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2014-08-21 16:24:19

CENTER CITY, Minn., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Higher Learning Commission recently granted approval to launch the new online master's degree offered by the Hazelden Graduate School of Addiction Studies (HGSAS). With applications for the Winter 2015 semester being accepted now, the Master of Arts in Addiction Studies: Integrated Recovery for Co-Occurring Disorders focuses on the science of addiction and mental health and can be completed in as little as two years. This innovative...

2014-08-19 12:28:15

CENTER CITY, Minn., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Bar Association Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs and the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation are pleased to announce their collaboration on a groundbreaking new research project to survey the current rates of substance use, depression and anxiety among licensed attorneys throughout the United States. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140819/137360 The survey is designed to capture current data on these critical...

2014-08-04 08:26:28

MUMBAI, August 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Drug, alcohol and other addiction rehab in the United States is big business - $35 billion this year. There are now 14,000+ treatment facilities and growing. A total of 2.5 million persons received treatment, but many more need it and facilities are filled to capacity. However, insurance coverage for rehab is limited. As a result, most of the tab is paid by government/state agencies. High end niches have emerged for the well-heeled (think...

2014-07-07 12:25:29

CENTER CITY, Minn., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hazelden Publishing, a part of the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation and located in Center City, Minnesota, is celebrating 60 years as the leading publisher of prevention, intervention, addiction recovery and self-help resources. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140210/DC61972LOGO This important legacy began in 1954 with the publication of Richmond Walker's Twenty-Four Hours a Day, or more affectionately known throughout the world...

2014-05-13 23:06:05

Wednesday May 14th 2014 at 12:00pm Pasadena, California (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Pasadena Recovery Center is pleased to welcome the renowned physician Dr. Harry Haroutunian to their groundbreaking speaker series on Wednesday May 14th at 12pm. He is one of the leading speakers on the topic of alcohol and drug addiction with the ability to shed light on the perils of the disease as well as the specific effects it may have on the performance and functionality of the brain. As the author of...

2014-04-15 08:29:57

CENTER CITY, Minn., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, the nation's largest nonprofit addiction treatment provider, will sponsor the "Recovery 2.0" free online conference May 3-7. The web-based event will present one-on-one, in-depth conversations between yoga teacher and addiction recovery expert Tommy Rosen and a wide variety of recovery and wellness specialists. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140210/DC61972LOGO "The Hazelden...

2014-04-02 23:24:54

Expansion of partnership with Hazelden Betty Ford delivers Focus on Integrated Treatment (FIT) program. Cary, NC (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Relias Learning, the online leader in specialized staff training, has expanded their partnership with Hazelden Publishing, a part of the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, to provide Focus on Integrated Treatment (FIT), the only interactive, online training program designed to help addiction treatment and mental health professionals develop the skills to...

2014-03-22 23:03:30

The Phoenix RC, in South Jordan, opens a second drug and alcohol abuse center in Draper Utah. The new outpatient facility provides professional drug and alcohol treatment programs and ongoing support for rehab patients needing the flexibility to maintain their family, work and personal schedules. Draper, Utah (PRWEB) March 22, 2014 The Phoenix Recovery Center, providers of individualized rehab treatment programs for individuals struggling with drug and alcohol addiction, announced the...

2014-03-06 12:28:12

Survey says parents underestimate risks of kid's alcohol/drug use PLYMOUTH, Minn., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As youth drug and alcohol abuse continues to grow, many parents say they are uninformed -- and largely unconcerned -- about the threat to their children. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140210/DC61972LOGO So finds a new nationwide survey commissioned by the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, the nation's largest nonprofit addiction treatment provider. "These startling...

2014-02-10 12:25:43

CENTER CITY, Minn., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading addiction treatment providers Hazelden and Betty Ford Center announced today their merger has been approved by government regulators, making the new "Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation" the nation's largest nonprofit treatment organization. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140210/DC61972LOGO) The latest approval came from the California Attorney General. Her approval is the final regulatory hurdle and the...


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