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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 23:02:53

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 asking a critically important question in its latest blog post: Can I be addicted to my anxiety medication? Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) May 21, 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...

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 08:34:35

BETHESDA, Md., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Graduation... Graduation is a time to celebrate. But before the party starts, take the time to talk with your graduates about alcohol--it just may save a life. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140519/89062 It's About Your Teen... A teenager's brain is still developing and it is very sensitive to alcohol's effects on judgment and decision-making. Alcohol Can Be Tricky... If your graduates drink, they may temporarily feel elated and happy, but...

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...

2014-05-16 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....

binge drinking
2014-05-16 05:26:16

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Binge drinking is a behavioral problem affecting approximately one out of every six US adults. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that binge drinking — a pattern of drinking that brings a person's blood alcohol concentration (BAC) to 0.08g/dL or higher — is the most common pattern of excessive alcohol use in the US. This leads one to ask how often a person can binge drink before they begin to damage their...

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...


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