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2014-04-09 23:30:35

Passages Malibu issues statement on new research published in the UK. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 On March 19th, the British Medical Journal published a study that examined the use of sedatives and anti-anxiety medication and their impact on overall health and mortality rates. The 7-year study looked at more than 34,000 patients in the United Kingdom who were prescribed pharmaceuticals like Xanax, Valium, and Klonopin. Patients prescribed anti-anxiety medication and sleeping pills...

2014-02-20 23:27:23

Renowned Author Exposes the Truth About Drug Addiction in His Companion Volume to “Under the Influence: A Guide to the Myths and Realities of Alcoholism” (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 James R. Milam, Ph.D., spent many years writing and lecturing on his discoveries about alcoholism and the physical factors that set alcoholics and non-alcoholics apart, while suggesting a stigma-free way to understand and treat the disease. He co-founded several highly effective model addiction treatment...

2014-01-18 23:02:15

Individuals seeking relief from drug and alcohol addiction can now receive no-cost consultations. Call 226-780-4600 for an appointment at Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. Guelph, Canada (PRWEB) January 18, 2014 A Guelph alcohol and drug rehab center is launching a program to get adults and adolescents free from PCP addiction at Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. Information from a Government of Canada website reveals that "PCP (phencyclidine) is a hallucinogen but also combines...

2014-01-13 23:25:21

Individuals seeking relief from drug and alcohol addictions in St. Catharines can now receive no-cost consultations. Call (226) 773-2387 for an appointment at Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. St. Catharines, Canada (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 A St. Catharines alcohol and drug rehab center is introducing a program geared toward helping adults and adolescents stop their cocaine addiction through services available at Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. Based on facts collected from the National...

2013-12-02 12:25:42

LONDON, December 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Angelus, UK's leading legal highs charity, has welcomed this evening's debate on controls on headshops as, "achingly over due." Clause (56NA) in the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Police Bill proposed by the Opposition would have the effect of targeting the sale of "synthetic, psychoactive and intoxicating substances" commonly known as legal highs. It expected the Government will oppose the proposed law. The new law...

More Research Needed To Better Understand Caffeine Addiction
2013-09-09 15:10:58

[ Watch the Video: Caffeine Addiction In The Spotlight ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Have you been jonesing for a cup of joe lately? Well research published in the Journal of Caffeine Research shows that caffeine addiction could be far from harmless. Caffeine is one of the two most widely used psychoactive drugs on the planet, second only to alcohol. Studies have shown that it only takes an average of two-and-a-half cups of coffee per day to become addicted....

2013-07-15 20:22:17

LONDON, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Angelus respond: Government is acting, "deaf, dumb and blind" over threat from legal highs. Patron: The Duchess of Kent Ambassadors: Baroness Margaret Eaton, Lord Parry Mitchell, Baroness Susan Greenfield, Lord David Puttnam, Cherie Lunghi, Felicity Kendall CBE, Vicky Unwin & Jeff Leach The Government is today blocking a new law, which...

2013-07-05 23:04:50

Sold with names including “bath salts,” “spice,” and meow-meow,” new synthetic designer drugs evade existing laws drugs and offer life threatening consequences for users. Detox centers such as Harbor Village provide step-by-step programs to address addiction to these new synthetic drugs. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) July 05, 2013 As reported by Reuters (6/26), Lure, variety of designer drugs is alarming, U.N. agency says, there are now 251 dangerous psychoactive drugs, which is a 50%...

2013-06-20 16:27:41

NEW YORK, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New knowledge parents need to know: Psychoactive drugs are increasingly dangerous, and can be deadly and difficult to detect. Yet, many of these 'designer drugs' are becoming more socially acceptable and rampant at raves and clubs where teens and young adults are exposed to and using MDMA (Ecstasy or "Molly"), K2, and Spice. The New York Times article, "The Night Comes Back to Life: The Return of the '90s Dance Club" talks about the rising popularity...

2013-06-19 23:20:29

New designer drugs are creatively manufactured and packaged to skirt drug laws. Designer drug users should seek immediate professional help found at a 24/7 medically supervised detox center such as South Florida's Harbor Village. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 According to Vanessa Grigoriadis, a contributing editor of New York Magazine, drug abusers called “psychonauts” are creating new designer drugs featuring psychoactive effects by changing existing ones based on their...