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2014-07-03 23:01:24

Harbor Village Florida comments on on a study that reduces relapses from heroin. USA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Patients that begin treatment for heroin and opioid addiction during hospitalization that also receive outpatient treatment (medical and psychiatric) are 5x less likely to relapse, according to a recent report “Treating Addicted Patients During, After Hospitalization Reduces Relapse” (6/30). According to the report, the average bill for opioid and heroin-related treatment in 2013...

2014-07-02 23:01:53

TreatmentHelp announces the top 5 most addictive illicit drugs in New Jersey over the past year. TreatmentHelp provides assistance and rehabilitation information for individuals in need of help fighting addiction. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 While New Jersey may be famous for attractions such as the Jersey Shore, Six Flags Amusement Park, and Atlantic City, it also has a reputation as being the home of many addictive illicit drugs. TreatmentHelp, drug and alcohol rehabilitation...

2014-07-01 12:27:57

BRIDGETON, N.J., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seabrook House, a CARF-accredited drug and alcohol treatment center is celebrating its 40th Anniversary of providing drug and alcohol addiction treatment services by inviting the community to an event. The event will be take place on: Saturday, July 19th10:00am to 3:30pm133 Polk Lane, Bridgeton, NJ Activities include: petting zoo, pony rides, living proof circles, games, food and much more. Special musical performance...

2014-06-30 23:22:46

CCAR Executive Director Phil Valentine will embark on a half-year long journey up the Appalachian Trail beginning exactly five years after he was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer of the tongue, to spread the powerful message of recovery throughout the nation. HARTFORD, CT (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 For years, CCAR Executive Director Phil Valentine has devoted himself to sharing about his addiction recovery in an effort to help others. But recently, Phil has been going on long walks, buying hiking...

2014-06-30 23:21:25

Willingway was recently awarded Aster Awards in four categories related to addiction specialty hospitals. Aster Awards recognize companies on a nationwide basis for their excellence in medical marketing. Statesboro, GA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Willingway is honored to be recipient of Aster Awards in the categories of Special Events, Blog, Magazine Ad, and Social Media Campaign for addiction treatment. Aster Awards recognize companies on a nationwide basis for their excellence in medical...

2014-06-30 23:13:47

Heroin use is again on the rise and is cropping up in suburban neighborhoods, prompting Novus Medical Detox to call for better public education with regard to the dangers of drugs. Additionally, Novus urges those struggling with addiction to seek help from a safe, effective detox and rehabilitation program. New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Heroin is an historically low-grade drug that by most accounts had retreated from American society, referred to by an AP article published...

2014-06-30 23:11:16

As part of its ongoing commitment to participation in community events, The Discovery House Drug Addiction Treatment Center recently cooperated in #Sizzle! A Carnival of Attraction, as part of Los Angeles Pride Weekend in West Hollywood. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 As part of its ongoing commitment to participation in community events, The Discovery House Drug Addiction Treatment Center recently cooperated in #Sizzle! A Carnival of Attraction, as part of Los Angeles...

2014-06-27 23:08:31

Recent study suggests certain women are more prone to food addiction. Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Destination Hope's alcohol and drug rehab for women is seeing a rise in food addiction clients, and a new study explores why this might be the case. A health psychology study out of the University of Luxembourg, Is Food Addiction Real, has found that some women do appear to be more prone to food addiction than others. The researchers suggest that both nature and nurture...

2014-06-26 23:17:33

Author Donna Montgomery has written an eye-opening memoir on her experiences as a drug addict. TEXAS (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 To have an addiction, whether it is drug or alcohol addiction, is a truly harrowing experience. This is due to the fact that addiction not only affects the addict but also the people around him or her. And to survive such an ordeal takes great will power and determination. In “Outsider in Vidor”, author Donna Montgomery has written down her memoirs of her stay in...

2014-06-26 23:05:24

Video game addiction has recently become recognized as a clinical disorder and TreatmentHelp has announced the top causes of video game addiction to spread awareness. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 It was not until recently that video game addiction has become recognized as a clinical disorder. Classified under the category of behavior disorders, video game addiction involves excessive time spent on the computer or in front of the TV, hindering social relationships and daily...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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