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2013-05-02 23:24:06

Mental health professionals at the Birmingham Maple Clinic recently reported on a study by the Partnership at Drugfree.org, which found that prescription drug abuse among teens has risen 33% since 2008. Troy, MI (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 Michigan mental health professionals at the Birmingham Maple Clinic recently reported on a study by the Partnership at Drugfree.org, which found that prescription drug abuse among teens has risen 33% since 2008. Lori Edelson, Birmingham Maple Clinic therapist...

2013-05-02 23:02:22

The rise in prescription drug abuse has permanently changed the face of addiction–how are treatment centers adjusting their programs to respond to this shift? West Palm Beach, Florida (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 Recently, laws attempting to control and monitor the prescription of habit-forming drugs have been enacted. However, for those who are already addicted, these changes have come too late. In an attempt to combat this alarming and pervasive epidemic, Recovery Associates, a drug and...

Survey Finds Teenage Drug Abuse Jumped 33 Percent In Five Years
2013-04-23 14:13:11

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A newly released national survey found that the rate of teens that are abusing prescription drugs has jumped 33 percent over the past five years. Published at Drugfree.org, the Partnership Attitude Tracking Study (PATS) found that 25 percent of teens have misused or abused a prescription drug at least once, a one-third increase since 2008. The study also found a troubling rise in the abuse of prescription stimulants. About 13 percent...

Dopamine Release From Just The Taste Of Alcohol
2013-04-16 05:38:51

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The taste of beer can trigger dopamine release in a person´s brain, even without any effect from the alcohol it contains, researchers from the Indiana University School of Medicine have discovered. The IU researchers recruited 49 men and used a pair of positron emission tomography (PET) scans to test for increased activity of the brain neurotransmitter which has been linked to drinking and other drugs of abuse. The first...

2013-04-13 23:03:14

Next Gen Dine is now integrated with the Bonzi Beverage Management System giving establishments serving alcohol unprecedented control over beer and spirits inventory, depletion, and cost evaluation. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) April 13, 2013 Next Gen Dine, the Future of Restaurant Dining, continues to push the boundaries of what is possible, and what is expected, of a tablet point of sale system by integrating to the next generation of beverage management system: the Bonzi Beverage Management...

2013-04-02 23:01:38

The prescription-strength cough syrup has been linked to a number of fatalities and its growing popularity is cause for concern. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) April 02, 2013 Rap superstar Lil Wayne, also known as Weezy, was reportedly recovering in Cedar's Sinai after experiencing multiple seizures, according to a recent report in the LA Times, following an unsuccessful attempt to quit drinking the popular Southern concoction known widely as “Purple Drank.” A combination of soda, Jolly...

2013-03-26 23:03:19

Delray Recovery Center is a Florida facility that offers individualized treatment programs for drug addiction, alcohol addiction, eating disorders and co-occurring disorders such as bipolar disorder, depression and anxiety. In its ongoing efforts to increase awareness of drug abuse, the center is releasing an infographic outlining true facts about the drug ketamine. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) March 26, 2013 Although ketamine may be relatively new to the club drug scene, Delray Recovery...

2013-02-23 23:00:39

Thirsty Ventures, Inc., parent company of Powell & Mahoney, Ltd. and Maui Beverages is pleased to announce the recent partnership with spirits and cocktail experts Tad Carducci and Paul Tanguay, known in the beverage industry as the Tippling Bros. The collaboration will allow customers direct access to creative beverage solutions produced carefully out of Green Mountain Co-Pack, Thirsty Ventures, Inc.'s state-of-the-art production facility. Salem, MA (PRWEB) February 23, 2013 Thirsty...


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