Quantcast

Latest Alcoholism Stories

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...

2014-08-07 23:04:31

Meridian Treatment Solutions is now partnering with Brandamos, a brand elevation and marketing agency located in south Florida. Brandamos will be providing a variety of online marketing strategies to increase the brand awareness of Meridian Treatment Solutions. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Meridian Treatment Solutions, a comprehensive inpatient drug and alcohol treatment center, selected Brandamos, (http://www.brandamos.com) to execute their marketing efforts including...

2014-08-07 16:27:50

Department of Health and Human Services Data Show An Average 511,000 Medical Professionals Abuse or Are Dependent on Drugs or Alcohol Annually SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Stephen Loyd, a recovering drug addict who at one point was taking oxycodone and 100 Vicodin pills a day while working with patients, joined with Proposition 46 proponent Bob Pack and openly spoke about how easy it is for doctors to abuse drugs and get away with it. Consumer Watchdog...

2014-08-07 15:46:41

BMJ-British Medical Journal Trend more likely among those living in urban areas and poorer households The proportion of men who start to drink alcohol in their teens has surged more than threefold over the past few decades in India, suggests research published online in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. Those living in urban areas and poorer households are more likely to start drinking at an early age, the findings show. Studies from high-income countries have...

2014-08-04 12:21:38

Texas data shows teens are getting mixed messages about alcohol, but parental guidance makes a difference AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Before teens head back to school, MADD is calling on Texas parents to talk with their kids about the dangers of drinking underage - before another adult does. MADD encourages families to use resources from MADD's Power of Parents program to learn ways to empower their children to say no to alcohol. It is particularly important for...


Word of the Day
ween
  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
Related