Latest Hazelden Foundation Stories

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...

2011-10-03 13:26:48

September is Recovery Month: Addiction treatment works and lasting recovery is possible Young adults undergoing addiction treatment arrive ready and willing to make the personal changes that bring about recovery, but it's the help and guidance received during treatment that build and sustain those changes, according to a longitudinal study published electronically and in press within the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence. The study was conducted collaboratively by the Center for...

2011-08-08 12:36:00

CENTER CITY, Minn., Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The frequency of attending Twelve Step mutual support meetings following addiction treatment can help predict success in early recovery for young women, according to a data analysis study conducted by Hazelden's Butler Center for Research and reported in Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly. Meeting attendance frequency predicted both abstinence from substance use and number of drinking days at six months post-treatment for young women...

Word of the Day
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.