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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...

2013-08-16 23:21:08

Heroes In Recovery 6K Run/Walk takes place on September 14 to support those in recovery and break the stigma associated with addiction and mental health. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 Heroes in Recovery, a movement celebrating the heroic efforts of those who seek addiction and mental health treatment, returns to Leiper’s Fork 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...

2013-08-14 23:29:43

Narconon Freedom Center Michigan is wrapping up plans for the 24th annual National Recovery Month observance in September. The 2013 theme is “Join the Voices for Recovery: Together on Pathways to Wellness.” Albion, MI (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 Narconon Freedom Center executives and staff are planning activities and events for the 24th annual National Recovery Month (Recovery Month) observance in September. Recovery Month is sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services...

2013-07-24 23:27:47

Site Visits Underway in Anticipation of Health Reform Implementation Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Faces & Voices of Recovery has established the Council on Accreditation of Peer Recovery Support Services (CAPRSS) LLC, the next step in implementing a system to accredit recovery community organizations and programs as health care service providers. “We are excited about this important step that will build on the successes of the growing network of recovery community...

2013-07-16 23:30:06

Narconon Freedom Center student reports on her recovery which aligns with SAHHSA’s working definition of the four dimensions of recovery: health, home, purpose and community. Albion, MI (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 Narconon Freedom Center received a report this week from a graduate of their alcohol and drug rehabilitation program. After a year of being sober the former student is well, has earned her GED, gotten a full time job and is living on her own. She is enrolled in college to be a...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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