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2014-06-16 23:07:02

During National Safety Month, Narconon Arrowhead rehab program publishes informational tool kit on its main site, along with additional information on signs of prescription drug abuse and tips on how to stop this type of addiction in the family. Canadian, Oklahoma (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Narconon Arrowhead published an informational tool kit on its main site during National Safety Month, making its prescription drug abuse tools available to anyone searching for information on the facts...

2014-06-13 23:02:18

Southern Florida Recovery Facility Reminds Public on Dangers of Heroin, Even in Small Doses Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 As reported by Philadelphia.cbslocal.com in the article, 20 Students Taken To Hospital After First Grader Brings Heroin To School (6/11), The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia treated 20 6- and 7-year olds after one of their classmates brought heroin into the classroom. The student, who attends Commodore John Barry Elementary School, allegedly brought 11...

2014-06-11 23:00:39

Sunshine Summit Lodge, a Narconon drug rehabilitation program in California, has witnessed the trend of initial drug use change from illicit drugs over to prescription painkillers over the last decade. Because of recent news about the prescription epidemic, the facility is offering solutions through a new series of articles through it’s website, as well as effective treatment. (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 According to the CDC (The Center for Disease Control and Prevention), deaths from...

2014-06-09 16:25:50

Hundreds of Doctors to Gather to Develop Strategies to Reverse Rx Abuse Epidemic in New Jersey and Release of Parent Testimonial Video Featuring Four New Jersey Moms Whose Children Were Impacted by Rx Abuse and Heroin Abuse to be Released as Part of Week Long Activities. MILLBURN, N.J., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In commemoration of the first ever designation of June 9 -13, 2014 as Opioid Abuse Awareness Week, the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ) will be...

2014-06-06 23:01:17

A nasal-spray version of Naloxone, a heroin/opiate overdose-reversal drug, is in the works in Kentucky. (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 As reported by USA Today in the article Nasal Spray For Heroin Antidote Under Development(5/31), a Kentucky doctor has been successful in advocating a nasal spray medicine to reverse a heroin or opiate overdose. Dr. Daniel Wermeling has made a deal with a pharmaceutical company to create a nasal spray version of naloxone, a common medicine used on persons who are...

2014-06-05 08:27:57

JAMA Psychiatry Study confirms Waismann Method research that heroin addiction is prevalent in the inner-city as well as in white suburbs and rural areas. BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A research paper published in the May 28, 2014 issue of JAMA Psychiatry a paper entitled "The Changing Face of Heroin Use in the United States A Retrospective Analysis of the Past 50 Years" concluded that heroin abuse has left low-income urban areas and has become prevalent in...

2014-05-30 23:05:46

The Substance Abuse Help Group Organization Comments on Efforts of Study Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 As reported by CBS News in the article The New Face of Heroin: Today's Users Different Than Decades Ago(5/28), a recent study has found that the demographic statistic of modern-day heroin users differs from users of the 1960's. According to the study, the most significant difference was found in gender and location. While both young men and women living in suburban and rural...

2014-05-29 23:14:54

The Substance Abuse Help Group Commends Former Bon Jovi Guitarist For His Efforts Toms River, NJ (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 As reported by The Associated Press in the article Bon Jovi Guitarist to Play at Anti-Drug Forum, (5/27) Richie Sambora will be debuting a song called “Lighthouse” at an anti-drug forum. The song is aimed at fighting off heroin and prescription pill abuse, two epidemics that have currently hit New Jersey and other states along the east coast. Sambora, who has never...

2014-05-27 23:12:30

In its latest blog post Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can make a big difference in whether or not the process is successful, is looking at common street names for popular drugs. (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 In its latest blog post Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can make a big difference in whether or not the process...

2014-05-22 23:04:25

Although treatment facility would like to see less people hooked on heroin, they strive to provide the perfect environment to get off of it in. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 As reported by WBNG 12 Action News in the article Schumer: NYS to Create Heroin Tracking Database (5/21), New York State is in the middle of working with government officials and local law enforcement to help better track heroin activity. As a part of the measure, a database called DrugStat will be formed to...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.