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2013-09-13 11:03:10

-Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) can play an important role in addiction recovery. -A new study examines the suitability of 12-step organizations for young adults with co-occurring substance use and psychiatric disorders, referred to as dual diagnosis (DD). -Findings indicate that young adult DD patients show similar benefits compared with those diagnosed only with a substance use disorder. Studies and testimonials have shown that 12-step mutual-help organizations...

2013-09-07 23:00:51

The Delray Recovery Center offers drug and alcohol addiction treatment and co-occurring disorders including depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder. The center is hosting a workshop at the upcoming Moments of Change Conference, an event geared toward treatment professionals. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) September 07, 2013 The Delray Recovery Center’s Clinical Director Sarah Gentry, LMHC, CAP, will be presenting a workshop at the upcoming Moments of Change Conference, an event that...

2013-08-31 23:20:21

Alcohol Treatment San Antonio has new treatment methods that are far more effective at helping those with addiction. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 Alcohol Treatment San Antonio recently announced a new approach to addiction recovery that is far more successful at preventing relapse than traditional treatment methods. According to the Texas Department of State Health Services, alcohol abuse has increased in San Antonio and throughout the state. What separates Alcohol Treatment...

2013-08-31 23:19:20

Alcohol Treatment Corpus Christi is cited by the Governor as a leader for treating chemical dependency. Corpus Christi, TX (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 Thanks to their innovative new treatment methods, Alcohol Treatment Corpus Christi was recently recognized by the Governor’s Office for its exemplary work in treating addictions. Governor Rick Perry recently praised Alcohol Treatment Corpus Christi during a speech in front of the State Legislature as one of the leaders in helping to combat...

2013-08-31 23:19:13

New methods in place at Alcohol Treatment Arlington are ranked among the nations’ best for treating addicts of pain medication. Arlington, TX (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 While more research is being done to treat addicts of pain medication, Alcohol Treatment Arlington has emerged as one of the most innovative clinics to treat this specific type of addiction thanks to their groundbreaking new treatment therapies. The fastest growing form of drug abuse in America isn’t found on the street...

2013-08-31 23:01:55

Eating disorders treatment may be more effective when the goals look beyond weight. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 An eating disorder study conducted at the University of Sydney, University of London and University of Chicago suggests that a shift in traditional methods of treatment for eating disorders can have a major impact on recovery. The first study to look at evidence based treatment for anorexia nervosa, the study concluded that a shift from weight management to...

2013-08-30 23:25:34

The new school year can bring stress and anxiety that pushes college students to use drugs or alcohol. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Going back to school can be an exciting time for students and parents but it isn’t without a few dangers. Destination Hope, a nationally renowned addiction treatment center in South Florida, is reminding families to be aware of the potential for drug and alcohol abuse among college students. Data indicates that 45 percent of college...

2013-08-30 23:24:51

Substance Abuse Houston has new treatment techniques that are changing lives for the better. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Houston is currently the most populated city in Texas and ranks fourth in the nation with more than two-million people. However as a result, it also has the highest cases of clinical drug and alcohol abuse in the state. According to the Texas Department of State Health Services, more than 12,000 in the city’s metropolitan area have sought treatment for their...

2013-08-30 23:24:26

Substance Abuse Dallas is implementing a new opiate treatment program designed to help with pain management. (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 The fastest growing form of drug abuse in America isn’t found on the street corner. It can be found in the medicine cabinet. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of overdose deaths from prescription medication has more than tripled since 1990. While more research is being done to treat addicts of pain medication,...

2013-08-28 23:31:16

New revolutionary method earns praise and results from patients seeking help at the Alcohol Treatment Orlando facility. (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Alcohol and drug addiction is not only a disorder, it's a disease. Many who are suffering from chemical dependency also suffer from mental illness. Alcohol Treatment Orlando has introduced a brand new method of combating addiction by focusing on the mental rehabilitation of its patients. This type of therapy is called dual diagnosis and it is...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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