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2014-05-07 10:52:24

Having divorced parents who also abused alcohol did not increase suicide risk, according to study People who grew up with a parent who abused alcohol may be 85 percent more likely to attempt suicide than people whose parents did not abuse alcohol, according to research published by the American Psychological Association. Furthermore, having divorced parents increased by 14 percent the risk that a person would try to take his or her own life when compared to people whose parents did not...

2014-05-06 23:15:14

With heroin abuse an urgent health crisis that has Connecticut in its grip, the new detoxification program, Mountainside Detox, is being created to alleviate the mounting need for additional treatment services in the state starting in late spring. Canaan, CT (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Heroin abuse is an urgent health crisis that has Connecticut in its grip, with heroin addiction currently ranking second behind alcohol as the reason people seek substance abuse treatment. Mountainside treatment...

2014-05-06 23:06:06

The Discovery House, a Participant in Fundraiser for "Victory for Victims" RESEDA, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 The Discovery House is pleased to announce its participation in the "Victory for Victims" event. The event was a 5K walk/run and 10K river run that raised funds for victims of abuse. The race was held April 13, 2014, at Lake Balboa Park, Encino, California. The event was the official cool-down race of the 2014 Asics LA Marathon, and welcomed individuals and...

2014-05-05 23:06:55

Rehab program releases brochure to help others to gain the knowledge to save lives from the destruction and desperation of addiction, and to help to save children, families and communities from the widespread devastation caused by drug-related crime. Canadian, Oklahoma (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Narconon Arrowhead recently released a new training brochure to the public. It is a comprehensive, clearly written and highly informative introduction to the basics and essentials of helping others to...

2014-05-05 11:22:19

Study found that students who drank or used marijuana on campus were at higher risk for trauma, mental health problems When teens are caught drinking or using marijuana at school, a trip to the dean's office may not suffice. These students also should be screened for exposure to trauma, mental health problems and other serious health risks, according to a study to be presented Saturday, May 3, at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada....

2014-05-05 08:29:52

NEW YORK, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a commentary from Stuart Kloda, MD, an Addiction Medicine physician in New York City. This past Wednesday, Toronto mayor Rob Ford has decided to seek professional help for his substance abuse. The media has shown Mr. Ford intoxicated on alcohol, as well as smoking crack cocaine. His addiction appears to be severe. His resulting functional impairment and inability to stop using have publicly derailed his career. How are alcohol...

2014-05-04 23:00:19

Irina Firstein announces alcohol addiction counseling. (PRWEB) May 04, 2014 Irina Firstein, one of NYC's therapists, is pleased to announce her new guide alcohol addiction counseling. With this new guide, Irina hopes to provide a source of comfort and support for those in need of support, and guidance, when facing alcohol addiction. Irina Firstein uses Psychodynamic, Cognitive Behavioral, Mindfulness based therapies and later in treatment, if appropriate, EMDR Therapy when stable...

2014-04-30 23:25:14

Passages Malibu CEO issues comments on the importance of stable parenting. (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 A study published March 15th in the research journal Addictive Behaviors showed an interesting correlation between the conflict within a family and the father’s treatment for alcohol dependence. In short, families with a father who struggled with alcohol dependency displayed more conflict than those who had no issues with alcohol. Seeking treatment for alcohol dependence also helped...

2014-04-30 23:25:04

Figuring out how to live minus daily drug use takes work, and help is available to make the process a lot better. For a no-cost consultation, call 415-780-9525. SAN FRANCISCO, CA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 San Francisco CA Alcohol Drug Rehab is announcing that an expanded residential treatment program is now available for adults and adolescents dealing with drug addiction problems in San Francisco and surrounding cities. A day comes for many drug addicts where they can no longer use drugs and...

2014-04-30 23:25:02

A solid step toward living a life free from the tentacles of drug addiction is to detox from all substances within the body, and there is help to do this. For a no-cost consultation, call 815-768-2452. Joliet, IL (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Joliet IL Alcohol Drug Rehab is pleased to announce that it is now offering an updated drug detoxification program for individuals seeking help to stop their drug addiction in Joliet and other towns in the area. Drug addiction cuts a path of destruction...


Word of the Day
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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