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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...

2013-09-20 23:24:21

The award celebrates everyday heroes who aid the cause of treatment for addiction and mental health issues. Nashville, Tennessee (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Heroes in Recovery (HIR) is proud to announce that it will present its namesake award at Foundations Recovery Network’s Moments of Change conference on September 23, 2013, at The Breakers Hotel in West Palm Beach, Florida. This one-of-a-kind award handcrafted of blown glass will be given to recognize individuals who represent the...

2013-09-19 23:00:20

A Heroes in Recovery 6K Run/Walk event is taking place on October 5 to support those in recovery and break the stigma associated with addiction. Nashville, Tennessee (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Heroes in Recovery, a movement celebrating the heroic efforts of those who seek addiction and mental health treatment, has set its sights on Roswell GA 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...

2013-09-18 23:30:03

Statistics reveal that alarming numbers of young Americans are being introduced to drugs and alcohol every day. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 A report published on August 29th by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has revealed in great detail the number of teenagers in the US who use illicit substances. The number of 12 to 17 year olds who smoke cigarettes on an average day comes to 881,684. Also included in the report are statistics on younger...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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