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2013-09-03 23:24:00

The holistic, luxury rehab business leader credits the work started by his father, Chris, and the ongoing efforts with the Passages clients as the key his staying sober. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 The story of Pax Prentiss’ road to sobriety was marked by dark moments of alcohol, cocaine, and heroin addiction. Without the unwavering commitment of his father, Passages co-founder Chris Prentiss, it’s not likely that Pax would be with us today. After working unsuccessfully with...

2013-08-21 23:27:21

Passages Malibu comments on the rising use of central nervous stimulants to treat ADHD in the US. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 A new study published in the Drug Abuse Warning Network on August 8th revealed that nonmedical use of central nervous system (CNS) stimulants is driving more young people to seek medical treatment in emergency rooms across the country. Among young adults aged 18 to 34, CNS stimulants involved with alcohol led to 5,605 ER visits in 2005, but that number...

2013-08-20 23:28:57

The proposal allows for nonviolent inmates to seek treatment and avoid mandatory minimum sentences. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 The Washington Post reported on Monday August 12th, a new plan spearheaded by Attorney General Eric Holder that will no longer charge minor drug offenders with crimes that carry mandatory sentences. The Justice Department spent months crafting the reform package which hopes to curtail rising prison inmate numbers, which are largely viewed as unnecessary...

2013-08-12 23:22:30

Passages Malibu issues statement on the over-prescription of painkillers and the need for better monitoring efforts in rural communities. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 In Southwest Virginia, a recent prescription drug trafficking bust, reported in the Roanoke Times on August 5th, has revealed yet another chapter of the ongoing issues that many parts of the rural United States continue to deal with. State monitoring programs have become more savvy in recent months, but so too have...

2013-08-06 23:28:54

Passages Malibu issues statement on recently published study that aligns with long-held company philosophy. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 In the June 2013 edition of Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, a team of researchers contributed a paper that studied the connection between childhood trauma and alcohol dependency, later in life. The team compared two groups of men and women, the first who at one time had sought treatment for alcohol dependency and another group who...

2013-08-05 23:21:14

CEO Pax Prentiss issues a statement on the 12th anniversary of the luxury addiction treatment center. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) August 05, 2013 On August 11th 2001, Passages Malibu first opened its doors, following the successful treatment and recovery of co-founder and now-CEO Pax Prentiss. Together with his father, co-founder Chris Prentiss, Pax set out on a journey to share the knowledge and power learned during his transformational recovery process. That journey shaped Passages Malibu, which...

2013-07-30 23:32:04

Sold as ecstasy, the tablets may contain PMA, have reportedly claimed two lives in Ireland, and are potentially implicated in others. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 The illegal substance ecstasy has enjoyed resurgence in the culture of illicit drugs recently, but startling new developments in the United Kingdom have resulted in the deaths of several young people. Local police have issued warnings for pills being sold as “green Rolexes.” Forensic analysis has shown that ecstasy pills...

2013-07-09 23:27:07

The Alcoholism and Addiction Cure, co-authored by Passages CEO Pax Prentiss, is a mainstay of the addiction treatment canon. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Passages Malibu Addiction Treatment Centers today announced a free giveaway of their flagship title The Alcoholism and Addiction Cure for returning military service personnel. June 27th was Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness (PTSD) Day and military staff members are disproportionately affected by PTSD. It wasn’t until 1980...

2013-07-02 23:24:16

The 4th of July is the second most deadly day on the road in the US, accounting for 42% of fatal auto accidents involving intoxicated drivers. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Finding ways to spend a historically “wild” holiday weekend might seem like a challenge to many people recovering for drug or alcohol dependency. Statistics show that a great many Americans celebrate our nation’s independence under the influence of alcohol, which leads to unsafe conditions on many of our...

2013-06-27 23:32:26

The rate of alcoholism is increasing in the city of San Francisco, according to recently released statistics. Passages CEO Pax Prentiss urges city residents to be more aware of the growing problem. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 New figures from the city of San Francisco show that the number of emergency room visits linked to alcohol are steadily rising. Between the years 2006 and 2008, the number of adults per 10,000 San Francisco residents that were hospitalized for alcohol-related...