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2011-10-27 13:00:00

One of the nationâs premier drug and alcohol treatment facilities is launching a brand campaign geared toward educating and supporting families struggling with drug and alcohol abuse. The services provided by Burning Tree in Texas to treat individuals experiencing Chronic Relapse are a key component of long term residential programs outside Dallas and Austin that serve people from all 50 states. The branding campaign will aim to introduce these programs to families who have been...

2011-10-19 17:00:00

New rehab facility will treat patients suffering from meth, cocaine, alcohol and other addictions. Sandy, Utah (PRWEB) October 19, 2011 Turning Point Centers, a residential mental health, drug and alcohol rehab center in Utah, has opened its newest facility at 10658 S. Dimple Dell Road in Sandy. The 14,000-square-foot facility sits on five and a half acres and has 12 beds. In addition to the Dimple Dell property, Turning Point Centers has a facility at 616 E. 11000 S. in Sandy (this...

2011-10-19 12:35:00

Burning Tree a long term drug abuse center launches a new Facebook fan page equipped with video and other useful features. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 19, 2011 Burning Tree, a long term drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility specializing in chronic relapse, has launched a new fan page on Facebook to reach more families and individuals stricken by addiction. The new page provides an overview of Burning Treeâs relapse prevention and dual diagnosis programs for persons with...

2011-08-08 08:36:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center reports people suffering from addiction rarely, if ever, have just substance abuse or addiction issues. Most addicts have trauma histories, many have mood and/or anxiety disorders, and up to 50 percent of women with substance abuse disorder have co-occurring eating disorders. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110727/CG42761LOGO) "We were sadly reminded of how lethal the combination of an eating...

2011-07-22 00:01:00

Hopelinks.com is a free alcohol and drug treatment directory serving the entire U.S., with easy access through city, state, or zip code specific search. It is now easier than ever to find drug treatment, dual diagnosis, detox and rehab centers nationwide at Hopelinks.com. (PRWEB) July 21, 2011 Hopelinks.com is an alcohol and drug treatment directory for the entire United States. The Hopelinks team is based in Southern California, however the website specializes in local search by any city,...

2011-07-14 15:14:00

CHICAGO, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gateway Foundation Alcohol & Drug Treatment is a leader in providing substance abuse and co-occurring disorders treatment. Dr. Phil Welches, Clinical Director for Gateway Foundation, will be a co-presenter in a webinar on July 26, 2011, sponsored by the renowned Hazelden Treatment Centers. The webinar will present the Hazelden/Dartmouth Co-occurring Disorders Program (CDP), a comprehensive program containing multiple curricula that are...

2011-06-29 12:59:50

Alcohol and drugs are fuelling homicide and suicide rates in Northern Ireland, a new independent report by University of Manchester researchers has found, with alcohol appearing to be a key factor for the country's higher suicide rates, including among mental health patients, compared to England and Wales. The 'Suicide and Homicide in Northern Ireland' report by the National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness (NCI), which is based in the University's...

2011-05-12 13:43:00

CHICAGO, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bipolar disorder, also known as manic depressive disorder or manic depression, is a psychiatric disorder that causes extreme shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, and the ability to carry out everyday tasks. It is a serious mental illness requiring specialized treatment, but the problem, according to Kimberly Dennis, M.D., medical director at Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center, is that bipolar disorder often gets misdiagnosed by...

2011-04-19 14:31:27

A new study published in The American Journal on Addictions reveals that Veterans who suffer from mental health disorders also have high rates of substance use disorders. Led by Ismene Petrakis, MD, of Yale University School of Medicine, researchers used national administrative data from the Department of Veterans Affairs to examine rates of substance use disorders among Veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan who were also diagnosed with PTSD and other psychiatric disorders. A total of...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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