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2013-12-09 23:27:52

Medication-Assisted Recovery Services (MARS™), announced its Project Director, Walter Ginter, has been invited to participate in one of three expert panels at the upcoming ONDCP Drug Policy Reform Conference being convened at the White House on December 9, 2013. New York, New York (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 Medication-Assisted Recovery Services (MARS™), part of a leading national nonprofit organization that provides peer support services and training to address the needs of the...

2013-10-31 23:37:25

The Heroes in Recovery Award is presented to everyday heroes who aid the cause of treatment for addiction and mental health issues. Nashville, Tennessee (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Heroes in Recovery (HIR) is proud to announce the recipient of its biannual Heroes in Recovery Award at Foundations Recovery Network’s recent Moments of Change conference in West Palm Beach, Florida. Former Congressman Patrick Kennedy and Rob Waggener, CEO of Foundations Recovery Network, presented the...

2013-10-31 23:00:17

Point Break, an empathy building workshop for high school and middle school students, has been reviewed by the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and listed in the National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP). Sacramento, California (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 After a two-year evaluation process, the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has officially included Point Break in the National Registry of...

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...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'