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2011-04-14 09:42:00

STATESBORO, Ga., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- William G. Borchert was recently appointed a trustee of the Willingway Foundation, the non-profit affiliate of Willingway Hospital in Statesboro, Ga., that actively supports research, education and recovery projects in the field of alcoholism and drug addiction. "We are pleased to have Bill Borchert join the Willingway Foundation board to help us in our fight to reduce the stigma of alcoholism and drug addiction," said Al J. Mooney, III,...

2011-01-18 00:00:39

Fake cocaine and fake meth laced in bath salts, the newest boutique chemical substance, is being sold legally on the internet and in convenience stores, gas stations, truck stops and head shops in most states. Willingway Hospital, a drug and alcohol treatment hospital, advises that It is being used for a narcotic effect and often sends users to emergency rooms. Statesboro, GA (PRWEB) January 17, 2011 "” Some bath salts "“ with names like Ocean Burst and Ivory Wave "“...

2011-01-17 15:35:00

STATESBORO, Ga., Jan. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Some bath salts - with names like Ocean Burst and Ivory Wave - aren't really for bathing. Rather, they are the latest high for naive teens and young adults as well as established drug abusers. "Fake cocaine and fake meth are laced in bath salts and sold legally on the Internet and in convenience stores, gas stations, truck stops and head shops in most states. This newest boutique chemical substance is being used for a narcotic effect and...

2010-11-17 08:52:00

STATESBORO, Ga., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Research shows that most college campuses continue to struggle with the prevalence of alcohol and other drug-use problems. For those collegians just out of treatment for alcoholism and drug addiction, the danger of relapse in this type of environment can be significant--and only exacerbated by the stress and anxiety associated with taking final semester exams. However, The Center for Addiction Recovery, a joint partnership between Willingway...

2010-09-27 08:44:00

STATESBORO, Ga., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The text messages on a child's phone look innocent enough. "I want a Ben and Jerry's." "Is Lori in town?" "I'm fixing a BLT." "I want a Bean Burrito." Most parents would assume their teenager is going for an ice cream, looking for their friend Lori, making a bacon-lettuce-and-tomato sandwich, but decides on a bean burrito instead. Unfortunately, their assumptions are wrong. The text messages actually mean: "I want ice or crystal meth." "Is there...

2010-07-01 07:00:00

STATESBORO, Ga., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent release of Eminem's new album "Recovery" and his open discussions about his own personal struggles with addiction bring to light the significant challenges those in the music industry face while trying to rehab and recover from alcohol and drug addictions. To address these challenges, treatment facilities, such as Willingway Hospital, and music industry organizations, such as MusiCares®, have joined forces to provide...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'