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2014-01-01 23:02:14

Aid in Recovery, a full service drug and alcohol treatment center for substance abuse in South Florida, released a statement today commenting on new research that suggests that the seizure drug Topiramate is effective at treating cocaine and alcohol addiction. The study was conducted by scientists attached to prestigious universities in Virginia, Chicago, Baltimore and Texas. west palm beach florida (PRWEB) January 01, 2014 Aid in Recovery released a statement today commenting on a new...

Binge Drinking During The Weekend Damages DNA Of Healthy, Young Adults
2014-01-01 05:13:14

[ Watch the Video: Getting Drunk On The Weekend Has Consequences ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Weekend alcohol consumption can negatively affect the DNA of young, healthy adults, according to new research published in the journal Alcohol. Study author Adela Rendón said these damaging effects have never before been documented among young, healthy individuals because previous research has mainly focused on people who had consumed alcohol in an addictive...

2013-12-31 23:25:48

New Year’s Eve presents extra challenges for those in recovery from addiction. (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 In his 20 years as a mental health and addiction expert, Ben Brafman has seen the challenges that New Year’s Eve can bring for clients in recovery. As the founder and CEO of Destination Hope, Destination Hope: The Women’s Program, and the Sylvia Brafman Mental Health Center, Brafman is experienced in helping people recovering from addiction get through the holiday season with...

2013-12-31 23:22:57

Success with your New Year's resolution doesn't depend on will power -- research shows that planning, setting realistic goals, getting support, and incorporating evidence-based change techniques spell the difference between success and failure. The HAMS alcohol harm reduction program offers all of the above. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 This New Year, millions of people will make resolutions to change their drinking habits, quit smoking, eat less, etc., but research by...

2013-12-31 23:22:52

Relapse prevention for addicts in recovery is more important than ever during the New Year. Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 The New Year brings with it a message of new beginnings, which can be both a blessing and a curse for those recovering from addiction. Drug rehab Florida treatment center Destination Hope is encouraging its clients to step up their relapse prevention strategies to kick off a healthy, sober 2014. “It can be easy to fall into the trap of thinking, If...

2013-12-31 23:20:44

Continuing in its mission to help people struggling with addiction, TreatmentUSA.com celebrated its 5 year anniversary helping members of the armed services and their family members with Tricare Insurance. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Since 2008, TreatmentUSA.com has been helping Tricare beneficiaries struggling with substance abuse, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as well those with eating disorders or sex and pornography addictions. The balanced approach incorporated...

2013-12-30 23:23:55

A New Year Means a Perfect Chance to Turn over a New Leaf Malibu, CA (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 With 2014 just around the corner, many people look ahead to New Year’s Day as an opportunity to commit to joining a gym, quitting smoking, or making other, more significant, life-enhancing decisions. It’s often all too easy to find reasons to continue in the direction you’re already heading, but the new calendar year often inspires a moment of pause; a fresh perspective. Passages Malibu,...

2013-12-30 23:22:30

These sober celebration tips from Destination Hope can keep your sobriety intact through the holidays and in the year to come. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 Drug rehab for women treatment programs at Destination Hope: The Women’s Program are designed to support women year-round, including the difficult period around New Year’s Eve. The night of December 31st is associated with overindulgence and substance use, presenting a potential for relapse for women in recovery....

2013-12-30 23:22:17

The latest blog post by Per Wickstrom at http://www.PerWickstrom.com is asking an important question that parents, educators and legislators must explore now instead of later: are alcohol ads reaching too many young people? (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 The latest blog post by Per Wickstrom at http://www.PerWickstrom.com is asking an important question that parents, educators and legislators must explore now instead of later: are alcohol ads reaching too many young people? “Despite the fact...

2013-12-30 23:02:55

Drug and Alcohol Rehab Asia speaks to local school children about dangers of substance abuse. (PRWEB) December 30, 2013 Drug and Alcohol Rehab Asia (DARA) is pleased to announce the launch of its new School Outreach Program. The program has allowed staff to reach out to young people in the community with a message of prevention. The treatment center's School Outreach Program, which began earlier this year, allows staff to visit local schools to talk to students about the dangers of...