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2014-07-16 12:27:42

Three-year analysis of more than 1.4 million test results also shows majority of Americans continue to put health at risk through dangerous drug combinations and skipping doses MADISON, N.J., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Five states that have implemented multi-faceted prescription drug abuse prevention programs in recent years showed the highest rate of decline in prescription drug misuse rates nationwide, according to a new study issued today by Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's...

2014-07-11 23:04:58

Harbor Village Florida comments how citizens of New Jersey are receiving training on how to administer opiate-overdose reversal drug Narcan. Ocean County, NJ (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 As reported by the Star Ledger in the article Officials To Give Out 100 Free Narcan Kits in Ocean County (7/3), 100 residents of Ocean County in New Jersey recently received free training on how to administer the drug Narcan, an opiate-overdose reversal drug as well as a free kit during this previous Fourth of...

2014-07-10 16:23:20

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On behalf of Governor Tom Corbett, the Pennsylvania Departments of Drug and Alcohol Programs and Health, in partnership with the Pennsylvania Medical Society, today released statewide guidelines to address the use of prescription opioids to treat chronic non-cancer pain. Governor Corbett directed the Departments of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) and Health to establish the Safe and Effective Prescribing Practices and Pain...

2014-07-07 23:00:32

Harbor Village Florida comments on Tennessee Teens’ Appetite for Hard Drugs. USA (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Young people in Tennessee are abusing drugs well over the national average according to a recent CDC report. The Tennessean reported in an article Tennessee Teens’ Appetite for Hard Drugs Grows (7/2) that the use of intravenous drugs like heroin are rising quickly. The CDC compiled the data over 18 months in 2012-2013; it showed that Heroin was the first opiate the teens had used...

2014-07-03 23:09:46

In its new blog post, A Forever Recovery, an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program that gets clients off to a great start and gives them a solid foundation in recovery they can believe in, is focusing on the flood of heroin entering the US. Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 In its new blog post, A Forever Recovery, an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program that gets clients off to a great start and gives them a solid foundation in recovery they can believe in, is...

2014-07-03 23:02:22

Harbor Village Florida comments on Maryland's increasing rates of deaths related to heroin abuse. USA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 As reported by The Washington Post in the article Heroin Deaths Spike in Maryland (6/27), the Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has recently discovered that heroin-related deaths in the state have gone up by 88% within the last three years. Many local residents reported that they were expecting the result to be a large number but did not...

2014-07-03 23:01:24

Harbor Village Florida comments on on a study that reduces relapses from heroin. USA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Patients that begin treatment for heroin and opioid addiction during hospitalization that also receive outpatient treatment (medical and psychiatric) are 5x less likely to relapse, according to a recent report “Treating Addicted Patients During, After Hospitalization Reduces Relapse” (6/30). According to the report, the average bill for opioid and heroin-related treatment in 2013...

2014-07-02 23:01:53

TreatmentHelp announces the top 5 most addictive illicit drugs in New Jersey over the past year. TreatmentHelp provides assistance and rehabilitation information for individuals in need of help fighting addiction. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 While New Jersey may be famous for attractions such as the Jersey Shore, Six Flags Amusement Park, and Atlantic City, it also has a reputation as being the home of many addictive illicit drugs. TreatmentHelp, drug and alcohol rehabilitation...

2014-07-01 10:49:46

Boston University Medical Center The results of a new study demonstrate that starting hospitalized patients who have an opioid (heroin) addiction on buprenorphine treatment in the hospital and seamlessly connecting them with an outpatient office based treatment program can greatly reduce whether they relapse after they are discharged. Led by researchers at Boston Medical Center (BMC), the study shows the important role that providers play in offering these patients addiction treatment...

2014-06-30 23:13:47

Heroin use is again on the rise and is cropping up in suburban neighborhoods, prompting Novus Medical Detox to call for better public education with regard to the dangers of drugs. Additionally, Novus urges those struggling with addiction to seek help from a safe, effective detox and rehabilitation program. New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Heroin is an historically low-grade drug that by most accounts had retreated from American society, referred to by an AP article published...


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