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2011-08-08 08:36:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center reports people suffering from addiction rarely, if ever, have just substance abuse or addiction issues. Most addicts have trauma histories, many have mood and/or anxiety disorders, and up to 50 percent of women with substance abuse disorder have co-occurring eating disorders. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110727/CG42761LOGO) "We were sadly reminded of how lethal the combination of an eating...

2011-07-05 08:00:00

SYOSSET, N.Y., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ms. Martha McShane Starr, of Gloversville, New York, has been included in the Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Edition for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of crisis management intervention. ABOUT MARTHA McSHANE STARR Recognized for her expertise in Crisis Management Intervention, Martha M. Starr, M.A., BCETS, is currently the President/Owner and Traumatic Stress Specialist for Starr Consulting Services, providing...

2011-07-05 00:00:29

Independence Day - It's a day of celebration that ends in tragedy for far too many each and every year. On this day that claims more American lives through alcohol-related accidents than any other, the nationwide crisis intervention service CHOOSE HELP launched a large online portal designed to meet the needs of people suffering with alcohol abuse or addiction. Los Angeles (PRWEB) July 04, 2011 The Internet is "potentially the best place to find solutions for a life crisis," said Martin...

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...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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