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2013-10-29 23:36:52

Heroes In Recovery 6K Run/Walk takes place on November 16 to support those in recovery and break the stigma associated with addiction and mental health. Nashville, Tennessee (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Heroes in Recovery, a movement celebrating the heroic efforts of those who seek addiction and mental health treatment, returns to Memphis, 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 community at large...

2013-10-16 23:02:41

National and international health organizations’ statements on recovery and cognitive skills support the basic Narconon principles of drug rehabilitation. (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 For more than forty years, Narconon drug rehab organizations have operated with core principles based on developing life skills in their students. These concepts are now gaining increasing support from national and international health organizations. Both the World Health Organization (WHO) and the US...

2013-10-14 23:26:00

Medication-Assisted Recovery Services (MARS™), a nationally-recogized program that improves treatment outcomes and fights the stigma that can negatively impact sustained recovery efforts, announced its Project Director has been invited to deliver a plenary presentation at the upcoming 2013 AATOD Conference in Philadelphia. Walter Ginter will join other prominent treatment and recovery leaders during one of three plenary sessions to talk about "Keeping Recovery the Focus". New...

2013-10-01 23:36:28

SAMHSA report shows that the synthetic drug was linked to thousands of emergency room visits in 2011. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 The name may sound harmless, but the new designer drug known commonly as bath salts was linked to nearly 23,000 hospital emergency room visits in 2011, according to a report released on September 17th. The report was compiled by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and detailed findings on the 2.5 million emergency...

2013-09-27 23:24:24

Destination Hope's treatment programs reflect ‘Pathways to Wellness,’ the theme of Recovery Month in 2013. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 September is Recovery Month, sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). This year’s theme is ‘Pathways to Wellness,’ and focuses on the importance of behavioral health in achieving total wellness. Destination Hope, a nationally recognized addiction and dual diagnosis treatment...

2013-09-25 23:37:08

The annual event brings prevention efforts into focus and celebrates the courage of individuals in recovery. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 National Recovery Month happens every September, highlighting the year-round work of addiction treatment. Sponsored and promoted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the month is meant to place a positive spotlight on the efforts of those providing health care to individuals in recovery, clients in...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.