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2014-08-21 23:12:52

A new helpline for troubled teens in Riviera Beach, FL is offering options for recovery assistance. Riviera Beach, FL (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Teen drug and alcohol abuse has long been a major issue among young people in Florida. Countless lives have been ruined by substance because many didn’t know where to turn for help. But a new helpline is giving teenagers and their parents a valuable resource to find professional youth rehab. The new Troubled Teens Riviera Beach helpline gives...

2014-08-21 23:02:43

American Addiction Centers ranked 7th on the “Top 20 Tennessee Companies” to make the list and 4th on the list in the “Nashville Metro Area” sub-category. With a three-year (2010-2013) sales growth of 995%, American Addiction Centers (AAC) ascended to number 474 on the larger list of the 2014 Inc. 5000 companies nationally. (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 American Addiction Centers, a leading national provider of inpatient substance abuse treatment services for individuals with drug...

2014-08-21 12:26:00

Abuse-Resistant Drugs, along with Rehabilitation and Regulation Seen as Essential CINCINNATI, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seventy-one percent of Americans believe the abuse of strong prescription pain medications such as OxyContin is a serious public health and safety issue in the United States, according to findings from a survey released today by Repass & Partners, a Cincinnati based research firm. "Americans understand the severity of the prescription medication abuse...

2014-08-20 23:12:11

According to the CDC, prescription painkiller overdoses are at an all-time high, and legal restrictions of painkiller abuse can actually lead to abuse of illegal substances. According to Aid in Recovery, the only viable solution is accessible, affordable drug and alcohol rehabilitation facilities. Stuart, FL (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Aid in Recovery, a full service drug and alcohol treatment center, today released a statement regarding the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

2014-08-20 23:05:57

The newly-designed AbuseTreatmentCenters.net is offering visitors updated listings of substance abuse resources and treatment center locations. (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 It’s no secret that millions of Americans are struggling with substance abuse. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, nearly 24 million Americans are using some form of illicit drugs. What’s even more alarming is the fact that the total number of users has increased over the last decade. Those locked in a...

2014-08-20 23:03:27

In its latest blog post, A Forever Recovery, an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program that gets clients off to a great start and gives them a solid foundation in recovery they can believe in, is highlighting an important and possibly life-changing – perhaps even life-saving – message that must be heeded by everyone who wants to understand the insidious nature of drug abuse: it doesn’t discriminate. Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 In its latest blog post, A Forever...

2014-08-20 08:28:43

NEW YORK, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Employers, law enforcement officers and physicians are among those who need reliable testing results to make informed decisions, driving demand for test technologies. In 2013, sales for drugs of abuse testing and technologies reached $2.8 billion, increasing 4.3% from 2011, according to Kalorama Information. A major contributing factor to growth is the continued growth of illicit drug use worldwide and the emergence of new drugs of abuse....

drugs and peers
2014-08-19 02:30:27

Amy Patterson Neubart, Purdue News Service Current efforts to prevent prescription drug misuse among young adults need to consider peers — but not peer pressure — according to a Purdue University study. "With the 18-29 age group we may be spending unnecessary effort working a peer pressure angle in prevention and intervention efforts. That does not appear to be an issue for this age group," said study co-author Brian Kelly, a professor of sociology and anthropology who studies drug...

2014-08-18 23:02:28

New research report “Alcohol Breathalyzer And Drug Testing: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020” drawn up by WinterGreen Research is now available at MarketPublishers.com. According to the study, the value of the global alcohol breathalyzer and drug testing market is forecast to reach USD 7 billion by 2020. London, UK (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Currently standing at USD 699 million, the value of the global alcohol breathalyzer and drug testing market is...

2014-08-18 23:00:41

August is designated as Family Fun month, and Narconon Arrowhead is releasing tips to help families focus on drug-free, active, and healthful experiences which all family members can share and enjoy. Canadian, Oklahoma (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 The Importance of Family Narconon Arrowhead executives and staff recognize that the family is the basic building block of our society. It is the first group we belong to as a child. It is the source of our upbringing and the values which we learn...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'