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2009-01-14 11:12:48

If suicide among young men living with substance abuse is to be prevented it is not enough to focus on the individual client. "A common warning system for paramedics, care centers and social services has to be developed," according to Stian Biong, who has defended his thesis at the Nordic School of Public Health in Gothenburg, Sweden. If the number of life-threatening overdoses is to be reduced, it will necessitate structural support in the form of political goals and superior controlling,...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.