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2013-11-28 23:03:32

For most people, the holiday season is a time filled with joy, family gatherings and holiday parties, but for recovering addicts these events can cause anxiety, stress and triggers which can push some to the brink of a relapse. New Found Life of Delray Beach, a treatment and addiction center located in Delray Beach, Florida, is offering expert tips to help those recovering from a drug or alcohol addiction to stay sober and avoid a relapse. Delray Beach, Florida (PRWEB) November 28, 2013...

2013-11-25 23:29:39

Upcoming holiday celebrations can bring the fear of relapse for recovering addicts. Fort Lauderdale, Fla (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Holidays and stress go hand-in-hand, and stress is one of the leading causes of drug or alcohol relapse. For recovering addicts, that can be an overwhelming statistic. Florida drug rehab center Destination Hope, a nationally renowned treatment facility located in Fort Lauderdale, wants to spread the message that yes, the holidays can stir up challenging...

2013-11-07 23:31:19

Free downloadable booklet offers unique insight into reasons a person in recovery can easily relapse if factors that lead to relapse are not fully addressed. (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 The tragic truth is that most families who are trying to help an addicted person succeed in rehab have to go through this process more than once. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), six out of every ten people who were admitted to treatment in 2010 were going...

2013-11-01 23:18:46

As some states begin to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, Suncoast Rehab Center urges policymakers to reconsider, as marijuana is addictive and may lead to harder drug use. Spring Hill, FL (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Following the legalization of recreational marijuana use in both Colorado and Washington, advocates are now beginning to focus their efforts on Northeastern states, including Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire (1). But Spring Hill drug rehabilitation center Suncoast...

2013-08-31 23:18:57

The innovative new substance abuse treatment methods at Alcohol Treatment Galveston are helping more and more people get sober once and for all. (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 Alcohol Treatment Galveston recently revealed their new addiction treatment methods surrounding substance abuse treatment and the results have been very positive so far. Ashley P., one of the substance abuse counselors on hand at all times, explained how the new methods are revolutionary when it comes to helping people get...

2013-08-28 23:30:57

The innovative new substance abuse treatment methods at Alcohol Treatment Canton are helping more and more people get sober once and for all. Canton, OH (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Alcohol Treatment Canton recently revealed their new addiction treatment methods surrounding substance abuse treatment and the results have been very positive so far. Marvin S., one of the substance abuse counselors on hand at all times, explained how the new methods are revolutionary when it comes to helping...

2013-06-25 12:36:01

UCSF study points to potential strategy for erasing memory of addiction A new study by researchers at the Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center at UC San Francisco offers encouraging findings that researchers hope may one day lead to a treatment option for people who suffer from alcohol abuse disorders and other addictions. In the study, conducted in rats, the UCSF researchers were able to identify and deactivate a brain pathway linked to the memories that cause cravings for alcohol,...

2013-06-04 14:35:50

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis A cross-disciplinary collaboration of researchers in the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) explores the neural synchrony between circuits in the brain and their behavior under simulated drug addiction. The two-year study could have broad implications for treating addiction and understanding brain function in conditions such as Parkinson´s disease. Advanced mathematical models coupled with...

2013-03-07 11:22:19

In a new study in Neuron, scientists identified specific key steps in the chain of events that causes stress-related drug relapse. They identified the exact region of the brain where the events take place in rat models and showed that by blocking a step, they could prevent stress-related relapse. All too often, stress turns addiction recovery into relapse, but years of basic brain research have provided scientists with insight that might allow them develop a medicine to help. A new study...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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