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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:...

2011-02-07 17:31:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Austin Recovery, the largest drug and alcohol treatment center in Texas, has teamed up with the Emmy® Award-winning "Intervention" program to save an addict's life. The episode, featuring Austin Recovery, airs tonight on the A&E Channel at 8 p.m. "Intervention" profiles people whose dependence on drugs and alcohol has brought them to a point of personal crisis or estranged them from their friends and loved ones. Each...

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2011-01-28 07:45:00

Reuters reports that some alcoholics may drink less when using certain computer programs, according to a new report published in the journal Addiction. British researchers, looking through earlier research, found that heavy drinkers were able to slightly reduce their weekly consumption. But not all of the studies they analyzed had positive results, and those that were had limitations, the team reported. However, these computer-based interventions show promise and could help the estimated...

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2010-12-29 10:41:35

Pulmonary rehab patients report increased well-being when interior plants introduced Could a plant "intervention" improve the well-being of patients in a difficult rehab process? Scientists from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences and Sweden's Uppsala University investigated this question in a recent study of 436 coronary and pulmonary patients at a Norwegian rehabilitation center. The results were published in HortScience. Ruth Kjærsti Raanaas, Grete Grindal Patil,...

2010-12-14 00:01:32

November 2010 marked the first National Drug Fact Week. Recovery Now TV commends this effort in helping to fight teen drug addiction and promoting teen drug treatment. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 13, 2010 Recovery Now TV noted the significance of the first annual National Drug Fact Week, which occurred November 8th-14th 2010. The National Institute on Drug Abuse sponsored this event and partners included Discovery, MTV and Community Anti-Drug Coalition of America. The primary goal of...

2010-11-10 00:00:37

A recent study conducted among college age students across the state revealed that 66% of students had gambled in the past year, and 1 in 5 students is at risk of or already has developed a problem with gambling. Altamonte Springs, FL (PRWEB) November 9, 2010 A recent study conducted among college age students across the state revealed that 66% of students had gambled in the past year, and 1 in 5 students is at risk of or already has developed a problem with gambling. "Gambling is a...

2010-10-21 00:00:40

Lakeview Health Systems, an award-winning drug and alcohol treatment center, is presenting an informational program about substance abuse interventions and the common misconceptions people have about them. The seminar takes place October 21, 2010 in Little Rock, Arkansas. While this program is designed for medical professionals, Lakeview also offers a layperson's guide to interventions that all may benefit from. Little Rock Air Force Base, AR (PRWEB) October 20, 2010 Lakeview Health...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'