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2013-06-25 23:32:00

A Heroes in Recovery 6K Run/Walk event is taking place on July 13 to support those in recovery and break the stigma associated with addiction. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Heroes in Recovery, a movement celebrating the heroic efforts of those who seek addiction and mental health treatment, is returning to Louisville, Colorado 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...

2013-06-18 23:15:05

Chief of Community Policy Management Section, Division of MH/DD/SAS NC Department of Health and Human Services honored for outstanding leadership in supporting addiction recovery and in promoting treatment resources. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 The sixth annual Ramstad/Kennedy Award for outstanding leadership recognizes the extraordinary impact of Flo Stein, North Carolina´s Department of Health and Human Services Chief of Community Policy Management Section, Division of...

2013-06-12 23:01:29

In accordance with SAMHSA and CSAT recommendations, Narconon Arrowhead has implemented standardized follow-up of graduates. (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 It has long been Narconon drug rehabilitation center policy that its staff maintain regular follow-up contact with graduates who return to their communities in order to assist them in applying the life skills learned during Narconon study. Such follow-up monitoring is rarely implemented in drug treatment settings, however, because of several...

2013-06-03 23:17:25

MedMark Services, Inc. has been awarded the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMSHA) 2013 Science and Service Award for the treatment of Opioid-Related Disorders. Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 MedMark Services, Inc. has been awarded the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMSHA) 2013 Science and Service Award for the treatment of Opioid-Related Disorders. SAMSHA is a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This national award recognizes...

Talking To Your Teen About Substance Abuse Can Help
2013-05-27 05:09:19

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Even though more than one-fifth of all parents believe they have little influence when it comes to preventing their teenage sons and daughters from using illegal drugs, new research suggests that they are one of the most influential factors when it comes to preventing substance abuse. The report, which comes from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), shows that 22.3 percent of all parents believe...

2013-05-24 23:21:55

Launched by SAMHSA to Recognize National Prevention Week Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 “Talk. They Hear You.” a new national public service announcement (PSA) campaign that empowers parents to talk to children as young as nine years old about the dangers of underage drinking, was launched today by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The kickoff occurred in conjunction with SAMHSA´s 2013 National Prevention Week–an annual...


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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