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2012-11-09 16:23:55

SEABROOK, N.J., Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In order to provide additional drug and alcohol treatment to area residents, Seabrook House is excited to announce the opening of two new full service outpatient programs. "Seabrook House has earned its reputation for excellence in the treatment of adults suffering from alcoholism and drug addiction," said President Ed Diehl. "We already offer detox services along with inpatient and extended care programs, which includes outpatient...

2012-10-30 11:26:40

Offers Top 10 Tips to Help Smokers Quit SAN DIEGO, Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Shu-Hong Zhu, PhD, principal investigator for the California Smokers' Helpline (http://www.nobutts.org) today commemorated the Helpline's 20th anniversary. In 1992, the Helpline, also known as 1-800-N0-BUTTS, became the first in the nation to offer free, telephone-based services for tobacco users wanting to quit. The Helpline has served as a model for similar services that are now available in all...

Chronic Disease Management Could Help Smokers Kick The Habit
2012-10-18 13:47:29

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Smoking rates among several target age groups have been in decline in the US. A new study of existing smokers focuses on their attempts at quitting and shows why there is a high likelihood those attempts will have been unsuccessful. Though there are several options available to smokers for cessation and ultimately for quitting outright, most smokers become frustrated and give up on quitting. Nancy Rigotti, MD, director of the...

2012-09-04 10:25:17

Treatment Facility Puts State Law into Practice Early SEABROOK, N.J., Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Although a regulation to make all rehab facilities entirely smoke-free is still months away, Seabrook House has made its decision to be ahead of the curve and provide a truly drug-free environment for its patients starting today. "Seabrook House has earned its reputation for excellence in the treatment of adults suffering from alcoholism and drug addiction, and we pride...

2012-08-16 02:24:15

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Elements Behavioral Health, a leading provider of addiction and mental health treatment programs, announced today that it has acquired Right Step network of addiction treatment centers in Texas and New Mexico. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120816/NY58316LOGO) Right Step is a network of outpatient and inpatient addiction treatment centers located throughout the Southwest. Its family of programs also includes Spirit Lodge, a high-end...

2012-07-16 23:03:11

Alcoholics and addicts in the state´s fourth most populous city who are seeking an end to substance abuse problems now have a new resource that´s unrivaled in addiction treatment. Burning Tree Lodge a long-term treatment for adults with a history of chronic relapse announces their focus in treatment of people from central Texas. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 16, 2012 Alcoholics and addicts in the state´s fourth most populous city who are seeking an end to substance abuse problems...

2012-06-21 02:26:24

Austin Recovery held its first Spirituality and Recovery Fair to educate faith professionals on addiction and recovery, and bring more spiritual services to clients AUSTIN, Texas, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Austin Recovery, the largest and most affordable non-profit drug and alcohol treatment center in Texas, held its first Spirituality and Recovery Fair for faith professionals on June 7, 2012. The treatment center, which is non-denominational, held the fair in hopes of...

2012-06-18 05:42:48

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Smoking quitlines have been heralded as an effective and inexpensive way to curb smoking addiction.  Now, a new study reveals that they could potentially intervene in alcohol addiction as well. There have been numerous studies showing the link between drinking and smoking behaviors, but few smoking quitlines actually screen and counsel callers about alcohol abuse. In the first study of its kind, researchers examined the drinking patterns of callers to the...

2012-06-08 13:30:08

A new study presented today at EULAR 2012, the Annual Congress of the European League Against Rheumatism, reinforces current thinking that smoking negatively affects treatment response in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients treated with anti-tumor necrosis factor (anti-TNF) drugs. This American study, the largest of its kind, followed 2,811 treatment naïve patients initiated onto anti-TNF therapy. Of the study group, 19% (n=521) were smokers and 81% (n=2,290) were non-smokers....

2012-05-31 10:23:31

WASHINGTON, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- From the company that launched text4baby(SM), the nation's largest mobile health initiative, Voxiva, Inc. announces today that text2quit(SM), a mobile-based interactive approach to smoking cessation, is available for individuals to purchase on a subscription basis at www.text2quit.com. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), even though smoking is the leading cause of death in the U.S., smoking rates have remained largely...