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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...

2013-06-03 23:24:00

Passages Malibu issues comments on the importance of balanced, holistic measures of life success. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 A recently published study has revealed what many people already intuitively knew; parents who focus entirely on the academic performance of their children raise underperforming, generally less happy kids. Author Amy Chua popularized the term “Tiger Mom,” with her 2011 book Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother. When the book became well known, a...

2013-05-24 23:33:18

Passages Malibu issues statement highlighting more effective ways to manage pain using alternative treatment techniques, following the death of Derek Boogaard. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 After spending six seasons in the NHL, Derek Boogaard earned a reputation for being one of the toughest professional hockey players in the league. When he died from an accidental overdose of prescription drugs in 2011, Boogaard showed signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a brain ailment caused by...

2013-05-19 23:02:40

Passages Malibu, the leading non-12 step, holistic, and non-disease model addiction treatment center, has announced this week the launch of a “Sobriety, Health, and Wellness” survey conducted completely through the brands´ social media channels. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) May 19, 2013 Passages Malibu, the leading non-12 step, holistic, and non-disease model addiction treatment center, has announced this week the launch of a “Sobriety, Health, and Wellness” survey...

2013-05-16 23:33:39

May is National Mental Health America Month, an annual occurrence dedicated to mental health awareness and advocacy. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Passages Malibu and Passages Ventura are pleased to announce their participation in and celebration of National Mental Health Month, which runs throughout the entire month of May. Mental Health Month´s aim is to call attention to strategies and approaches that will help Americans achieve wellness, increased mental health services, and...