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2011-06-23 09:17:00

The Healing Begins For More Than Just Clients AUSTIN, Texas, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Austin Recovery, the largest and most affordable drug and alcohol treatment center in Texas, announced today that it plans to pilot its first intensive Family Experience this fall. Geared to family members of clients seeking recovery from alcohol and drug dependence, this multi-day family program aims to address the informational needs of the family members, while helping them heal from...

2011-06-08 04:20:00

MILWAUKEE, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Anyone who has felt the frustration of trying to tame a crazy-bad lawn and yard should listen up: there's still time to win a yard intervention this summer at www.yardsmartsintervention.com. Homeowners can apply for an intervention for themselves or they can call out a neighbor, family member or friend in need of help. (Be sure to secure their permission first.) The winner will receive on-the-ground help from the Briggs & Stratton Yard...

2011-05-30 00:00:28

Lakeview Health Systems, an award winning nationally recognized drug and alcohol treatment provider, proudly announces the launch of Addiction411.com, a new, extensive, addiction information website. Addiction411 is dedicated to providing professionals and lay persons with accurate, up to date information on crucial issues related to addiction. Pompano Beach, Florida (PRWEB) May 29, 2011 Lakeview Health Systems an award winning drug and alcohol treatment provider is proud to announce the...

2011-05-19 11:38:24

Explosion of opportunities means problem gamblers becoming more visible, says University of Calgary researcher A new paper by University of Calgary psychologist Dr. David Hodgins says the proliferation of gambling opportunities around the world, particularly online, is increasing the visibility of gambling disorders and giving access to people who previously had no exposure to gambling opportunities. Hodgins, head of the university's Addictive Behaviours Laboratory, says gambling disorders...

2011-05-02 15:17:40

Assessment tool may help identify which newborns exposed to methamphetamine prenatally will develop problems later on A scale used to assess the behavior of newborns exposed to methamphetamine before birth might be able to identify those children who will develop problems later on, according to a study that will be presented Sunday, May 1, at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Denver. A large body of research shows that prenatal exposure to cocaine can lead to cognitive...

2011-04-23 00:00:30

Beyond The Recovery Place's efforts in providing the best possible drug rehab and alcohol abuse treatment with trauma recovery support, family therapy, and mental health treatment integrated into client-centered programs, TRP is also passionate about spreading the necessary education for addicts and their families to seek the help they need to recover. Introducing WhyDrugRehab.com, the perfect source for information and support on drug and alcohol addiction and seeking proper treatment for...

2011-04-22 04:30:00

CLEVELAND, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An April 18, 2011 Crain's Cleveland Business article entitled, "The Rise, Unraveling and Return of Jeff Christian," has spurred numerous calls and emails to Christian's Number 12 Foundation. The Number 12 Foundation is a non-profit foundation with the mission of saving lives and families from the disease of alcoholism and addiction by building bridges to lasting recovery. Our most immediate concerns are people that may need an intervention. The...

2011-04-11 00:00:37

Infinite Horizons, Asia's premiere alcohol and drug rehab center, is pleased to unveil a groundbreaking, innovative and experimental therapeutic technique that shows considerable promise when used in the treatment of patients with alcohol and drug addictions or co-occurring disorders. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 8, 2011 AMBIT Emotional Therapy is an intervention that can be used to treat individuals with alcohol addiction, drug addiction and dual diagnosis, or co-occurring disorders....

2011-04-01 00:10:13

Recovery Now TV has implemented full mobile video compatibility through HTML5 to allow site visitors to access drug and alcohol recovery video content from any location. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2011 Recovery Now TV announced today that its website now supports full mobile video compatibility through HTML5. With this technology enhancement, the Recovery Now TV website is fully mobile compatible, allowing users to share in stories concerning drug and alcohol recovery from not only...

2011-02-25 15:13:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- John Bradshaw, acclaimed addiction counselor, writer, and motivational speaker, tells of his own battle with addiction and the underlying causes of this chronic disease. On February 25th, 2011, Mediaplanet will feature a 12-page standalone report within the Los Angeles Times that serves as a complete guide to living well in a metropolis that so lacks proper discourse on the identification of, intervention for, and recovery from addiction. (Logo:...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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