Latest substance dependence Stories

2014-07-16 12:25:00

Filmed entirely in Latin America, the documentary series "Mi adiccion, Mi maldicion" premieres July 25 MIAMI, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Addiction begins with a whisper in the back of the mind: "I'll try it once. It's just for fun. I can stop whenever I want." Drug use can easily get out of control, however, becoming a monster that destroys lives and whole societies. What causes addiction? What reactions does it produce in people who take drugs? In the original production MI...

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 23:11:42

The C.O.R.E. conference is an opportunity for addiction professionals to advance their understanding of abstinence-based recovery principles & practices. Amelia Island, FL (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 The 2nd Annual Clinical Overview of the Recovery Experience (C.O.R.E.), a C4 Recovery Solutions event is set to take place July 20-23rd, 2014 at Amelia Island, FL. The conference is structured as a forum to increase the collective understanding of recovery processes with the goal of improving...

2014-07-15 23:01:45

Harbor Village Florida comments on ALCU challenging a new law that targets drug addicted mothers. (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 As reported by The Huffington Post in the article ALCU Seeks to Challenge Law Targeting Pregnant Drug Addicts (7/11), the American Civil Liberties Union is now looking for a woman who has been targeted under a new law signed into effect by the Tennessee governor—one that prosecutes any woman whose newborn tests positive for drugs. Proponents of the bill, which went...

2014-07-15 23:01:20

Harbor Village Florida comments on coaches for drug-addicted mothers. USA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 As reported by the New York Times in the article Mothers Find a Helping Hand in Sobriety Coaches (7/11), several different woman, all of whom are mothers, shared their story about how they overcame an addiction with the help of a sobriety coach. The common snag among these women was that rehab would have made it hard for them to be with their family and children during an especially tough time....

pornography and hypersexuality
2014-07-13 05:34:19

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online When viewing pornographic material, people with compulsive sexual behavior experience brain activity similar to that experienced by drug addicts, according to a University of Cambridge study appearing in the July 11 edition of the journal PLOS ONE. The results of the study lend evidence that the condition, which is also known as hypersexuality or sex addiction, should be viewed as a legitimate mental health disorder and considered...

2014-07-11 23:05:02

Harbor Village Florida comments on new research that could be useful in treating drug addiction. UK (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 As reported by The Wall Street Journal's Market Watch in the article Blocking Memories Could Help Treat Drug Addiction (7/8), researchers from the United Kingdom have recently come up with a breakthrough discovery that drug addiction may be treatable through blocking the brain's memory receptors. There are certain parts of the human brain that can become...

2014-07-10 23:13:16

Substance abuse treatment centers in Georgia not only treat the problem of drug and alcohol problems, but also the issue of Codependent Behavior. Recovery Outfitters a long term substance abuse treatment center located in Cummings Georgia, recently completed part two of the blog post on their website explaining this issue. (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Recovery Outfitters is a well-established substance abuse treatment center with drug addiction treatment programs designed to help their residents...

2014-07-10 23:01:11

Harbor Village Florida comments on a new article which addresses Drug treatment effectiveness. USA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 As reported in the article “Effectiveness of addiction drugs depends on phase of addiction” (6/30) by MedicalNewsToday, there is no “one size fits all” approach to drug treatments and addiction. The study, from University of Cambridge, showed that prescribing medication for addiction could actually only be effective in specific phases of addiction. Today,...

2014-07-09 23:01:28

Actress Erika Christensen and several members of Congress awarded deserving recipients who have devoted their lives to drug education and prevention at an event organized by the Church of Scientology National Affairs Office in Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Hollywood actress Erika Christensen—star of NBC’s prime-time, one-hour drama Parenthood for the past five seasons—emceed the 2014 Drug-Free Hero Awards on June 25th at the Rayburn House Office Building on...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'