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2010-09-10 07:15:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, and Hazelden, the national nonprofit focused on addiction treatment, prevention and recovery announced today a new strategic partnership focused on improving the treatment of co-occurring disorders. The partnership announcement was made by NAADAC Executive Director Cynthia Moreno Tuohy during the National Conference on Addiction Disorders in Washington, D.C. (Logo:...

2010-08-23 08:29:00

CENTER CITY, Minn., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Studies show that one in five teenagers in a serious dating relationship reports being physically abused by his or her partner. This issue is so serious that Ohio Governor Ted Strickland has signed into law House Bill 19, or the Tina Croucher Act. Named for an Ohio teen who was murdered by her high school ex-boyfriend, Tina's Law requires Ohio schools to include information about violence in dating relationships in already existing...

2010-05-27 08:15:00

About My Drinking provides confidential, evidence-based support for those concerned about their own or a loved one's substance abuse CENTER CITY, Minn., May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hazelden, the nation's largest addiction treatment provider, announces the launch of a free, evidence-based online screening tool designed to help people assess their current level of drinking or other drug use. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20061128/CGTU038LOGO) About My Drinking is an...

2010-02-23 08:15:00

CENTER CITY, Minn., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former U.S. Congressman Jim Ramstad of Minnesota has joined Hazelden as a senior policy adviser. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20061128/CGTU038LOGO) Ramstad, who served in Congress from 1991 until last year, will assist Hazelden on federal legislative and policy issues related to addiction, treatment, and recovery. He will focus on health care reform and implementation of a new law expanding access to addiction and...

2010-02-04 08:15:00

CENTER CITY, Minn., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kypros Kypri, Ph.D., senior research fellow at the School of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Newcastle, Australia, has earned Hazelden's Dan Anderson Research Award for his development of a Web-based alcohol screening and brief intervention tool (e-SBI). Sponsored by the Butler Center for Research at Hazelden, the award honors a single published article by a researcher who has advanced the scientific knowledge of...

2010-01-28 08:15:00

Program for addicted health care professionals expands to Minnesota campus CENTER CITY, Minn., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hazelden, the internationally renowned nonprofit addiction treatment center, has named Omar Manejwala, M.D., F.A.P.A. as medical director of its Center City, Minnesota, addiction treatment programs. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20061128/CGTU038LOGO) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100128/DC45076) Dr. Manejwala, a psychiatrist, is...

2009-12-07 07:00:00

CENTER CITY, Minn., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Stressful. Weird. Dangerous. Unusual adjectives to describe what traditionally is known as the most festive of seasons. But to millions of people in recovery from addiction to alcohol or other drugs, holiday stress can trigger relapse. Many more Americans face the anxiety of dealing with intoxicated loved ones during holiday get-togethers or with the uncertainty of how to act around someone in treatment and recovery. "For so many, the holidays are...

2009-11-23 13:29:00

CENTER CITY, Minn., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Hazelden, the internationally renowned nonprofit addiction treatment center, today announced the leadership team for its new recovery center in Naples, Florida. Hazelden's 47-bed facility in Naples is scheduled to open in late March 2010, and will initially provide addiction treatment programs for adults, including a full array of family and outpatient services. Michael Demask, Ph.D., will serve as executive director of Hazelden's facility in...

2009-10-08 10:15:00

CENTER CITY, Minn., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly half of parents today admit to using alcohol or other drugs to get drunk or high when they were teenagers, and one in four teens say they've seen their parents high or drunk. Yet more than 90 percent of teens view their parents as role models on issues of using alcohol and drugs and nearly two-thirds (63 percent) say hearing their parents' stories about past alcohol or drug use would make them more responsible about their own use of...

2009-10-01 09:08:00

CENTER CITY, Minn., Oct. 1 /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 provide the BUMED, Headquarters Navy Medicine, with a new Web-based continuing care support system. Called Navy MORE (My Ongoing Recovery Experience), the online system will be available free of charge to thousands of Navy substance abuse patients in recovery anywhere in the world. The...