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2013-10-02 23:28:23

The State of New Jersey announced that over 200,000 public workers will receive improved insurance that will cover alcoholism and drug addiction. Those abusing drugs should contact a detox center such as South Florida's Harbor Village. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 In an article by The Star Ledger (9/23), titled N.J. boosts public workers' insurance coverage for alcoholism, drug addiction, that the State of New Jersey announced that over 200,000 public workers will...

2013-09-27 23:25:15

Innovative new treatment techniques at Drug Rehab Center Ocala are helping alcoholics recover. Ocala, FL (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 When it comes to helping alcoholics break their addiction, the brand new methods at Drug Rehab Center Ocala are some of the best in Florida. Alcoholism is a terrible disease that can completely ruin someone’s life. In order to treat the high number of people suffering from an alcohol dependence, the expert treatment therapists at Drug Rehab Center Ocala...

2013-09-27 23:25:10

Drug Rehab Center Ormond Beach is employing new treatment methods that are more effective at getting people sober. Ormond Beach, FL (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Fighting a drug or alcohol addiction isn’t easy. Substance abuse is rampant all across the United States and a result, the addiction treatment counselors at Drug Rehab Ormond Beach decided to improve the way they treat patients who suffer from alcoholism. Alcohol addiction is one of the toughest to combat because alcohol usage is...

2013-09-27 23:24:40

Drug Rehab Center Annapolis offers programs designed to help alcoholics continue to say no to alcohol in social drinking situations. Annapolis, MD (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Drug Rehab Center Annapolis offers innovative new programs designed to help alcoholics continue to say no to alcohol in social drinking situations. Alcohol often has a harmless reputation when compared to other addictive drugs. Because alcohol is legal, it appears in many situations that are unavoidable even to people...

Understanding Why We Have A Facebook Addiction: Exclusive
2013-09-19 16:24:23

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online We now live in the age of addiction, whether it is to pain medications or the latest Call of Duty installment; in this day-in-age, it seems as though everyone has something they are addicted to. So, in order to understand a little more about how addiction afflicts us, redOrbit reached out to a Denver Health neuro-technologist for answers. The Limbic System, or primitive brain, is the area of the brain that lies on both sides of the...

2013-09-18 12:58:45

Persons with alcohol and other drug dependence who received chronic care management including relapse prevention counseling and medical, addiction and psychiatric treatment were no more abstinent than those who received usual primary care, according to a study in the September 18 issue of JAMA. Chronic care management (CCM) is a way of delivering care that has been shown to be effective for chronic medical and mental health conditions. "Chronic care management is multidisciplinary...

2013-09-14 23:02:30

Data released this week by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that alcohol-related visits to hospital emergency rooms rose 38% from 2001 to 2010. Regardless of type of alcohol consumed, anyone with an alcohol abuse issue should contact a detox center like Harbor Village. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) September 14, 2013 As reported by CNSNews.com (9/7) in their news story, CDC: Booze-Abuse ER Visits Up 38%, that according to a report from the federal Centers for...

2013-09-13 11:03:10

-Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) can play an important role in addiction recovery. -A new study examines the suitability of 12-step organizations for young adults with co-occurring substance use and psychiatric disorders, referred to as dual diagnosis (DD). -Findings indicate that young adult DD patients show similar benefits compared with those diagnosed only with a substance use disorder. Studies and testimonials have shown that 12-step mutual-help organizations...

2013-09-13 11:00:45

-Approximately one-third of all fatal crashes each year in the U.S. involve an alcohol-impaired driver. -New research compares individuals' perceived dangerousness of driving after drinking while intoxicated with those perceptions while sober. -Results show that sober knowledge does not necessarily translate into responsible judgment while intoxicated. Approximately one-third of all fatal crashes each year in the U.S. involve an alcohol-impaired driver. Prior research has shown that...

2013-09-13 10:20:08

-While hangovers may be a source of humor, their effects can be debilitating, costly, and even dangerous. -A new study of hangovers across the lifespan has found that the tendency to experience hangovers decreases as age increases. -Study authors speculate that older adults who binge drink do so to a lesser intensity than younger adults. Many people are familiar with the uncomfortable morning-after symptoms of excessive drinking, commonly known as a hangover. While it is a common...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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