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2012-09-28 10:22:53

CENTER CITY, Minn., Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The incidence of trauma and abuse has truly reached epidemic proportions, and those who suffer trauma sometimes turn to alcohol or other drugs to manage post-traumatic stress symptoms like nightmares, anxiety, insomnia, and dissociation. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20061128/CGTU038LOGO) That's why Hazelden, the nation's leading provider of addiction recovery services and information, will host a daylong conference...

2012-09-25 06:26:22

CENTER CITY, Minn., Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hazelden, the country's leading provider of addiction treatment services and education, announced today that it has been selected as a ValueOptions(®) Inc. Diagnostic Specialty Unit (DSU) provider. The designation from the nation's largest independent behavioral health care and wellness company means that Hazelden is recognized not only for its excellence in diagnosing and treating the disease of addiction but also for...

2012-08-27 02:25:54

CENTER CITY, Minn., Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hazelden is pleased to announce that Pamela Shultz, M.D., has been named medical director of recovery services at Center City, Minn. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120827/DC63095) As director, Shultz will lead multi-disciplinary care teams (including medical doctors, psychiatrists, psychologists and counselors), oversee all medical programs, ensure quality of care, act as a liaison with other providers in...

2012-06-28 06:28:24

CENTER CITY, Minn., June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hazelden President and CEO Mark Mishek said he was greatly relieved by today's U.S. Supreme Court decision to largely uphold the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, calling it "an essential step forward for millions of people who need help overcoming addiction." Mishek noted that tens of millions of uninsured Americans now can gain access to nondiscriminatory addiction treatment services under the law, which includes...

2012-06-21 10:26:31

CENTER CITY, Minn., June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hazelden, the nation's premier addiction treatment center and publisher of programs and school curricula for the prevention of youth violence (including bullying, dating abuse, and suicide, as well as drug and alcohol use prevention), said today that the disturbing and widely publicized school bus incident in Greece, New York, is a perfect example of a perfectly preventable situation. "Why does this keep happening over and...

2012-01-23 08:22:00

CENTER CITY, Minn., Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A groundbreaking new iPhone application designed as an interactive recovery support tool for the millions of Americans who are in recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs has been released by Hazelden, one of the world's largest and most respected private, nonprofit alcohol and drug addiction treatment organizations. Called the Mobile MORE®( )Field Guide to Life, the Hazelden iPhone app, which is accessible...

2012-01-20 14:55:00

Unique addiction treatment and mental health care clinic will serve youths as young as 12 CENTER CITY, Minn., Jan. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hazelden, one of the world's largest and most respected private, nonprofit alcohol and drug addiction treatment centers, announced today that it will expand its outpatient addiction treatment and mental health care services to Chaska, Minnesota, in a clinic that will serve adults and adolescents (as young as 12). (Logo:...

2011-12-21 08:00:00

Hazelden Publishing, the leading publisher of evidence-based violence prevention programs and Break the Cycle, the nationâs leading organization addressing teen dating violence, have jointly created Respect WORKS!, a comprehensive model of teen dating violence prevention programming. The new online, interactive program provides key information about dating violence and offers guidance to help students form healthy, violence-free relationships. Center City, MN (PRWEB) December...

2011-10-17 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Philip Gianelli, M.D., medical director of Hazelden in New York City and director of addiction psychiatry at the West Midtown Medical Group, has been named 2011 Addiction Physician of the Year by the New York State Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS). Hazelden, one of the world's largest and most respected private, nonprofit alcohol and drug addiction treatment centers, operates residential and outpatient programs in New...

2011-10-05 13:30:00

CENTER CITY, Minn., Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hazelden, one of the world's largest and most respected private, nonprofit alcohol and drug addiction treatment centers, announced today it will invest $42 million to expand services to help young people who struggle with addiction find and maintain recovery. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20061128/CGTU038LOGO) An estimated 1.5 million American youth ages 12 to 17 meet the criteria for admission to alcoholism...