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2013-09-18 23:27:27

In New Jersey, prosecutors are cracking down on drug dealers by vowing to seek stiff sentences at their trials. Those abusing drugs should contact a detox center such as South Florida's Harbor Village. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 In an article by The Trentonian (8/11), titled Dealers now being charged in drug overdose deaths, that in the state of New Jersey, prosecutors are cracking down on drug dealers by vowing to seek stiff sentences at their trials. “We’re going...

2013-09-10 23:25:01

A recent government report says an increasing number of baby boomers are receiving treatment for drug abuse. Anyone, regardless of age, who is suffering from a problem with drugs should contact a detox center such as Harbor Village. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 As reported by CBS (9/4) in their news story titled, Drug Use Drops for America's Youth, Rises in the Over 50 Crowd, a government report states that a record number of people over 50 are receiving treatment for...

2013-09-04 16:27:18

Survey: Mixed News on Prescription Drug Abuse Among Teens and Young Adults, Use Remains at Levels The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Calls an "Epidemic" NEW YORK, Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mixed news from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), released today by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), found that while prescription (Rx) drug abuse among young adults has decreased from its peak in 2009, the same...

2013-09-02 23:03:32

In New Jersey, drug addiction has grown to epidemic proportions, surpassing the heroin crisis of the 1960s and '70s. Those abusing prescription drugs should contact a detox center such as South Florida's Harbor Village. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) September 02, 2013 In an article by The Inquirer (7/12), titled Report: Pill mills, addiction thrive in N.J., in the state of New Jersey, drug addiction has grown to epidemic proportions, surpassing the heroin crisis of the 1960s and...

2013-08-31 23:19:13

New methods in place at Alcohol Treatment Arlington are ranked among the nations’ best for treating addicts of pain medication. Arlington, TX (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 While more research is being done to treat addicts of pain medication, Alcohol Treatment Arlington has emerged as one of the most innovative clinics to treat this specific type of addiction thanks to their groundbreaking new treatment therapies. The fastest growing form of drug abuse in America isn’t found on the street...

2013-08-29 23:31:32

Intake Counselors at Narconon Freedom Center report enrollees seeking help with heroin addiction are younger than previous years. Albion, MI (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Narconon Freedom Center Intake Counselors report program enrollees who are seeking help with heroin addiction are younger than previous years. Currently, the demographic of program starts is shifting more and more to teens 18 and 19 years old who are shooting heroin. Prior years showed enrollees in their early 20’s. “As...

2013-08-29 23:25:42

According to a recent government report, prescription drug abusers are much more likely to start taking heroin. People who have a prescription drug dependency should contact a detox center such as Harbor Village to start the recovery process. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 According to HealthDay News, Abuse of Painkillers Raises Risk of Heroin Use, those that abuse prescription painkillers are far more likely to fall victim to a heroin addiction. Heroin abuse is just one of the...

2013-08-23 23:19:03

In cities and towns throughout Vermont, heroin use is rising at a very high rate. Illustrating the importance of early detection of drug abuse, those with substance abuse issues should contact a detox center like Harbor Village. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 According to the Burlington Free Press article on 8/8, Heroin and opiate addiction called ongoing problem in Vermont, heroin and opiate abuse is increasing rapidly in the cities and small towns of Vermont. “It is in every...

2013-08-23 23:02:49

Linkage Between Heroin and Prescription Medications Reveals Opiate Addiction Epidemic: Failures of Traditional Rehab Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 Based on findings from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, as revealed by US News & World Report, Americans aged 12 to 49 who had used prescription pain relievers illegally were 19 times more likely to have started using heroin within the past year than other people. This study is no surprise to...

2013-08-22 23:27:15

Narconon Freedom Center Michigan completed Intake Counselor Office renovations last week expanding their capacity to help people struggling with addiction. Albion, MI (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 Narconon Freedom Center Michigan just completed a renovations project for eight new Intake Counselor Offices. The center routinely handles between 400 and 800 calls a week from people requesting information about alcohol and drug addiction and the holistic drug rehab program the center delivers....