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2011-09-15 12:00:00

This event will bring together professionals from local government, schools, churches, and community organizations interested in preventing our nationâs youth from adopting tobacco-use habits and helping those who have already started using to quit. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) September 15, 2011 A symposium sponsored by Caron Treatment Centers has been developed specifically for tobacco prevention coordinators, student assistance professionals, tobacco control staff, health...

2011-08-20 00:00:32

Rebranded from Run7on7, RunWell will raise funds for addiction treatment & recovery. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 19, 2011 Linda Quirk, accomplished ultra marathon runner and philanthropist, today announces the launch of RunWell: The Linda Quirk Foundation, a foundation that will continue to carry out her personal mission to raise funds and awareness for addiction treatment and recovery. Linda's philanthropic efforts over the past several years have been centered around Run7on7. After...

2011-08-10 07:00:00

Caron Reinforces Need for Open, Honest Discussions on Substance Abuse Issues WERNERSVILLE, Pa., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Whether teens are entering high school for the first time or advancing grades, heading back-to-school can be both exciting and stressful. As teens face new challenges, new environments and new social influences in heading back to school, these stressors can lead teens to experiment with illegal substances. Recent studies have shown high stress teens are...

2011-05-12 12:00:00

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Caron Treatment Centers and the Hanley Center today announced an agreement where Caron will acquire the Hanley Center, and Hanley will become an affiliate of Caron by July 1, 2011. Both organizations are non-profits. For the foreseeable future, both entities will retain their respective names and will provide a more comprehensive continuum of treatment ranging from adolescence through older adulthood. "We have always had a profound...

2010-02-22 09:00:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 7th Linda Quirk will begin her voyage across Chile's Atacama Desert in an attempt to become the first woman in history to complete the 4 Deserts in under a year. Named TIME magazine's second most arduous event in the world, the 4 Deserts is a series of six-day, 150-mile ultramarathons that sends endurance athletes across the Atacama, Gobi, Sahara, and Antarctica deserts. Linda's mission comes at the heels of her most recent...

2009-12-02 07:00:00

Nationwide Breakthrough at Caron Poll Explores Stresses and Challenges People Anticipate This Holiday Season and Offers Tools for Coping PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From family conflict to anxiety about not being able to buy gifts for everyone on their list, women and men are more stressed about the 2009 holiday season than last year, according to a new study commissioned by Breakthrough at Caron, a five-and-a-half day intensive wellness program designed for adults...

2009-09-02 16:01:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- After running a marathon on each of the seven continents in under a year by March of 2009, Linda Quirk of Run7on7.com fame is now announcing her next greatest endeavor: to attempt to become the first woman to complete the 4 Deserts - a grueling series of ultra-marathons - in under a year in 2010. This announcement is a continuation of her global efforts to raise funds and awareness for drug and alcohol addiction treatment and recovery, something...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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