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2014-10-17 23:05:23

The treatment facility encourages everyone to participate in the two-week challenge. Lake Worth, FL (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Millennium Treatment Group is supporting the 14 Days on the Wagon Challenge, in which participants will cut harmful substances out of their lives for two weeks. This includes alcohol and any non-medically necessary drugs. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) reports nearly 23 million Americans need treatment for a drug or alcohol...

2014-10-17 16:24:29

Prop 46 Requires Random Drug Testing and Mandatory Suspension of Doctors Impaired On Duty, Says Consumer Watchdog Campaign SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A victim of medical negligence at the hands of an Orange County doctor with a history of alcohol abuse, a physician and consumer advocates unveiled a new television ad for Yes on Prop 46 today, highlighting how Prop 46 will identify and deter physician substance abuse with random drug and alcohol testing. The...

2014-10-15 23:00:42

In order to help individuals, families and the general public learn more about addiction – and in particular, to separate facts from myths -- Per Wickstrom, the CEO of Best Drug Rehabilitation, has added a new “Addiction” category to his popular blog at PerWickstrom.com. (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 In order to help individuals, families and the general public learn more about addiction – and in particular, to separate facts from myths -- Per Wickstrom, the CEO of Best Drug...

2014-10-15 12:30:53

Georgia's First Academic Medical Center and Addiction Treatment Facility AUGUSTA, Ga., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's opening of the premier luxury inpatient addiction facility on the East Coast, The Bluff Plantation marks a unique new partnership for alcohol and drug rehabilitation treatment as a progressive, chronic, relapsing and potentially fatal disease. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141015/152216 "The Bluff Plantation sets a new standard for addiction...

2014-10-15 08:31:40

Novus Medical Detox comments on a recently published study which explained the true dangers of marijuana use. The detox facility maintains that increasing legalization has only opened the door for rising pot abuse, presenting a public safety and health threat. NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A recently completed study of 20 years of research on cannabis use refuted the arguments many of marijuana advocates by proving the detrimental effects of chronic marijuana...

2014-10-10 23:05:21

The Life Cycle and Mechanics of Addiction booklet released by the Oklahoma-based drug rehabilitation and education center, Narconon Arrowhead, identifies depression as a factor in keeping an addict harnessed in his addiction. Canadian, Oklahoma (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Authored by Gary W. Smith, Executive Director of Narconon Arrowhead, an effective drug and alcohol rehabilitation center delivering the drug-free Narconon program; The Life Cycle and Mechanics of Addiction presents us with...

2014-10-08 23:14:31

A new infographic from open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program A Forever Recovery is revealing shocking facts about the psychoactive drugs commonly known as Benzos (Benzodiazepines). Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 A new infographic from open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program A Forever Recovery is revealing shocking facts about the psychoactive drugs commonly known as Benzos (Benzodiazepines). As the infographic points out: Benzos reduces the activity of neurons...

2014-10-08 23:04:47

In Georgia, the number of overdose deaths tripled since 1999. The Atlanta opening of the Georgia Detox and Recovery Center (GDRC), the first of five in Georgia, marks a change in both thinking and approach to breaking addiction. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 This week the Atlanta Georgia Detox and Recovery Centers (GDRC) opened its doors to patients suffering from Substance Use Disorders. With more than seven percent of Georgia residents dealing with alcohol or drug addiction, this...

2014-10-07 12:32:11

Congressional leaders are urged to take a stand in their community as opioids and other drugs are killing young people and ravaging families nationwide WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- October is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month and Press the President calls upon Americans to consider tragic costs and consequences of the plight of substance abuse as it can drain families and communities. If you are an organization or group who is working to combat this issue, then Press the...

2014-10-06 23:06:54

Any addict wishing to kick his or her addiction must first overcome the mental and physical cravings for drugs or alcohol; a challenge that many seeking recovery are unable to successfully meet. Canadian, Oklahoma (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 Narconon Arrowhead, the Oklahoma-based drug rehabilitation center is releasing new and vital information on addiction recovery. Based on decades of experience in the field of chemical dependency, program outcomes and recovery results, Executive Director...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.