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2014-06-19 23:01:54

Harbor Village takes a look at Tim McGraw's history of drug abuse in his latest interview with Men's Health. (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 As reported by Inquisitr, award-winning country sensation Tim McGraw opens up about his past struggles with drug and alcohol abuse. The country pop star admits to having “partied too hard” and engaged in risky behavior while on the road. However, Tim adds that his wife and family played a big role in helping him come to his sense as the prospect of...

2014-06-18 23:13:53

“Learning to Breathe: The Film” Now Available to Download via amazon.com, iTunesand Google Play East Hampton, NY (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Drug Free Solution, Inc. (OTC: DSOL), an innovative lifestyle company offering a unique and proprietary emotional wellness technology, the ‘Living Breath Process”, is pleased to announce that “Learning to Breathe: The Film,” a recently released documentary highlighting drug use in the surfing community, is now available for download on...

2014-06-18 23:08:04

Novus Medical Detox comments on the growing number of heroin users and overdoses plaguing the U.S., which the facility says can be countered with increased public education and rehabilitation. New Port Richey (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 With recent news reports indicating that heroin use is on the rise—the U.S. Justice Department says there was a 320% increase in heroin seized along the southwest U.S. border from 2008 through 2013 (1)—the health and safety of the American public are at...

2014-06-18 23:01:35

Rising deaths from heroin overdose in Louisiana prompted change in policy. Denham Springs, LA (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 On Friday, May 30, 2014, Governor Bobby Jindal signed into law a bill which increased the penalties for repeat offenders guilty of heroin distribution from 50 years to 99 years. This a complete reversal of the sentencing reform that Louisiana Legislature passed a few years ago which had actually lowered the penalty for heroin distribution from a life sentence to 50 years....

2014-06-16 23:07:02

During National Safety Month, Narconon Arrowhead rehab program publishes informational tool kit on its main site, along with additional information on signs of prescription drug abuse and tips on how to stop this type of addiction in the family. Canadian, Oklahoma (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Narconon Arrowhead published an informational tool kit on its main site during National Safety Month, making its prescription drug abuse tools available to anyone searching for information on the facts...

2014-06-16 23:01:27

Harbor Village comments on a new report that indicates increased rates of drug abuse among the senior population. Santa Ana, CA (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 As reported by Gantdaily.com (6/13), the number of seniors abusing drugs and alcohol in the state of Florida is on the rise. According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) 4 out of 5 adults who are treated for drug abuse also have a high alcohol dependency. In effect, alcohol abuse rates in nursing homes are as...

2014-06-16 23:00:40

Harbor Village underlines the importance of proper parenting and how strict parenting can lead to drug abuse. USA (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 A new study illustrates a correlation between strict parenting and drug abuse among teens. This new study reported on Headlines and Global News (6/12), surveyed a total of 1,718 adolescents in European countries including Sweden, the United Kingdom, Spain, Portugal, Slovenia and the Czech Republic. The focal point of the study aimed at parent-child...

2014-06-13 23:02:18

Southern Florida Recovery Facility Reminds Public on Dangers of Heroin, Even in Small Doses Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 As reported by Philadelphia.cbslocal.com in the article, 20 Students Taken To Hospital After First Grader Brings Heroin To School (6/11), The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia treated 20 6- and 7-year olds after one of their classmates brought heroin into the classroom. The student, who attends Commodore John Barry Elementary School, allegedly brought 11...

2014-06-11 23:04:11

The CCAR Recovery Coach Academy© was conceived in 2008 in response to the needs of volunteers in CCAR Recovery Community Centers asking for additional training to "coach" the people coming in. Now in its 6th year, the Academy has emerged internationally as the original and leading recovery offering of its kind. HARTFORD, CT (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 The CCAR Recovery Coach Academy© was conceived in 2008 in response to the needs of volunteers in CCAR Recovery Community...

2014-06-10 13:18:19

The Kavli Foundation Neuroscientists agree that abuse of drugs hijacks circuits in the brain that are crucial for decision-making, but society as a whole tends to stigmatize addicted people for lacking self-control. Slowly but steadily, scientists say, they are making important progress in changing the perception of addiction as they identify new therapeutic interventions that could render addiction into the equivalent of a manageable disease like diabetes. A group of addiction...


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