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2014-04-09 08:28:50

Dr. Sarah Bagley to be honored at American Society of Addiction Medicine Conference SAN DIEGO and ORLANDO, Fla., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium Research Institute (MRI) today announced Dr. Sarah Bagley, a fellow in addiction medicine in the Section of General Internal Medicine at Boston University Medical Center in Boston, as the inaugural recipient of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and Millennium Research Institute Research Fellowship Award, which...

2014-04-08 12:31:58

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mental health activists in eight states are organizing to proclaim Sunday, May 4, 2014, National Mental Health and Dignity Day, as part of the annual celebration of Mental Health Month. Using social media and grassroots organizing, they are encouraging their peers around the country to organize events on this day, and asking City and State governments to recognize May 4 as an official day of observance. They are coming together to...

2014-04-01 23:27:04

CarePlus has announced their membership in the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute. Paramus, New Jersey (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 To further their commitment to quality, innovation, and cost containment in the field of integrated primary and mental health care, Care Plus NJ, Inc. (CarePlus) has announced their membership in the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute (NJHCQI). As a leading provider of outpatient mental health care for adults and children in the northern New Jersey...

2014-03-28 23:26:13

Behavioral health expert Ben Brafman served as moderator for the March 4, 2014 roundtable discussion, “Limited Resources, Unlimited Hope: Addressing the Dual Diagnosis of Mental Illness and Substance Abuse.” Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Behavioral health expert Ben Brafman served as moderator for the March 4, 2014 roundtable discussion, “Limited Resources, Unlimited Hope: Addressing the Dual Diagnosis of Mental Illness and Substance Abuse.” Held at Park Shore in...

2014-03-14 23:24:31

The 6K Run/Walk takes place on June 21 to support the Collegiate Recovery Community at UNC Charlotte. Nashville, Tennessee (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 Heroes in Recovery, a movement which celebrates the heroic efforts of those who seek the addiction and mental health help they need without feeling ashamed or isolated is proud to announce its inaugural Heroes in Recovery 6k Run/Walk in Charlotte. The movement, started by Foundations Recovery Network (FRN), which includes Black Bear Lodge in...

2014-03-03 23:04:24

Residential rehab center helps fund Reseda school's literacy program. Reseda, CA (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 The Discovery House is pleased to announce that it has donated $5,000 to Bertrand Elementary School for the support of its literacy program. Principal Esta Herman of Bertrand Elementary accepted the donation on behalf of the school, and she and her staff are looking forward to seeing the results from the literacy program they will implement with the funds. The school will use the...

2014-02-28 23:03:03

Daytop New Jersey encouraged by Affordable Care Act inclusion for treatment of adolescent mental illness and addiction. Mendham, NJ (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 For many parents, constantly thinking about how they cannot afford care for the mental health and addiction problems of their children is frustrating and demoralizing. James P. Curtin, Executive Director of Daytop New Jersey, the well-known adolescent recovery program and preparatory school located in Mendham, NJ says, “Everyone...

2014-02-04 16:23:26

DUBLIN, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d8brqn/drugs_of_abuse) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Drugs of Abuse Testing Markets" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report describes the specific segment of the in vitro diagnostics (IVD) market known as drugs of abuse testing. In the current medical diagnostics market, drugs of abuse testing...

2014-02-04 08:35:04

Heroin treatment that focuses on individual needs and building confidence and self-esteem is the best course for combatting abuse and preventing overdose, experts say. LOS ANGELES, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heroin abuse is on the rise in the U.S., according to data from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), which reports that among first-time drug users, heroin abuse rose by almost 60 percent between 2002 and 2012. (Photo:...

2014-01-31 23:33:26

Cincinnati Treatment Center is adding programs toward helping people suffering from drug and alcohol dependency. Call (888) 444-9148 for an appointment. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 A Cincinnati treatment center is launching adult and adolescent substance abuse programs through Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. These programs expand upon the center’s already established substance abuse structure, offering additional hours of individual counseling and support. Statistics from...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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