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2014-04-07 08:32:02

Online Screening and Resources Available at www.HowDoYouScore.org WELLESLEY HILLS, Mass., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Screening for Mental Health, Inc. (SMH), the pioneer in large-scale mental health screenings for the public, is focusing attention on the particular health consequences of alcohol abuse in women. The increased focus coincides with National Alcohol Screening Day, held April 10(th), 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140407/DC98832 The 17(th) annual...

2013-12-31 23:20:44

Continuing in its mission to help people struggling with addiction, TreatmentUSA.com celebrated its 5 year anniversary helping members of the armed services and their family members with Tricare Insurance. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Since 2008, TreatmentUSA.com has been helping Tricare beneficiaries struggling with substance abuse, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as well those with eating disorders or sex and pornography addictions. The balanced approach incorporated...

2013-08-27 23:18:09

Alcohol Treatment Lakeland places emphasis on individual addiction recovery plans while diagnosing and treating those who suffer from an undiagnosed mental illness. Lakeland, FL (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Alcohol Treatment Lakeland is an addiction treatment center offering a brand new, state of the art treatment methods for addiction treatment known as dual diagnosis, which will treat addiction as well as mental illness. Dual diagnosis and treatment, provided by certified addiction...

2012-06-17 23:02:42

More high schoolers are using prescription medication to get ahead and get better SAT scores, according to a DEA agent quoted in the New York Times (The New York Times, June 11th: http://tinyurl.com/6rpc4nd). Family therapist Dr. Bonnie Eaker Weil says this speaks to a trickle-down effect of stress from parents, and explains that families must do a better job of dealing with the biochemical craving for connection. (PRWEB) June 16, 2012 The newest wave of drugs in high school is prescription...

2012-04-18 02:27:17

NEW YORK, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Depression and alcohol use are common challenges facing today's teenagers, especially those who are attending high school. On their own, these are formidable challenges to overcome. A new study reveals that they may actually have a correlation between them. This research indicates that teenagers who experience the signs of depression are far likelier to drink alcohol and smoke cigarettes than teenagers who do not. Michael W. Miller, a neuroscientist,...

2009-06-12 07:45:00

Is the Average Person at Risk of Suffering from Anxiety? SAN DIEGO, June 12 /PRNewswire/ -- A quiet church volunteer in England became an overnight sensation after her stunning appearance on a popular U.K. TV talent show. Within 24 hours the entire world knew who she was, and a video clip of her performance had racked up millions of hits. Since then she has been on a crash course in becoming a celebrity, but the sudden tsunami of international attention and stress has taken its toll on the...