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2014-08-21 23:09:00

The Troubled Teen Helpline in Pompano Beach, FL can provide a wealth of knowledge and guidance for young people who regularly battle with drug or alcohol addiction. Pompano Beach, FL (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 It's a terrible thing when a young adult, full of potential, starts down the road to a serious substance abuse issue. When that happens to a teenager in Pompano Beach, FL the best course of action is getting reliable help from the qualified substance abuse therapists at a teen...

2014-08-20 23:03:27

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 highlighting an important and possibly life-changing – perhaps even life-saving – message that must be heeded by everyone who wants to understand the insidious nature of drug abuse: it doesn’t discriminate. Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 In its latest blog post, A Forever...

2014-08-14 12:27:23

DUBLIN, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of Wintergreen Research, Inc's new report "Alcohol Breathalyzer And Drug Testing Equipment: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020" to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Worldwide markets are poised to achieve significant growth as law enforcement and companies get more businesses test for substance abuse. Alcohol abuse and drug abuse represent a...

2014-08-13 23:08:50

Gregory Bedner travels down road to recovery in ‘Freedom from Addiction’ MONROE, Mich. (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Author Gregory Bedner knows the pain and hardships recovering alcoholics face every day. A former addict himself, Bedner works tirelessly with other alcoholics and substance abusers, providing professional counseling and giving them his unwavering support and empathy. His new book, “Freedom from Addiction: Story of Redemption and Forgiveness” (published by WestBow Press),...

2014-08-13 23:02:41

Depression and other mental health issues paired with addiction is known as dual diagnosis. Lakeview Health medical leadership offer insight into treating these patients. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Dr. Kevin Holbert, Chief of Staff at addiction treatment center Lakeview Health, has spoken out on the recent passing of comedian and actor Robin Williams. An August 12, 2014 article by Fox News cited that alcoholism was a daily struggle and that the Oscar Winner struggled with...

2014-08-13 12:28:43

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The departments of Drug and Alcohol Programs and Health, in partnership with the Pennsylvania Medical Society, today announced the adoption of new guidelines for pain treatment to be used in hospital emergency departments statewide. As part of his plan to reduce prescription drug abuse and overdoses in Pennsylvania, Governor Corbett directed the departments of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) and Health (DOH) to establish...

2014-08-12 16:20:59

OTTAWA, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF) is pleased to host the 14(th) Alcohol Interlock Symposium from August 17(th) to 19(th) in Washington, DC at The Dupont Circle Hotel. Opening plenaries will be delivered by David Friedman, Acting Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Dr. Doug Marlowe, Chief of Science, Policy and Law at the National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP). Jonathon...

2014-08-12 08:29:06

A 6-month pilot has resulted in Hazelden Betty Ford implementing SOBERLINK as an option within their Connection program, which provides support during the transitional months after addiction treatment. CYPRESS, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Addiction Treatment industry leader Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation has decided to implement SOBERLINK as an option in the Hazelden Connection program for the remainder of 2014 and beyond. The decision came after a 6-month pilot in which...

2014-08-11 04:22:01

NEW YORK, LONDON, BERLIN and PARIS, August 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportstack announces that it has published a new Wintergreen study Alcohol Breathalyzer And Drug Testing Equipment: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020 [http://www.reportstack.com/product/166280/alcohol-breathalyzer-and-drug-testing-equipment-market-shares-strategies-and-forecasts-worldwide-2014-to-2020.html ] . Worldwide markets are poised to achieve significant growth as law...

2014-08-08 11:08:24

University of Eastern Finland Adolescents who behave aggressively are more likely to drink alcohol and in larger quantities than their peers, according to a recent study completed in Finland. Depression and anxiety, on the other hand, were not linked to increased alcohol use. The study investigated the association between psychosocial problems and alcohol use among 4074 Finnish 13- to 18-year-old adolescents. The results were published in Journal of Adolescence. The results indicate...


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