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2014-08-13 23:02:41

Depression and other mental health issues paired with addiction is known as dual diagnosis. Lakeview Health medical leadership offer insight into treating these patients. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Dr. Kevin Holbert, Chief of Staff at addiction treatment center Lakeview Health, has spoken out on the recent passing of comedian and actor Robin Williams. An August 12, 2014 article by Fox News cited that alcoholism was a daily struggle and that the Oscar Winner struggled with...

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...

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...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.