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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...

2014-09-03 08:28:14

NEW YORK, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Teen addiction, prevention and recovery documentary reveals surprising truths about what teens really want to make healthy choices regarding drugs and alcohol. Leslie and Lindsey Glass, mother and daughter producers, having experienced teen substance abuse and recovery personally, explore programs that engage teens and help them think for themselves. Drugs and Alcohol are the #1 health issue for American teens. And overdoses now kill 100...

2014-09-02 16:25:48

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) today announced a recovery month initiative, Building Bridges to Recovery. The initiative will build an informational bridge between the medical community, the treatment community, the recovering community and the person or family in need of life-saving treatment. Governor Tom Corbett has also proclaimed September as Drug and Alcohol Recovery Month in Pennsylvania. "Drug...

2014-09-02 12:30:19

Report examines deadly trends that created latest heroin scourge; Research to be presented at National PAIN Week conference September 2-6, 2014 BALTIMORE, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameritox(SM), the nation's leader in medication monitoring solutions, today released, "A Deadly Trend: Prescription Drugs to Heroin," a research report that provides concrete evidence linking prescription drug abuse to heroin abuse, and examines deadly trends that have created a unique heroin epidemic. The full...

family dinner and cyberbullying
2014-09-02 05:26:02

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Regularly eating meals together as a family can provide the social support necessary to help reduce the negative impact that cyberbullying can have on a youngster, according to new research published online Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics. Lead author Frank Elgar, a professor in the McGill University Institute for Health and Social Policy, and his colleagues explained that the exchanges which occur during family meal times can...

2014-08-29 23:03:08

CADCA applauds President Obama's decision to nominate Michael Botticelli as Director of National Drug Control Policy. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Today, Gen. Arthur T. Dean, Chairman and CEO of Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA), the nation’s leading substance abuse prevention organization, issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s intent to nominate Michael Botticelli as the Director of National Drug Control Policy: “CADCA...

2014-08-29 23:01:46

Harbor Village Florida comments on what to Know When Seeking Drug Addiction Help USA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 As reported by CNN.com in the article Prescription Drug Abuse: There Is Help (8/15), the process of admitting that you need help for a prescription drug abuse problem can be a struggle. The article acknowledges and highlights the fact that if you simply try to find general help for this problem, you may be very overwhelmed by all of the information that is available online....

2014-08-29 23:01:45

Harbor Village Comments on Social Media Proving to be Helpful in Fighting Drug Abuse USA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 As reported by GantDaily.com in the article NIDA Switches to Social Media Monitoring For Drug Abuse Trends, Outbreaks (8/20), the National Institute on Drug Abuse is taking new measures in an attempt to monitor drug abuse trends by turning to social media. As NIDA currently relies on community surveillance to monitor drug abuse trends, it is also working with the University of...

2014-08-29 23:01:39

Harbor Village Florida comments on Substance Abuse Likelihood Affected by Environment, Gender and Genes USA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 An article entitled How Genes, Gender and Environment Influence Substance Abuse, shared by Science Daily (8/18), explains how genes, gender and the environment that an individual is in affect a man and woman’s likelihood of using drugs. Researchers at Indiana University are taking another look at the fact that men and women perceive the world differently,...


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