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2014-07-03 23:05:50

Harbor Village Florida comments on art gallery spreading the word on drug addiction and recovery. USA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 As reported by the Reno Gazette Journal in the article Recovery and Addiction Displayed in Public Art Project (6/28), a new art gallery called Doors to Recovery is currently on display to help raise awareness of drug addiction and the many benefits of recovery. The project is sponsored by a group called Transforming Youth Recovery, which is headed by a woman who lost...

2014-07-03 23:01:54

Harbor Village Florida comments on Massachusetts General Hospital taking steps to spot drug addicts. (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 As reported by South Coast Today in the article MGH To Screen All Patients For Substance Abuse (6/30), the Massachusetts General Hospital has began to ask all patients routine questions about their drug and alcohol use as a way to intervene in possible addiction cases. The questionnaire, which asks patients general questions about their level of alcohol use and their...

2014-07-03 23:01:44

Harbor Village Florida comments on a report that states that 10% of adult deaths are related to binge drinking. USA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 According to a recent report from the CDC, excessive drinking is causing 10% of adult deaths (20-64 years) - all preventable. The study was conducted between 2006 and 2010, showing that our battle with alcohol abuse is long from over. In the recent Time article “One in 10 Deaths Due to Excessive Drinking” (6/30), it was stated that early deaths from...

2014-07-03 23:01:24

Harbor Village Florida comments on on a study that reduces relapses from heroin. USA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Patients that begin treatment for heroin and opioid addiction during hospitalization that also receive outpatient treatment (medical and psychiatric) are 5x less likely to relapse, according to a recent report “Treating Addicted Patients During, After Hospitalization Reduces Relapse” (6/30). According to the report, the average bill for opioid and heroin-related treatment in 2013...

2014-07-01 23:07:42

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the 4-day Fourth of July holiday weekend is particularly deadly due to alcohol-related car crashes. (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Independence Day, the Fourth of July, is the day when Americans celebrate the birth of our nation. In 1776, the Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Continental Congress, consisting of delegates from each of the 13 colonies. The United States of America was seeking its hard-won independence...

2014-07-01 15:26:02

Wolters Kluwer Health Women's careers more likely to be disrupted by alcohol, study suggests John D. Meyer, MD, MPH, of Icahn-Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, and Miriam Mutambudzi, PhD, MPH, of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, studied the relationship between occupation and AUDs in workers followed up from early adulthood to middle age. The study focused on the "substantive complexity" of work as an indicator of work trajectory—whether individuals were...

2014-07-01 11:51:03

QUT Friends may be the key to stopping their mates drink walking, a risky behaviour that kills on average two Australians every week, a QUT study has found. Researcher Dr Ioni Lewis, from QUT's Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety - Queensland (CARRS-Q), said in a survey of young people aged 17 to 25, friends were the strongest influence on their intentions to drink walk. "Drink walking, or walking while intoxicated in a public place, is linked to increased risk of injury...

2014-06-30 23:22:46

CCAR Executive Director Phil Valentine will embark on a half-year long journey up the Appalachian Trail beginning exactly five years after he was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer of the tongue, to spread the powerful message of recovery throughout the nation. HARTFORD, CT (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 For years, CCAR Executive Director Phil Valentine has devoted himself to sharing about his addiction recovery in an effort to help others. But recently, Phil has been going on long walks, buying hiking...

2014-06-30 23:17:29

For the last several months, Simple Recovery, one of the leading drug and alcohol addiction treatment centers in Southern California has been providing their clients with an exciting new therapy termed “Drama Therapy,” aimed at helping clients to recover and rebuild from the devastating effects of addiction, and they say they have been amazed by the results. Huntington Beach, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Earlier this year, the team at Simple Recovery was approached by Alexis Maron MA,...

2014-06-30 23:11:16

As part of its ongoing commitment to participation in community events, The Discovery House Drug Addiction Treatment Center recently cooperated in #Sizzle! A Carnival of Attraction, as part of Los Angeles Pride Weekend in West Hollywood. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 As part of its ongoing commitment to participation in community events, The Discovery House Drug Addiction Treatment Center recently cooperated in #Sizzle! A Carnival of Attraction, as part of Los Angeles...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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