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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...

2013-05-15 23:28:28

Passages Ventura celebrates its four year anniversary on May 17, 2013. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 Passages Ventura, sister facility of the world renowned non-12 step Passages Malibu addiction treatment center, celebrates four years of treating thousands of clients for drug and alcohol dependency this May 17, 2013. Founded by father and son team Chris and Pax Prentiss, Passages Malibu opened in 2001 and was the first substance abuse rehab center to offer an alternative model of...

2013-05-14 23:31:32

Emergency room visits attributed to sleep aids have increased nearly 220% in recent years, and treatment providers are trying to find solutions to address this growing problem. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 According to a recent article in USA Today, the number of emergency room visits attributed to sleep-inducing drugs (particularly Zolpidem, the active ingredient in Ambien) has risen drastically in both numerical scope and severity. According to a report by the Substance Abuse and...

2013-05-13 23:31:34

May 12-17 is National Prevention Week, an annual occurrence designed to promote prevention practices for substance abuse and other mental health issues. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) May 12, 2013 The Passages Addiction Treatment Centers, located in Malibu and Ventura, California, are pleased to support and acknowledge National Prevention Week this May 12-17. This year marks the second annual National Prevention Week put on by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)....

2013-05-13 23:26:32

Each year, millions of American teenagers look forward to proms and graduations; however, this poses a high-risk for binge drinking and increased drunk driving occurrences. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 According to USA today, car accidents are a leading cause of accidental death for teenagers, and approximately one in ten high school students admits to regularly drinking and driving. The findings also report that in 2010, one of five teen drivers involved in fatal crashes had the...

2013-05-10 23:28:06

May 6-12 is National Nurses Week, an annual occurrence celebrating the nursing profession and accomplishments of nurses around the country. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 Passage Malibu, the leading non-12 step, luxury addiction treatment center, is proud to recognize and celebrate National Nurses Week this year from May 6 — May 12. National Nurses Week is an annual occurrence intended to celebrate, promote, and bring awareness to the profession of nursing and the achievements...

2013-05-09 23:49:33

The new line of hipster related products includes flasks, pint glasses, and shot glasses made to look like prescription medication bottles. The marketing tactic underscores the deadly rise of prescription medication abuse in more recent years. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 Call them ironic, call them tongue-in-cheek or in poor taste, but the fact remains that Urban Outfitters is making light of prescription medication use with a new line of drinking related products. The perception among...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'