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2014-05-05 08:29:52

NEW YORK, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a commentary from Stuart Kloda, MD, an Addiction Medicine physician in New York City. This past Wednesday, Toronto mayor Rob Ford has decided to seek professional help for his substance abuse. The media has shown Mr. Ford intoxicated on alcohol, as well as smoking crack cocaine. His addiction appears to be severe. His resulting functional impairment and inability to stop using have publicly derailed his career. How are alcohol...

2014-05-04 23:00:19

Irina Firstein announces alcohol addiction counseling. (PRWEB) May 04, 2014 Irina Firstein, one of NYC's therapists, is pleased to announce her new guide alcohol addiction counseling. With this new guide, Irina hopes to provide a source of comfort and support for those in need of support, and guidance, when facing alcohol addiction. Irina Firstein uses Psychodynamic, Cognitive Behavioral, Mindfulness based therapies and later in treatment, if appropriate, EMDR Therapy when stable...

Premature Deaths Could Be Reduced By Aggressively Targeting The 'Big Four' Chronic Diseases
2014-05-04 06:20:40

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Nearly 40 million deaths could be prevented by 2025 simply by achieving globally-agreed targets for a half-dozen essential health risks, including smoking and drinking, according to research published Saturday in the medical journal The Lancet. In the paper, the study authors explained that by reaching goals in six risk factors (tobacco and alcohol use, salt intake, obesity, and raised blood pressure and glucose) could...

2014-04-30 23:25:14

Passages Malibu CEO issues comments on the importance of stable parenting. (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 A study published March 15th in the research journal Addictive Behaviors showed an interesting correlation between the conflict within a family and the father’s treatment for alcohol dependence. In short, families with a father who struggled with alcohol dependency displayed more conflict than those who had no issues with alcohol. Seeking treatment for alcohol dependence also helped...

2014-04-30 23:25:04

Figuring out how to live minus daily drug use takes work, and help is available to make the process a lot better. For a no-cost consultation, call 415-780-9525. SAN FRANCISCO, CA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 San Francisco CA Alcohol Drug Rehab is announcing that an expanded residential treatment program is now available for adults and adolescents dealing with drug addiction problems in San Francisco and surrounding cities. A day comes for many drug addicts where they can no longer use drugs and...

2014-04-30 23:25:02

A solid step toward living a life free from the tentacles of drug addiction is to detox from all substances within the body, and there is help to do this. For a no-cost consultation, call 815-768-2452. Joliet, IL (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Joliet IL Alcohol Drug Rehab is pleased to announce that it is now offering an updated drug detoxification program for individuals seeking help to stop their drug addiction in Joliet and other towns in the area. Drug addiction cuts a path of destruction...

2014-04-30 23:06:58

An anti-seizure drug appears to have potential in treating alcoholism. Fort Lauderdale, Fla (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 According to researchers at the Boston University School of Medicine, a new anti-seizure drug could possibly be used to treat alcoholism. Destination Hope: The Women’s Program, an internationally lauded drug rehab for women in South Florida, reminds us to be wary of these claims. The FDA approved the drug, ezogabine, in 2011, and it works to normalize brain activity through...

2014-04-29 23:02:56

Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can make a big difference in whether or not the process is successful, is looking at how technology and media affect drug and alcohol abuse in its latest blog post. (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can make a big difference in whether or not the process is...

2014-04-29 08:34:14

National Runaway Safeline's New Study Finds a Connection Between Family Characteristics and Adolescent Runaway Behavior CHICAGO, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many family characteristics are predictors of youth runaway behavior, as determined in a new study released today by the National Runaway Safeline (NRS), a 24/7 hotline and online services for runaway, homeless and at-risk youth. The study reveals that it's more common for youth to run away who have parents that binge drink,...

2014-04-28 16:28:11

OTTAWA, April 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Health Minister Rona Ambrose announced the appointment of Audrey McFarlane to the Canadian Centre for Substance Abuse (CCSA) Board of Directors for a three-year term. Ms. McFarlane is currently the Executive Director at the Lakeland Centre for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) in Cold Lake, Alberta. She obtained her degree in Community Rehabilitation and has spent nearly two decades working with children and adults with developmental...


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