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2014-04-01 23:31:38

CEO Pax Prentiss issues statement stressing the importance of education for young people. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Starting in 1987, The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) began sponsoring Alcohol Awareness Month to bring attention to alcohol-related issues and reduce the stigma associated with those dependent on the substance. Nearly three decades later, that effort continues, nationwide. NCADD announced this year’s theme “Help for Today, Hope for...

2013-10-29 23:32:45

The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) held an Inaugural Gala with co-chairs Barry Diller and Diane von Furstenberg, Barry Sternlicht, James Abernathy, and Aby and Samantha Rosen to honor New York City marketing and communications executive Hamilton South for his passionate commitment to recovery from alcoholism and addiction and steadfast support of NCADD’s mission. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug...

2009-07-06 15:30:48

A family history of depression, anxiety, alcohol dependence or drug dependence is associated with the presence of each condition and also may predict its course and prognosis, according to a report in the July issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.Family history of a psychiatric condition is generally known to increase an individual's risk of developing that condition, according to background information in the article. "However, there is a need to go...

2008-10-22 09:00:42

China Aoxing Pharmaceutical Company, Inc. (OTCBB: CAXG) ("China Aoxing"), a China-based pharmaceutical company specializing in research, development, manufacturing and distribution of narcotic and pain-management products, today announced that China Aoxing is honored to co-sponsor the 10th National Conference on Drug Dependence and Sino-US Symposium in Drug Abuse and HIV/HCV Co-Morbidity to be held October 22 and 25, 2008, in Xi'an, China. The conference, under the stewardship of Chinese...

2006-04-10 11:37:28

By Martha Kerr NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Drug-addicted patients with severe, persistent mental illness respond well to a new behavioral approach that involves social skills training and motivational interviewing, as well as mandatory urine checks, research suggests. The intervention is called Behavioral Treatment for Substance Abuse in Severe and Persistent Mental Illness (BTSAS). Researchers compared this approach with Supportive Treatment for Addiction Recovery (STAR) -- the...


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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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