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2014-08-27 23:16:23

In its latest blog post, Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can make a big difference in whether or not the process is successful, is looking at 6 ways to beat addiction without medication. (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 In its latest blog post, Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can make a big difference in whether or not...

2014-08-27 23:15:57

Corra Group is introducing a new system for drug testing that will allow its clients to order drug tests from a wide range of vendors and a greater number of collection sites. This will convenience clients and candidates alike. El Segundo, CA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Corra Group is providing a wide range of drug collection sites in order to accommodate the compliance needs of those in the healthcare industry. As the healthcare industry continues as one of the strongest growth sectors in...

2014-08-27 23:15:51

A new teen substance abuse helpline Greenbelt, MD educates parents on their child’s recovery options. Greenbelt, MD (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 What can be done about drug and alcohol abuse among teenagers in Greenbelt, MD? By the time many adolescents realize their drug or alcohol dependency has gotten out of control, they are unsure of who or where to turn to for help. Talking to friends and family members is one option. But consulting with certified addiction professionals can provide...

2014-08-27 23:15:44

Troubled Teens Gaithersburg, a new hotline for adolescent substance abusers, is helping juveniles locate a reliable teen recovery center. Gaithersburg, MD (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Finding a teen recovery center is often the most difficult aspect of the entire recovery process for a teenager who regularly struggles with substance abuse. Thankfully a new hotline operating in Gaithersburg, MD is making things easier for a teen alcohol addict to locate the help they need right away. By...

2014-08-27 23:15:43

Troubled Teens Cumberland, a new helpline for adolescent substance abusers, is helping young adults locate a reliable youth rehab facility. Cumberland, MD (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Finding a youth rehab facility is often the most difficult aspect of the entire recovery process for a teenager who regularly struggles with substance abuse. Thankfully a new helpline operating in Cumberland, MD is making things easier for a young adult to locate the help they need right away. By contacting the...

2014-08-27 23:15:36

Troubled Teens Roswell, a newly established helpline for Roswell, GA, is aimed at assisting teenagers with finding a youth rehab facility in which to get sober. Roswell, GA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Roswell, GA is full of teenagers, unfortunately some of them struggle with drug and alcohol abuse on a daily basis. When an adolescent falls victim to substance abuse, it’s important to find them professional help as soon as possible. For those in Roswell, calling the Troubled Teen Roswell...

2014-08-27 23:15:35

The new Troubled Teens Laurel helpline is an excellent resource for adolescents who are looking for reliable teen addiction recovery programs. Laurel, MD (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 For young adults living in Laurel, MD, life can be stressful enough without adding in a serious addiction problem to drugs or alcohol. It may seem crazy, but teenagers, even those as young as 13, can start using and abusing substances, so getting them help is vitally important. Thankfully there is an innovative...

2014-08-27 23:14:24

The Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) will host its 15th annual Recovery Walks on September 19, 2014, from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM in Bushnell Park in Hartford. CCAR expects a large turn out from participants across the state to show their support for recovery from alcohol and other drug addiction in front of Connecticut’s state capitol. Hartford, CT (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) will host its 15th annual Recovery Walks...

2014-08-27 23:13:48

From the developers of “The Social Express®,” Cool School includes lesson plans, interactive videos, assessments and everything else teachers need to educate and empower students. Encinitas, CA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 According to the National Center for Educational Statistics, nearly 1 in 3 students report being bullied during the school year. States have implemented strict anti-bullying laws, but any educator will tell you that punitive action alone won’t extricate the...

2014-08-27 23:12:12

A White House initiative that supplies green cards and work - authorized Social Security numbers to undocumented immigrants would also open a pathway to Social Security benefits, warns The Senior Citizens League (TSCL). Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 President Obama is considering Executive action soon that would bypass Congress on immigration. A White House initiative that supplies green cards and work - authorized Social Security numbers to undocumented immigrants would also...


Latest Social Issues Reference Libraries

Jaca Navarra
2014-06-17 06:16:19

The Jaca Navarra is a breed of horse from Navarre, Spain. It is a small horse in danger of extinction. In 1997 there were 240 horses and the population  slowly increased to 350 in 1999. Since then the population has increased steadily to a total of 899 horses as of April 2011, all of which were in Navarre. The breed is listed as endangered by the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO). In 1999 a breeders association (JACANA) was formed and the breed register for the Jaca Navarra was...

Migrant Spreadwing, Lestes barbarous
2014-04-04 11:57:49

The migrant spreadwing (Lestes barbarous), also known as the southern emerald damselfly, is a species of damselfly that can be found in Asia, Europe, and North Africa. Its rage includes Barbary in North Africa and the Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Greece, India, and Mongolia. It is most often seen near still water that is brackish or stagnant. This species is similar in appearance to other members of its genus, having a metallic green color on most of its body and a tendency to hold its wings...

Pukwudgie, (Korrigan)
2014-02-17 15:15:28

The Pukwudgie is a small humanoid from Wampanoag folklore. The legend of this creature began in connection with the Wampanoag people's first beliefs that a creation giant had created most of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The Pukwudgies were jealous of the way the Natives adored the creation giant, but still tried to help them, though their efforts were in vein. So the Pukwudgies decided to torment the Wampanoag people instead. Because of this, the Pukwudgie was best to be left alone, or bad...

Community garden
2013-08-21 07:25:44

Community gardens are plots of land that are tended by a community of gardeners. In the UK they are knows as allotment gardens where local officials will rent a piece of land for their growing needs. Community gardens come in all sizes and functionality from the small planters found hanging around town, to the large plantings to help preserve natural habitats. Community gardens may be privately owned as well as publicly. One plot of land can be used as a whole, with everybody working...

Black Marsh Trotter, Tramea limbata
2013-07-25 12:26:32

The black marsh trotter (Tramea limbata), also known as the voyaging glider or the ferruginous glider, is a species of dragonfly that can be found in many areas including Botswana, Ethiopia, Gambia, Kenya, Madagascar, Senegal, South Africa, India, and Sri-Lanka. It can be found in many habitats including tropical and subtropical moist forests at low elevations and wetlands, swamps, and freshwater lakes with abundant vegetation. This species is active throughout the year and is typically seen...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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