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2012-04-17 02:29:55

TORONTO, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - People with an opioid addiction had the highest risk of death when compared with rates for alcohol and other drugs, according to a new study by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). For those dependent on opioids, the risk of death was 5.71 times higher than healthy individuals in the population of the same age, gender and race. Those with methamphetamine use disorders were next highest with a 4.67-fold risk, followed by those with...

2012-04-16 23:01:14

Burning Tree expands its efforts into California to help residents with chronic relapse find quality addiction treatment. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 15, 2012 Burning Tree, a long-term drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility in Texas, has selected California as a priority for its expanded marketing mission in 2012. The state is a suitable choice due to its high number of drug arrests, incidents of drug smuggling and amount of residents entering short-term treatment programs annually. The...

2012-04-16 02:28:32

Hanley Center Survey Finds Depression and Anxiety Fuel Addiction Among Older Americans WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of people over the age of 50 who are being treated for addiction is drastically on the rise. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration older adults who reported using illegal drugs within a year, nearly doubled between 2002 and 2007, while use of nonmedical pharmaceuticals increased from 2.2% in...

2012-04-14 23:03:47

Palm Partners in sponsorship with Harrigan Foundation host and present their 2nd Annual Success Revolution Event. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) April 13, 2012 Palm Partners, The Harrigan Foundation and Revolutionary Growth will host their 2nd Annual Success Revolution Event on April 21st, 2012 from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Lifestyle coaches Dug McGuirk and Heidi Bilonick will lead the workshops on “State Management” and “Neuro Linguistic Programming” (NLP) to help attendees...

2012-04-14 23:03:40

Saint Jude Retreats appears on blogtalkradio.com to discuss the alternative alcohol and drug treatment industry with host Monica Richardson. (PRWEB) April 13, 2012 Michelle Dunbar, Executive Director Of Saint Jude Retreats, recently appeared as a guest on Blogtalkradio.com with Monica Richardson. Dunbar called in via telephone to Richardson's show series entitled, "Stop 13step in AA," which aired online April 10, 2012. Saint Jude Retreats was highlighted as a non-12 step recovery program,...

2012-04-12 23:02:44

The call made by Beverly Hilton security staff made to authorities on behalf of Whitney Houston has been released. The call echoes what Orange County drug and alcohol treatment center 449 Recovery hears often as a results of prescription pill addiction. San Clemente, CA (PRWEB) April 12, 2012 Today, the 911 call made by the Beverly Hilton security staff regarding singer Whitney Houston's death was released to the public. In the call, a hotel staff member calls and discusses in a hurried...

2012-04-12 10:23:00

WASHINGTON, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) is unlikely to have a large effect on the growth rate of employer healthcare expenditures, according to two new studies conducted by researchers from the Healthcare business of Thomson Reuters working in conjunction with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090507/NY12658LOGO) The first study, "Spending Trends on...

2012-04-11 06:24:29

Expert in Substance Abuse Treatment to Lead Two-Day Workshop Focusing on Helping Women Recover CHICAGO, April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gateway Foundation Alcohol & Drug Treatment, the leading provider of substance abuse treatment in Illinois, will host a two-day workshop in Chicago lead by clinician and women treatment specialist Dr. Stephanie S. Covington, Ph.D., L.C.S.W. Based on Dr. Covington's curriculum Helping Women Recover: A Program for Treating Addiction,...

2012-04-11 02:23:13

~Herren to Host Live FACEBOOK Chat on Substance Abuse Recovery ~ NEW YORK, April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership at Drugfree.org, a national nonprofit helping parents solve the problem of teen drug and alcohol abuse, is partnering with former professional basketball player, father and motivational speaker Chris Herren. He will be the featured guest on the next "Meet The Parents Hour," a popular, live Facebook chat and Q&A session taking place on Monday,...

2012-04-10 23:00:28

Recent Study Clarifies Why Dr. A.R. Mohammad has had Such Amazing Results when Using TMS Therapy with Patients Suffering from Addiction Malibu, CA (PRWEB) April 09, 2012 Dr. Akikur Mohammad, Founder of Malibu Horizon, recognized by many as one of the top addiction treatment centers in California, and Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the University of Southern California, announced today that he and his team at Malibu Horizon were among the first...