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2014-06-23 08:27:35

Conference attendees discuss designer drugs and injuries NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Designer drugs and other trends in drug overdose" will be the focus of one session at an annual meeting of over 1,000 disease detectives from around the country. Epidemiologists will gather at the annual meeting of the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE), a national association of public health disease detectives. This session, taking place...

2014-06-20 23:02:42

Harbor Village Detox comments on the increased number of deaths due to opiate abuse in Arizona. (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 As reported by the State Press (6/19), according The Center for Disease Control and Prevention there is an alarming spike in opiate-related deaths in the state of Arizona. In fact, out of 100,000 residents 17.5 died from drug abuse which included drugs such as oxycodone and hydrocodone. Dr.Trupti Patel, deputy chief medical officer at the Arizona Department of Health...

2014-06-19 23:16:16

Aid in Recovery released a statement today regarding a report concerning the worsening heroin and opioid epidemic in the state of New Jersey. According to the report, deaths involving heroin addiction and opioid-related drug abuse have especially skyrocketed among young adults aged 18 to 25 years old. Stuart, FL (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Aid in Recovery, a full service drug and alcohol treatment center servicing South Florida, released a statement today highlighting a report concerning the...

2014-06-19 23:02:08

A new report shows a growing number of physicians who engage in drug-taking behavior while at work. Harbor Village Florida underscores the importance of this new study. USA (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 A new report indicated that substance abuse can exist among the most unexpected: physicians. As reported by Today (6/16), a government study reports that about one in 10 physicians are either abusing alcohol or drugs in an addictive way. In effect, the report shows that cases of medical...

2014-06-19 08:30:24

Teens also believe their peers may be more likely to experiment with other drugs, as well ROCKFORD, Ill., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The legalization of marijuana in many states may be changing the way teens think about marijuana and other harmful substances like heroin. A new study commissioned by Rosecrance shows that the legalization of marijuana may encourage teenagers to experiment with the drug, along with other substances. To view the multimedia assets associated with...

2014-06-16 23:07:02

During National Safety Month, Narconon Arrowhead rehab program publishes informational tool kit on its main site, along with additional information on signs of prescription drug abuse and tips on how to stop this type of addiction in the family. Canadian, Oklahoma (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Narconon Arrowhead published an informational tool kit on its main site during National Safety Month, making its prescription drug abuse tools available to anyone searching for information on the facts...

2014-06-16 23:01:27

Harbor Village comments on a new report that indicates increased rates of drug abuse among the senior population. Santa Ana, CA (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 As reported by Gantdaily.com (6/13), the number of seniors abusing drugs and alcohol in the state of Florida is on the rise. According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) 4 out of 5 adults who are treated for drug abuse also have a high alcohol dependency. In effect, alcohol abuse rates in nursing homes are as...

2014-06-16 20:22:21

Supports Government's commitment in the 2013 Speech from the Throne OTTAWA, June 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, announced the Government's consultation on a proposal to regulate tamper-resistant properties for prescription drugs that are at a high risk of abuse, including controlled-release oxycodone. The announcement follows the Government's commitment in the 2013 Speech from the Throne to expand its National Anti-Drug Strategy (NADS)...

2014-06-16 12:29:37

NEW YORK, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, a nonprofit dedicated to reducing teen substance abuse and supporting families impacted by addiction, announced today that it will honor Senator Gordon H. Smith, President and CEO of the National Association of Broadcasters, at its 2014 Winter Wish Gala on November 20th. Sen. Smith joined the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) as President and CEO in November 2009. Prior to joining NAB,...

2014-06-13 23:00:52

Harbor Village Comments On The Alarming Rates of Prescription Pill Abuse Among Maryland High School Students Frederick, Maryland (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 As reported by the Frederick News Post in the article 'Survey: Prescription Drug Use Reaches One in Four High-School Seniors in Frederick County' (6/12), a recent survey has made an alarming find about high school students in Frederick, Maryland. According to this survey, researchers have found that at least one in every four high...


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