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2014-10-17 23:05:23

The treatment facility encourages everyone to participate in the two-week challenge. Lake Worth, FL (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Millennium Treatment Group is supporting the 14 Days on the Wagon Challenge, in which participants will cut harmful substances out of their lives for two weeks. This includes alcohol and any non-medically necessary drugs. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) reports nearly 23 million Americans need treatment for a drug or alcohol...

2014-10-17 16:24:29

Prop 46 Requires Random Drug Testing and Mandatory Suspension of Doctors Impaired On Duty, Says Consumer Watchdog Campaign SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A victim of medical negligence at the hands of an Orange County doctor with a history of alcohol abuse, a physician and consumer advocates unveiled a new television ad for Yes on Prop 46 today, highlighting how Prop 46 will identify and deter physician substance abuse with random drug and alcohol testing. The...

2014-10-10 23:05:21

The Life Cycle and Mechanics of Addiction booklet released by the Oklahoma-based drug rehabilitation and education center, Narconon Arrowhead, identifies depression as a factor in keeping an addict harnessed in his addiction. Canadian, Oklahoma (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Authored by Gary W. Smith, Executive Director of Narconon Arrowhead, an effective drug and alcohol rehabilitation center delivering the drug-free Narconon program; The Life Cycle and Mechanics of Addiction presents us with...

Researchers Identify Epigenetic Changes Caused By Binge Drinking
2014-10-10 03:38:43

Provided by University of Missouri School of Medicine Overconsumption of alcohol triggers inflammatory response in the liver Researchers at the University of Missouri School of Medicine have identified epigenetic protein changes caused by binge drinking, a discovery that could lead to treatments for alcohol-related liver diseases. “We know that chronic alcohol use is damaging to the liver, but binge drinking amplifies that damage,” said Shivendra Shukla, PhD, Margaret Proctor...

2014-10-08 23:14:31

A new infographic from open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program A Forever Recovery is revealing shocking facts about the psychoactive drugs commonly known as Benzos (Benzodiazepines). Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 A new infographic from open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program A Forever Recovery is revealing shocking facts about the psychoactive drugs commonly known as Benzos (Benzodiazepines). As the infographic points out: Benzos reduces the activity of neurons...

2014-10-08 23:04:47

In Georgia, the number of overdose deaths tripled since 1999. The Atlanta opening of the Georgia Detox and Recovery Center (GDRC), the first of five in Georgia, marks a change in both thinking and approach to breaking addiction. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 This week the Atlanta Georgia Detox and Recovery Centers (GDRC) opened its doors to patients suffering from Substance Use Disorders. With more than seven percent of Georgia residents dealing with alcohol or drug addiction, this...

2014-10-06 23:06:54

Any addict wishing to kick his or her addiction must first overcome the mental and physical cravings for drugs or alcohol; a challenge that many seeking recovery are unable to successfully meet. Canadian, Oklahoma (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 Narconon Arrowhead, the Oklahoma-based drug rehabilitation center is releasing new and vital information on addiction recovery. Based on decades of experience in the field of chemical dependency, program outcomes and recovery results, Executive Director...

2014-10-02 23:13:07

Author Harmony Rose looks back at the evolution of her relationship with an alcoholic and its impact on her life RENO, Nev. (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Author Harmony Rose has been married to an alcoholic for nearly 12 years. In her new memoir, “Married Under The Influence” (published by Archway Publishing), she reaches out to others in similar situations and shares true stories of love, hope, strength and wisdom. “I am the wife of an alcoholic but I am also so much more than that,”...

alcohol smiles
2014-10-01 05:32:22

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Social drinking has long been seen as acceptable behavior in most societies, but often the foundation for problem drinking habits is laid in these social settings. In a new study published in the journal Clinical Psychological Science, researchers from University of Pittsburgh and the University of Oslo in Norway wanted to see if alcohol provides social rewards that might then encourage future drinking. The researchers found that...

2014-09-29 23:09:21

A New Day Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center was proud to announce the arrival of Dr. Alonderay Johnson, PHD as their new program director. The addition of Dr. Johnson to an already stellar team of addiction professionals has given A New Day a fresh spark of energy and enthusiasm for treating substance abuse. North Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 With background in everything from substance abuse to family and adolescent counseling, Dr. Johnson received her PHD in psychology from...


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