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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...

2013-06-19 23:22:44

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder often leads to addiction and its significance in treatment needs to be better understood. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 For the last three years, a national day of recognition for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a relatively common problem among Americans, has helped break the stigma associated with the condition. Roughly 60% of men and 50% of women experience some form of trauma during the course of their lives, including accidents, physical...

2013-06-18 23:23:34

Passages Malibu releases statement urging caution, as more teens hit the road during summer. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 High schools and colleges across the US release millions of students into the freedom of summer break each year. Statistics show that with newfound freedom comes added responsibility for parents, teens, and undergraduates to drive safely, outside of the influence of drugs and alcohol. A survey of young drivers, conducted in April by USA Today, revealed that nearly...

2013-06-12 23:25:53

Passages Malibu releases statement on the need for proactive measures in prescription drug abuse prevention in young people. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 A community prevention effort between Iowa State University and Pennsylvania State University released the inspiring results of a study that demonstrated ways to proactively engage American middle school teens and reduce prescription drug misuse and abuse. The recently published study in Preventative Medicine found that prescription...

2013-06-06 23:39:39

Passages Malibu issues statement supporting the findings of a new state Senate report that calls for additional oversight of substance abuse counselors. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 The California Senate Office of Oversight and Outcomes recently released a report that revealed lapses in the reporting process for the 36,000 certified substance abuse counselors working in the state. Those lapses included details of counselors who were able to continue working despite the fact that their...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.