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2014-06-25 23:02:34

Harbor Village Detox comments on new study which indicates that individuals who were abused as children are more likely to use drugs. USA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 As reported by Yale News (6/11), a new study by the Yale School of Medicine shows that childhood abuse can lead to drug abuse. The study illustrates that people who suffered from child abuse “had lower brain volumes in regions associated with emotion, learning, and memory.” In addition, people with a history of child abuse are...

2014-05-23 23:09:26

More mental health treatment opportunities are needed for our veteran and military communities. Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 In May, we observe Mental Health Awareness Month, and Destination Hope alcohol and drug rehab in Florida stresses the importance of remembering our military in those discussions. The US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) estimates that about 30% of Vietnam Veterans and 11-20% of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars experience post traumatic stress disorder...

2014-05-21 23:04:49

Teen addiction and rehabilitation expert discusses the importance of integrating treatment when working with a dual diagnosis patient. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Approximately 8.9 million adults who abuse drugs also have a mental health disorder, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. However, only 7.4 percent of those individuals receive effective treatment for both issues, which leaves many addicts struggling to recover. Johnny Patout, CEO of...

2014-05-16 16:24:51

NEW YORK, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Center for Living (NYCFL) 3rd Annual Gala was held on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at Espace in New York City. Gathering more than two hundred and fifty donors and supporters, the event celebrated the Center's tremendous success in turning around the lives of young people that suffer from addiction and co-occurring disorders, exemplifying its commitment to provide the most effective treatment for chemically dependent youth....

2014-05-06 16:32:18

WASHINGTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recently released data shows that older adolescents and young adults with emotional and behavioral health conditions are much more likely to have significant problems with school performance, employment, and housing stability, according to a report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). According to the findings, nearly 8 percent of older adolescents (ages 16 to 17) with co-occurring...

2014-04-02 23:24:54

Expansion of partnership with Hazelden Betty Ford delivers Focus on Integrated Treatment (FIT) program. Cary, NC (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Relias Learning, the online leader in specialized staff training, has expanded their partnership with Hazelden Publishing, a part of the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, to provide Focus on Integrated Treatment (FIT), the only interactive, online training program designed to help addiction treatment and mental health professionals develop the skills to...

2014-03-28 23:26:13

Behavioral health expert Ben Brafman served as moderator for the March 4, 2014 roundtable discussion, “Limited Resources, Unlimited Hope: Addressing the Dual Diagnosis of Mental Illness and Substance Abuse.” Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Behavioral health expert Ben Brafman served as moderator for the March 4, 2014 roundtable discussion, “Limited Resources, Unlimited Hope: Addressing the Dual Diagnosis of Mental Illness and Substance Abuse.” Held at Park Shore in...

2014-02-27 23:24:23

Many addicts are unaware of the impact drugs and alcohol have on the human body. These interactive tools allow people to learn about the effects by organs and systems. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Destination Hope, a nationally recognized addiction treatment facility in South Florida, is sending the message that treatment isn’t just for your mind in two new interactive online educational tools: "The Effects of Drug Abuse on the Body" and "The Effects...

2014-02-19 23:25:38

Fights Overwhelming Statistics to Allow Teens to Regain Control of Their Lives Malibu, California (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Industry statistics indicate as many as 90 percent of those trying to remain sober or drug-free have at least one relapse before achieving lasting sobriety. With this critical state in mind, Cole Rucker, spokesperson for Paradigm Malibu has announced a teen relapse emphasis in place for all their treatment programs. Says Rucker, "Unfortunately, one of the...

2014-02-06 23:23:20

OhioMHAS will accept their award today during CADCA’s 24th annual National Leadership Forum in National Harbor, Md. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) has named the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) its Outstanding State Member. This prestigious award recognizes an outstanding state program that has made significant contributions to community-based drug prevention coalitions in their state and has...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.