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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...

2014-06-10 08:29:09

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a new multi-year initiative provide further evidence that a school prevention program called Botvin LifeSkills Training (LST) can dramatically cut teen cigarette smoking. After identifying LST as the top-rated prevention program, researchers in Italy translated the LST program into Italian and adapted it for Italian youth. Preliminary data show that the LST program cut the rate of cigarette smoking by 40% among...

2014-06-07 23:00:54

A southern Florida pain clinic owner currently faces charges after allegedly supplying drugs to drug dealers. Miami, FL (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 As reported by the Sun Sentinel in the article South Florida Man Ran $15M Pill Mill That Supplied Kentucky Drug Dealers, Feds Say (6/4), the owner of a South Florida pain clinic is now under fire and in trouble with the law after allegedly supplying the pain killer oxycodone to drug dealers in Kentucky and other states. The man, who is currently...

2014-06-06 23:01:15

Tennessee to Become First State to Prosecute Pregnant Women Addicted to Drugs Nashville, TN (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 As reported by Gant Daily in the article Pregnant Drug Users In TN Face Prosecution Starting July 1 (6/4), any pregnant women who are arrested for drug use will face additional criminal charges for putting their unborn child in harm's way. Additionally, a woman can also now face criminal charges if her baby is born with an addiction or a harmful effect from any drug use...

2014-06-05 23:00:59

The Gonzalez Recovery Residences are now offering long term drug rehab in Florida. Vero Beach, FL (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 The Gonzalez Recovery Residences are now offering long-term drug rehab in Florida for those suffering from addiction. The González Recovery Residences (The GRR) Program is one of the most successful long term drug rehabilitation programs available and detailed program information is available online at http://www.thegrr.com. The program is endorsed by Father...

2014-06-04 23:15:37

Drug Rehab Services Specifically for Women From Bay Area Recovery Center Houston, Texas (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 For more than 20 years, Bay Area Recovery Center (BARC) has functioned as a prominent alcohol and drug abuse treatment facility in Texas, with five locations spread across the state. Now, the Houston-based medical center has announced the introduction of drug rehab services specifically for female patients. The introduction of women-specific service is in response to overwhelming...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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