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2014-09-04 23:09:35

Prior to opening Southern California's premier luxury rehab center, Passages Malibu, in 2001, Prentiss was addicted to heroin, cocaine, and alcohol for 10 years. With the help of his father, Passages co-founder Chris Prentiss, he overcame his addiction by looking outside the 12 Step/AA method and turning to a more progressive, modern approach to substance abuse treatment that his father helped create. Malibu, California (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Unlike many of today's drug and...

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2014-09-04 03:30:31

Andrea Maruniak, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health Nine out of 10 encourage responsibility; none provide real information about what that means Alcohol industry magazine ads reminding consumers to “drink responsibly” or “enjoy in moderation” fail to convey basic public health information, according to a new study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. A report on the research, published in the September issue of Drug and Alcohol...

2014-09-04 12:27:59

WELLINGTON, Fla., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new two-minute medical video encouraging healthcare professionals to talk with patients who drink alcohol about the importance of moderation will begin airing this month in thousands of physicians' offices, acute care hospitals and military facilities across the country, according to David Holden, Senior Producer for Mission Critical Health. The news report, hosted by American Medical Women's Association President Dr....

2014-09-03 23:00:34

In its latest blog post, 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: which addiction is the most difficult to overcome? Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 In its latest blog post, 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...

2014-09-02 16:25:48

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) today announced a recovery month initiative, Building Bridges to Recovery. The initiative will build an informational bridge between the medical community, the treatment community, the recovering community and the person or family in need of life-saving treatment. Governor Tom Corbett has also proclaimed September as Drug and Alcohol Recovery Month in Pennsylvania. "Drug...

2014-08-29 23:01:39

Harbor Village Florida comments on Substance Abuse Likelihood Affected by Environment, Gender and Genes USA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 An article entitled How Genes, Gender and Environment Influence Substance Abuse, shared by Science Daily (8/18), explains how genes, gender and the environment that an individual is in affect a man and woman’s likelihood of using drugs. Researchers at Indiana University are taking another look at the fact that men and women perceive the world differently,...

2014-08-28 12:29:03

BALTIMORE, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Peter G. Dodge Foundation (PGDF), a non-profit, private charitable foundation started by Hanover Research founder and CEO, Peter G. Dodge, recently launched its new website, www.pgdf.org. Designed by The Jake Group and developed by PGDF staff members, the website will serve as a resource for individuals suffering from alcohol-use disorder (AUD) as well as for interested family members and friends of those afflicted by AUD. From mutual...

2014-08-27 23:15:51

A new teen substance abuse helpline Greenbelt, MD educates parents on their child’s recovery options. Greenbelt, MD (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 What can be done about drug and alcohol abuse among teenagers in Greenbelt, MD? By the time many adolescents realize their drug or alcohol dependency has gotten out of control, they are unsure of who or where to turn to for help. Talking to friends and family members is one option. But consulting with certified addiction professionals can provide...

2014-08-27 23:15:44

Troubled Teens Gaithersburg, a new hotline for adolescent substance abusers, is helping juveniles locate a reliable teen recovery center. Gaithersburg, MD (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Finding a teen recovery center is often the most difficult aspect of the entire recovery process for a teenager who regularly struggles with substance abuse. Thankfully a new hotline operating in Gaithersburg, MD is making things easier for a teen alcohol addict to locate the help they need right away. By...

2014-08-27 23:15:43

Troubled Teens Cumberland, a new helpline for adolescent substance abusers, is helping young adults locate a reliable youth rehab facility. Cumberland, MD (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Finding a youth rehab facility is often the most difficult aspect of the entire recovery process for a teenager who regularly struggles with substance abuse. Thankfully a new helpline operating in Cumberland, MD is making things easier for a young adult to locate the help they need right away. By contacting the...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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