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2014-07-03 23:01:54

Harbor Village Florida comments on Massachusetts General Hospital taking steps to spot drug addicts. (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 As reported by South Coast Today in the article MGH To Screen All Patients For Substance Abuse (6/30), the Massachusetts General Hospital has began to ask all patients routine questions about their drug and alcohol use as a way to intervene in possible addiction cases. The questionnaire, which asks patients general questions about their level of alcohol use and their...

xanax abuse on the rise
2014-05-24 06:29:47

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released a report showing that the abuse of Xanax, also known as Alprazolam, is rising in the US — as is the number of emergency room visits associated with the drug. "We're seeing growth in the number of people who are getting into trouble with these drugs," says Pete Delany, director of SAMHSA's Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality,...

2013-12-25 23:00:30

Chesapeake drug detox center offers new program to stop advancing drug dependency in its tracks. Call (757) 506-7533 for an appointment at Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. Chesapeake, VA (PRWEB) December 25, 2013 A Chesapeake drug detox center is announcing that a program which targets substance dependence and abuse among adolescents and adults has started through Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. In statistics compiled through a report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human...

2013-11-26 23:28:58

Drug detox center offers new program to stop advancing drug dependency in its tracks. Call (855) 912-7867 for an appointment at Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. El Paso, TX (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 An El Paso drug detox center is announcing a new treatment program aimed at people abusing marijuana and painkillers through Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. A 2012 study done by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services indicates that the illicit drug categories with the largest...

2013-11-10 23:03:18

Drug detox center's programs help stop drug dependency in its tracks. Call (855) 912-7867 for an appointment at Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) November 10, 2013 A New Orleans drug detox center is announcing that a new website which focuses on drug rehabilitation and services is online through Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. On the website, http://rehabsdrugstreatment.com, individuals in New Orleans can discover ways to clean up and leave a life of drug use...

2013-11-05 23:33:56

San Antonio treatment center offers programs to stop drug dependency. Call (855) 912-7867 for an appointment at Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 A drug detox center in San Antonio has announced free consultations are available through Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. Drug addicts go to any length for their substance. Drugs affect a person’s life in many ways. Drug Addiction Treatment Centers immediately start the recovery process with physical...

2013-11-05 23:33:46

Dallas drug treatment center offers programs to stop drug dependency. Call (855) 912-7867 for a free appointment at Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 A Dallas drug detox center is launching a new video that gives individuals information on seeking help through Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. This support is available in Dallas as well as surrounding cities like Oak Cliff, Cedar Crest, Mesquite, Richardson, Irving, and Grand Prairie. Drug...

2010-11-16 07:00:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a recent study issued by the National Survey on Drug Use and Health and released by the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) revealed that the overall number of heroin abusers rose by nearly 90 percent - from 213,000 to 399,000 individuals - since 2007. The study also found that within this same time span, the number of first-time users rose 70 percent, from 106,000 to 180,000 individuals,...

2009-11-19 19:28:27

Drug dependency is a recurrent but treatable kind of addiction. However, not all people who are drug dependent progress in the same way once they stop taking drugs. A new study shows that, in the case of cocaine, a high score on the so-called 'scale of craving', an antisocial personality type and previous heroin abuse are the factors most commonly involved in people falling back into the habit. Ana L³pez, lead author of the study and a researcher at the University of Santiago de...

2007-12-09 06:00:09

By Bennett, W R Murray Wilson, Lawrence G; Roy-Byrne, Peter P Abstract- GHB is an increasingly popular drug of abuse that can be associated in select cases with growing dependence and a severe withdrawal syndrome. While benzodiazepines are recommended for treatment of the withdrawal syndrome, some cases have been described as benzodiazepine-resistant. The authors describe treatment of such a case, which was unsuccessfully treated initially with benzodiazepines, then successfully treated...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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