:11:59

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 focusing on the most common fears of addiction treatment in its latest blog post. Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 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 focusing on the...

2014-05-13 23:06:05

Wednesday May 14th 2014 at 12:00pm Pasadena, California (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Pasadena Recovery Center is pleased to welcome the renowned physician Dr. Harry Haroutunian to their groundbreaking speaker series on Wednesday May 14th at 12pm. He is one of the leading speakers on the topic of alcohol and drug addiction with the ability to shed light on the perils of the disease as well as the specific effects it may have on the performance and functionality of the brain. As the author of...

2014-05-13 23:02:53

Substance Abuse Help Group Aims to Provide 24-Hour Support For Alcoholics by Commenting on Latest WHO Report London, UK (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 As reported by The Huffington Post (5/12) in their article Alcohol Killed 3.3 Million People In 2012, World Health Organization Reports, recent studies show that alcoholism is a major issue for many people around the world. According to the report by the World Health Organization, more men than women die from alcohol and that people aged 15 and older...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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