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2012-04-11 23:02:14

Winners to be honored April 19th in Los Angeles, CA for their accuracy in the storytelling of substance use and mental health concerns. Burbank, CA (PRWEB) April 10, 2012 The Entertainment Industries Council, Inc. is proud to announce the 16th Annual PRISM Awards nominees for Documentary, News Magazine or Biographical Program for their coverage of substance use and mental health-related topics. These unscripted productions represent exemplary efforts to accurately portray substance use and...

2012-02-02 18:00:05

Interventions to promote women have continuously been criticized as ineffective and inhibiting performance. Economists of the University of Innsbruck have now rejected this criticism; they conducted a series of experiments which examined the efficiency and effects of various interventions to increase women's willingness to enter competition. The study has been published in the current issue of Science. "Many economic studies provide evidence that women tend to opt out of participating in...

2012-02-03 14:00:00

Burning Tree, a long term drug treatment center in Texas, reintroduces to the addiction community a proven, but sometimes forgotten about, method of treating chronic addicts and their families. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) February 03, 2012 One method to treat the chronic abuse of illicit prescription drugs and alcohol is drawing more attention from persons with chemical dependence and their families. That solution is available through long-term rehabilitation, a consistently overlooked option...

2012-01-21 05:05:00

New alcohol and drug addiction treatment center rolls out 449 Recovery Plan that defines 7 phases to breaking the cycle of addiction. San Clemente, CA (PRWEB) January 20, 2012 There´s no instant cure for drug and alcohol addictions. “The Pathway to addiction is slow, long, painful and winding. The Pathway to recovery is far more challenging but the end result produces pure, unadulterated bliss for recovering addicts and their families,” said 449 Recovery founder Rodney...

2012-01-17 19:45:00

Narconon Eastern US Director, Yvonne Rodgers, announces their new campaign to education parents and families on the urgent need for immediate drug intervention for their loved one struggling with substance abuse as drug deaths grow and outnumber traffic mortalities in the US. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) January 17, 2012 Narconon Eastern US Director, Yvonne Rodgers, announces their new campaign to educate parents, grandparents, spouses and the loved ones of those struggling with substance abuse,...

2012-01-08 14:00:00

CEO RodneyRobinson brings over 30 years of experience in addiction treatment to San Clemente´s new 449 Recovery. San Clemente, CA (PRWEB) January 08, 2012 449 Recovery announces the Grand Opening of their new alcohol and drug addiction treatment center at 1401North El Camino Real, Suite 106, San Clemente, CA 92672. Headed by Rodney Robinson, 449 Recovery brings outpatient treatment, based on the concept of acceptance and respect for those seeking help in recovering from drug or alcohol...

2012-01-06 09:56:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Austin Recovery, the largest and most affordable not-for-profit drug and alcohol treatment center in Texas, has once again teamed up with the Emmy® Award-winning "Intervention" program to save an addict's life. The episode, featuring Austin Recovery, airs Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, on the A&E Network at 9 p.m. CST. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111109/DC03223LOGO-b) "Intervention" profiles people whose dependence...

2011-12-01 00:51:10

NIH-funded study finds engaging peers in social skills intervention may be more helpful than training children with ASD directly Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) who attend regular education classes may be more likely to improve their social skills if their typically developing peers are taught how to interact with them than if only the children with ASD are taught such skills. According to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health, a shift away from more commonly...

2011-11-18 12:00:00

Origins Recovery Centers announced the opening of Hannahâs House, a trauma-informed 90-day addiction treatment program exclusively for Women on South Padre Island, Texas. South Padre Island, Texas (PRWEB) November 18, 2011 Origins Recovery Centers, a nationally-recognized provider of longer-term inpatient addiction and co-occurring disorder treatment, announced that it has opened âœHannahâs House by Originsâ, a...

2011-11-15 20:36:19

Community rehabilitation interventions for stroke patients have not had a great track record of delivering measurable improvements. But new research from New Zealand focused on Maori and Pacific populations shows how a cheap and simple intervention that puts the patient and families in charge can make a difference to their quality of life. The study can be found in the journal Clinical Rehabilitation, which is published by SAGE. Two interventions were trialed in this multi-center,...