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2014-02-28 23:27:10

Back2Basics addiction treatment center selects a few former residents to speak at a NAU-hosted panel. Flagstaff, AZ (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Three former Back2Basics drug and alcohol rehabilitation residents, James B., Brad J. and Joe V., spoke at NAU to current students and staff about addiction, 12-step-focused recovery and life beyond residency. “The discussion at NAU came about very organically, “ said Brad J. who works in the Back2Basics transition program and is studying to...

2014-02-27 23:24:23

Many addicts are unaware of the impact drugs and alcohol have on the human body. These interactive tools allow people to learn about the effects by organs and systems. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Destination Hope, a nationally recognized addiction treatment facility in South Florida, is sending the message that treatment isn’t just for your mind in two new interactive online educational tools: "The Effects of Drug Abuse on the Body" and "The Effects...

2014-02-26 23:04:05

Individuals struggling with the often overwhelming shame of addiction should head to A Forever Recovery’s blog and read their latest post, which provides practical and compassionate advice on overcoming this painful obstacle. Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Individuals struggling with the often overwhelming shame of addiction should head to A Forever Recovery’s blog and read their latest post, which provides practical and compassionate advice on overcoming this painful...

2014-02-26 08:29:47

New Alcohol Justice Fact Sheet SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alcohol Justice released a new fact sheet today (available at AlcoholJustice.org) summarizing recent research on alcohol and cancer risk. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110727/DC41105LOGO "We looked at peer-reviewed, scientific reports which closely examined the relationship between alcohol consumption and cancer," stated Alcohol Justice Director of Research Sarah Mart. "As esteemed researchers...

2014-02-25 23:34:44

Treatment of co-occurring disorders allows for the healing of the root causes of drug & alcohol dependence. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Passages Malibu marked National Eating Disorder Awareness Week (February 23rd to March 1st) to help their national campaign raise awareness and provide individuals better access to medical services. Eating disorders are specifically defined as people dealing with anorexia, bulimia, or binge eating, and do not only include those with low...

2014-02-25 23:23:20

Upon graduating the Back2Basics long-term drug and alcohol addiction residential program, two graduates are hired locally in Flagstaff. Flagstaff, AZ (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 With eight months of sobriety under their belts, John and Ryan have landed jobs while also completing the Back2Basics drug and alcohol transition program known as Beyond the Basics. John works as the pantry lead, preparing salads and desserts at Tinderbox Kitchen, which according to him is the “hottest restaurant...

2014-02-24 23:28:01

The new “Tips On Preventing A Hangover” article on the site Vkool.com covers causes and tips on how to prevent a hangover. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 The new “Tips On Preventing A Hangover” report on the site Vkool.com delivers to people useful tips on how to prevent a hangover naturally. This writing is divided into two main parts. In the first part of the report, people will discover main causes of a hangover, such as dehydration, gastrointestinal disturbances, low...

legal drinking age laws
2014-02-24 06:24:52

Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs PISCATAWAY, NJ – Although some advocates want to lower the legal drinking age from 21, research continues to show that the law saves lives. That's the finding of a new review published in a special supplemental issue to the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. Researchers found that studies done since 2006—when a new debate over age-21 laws flared up—have continued to demonstrate that the mandates work. The laws, studies show, are...

2014-02-20 23:27:43

Cornerstone Recovery Center invites family and friends of current and former clients to the drug and alcohol rehab facility. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Cornerstone Recovery Center is proud to host the 3rd Family Night event at its drug rehab center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The two-hour event will be hosted at Cornerstone’s Fort Lauderdale addiction treatment center from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm on Friday, February 28, 2014. Once again, the family event will be...

2014-02-20 23:27:30

The latest blog post from A Forever Recovery, a leading addiction treatment center that has pioneered a moral reasoning approach to recovery that empowers each individual client to access the spiritual, cognitive, and fellowship support that they need, is highlighting the most commonly abused drugs in the US. Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 The latest blog post from A Forever Recovery, a leading addiction treatment center that has pioneered a moral reasoning approach to...