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2014-03-28 23:27:33

With the vast majority of the rich shunning treatment and dropping out of AA in large numbers, the Last Call Program has expanded programs for clients who place value on anonymity, treatment outside of the healthcare industry, and the success of Sobrexa. Gallup Survey shows Americans with higher education levels and higher income are more likely to booze. (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 With alcohol abuse on the rise, the Last Call Program recently completed an analysis of the relationship...

Smartphone App Helps Recovering Alcoholics Stay Sober
2014-03-28 05:48:55

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A sobering new app is in the works from researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Through research, the group is developing an app that appears to help patients with alcohol use disorder to deal with triggers. The app will help patients leaving a residential recovery program, Time's Alexandra Sifferlin reports. The app has audio-guided relaxation techniques. It also has alerts that signal when a patient enters high-risk...

2014-03-26 23:33:35

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, has launched a new must-see video featuring graduates who share remarkable stories of their journey through addiction. Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 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...

2014-03-26 23:01:46

Due to past safety issues security will be more robust this year at the Ultra Festival in Miami. Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 http://miami.cbslocal.com/2014/03/11/extra-police-being-deployed-for-ultra-music-weekend/ Walter Makaula, a reporter for CBS Miami, has written an article on the upcoming Ultra Music Festival that is taking place in Miami, Florida at the end of March. The article centers on how the police presence at the festival will be beefed up this year to respond to rowdy...

2014-03-26 16:01:18

Arthritis in adulthood is linked to parental addictions during childhood, according to a new study by University of Toronto researchers The adult offspring of parents who were addicted to drugs or alcohol are more likely to have arthritis, according to a new study by University of Toronto researchers. Investigators examined a group of 13,036 adults and found that 20.4 per cent of respondents had been diagnosed with arthritis by a medical professional. Investigators found that 14.5 per...

2014-03-26 12:21:46

ARLINGTON, Va., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is responding to recent controversy about the effort to collect information about impaired driving through a voluntary survey, which has led to a backlash amid concerns about privacy. Researchers conducting the National Roadside Survey of Alcohol and Drugged Driving work with local police to safely stop drivers, who are then asked to participate. Survey workers collect breath,...

2014-03-26 10:46:42

Among university students in New Zealand, a web-based alcohol screening and brief intervention program produced a modest reduction in the amount of alcohol consumed per drinking episode but not in the frequency of drinking, overall amount consumed, or in related academic problems, according to a study in the March 26 issue of JAMA. Unhealthy alcohol use is common among young people, including university students. Using an internet site to screening students for unhealthy alcohol use and...

2014-03-25 23:32:01

Passages Malibu CEO issues comments on the once prevalent street drug. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 According to a new study published on March 13th in Drug and Alcohol Dependence, a sharp drop was noted in the number of young people beginning the use of crack cocaine, over the last ten years. Stats show that in the US, roughly 200 young people begin using crack cocaine each day. In 2002, when survey data was first collected, the number of young people using crack for the first...

Alcohol's Role In Traffic Deaths Vastly Underreported: Study
2014-03-25 08:24:30

Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs It's no secret that drinking and driving can be a deadly mix. But the role of alcohol in U.S. traffic deaths may be substantially underreported on death certificates, according to a study in the March issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. Between 1999 and 2009, more than 450,000 Americans were killed in a traffic crashes. But in cases where alcohol was involved, death certificates frequently failed to list alcohol as a cause of...

2014-03-24 23:28:35

Emotions and the sudden need to find recovery for their sons is a bad combination when attempting to make an informed decision as to where to place a substance abusing young man. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Mike Joly of New Life House has specialized in creating an extensive recovery community for young adults over the past seventeen years. Working with substance abusers and their families, he has encountered the obstacle that keeps parents from making informed decisions...


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