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2013-03-28 23:01:07

Freedom Treatment Center is a Southern Michigan addiction recovery facility that offers personalized treatment for alcohol and drug addiction. In its ongoing bid to help people rebuild their lives, the center is introducing a Personal Values and Integrity course. Albion, MI (PRWEB) March 28, 2013 Addiction is known for its ability to corrupt and destroy a person´s mind, and Freedom Treatment Center´s new Personal Values and Integrity course is being introduced as a way for people...

2011-10-27 07:00:00

The Cyberbullying Primer course helps parents and educators understand, recognize, and respond to cyberbullying. (PRWEB) October 27, 2011 A 2010 report shows that 93 percent of children ages 8 to 18 have computers at home, 66 percent have personal cell phones (on which they are more likely to text than talk), and 76 percent own another multimedia device, such as an iPod. Unfortunately, cyberbullying has followed this wave of technology. A recent research study reports that in 2007 over 40%...

2009-12-30 11:45:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Dec. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- National Institute For Alcohol Recovery (NIFAR®) is unveiling a new online program, Youth Awareness, a practical tool to help concerned parents and educators prevent teen alcohol and drug use. This endeavor is one of several new programs launched by NIFAR, a progressive organization dedicated to alcohol prevention and recovery programs for home use. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091229/DC30833LOGO) Currently,...

2008-08-10 21:00:27

By Melissa Evans Newly divorced with two kids to support, Betty Batenburg circled a help wanted ad in the local newspaper for a 37-hour-a-week position as an administrative assistant. She got the job and, as it turned out, the organization looking for help - the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence - would open the door to a new career and calling for the single mom. More than three decades after answering the ad, Batenburg will end an illustrious career with the...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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