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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...

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...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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