Latest Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Stories

2012-05-17 23:04:21

Passages Rehab is proud to support SAMHSA's first annual National Prevention Week, which is held from May 21-25. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) May 17, 2012 Passages Malibu and Passages Ventura, the world´s leading drug and alcohol rehab centers, are proud to support the first annual National Prevention Week, which is held from Monday, May 21, 2012 through Friday, May 25, 2012. This health observance is an opportunity for community members and leaders to learn more about behavioral health issues...

Report Details Drug And Alcohol Use By Pregnant Women
2012-05-11 05:56:19

Connie K. Ho for RedOrbit.com The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) recently released a report with interesting statistics regarding pregnant women, including the use of cigarettes and other drugs. The article states that 21.8 percent of pregnant White women between ages 15 to 44 (within the past 30 days) smoked cigarettes; this is higher than the level among pregnant Black women (14.2 percent) and pregnant Hispanic women (6.5 percent) in the same 15 to...

2012-04-27 23:03:34

Birmingham Maple Clinic recently reported on a SAMHSA study which found that adults who reported mental illness often suffered from other serious health conditions such as asthma, heart diesease and stroke. Birmingham, MI (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 Birmingham Maple Clinic, providers of mental health treatment in Michigan, recently reported that adults who reported any type of mental illness in the past year were more likely to also suffer from asthma, heart disease or stroke. The Michigan...

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.