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2014-10-21 23:10:39

Heroes In Recovery 6K Run/Walk Takes Place on November 8 To Support Those In Recovery and Break the Stigma Associated with Addiction and Mental Health Memphis, TN (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Heroes in Recovery, a movement celebrating the heroic efforts of those who seek addiction and mental health treatment, returns to Memphis, for the third straight year for one of its family-friendly 6K Run/Walk events. The goal of the race is to garner support for people in recovery and to educate the...

2014-10-17 23:05:23

The treatment facility encourages everyone to participate in the two-week challenge. Lake Worth, FL (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Millennium Treatment Group is supporting the 14 Days on the Wagon Challenge, in which participants will cut harmful substances out of their lives for two weeks. This includes alcohol and any non-medically necessary drugs. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) reports nearly 23 million Americans need treatment for a drug or alcohol...

2014-10-10 23:00:30

Work will positively impact services for children & adolescents in rural communities Monroe, LA (PRWEB) October 10, 2014 Northeast Delta Human Services Authority (Northeast Delta HSA) announced today plans to further impact services for youth ages 0-18 throughout its northeast Louisiana region. Northeast Delta HSA will be increasing community engagement and address issues that impact how youth get the services they need. “We plan to connect our existing work with the work of others...

2014-10-07 12:32:11

Congressional leaders are urged to take a stand in their community as opioids and other drugs are killing young people and ravaging families nationwide WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- October is National Substance Abuse Prevention Month and Press the President calls upon Americans to consider tragic costs and consequences of the plight of substance abuse as it can drain families and communities. If you are an organization or group who is working to combat this issue, then Press the...

2014-09-19 12:25:16

SEATTLE, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This September marks the 25th anniversary of National Recovery Month, an annual observance that celebrates recovery and encourages us all to take action to promote the availability of effective prevention, treatment and recovery services for those in need. As responsible citizens - employers, co-workers, neighbors and friends - we need to recognize addiction as the disease it is, rather than viewing it as a choice or a moral failing. At the national...

2014-09-17 23:13:42

Pine Grove Behavioral Health & Addiction Services is celebrating September’s National Recovery Month by honoring its thousands of alumni that have found hope and healing through their treatment at Pine Grove. Hattiesburg, Mississippi (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Pine Grove Behavioral Health & Addiction Services is celebrating September’s National Recovery Month by honoring its thousands of alumni that have found hope and healing through their treatment at Pine Grove. For thirty...

2014-09-16 23:03:00

National Recovery Month, recognized in the month of September and now in its 25th year, spreads the positive message that prevention works; that treatment is effective; and that people can and do recover. A newly released Narconon Arrowhead booklet offers tips on addiction recovery during this month. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 SAMHSA, the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, has as its mission a reduction of the impact of substance abuse and mental health...

2014-09-11 23:10:10

Peer Support Center expansion continues throughout NE Louisiana Monroe, LA (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 NE Delta HSA is expanding its innovative behavioral health and primary care integration work by including Peer Support programs in its innovative business model. This model actively promotes the development of integrated primary and behavioral health services to better address the needs of individuals with mental health and substance use conditions, whether seen in specialty behavioral...

2014-09-05 23:01:49

In recognition of September as National Recovery Month, The Meadows trauma and addiction treatment center in Wickenburg, Arizona, is offering a limited time discounted inpatient treatment through September 30, 2014. Wickenburg, Arizona (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 In recognition of September as National Recovery Month, The Meadows trauma and addiction treatment center in Wickenburg, Arizona, is offering a limited time discounted inpatient treatment through September 30, 2014. The Meadows...

2014-09-03 12:30:36

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Public Welfare's Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services was awarded a $4 million grant for Project LAUNCH (Linking Action for Unmet Needs in Children's Health), an integrated plan to promote the wellness of young children, ages birth to 8. The grant, which will award $800,000 annually for 5 years, will enable Pennsylvania to create and implement a plan to address physical, cognitive, social, emotional...


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.