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2014-09-09 23:08:18

Narconon Arrowhead in Oklahoma recently released the newest issue of its highly educational and informative series on the facts of addiction; its mechanics and its life cycle, thus helping to bring new insight into and practical understanding of addiction and the addiction lifestyle. (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 The newly released issue in the Life Cycle and Mechanics of Addiction series was written by Gary Smith, Executive Director of the Oklahoma-based Narconon Arrowhead drug...

2014-09-05 23:03:54

Addiction-Rehab-Treatment.net examines the effectiveness of alternative drug rehab facilities and offers substance abuse resources to those in need. (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Drug abuse continues to be an epidemic in the United States. In fact, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s National Survey on Drug Use and Health concluded that over 23 million people age 12 and over required drug abuse treatment. While many people eventually come to the realization that...

2014-09-04 23:09:35

Prior to opening Southern California's premier luxury rehab center, Passages Malibu, in 2001, Prentiss was addicted to heroin, cocaine, and alcohol for 10 years. With the help of his father, Passages co-founder Chris Prentiss, he overcame his addiction by looking outside the 12 Step/AA method and turning to a more progressive, modern approach to substance abuse treatment that his father helped create. Malibu, California (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Unlike many of today's drug and...

2014-09-03 23:03:07

The NCPA recently wrote to the U.S. House of Representatives and encouraged them to pass a bill that would make great strides in reducing the number of Americans misusing prescription drugs. Suncoast Rehab backs the NCPA in their efforts, and says that communities must take it one step further in fighting this epidemic. Spring Hill, FL (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 One in four Americans are affected by prescription drug abuse. (1) This growing national epidemic kills more people annually...

2014-09-02 16:25:48

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) today announced a recovery month initiative, Building Bridges to Recovery. The initiative will build an informational bridge between the medical community, the treatment community, the recovering community and the person or family in need of life-saving treatment. Governor Tom Corbett has also proclaimed September as Drug and Alcohol Recovery Month in Pennsylvania. "Drug...

2014-08-29 23:01:48

Harbor Village Florida Comments on Ohio Judge Pushing for Addiction Recovery Tool USA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 As reported by WKMS.com in the article Judge Uses Drug to Aid Addicts' Recovery, an Ohio municipal court drug has come up with a new strategy to try and curb drug addiction. Fred Moses, who serves as the presiding judge in a Southeastern Ohio municipal court presented an idea to Kentucky law makers to offer addicts a medicated treatment option that can literally prevent them...

2014-08-29 23:01:46

Harbor Village Florida comments on what to Know When Seeking Drug Addiction Help USA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 As reported by CNN.com in the article Prescription Drug Abuse: There Is Help (8/15), the process of admitting that you need help for a prescription drug abuse problem can be a struggle. The article acknowledges and highlights the fact that if you simply try to find general help for this problem, you may be very overwhelmed by all of the information that is available online....

2014-08-29 23:01:45

Harbor Village Comments on Social Media Proving to be Helpful in Fighting Drug Abuse USA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 As reported by GantDaily.com in the article NIDA Switches to Social Media Monitoring For Drug Abuse Trends, Outbreaks (8/20), the National Institute on Drug Abuse is taking new measures in an attempt to monitor drug abuse trends by turning to social media. As NIDA currently relies on community surveillance to monitor drug abuse trends, it is also working with the University of...

2014-08-29 23:01:39

Harbor Village Florida comments on Substance Abuse Likelihood Affected by Environment, Gender and Genes USA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 An article entitled How Genes, Gender and Environment Influence Substance Abuse, shared by Science Daily (8/18), explains how genes, gender and the environment that an individual is in affect a man and woman’s likelihood of using drugs. Researchers at Indiana University are taking another look at the fact that men and women perceive the world differently,...

2014-08-28 23:15:57

September 2014 marks the 25th anniversary of SAMHSA’s Recovery Month. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 National Recovery Month is nearly here, when people across the nation gather to celebrate the power of recovery from mental and substance use disorders. Alcohol and drug rehab Florida treatment center, Destination Hope has begun preparations for the 25th year of the event, which is sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). This...


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