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2014-07-15 23:05:44

To Learn New Strategies to Prevent and Reduce Teen Drug Use Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Nearly 2,000 substance abuse prevention and treatment specialists from across the country will convene in Orlando, Fla. on July 20-24 for Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA)’s 2014 Mid-Year Training Institute. The week-long training, held at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek Hotel, will teach participants how to address one of our nation’s biggest public health challenges –...

2014-07-15 12:29:01

"Search and Rescue" Program Piloted in Maryland and Rhode Island NEW YORK, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, a nonprofit dedicated to reducing teen substance abuse and supporting families impacted by addiction, has introduced a new campaign targeting healthcare professionals as part of its Medicine Abuse Project. This education effort, supported by a multi-year grant from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), recognizes the key role...

2014-07-11 23:04:58

Harbor Village Florida comments how citizens of New Jersey are receiving training on how to administer opiate-overdose reversal drug Narcan. Ocean County, NJ (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 As reported by the Star Ledger in the article Officials To Give Out 100 Free Narcan Kits in Ocean County (7/3), 100 residents of Ocean County in New Jersey recently received free training on how to administer the drug Narcan, an opiate-overdose reversal drug as well as a free kit during this previous Fourth of...

2014-07-10 23:13:16

Substance abuse treatment centers in Georgia not only treat the problem of drug and alcohol problems, but also the issue of Codependent Behavior. Recovery Outfitters a long term substance abuse treatment center located in Cummings Georgia, recently completed part two of the blog post on their website explaining this issue. (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Recovery Outfitters is a well-established substance abuse treatment center with drug addiction treatment programs designed to help their residents...

2014-07-10 23:01:11

Harbor Village Florida comments on a new article which addresses Drug treatment effectiveness. USA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 As reported in the article “Effectiveness of addiction drugs depends on phase of addiction” (6/30) by MedicalNewsToday, there is no “one size fits all” approach to drug treatments and addiction. The study, from University of Cambridge, showed that prescribing medication for addiction could actually only be effective in specific phases of addiction. Today,...

2014-07-10 23:00:48

Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can make a big difference in whether or not the process is successful, has launched an inspiring “Success Stories” section of its website at http://www.bestdrugrehabilitation.com/success-stories/. (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can make a big difference...

2014-07-08 23:13:13

Meetings at Cornerstone Recovery Center to focus on relapse prevention for drug and alcohol addiction. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Cornerstone Recovery Center in Ft. Lauderdale is proud to announce a new monthly event for alumni of the drug rehab center’s addiction recovery programs. The Alumni Meeting will be held the second week of each month. The purpose of the meeting is to support alumni in their continuing journey to stay clean and sober and is also a relapse...

2014-07-08 16:24:03

NGC Continues Raise to Awareness About the Nation's Ongoing Drug Epidemic Through Partner PSAs, Online Banner Ads, Blog Posts and Social Media WASHINGTON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From rural towns tormented by addiction to headline-grabbing overdoses, illegal narcotics continue to plague our nation. The $350 billion-a-year industry knows no boundaries and leaves devastation in its wake. For the third consecutive year, National Geographic Channel's (NGC's) acclaimed...

2014-07-07 12:29:10

WASHINGTON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Of emergency patients who reported any drug other than marijuana as their primary drug of use, 90.7 percent met the criteria for problematic drug use. Among patients who reported cannabis (marijuana) as their primary drug, almost half (46.6 percent) met the criteria for having a drug problem, according to a study published online Thursday in Annals of Emergency Medicine ("Identifying Patients with Problematic Drug Use in the...

2014-07-03 23:02:22

Harbor Village Florida comments on Maryland's increasing rates of deaths related to heroin abuse. USA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 As reported by The Washington Post in the article Heroin Deaths Spike in Maryland (6/27), the Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has recently discovered that heroin-related deaths in the state have gone up by 88% within the last three years. Many local residents reported that they were expecting the result to be a large number but did not...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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