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2014-03-04 13:18:29

-The bulk of knowledge about alcohol consumption and problems comes from high-income countries. -The International Alcohol Control (IAC) study was established to collect and compare data from both high- and middle/low-income countries. -New IAC results show that heavy-drinking New Zealanders tend to buy cheaper, off-premise alcohol, and purchase it at later times. The International Alcohol Control (IAC) study is a newly developed international collaborative project designed to collect...

2014-03-04 13:14:43

-Many people believe that hangovers can either delay subsequent drinking due to pain and discomfort, or hasten drinking to relieve hangover symptoms. -A new study investigates if a hangover that follows a drinking episode can influence the time to next drink. -Results indicate that hangovers appear to have a very modest effect on subsequent drinking. Many if not most people during their lives have experienced a hangover. Some people believe that hangovers might delay subsequent drinking...

2014-03-03 23:23:43

Treatment center to be the main sponsor in upcoming children's drug prevention fundraiser Pompano Beach, Fl (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Ocean Breeze Recovery is pleased to announce that it will once again be the lead sponsor in the upcoming Fellowship Foundation Children's Drug Prevention Golf Classic. The event, which will take place Monday, April 28, 2014, will be held at Parkland Golf and Country Club. Funds raised from the golf outing will go directly to programs that work to...

2014-03-03 23:04:24

Residential rehab center helps fund Reseda school's literacy program. Reseda, CA (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 The Discovery House is pleased to announce that it has donated $5,000 to Bertrand Elementary School for the support of its literacy program. Principal Esta Herman of Bertrand Elementary accepted the donation on behalf of the school, and she and her staff are looking forward to seeing the results from the literacy program they will implement with the funds. The school will use the...

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...