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2014-09-17 23:11:32

Companies ordering drug testing from Request A Test can save 10% with promo code DRUG10. This offer expires 9/30/14. Brecksville, OH (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Request A Test, a leading national provider of direct to consumer lab testing, is offering 10% off drug testing through the end of September 2014. This discount applies to all drug tests, including those ordered by employers for workplace or new hire screenings. Employers or individuals can take advantage of this discount by...

2014-09-17 23:10:28

DMG Productions explores the latest breakthroughs in substance abuse and mental health. Jupiter, FL (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 DMG Productions announces the upcoming airing of Innovations with Ed Begley, Jr., scheduled to broadcast on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 7:30 a.m. EST via Discovery Channel. In this episode, Innovations will go behind the scenes to learn about House of Freedom’s mission to provide each client the opportunity to achieve the highest physical, psychological,...

2014-09-17 16:24:32

Woman Speaks Out About Fiancee's Preventable Death At Hands Of Doctor With Crack Cocaine History SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Stephen Loyd, a recovering substance abuser who is at the White House today for National Recovery Month, stars in a new television ad supporting Proposition 46 that consumer advocates released today. Consumer advocates were also joined by a Los Angeles woman who spoke out after losing her fiancée because of a preventable error in...

2014-09-16 23:17:11

Teen addiction expert outlines key information about the second most popular drug among teenagers. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 With the variety of drugs passing through streets and schools today, it is difficult to know the details on each one. However, it is important that parents are aware of the potential substances falling into their teen’s hands. Synthetic marijuana is considered second in popularity to marijuana itself among high school students. With varied, misleading...

2014-09-16 23:03:00

National Recovery Month, recognized in the month of September and now in its 25th year, spreads the positive message that prevention works; that treatment is effective; and that people can and do recover. A newly released Narconon Arrowhead booklet offers tips on addiction recovery during this month. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 SAMHSA, the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, has as its mission a reduction of the impact of substance abuse and mental health...

2014-09-11 23:05:13

Millennium Treatment Group will treat patients from New Jersey who are battling heroin addiction, which has become a full-blown epidemic in the Garden State. Lake Worth, FL (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 New Jersey is in the midst of a full-blown heroin crisis. According to the New Jersey Attorney General, there were 449 overdose deaths from heroin and morphine in 2012, 591 deaths in 2013 and 380 deaths in the first six months of 2014. While Millennium Treatment Group is located in Florida,...

2014-09-11 16:27:46

COPAC, a leading substance abuse treatment and dual diagnosis program in Mississippi, joins the Elements Behavioral Health family of treatment centers. LONG BEACH, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elements Behavioral Health, a leading nationwide provider of addiction and mental health treatment programs, announced today that it has acquired COPAC, a Joint Commission accredited treatment program located outside of Jackson, Mississippi. COPAC was founded in 1979 by a group of...

2014-09-10 16:26:09

Maryland Addiction Recovery Center creates innovative platform to shape the future of Addiction Education TOWSON, Md., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maryland Addiction Recovery Center is pleased to announce a free monthly educational seminar for parents, teens, educators, and professionals seeking education regarding drug and alcohol abuse, new street drug trends, informational resources regarding treatment and counseling, and benefits of drug testing. The seminars will also address...

2014-09-05 23:03:54

Addiction-Rehab-Treatment.net examines the effectiveness of alternative drug rehab facilities and offers substance abuse resources to those in need. (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Drug abuse continues to be an epidemic in the United States. In fact, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s National Survey on Drug Use and Health concluded that over 23 million people age 12 and over required drug abuse treatment. While many people eventually come to the realization that...

2014-09-03 23:03:07

The NCPA recently wrote to the U.S. House of Representatives and encouraged them to pass a bill that would make great strides in reducing the number of Americans misusing prescription drugs. Suncoast Rehab backs the NCPA in their efforts, and says that communities must take it one step further in fighting this epidemic. Spring Hill, FL (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 One in four Americans are affected by prescription drug abuse. (1) This growing national epidemic kills more people annually...


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