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2013-08-31 23:18:59

The brand new substance abuse treatment methods at Alcohol Treatment Plano are designed to help those with serious opiate addictions. Plano, TX (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 When it comes the latest and greatest addiction treatment techniques, nobody is more informed than the alcohol and drug addiction specialists at Alcohol Treatment Plano. In recent years, a rise in the number of patients seeking help for opiate addiction has caused alarm among the addiction treatment community. In order to...

2011-01-04 00:00:37

Recent graduate of drug rehab program relays her experience with methadone and how drug-free treatment saved her life. Oklahoma (PRWEB) January 3, 2011 Methadone was developed as a substitute treatment, used by those struggling with heroin addiction. The theory is that one will substitute the methadone for their heroin addiction, reducing withdrawal symptoms, and then they will be weaned off of the methadone. Unfortunately, theories do not always display the outcome. One Narconon...

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2010-02-20 07:15:00

Sex addiction may be a big problem for many star athletes and top celebrities, but it is also big business for clinics offering treatment. Clinics have been offering sex addiction treatments for years and many celebrities have gone into rehab for it, but probably the biggest case is the one surrounding Tiger Woods. He may not have been the first to undergo treatment, but it is his case that is pushing the idea of sex addiction as a serious disease. Tiger Woods spoke out Friday in a live...

2008-09-19 15:00:12

By Nancy Hull The prescription drug that sickened nine local middle school girls has a startling record: It's killing a soaring number of people nationwide. And its death rate has spiked the most in teens and young adults. Within the past decade, methadone-related deaths have increased more than other narcotic-related deaths, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. In addition, the largest increase in deaths was for those ages 15 to 24. A Benton High School boy and two...

2006-01-10 14:15:00

By Will Boggs, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For heroin addicts waiting to get in to a comprehensive treatment program, an interim methadone maintenance program reduces heroin use and criminal activity, according to a new report. "Although the original drug treatment programs in the United States emphasized the importance of counseling and other services with the methadone, our data suggest that when you cannot provide all of those services, just providing the methadone can make a tremendous...

2005-07-26 00:22:03

By Andrei Khalip RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (Reuters) - Russia and its neighbors should lift their ban on using opiates such as methadone to treat addicts who inject drugs, scientists at an international AIDS conference said on Monday. "Methadone is essentially an AIDS prevention tool," said professor Chris Beyrer, founding director of the Center for Public Health and Human Rights at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Beyrer praised Russia for scrapping, starting this year, a measure...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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