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7.5 Million Children Live With An Alcoholic Parent
2012-02-16 08:36:23

More than one in ten children in the United States live with a parent who has had an alcohol disorder within the past year, and are at an increased risk of developing a host of mental health problems, according to a new study released today. Researchers with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) analyzed national data from the 2005-2010 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) and discovered that around 7.5 million children -- 10.5 percent of US...

One In Five Adults Suffered Mental Illness In 2010
2012-01-19 12:36:26

According to a survey by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), one in five adults in the U.S. suffered a mental illness in 2010. The government report released on Thursday showed that women are more likely than men to have experienced a mental illness. The rate of mental illness among people aged 18 to 25 was double those who were 50-years-old or older. The survey defined mental illness among adults as diagnosable mental, behavioral or emotional...

2011-09-23 20:15:00

Entertainment Industries Council encourages the positive work being done by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration through its Recovery Month Photo Challenge. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 23, 2011 The Entertainment Industries Council, a National Recovery Month partner, encourages you to help the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration highlight National Recovery Month 2011 and the events dedicated to recovery. Show your support for recovery by...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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