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2014-08-21 16:24:19

CENTER CITY, Minn., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Higher Learning Commission recently granted approval to launch the new online master's degree offered by the Hazelden Graduate School of Addiction Studies (HGSAS). With applications for the Winter 2015 semester being accepted now, the Master of Arts in Addiction Studies: Integrated Recovery for Co-Occurring Disorders focuses on the science of addiction and mental health and can be completed in as little as two years. This innovative...

2014-08-19 12:28:15

CENTER CITY, Minn., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Bar Association Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs and the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation are pleased to announce their collaboration on a groundbreaking new research project to survey the current rates of substance use, depression and anxiety among licensed attorneys throughout the United States. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140819/137360 The survey is designed to capture current data on these critical...

2014-08-12 08:29:06

A 6-month pilot has resulted in Hazelden Betty Ford implementing SOBERLINK as an option within their Connection program, which provides support during the transitional months after addiction treatment. CYPRESS, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Addiction Treatment industry leader Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation has decided to implement SOBERLINK as an option in the Hazelden Connection program for the remainder of 2014 and beyond. The decision came after a 6-month pilot in which...

2014-07-07 12:25:29

CENTER CITY, Minn., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hazelden Publishing, a part of the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation and located in Center City, Minnesota, is celebrating 60 years as the leading publisher of prevention, intervention, addiction recovery and self-help resources. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140210/DC61972LOGO This important legacy began in 1954 with the publication of Richmond Walker's Twenty-Four Hours a Day, or more affectionately known throughout the world...

2014-06-04 12:25:35

Evidence-based model called Building Assets, Reducing Risks, was implemented at the school and distributed by Hazelden Publishing. CENTER CITY, Minn., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the evening of June 3, 2014, representatives from St. Louis Park High School in Minnesota attended a formal gala in Washington D.C. where they accepted the National ACT Award for College and Career Readiness. The school has been implementing a social emotional learning model called Building...

2014-05-13 23:06:05

Wednesday May 14th 2014 at 12:00pm Pasadena, California (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Pasadena Recovery Center is pleased to welcome the renowned physician Dr. Harry Haroutunian to their groundbreaking speaker series on Wednesday May 14th at 12pm. He is one of the leading speakers on the topic of alcohol and drug addiction with the ability to shed light on the perils of the disease as well as the specific effects it may have on the performance and functionality of the brain. As the author of...

2014-04-15 08:29:57

CENTER CITY, Minn., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, the nation's largest nonprofit addiction treatment provider, will sponsor the "Recovery 2.0" free online conference May 3-7. The web-based event will present one-on-one, in-depth conversations between yoga teacher and addiction recovery expert Tommy Rosen and a wide variety of recovery and wellness specialists. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140210/DC61972LOGO "The Hazelden...

2014-04-02 23:24:54

Expansion of partnership with Hazelden Betty Ford delivers Focus on Integrated Treatment (FIT) program. Cary, NC (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Relias Learning, the online leader in specialized staff training, has expanded their partnership with Hazelden Publishing, a part of the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, to provide Focus on Integrated Treatment (FIT), the only interactive, online training program designed to help addiction treatment and mental health professionals develop the skills to...

2014-04-01 16:23:22

CENTER CITY, Minn., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hazelden Publishing, part of the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, announced today their publication of a new social emotional learning model for students in 6th through 10th grades. BUILDING ASSETS, REDUCING RISKS is an evidence-based model proven to decrease educational disparities while increasing achievement for all students. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140401/DC95806 The availability of this new educational...

2014-03-06 12:28:12

Survey says parents underestimate risks of kid's alcohol/drug use PLYMOUTH, Minn., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As youth drug and alcohol abuse continues to grow, many parents say they are uninformed -- and largely unconcerned -- about the threat to their children. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140210/DC61972LOGO So finds a new nationwide survey commissioned by the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, the nation's largest nonprofit addiction treatment provider. "These startling...


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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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