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2014-07-23 23:01:07

The treatment center prepares for National Health Center Week. Lake Worth, FL (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 In preparation for National Health Center Week, which will take place Aug. 10-16, Millennium Treatment Group is providing tips on choosing a reputable treatment center. Substance abuse has existed in society ever since man first figured out the process of crushing grapes to make wine. Substance abuse treatment has existed since shortly thereafter. Its basis lies in the classic business...

2014-07-22 04:21:30

LONDON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal highs awareness charity, Angelus, and Northamptonshire-based charity, Solve It called upon leaders of all parties to act now on the dangers posed by legal highs. Their joint report "Legal Highs: An Action Plan for Change" published today sets out how Departments should be co-ordinating efforts on education, prevention and information sharing. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140722/697697-a ) (Logo:...

2014-07-21 23:06:34

Lights, camera, action! Baldwin County students produce television commercials aimed at curbing underage drinking and prescription drug misuse. Baldwin County, AL (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Baldwin County middle and high school students help curb underage drinking and prescription drug misuse using their creative skills. Students from ten schools across the county competed in the Baldwin County Community Alliance (BCCA) contest to produce a 30 second commercial that will air on local...

2014-07-18 11:21:49

Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research Adolescent alcohol abuse is known to be associated with adverse outcomes in early adulthood. It is unclear how much of this association is due to the influence of differences in familial background and shared genetics. New findings implicate a significant causal relationship between elevated drinking problems at age 18.5 and more adverse life outcomes at age 25 that cannot be fully explained by shared genetic and environmental...

2014-07-16 23:13:19

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 a new article on its website that explores the dangers of synthetic drugs. (PRWEB) July 16, 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...

2014-07-16 23:06:15

A press conference held on June 10 gave Florida’s community members and organizations, including Novus, a chance to assert the negative impact that Florida’s Amendment 2 would have on residents and community health, if passed. New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Twenty-one states in America have already passed legislation legalizing marijuana, and 15 states have pending legislation, Florida included. (1) Opposers of Florida’s Amendment 2, a piece of legislation that would...

2014-07-16 12:27:42

Three-year analysis of more than 1.4 million test results also shows majority of Americans continue to put health at risk through dangerous drug combinations and skipping doses MADISON, N.J., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Five states that have implemented multi-faceted prescription drug abuse prevention programs in recent years showed the highest rate of decline in prescription drug misuse rates nationwide, according to a new study issued today by Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's...

2014-07-15 23:14:54

CEO of New Beginnings Adolescent Recovery Center recognized for excellent leadership in the development, delivery and effectiveness of mental healthcare services. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Behavioral Healthcare magazine has announced Johnny Patout, CEO of New Beginnings Adolescent Recovery Center, the leading teen residential treatment program in the Southwest, a 2014 Behavioral Healthcare Champion. Patout is one of only five individuals nationwide to be honored for his...

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...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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