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2014-05-16 23:02:50

Group Hopeful That Bill Will Eventually Go Federal Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 As reported by WCVB Boston in their article Massachusetts Senate Approves Substance Abuse Bill (5/13), the Massachusetts State Senate has passed a bill that would attempt to offset the rapidly increasing drug issues that have made their way up the east coast. Although the bill has the words “substance abuse” in it, it generally aims at trying to cause a decrease in prescription pill abuse....

2014-05-15 23:04:27

Recovery professionals hope to increase awareness of helpful recovery alternative. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 As reported by The New York Times (5/13) in the article, Drugs to Aid Alcoholics See Little Use, Study Finds, the journal of the American Medical Association has discovered that while drugs exist to help alcoholics resist drinking as well as to help them fend off heart issues, they are rarely prescribed. The FDA has already approved the two medications, naltrexone and...

Treating Alcohol, Opioid Dependence With Extended-release Medication
2014-05-15 03:12:27

Oregon State University A comparatively new form of a medication for alcohol and opioid dependence that’s injected once a month instead of taken orally once a day appears to be significantly more effective than some other medications – because more patients actually continue the prescribed regimen. The findings, published in the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment by researchers from Oregon State University and other institutions, offer support for a wider use of medications that...

2014-05-15 08:32:25

Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals Plans to Initiate Phase II Trial of Novel Product Candidate as Potential Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorders RICHMOND, Va. and SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals Inc. and XenoPort, Inc. (NASDAQ: XNPT) announced today that they have entered into a license agreement pursuant to which Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals will be granted exclusive worldwide rights for the development and commercialization of...

2014-05-14 23:09:11

Narconon Freedom Center, a long term drug rehab, issues new symptoms that an individual may be abusing drugs or alcohol. Albion, Michigan (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Drug abuse can feel like it sneaks up on you. You think you know your family and friends well. You may know your spouse better than anyone else in the entire world. You are tuned in to all their actions, and when the smallest thing seems “off”, you may wonder what’s going on. When someone starts using drugs, lots of things are...

2014-05-14 23:05:18

Pro-Recovery Group Aims to Show How Police Use Social Media to Catch Illegal Activity Port St. Lucie, Florida (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 As reported by USA Today (5/12) in their article Deputies: Man Arrested After Posting Selfie With Drugs, a Florida man found himself in handcuffs after he showed off his life as a drug dealer on a popular social media website. The man, Taylor Harrison of Port St. Lucie, uploaded photos of himself with a number of drugs and money with a cop car in the...

2014-05-13 23:12:58

Newly launched innovative residential treatment center approved for addiction, substance abuse, and mental health treatment. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 The Clearing SPC, an innovative Washington treatment center specializing in a wide variety of addictive and limiting behaviors, today announced that it has received fully approved licensure from the State of Washington Department of Health and the Department of Social and Health Services. The Clearing and its facility on San Juan...

2014-05-13 23:12:01

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, is focusing on continuing recovery after rehab is completed in its latest blog post. (PRWEB) May 13, 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 in whether or not the process is successful,...

2014-05-13 23:02:53

Substance Abuse Help Group Aims to Provide 24-Hour Support For Alcoholics by Commenting on Latest WHO Report London, UK (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 As reported by The Huffington Post (5/12) in their article Alcohol Killed 3.3 Million People In 2012, World Health Organization Reports, recent studies show that alcoholism is a major issue for many people around the world. According to the report by the World Health Organization, more men than women die from alcohol and that people aged 15 and older...

2014-05-12 23:05:23

Due to new ways to ingest Marijuana, substance abuse help is needed more than ever Rumson, NJ (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 As reported by The Star Ledger (5/11) in their article, Pot Candies, Wax Add Fuel to NJ Marijuana Legalization Fight the ongoing fight to legalize recreational marijuana in New Jersey is losing, as new marijuana and THC-laced candies are showing up around the state. Although these types of treats are not new, they have been making their appearance and can potentially be...


Word of the Day
snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.