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2012-04-04 23:04:11

Burning Tree announces the launch and implementation of a visual aid on their study on success rates, utilizing an infographic for families and those in need of addiction help. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 04, 2012 Burning Tree, a long-term, residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility in Texas, is please to announce it has created a custom infographic to support its ongoing message about the substantial value of its program. This visual representation of a four-year study compares...

New Study Examines Teen Alcohol And Illicit Drug Use
2012-04-03 11:36:38

Most US teenagers have used alcohol and drugs by the time they reach adulthood and more than 15 percent of them meet the criteria for substance abuse, according to a new survey published in the April issue of the Archives of General Psychiatry. The survey of more than 10,000 US teens found that 4 out of 5 (78.2 percent) teens had tried alcohol before the age of 18. The results of the survey also showed that some 18 percent of adults meet the criteria for “lifetime abuse” of...

2012-04-02 23:00:33

Sober Destination announces its recent launch of their website, becoming a powerful voice for those fighting addiction. Miami, FL (PRWEB) April 02, 2012 Addiction of any kind is a struggle that many face, and often alone. The ramifications of addiction takes its toll on the person, family, friends, and our society. The creators of Sober Destination mission is to provide an advocacy based and patient centric focus to the site. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services...

2012-03-28 23:00:33

Orange County Rehab 449Recovery speaks out against opiate addiction. San Clemente, CA (PRWEB) March 28, 2012 According to a story released on the New England Cable News website, the state of Oklahoma is now the number one state in prescription pain pill addiction and abuse. What is more disturbing according to data within the article is that the number of deaths as a result of drug overdoses is now averaging two a day; which is higher than the number of deaths caused annually by...

2012-03-28 01:03:29

To curb employees' on-the-job substance use and intoxication, bosses need to do more than just be around their employees all day, according to a new study from the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions (RIA). "It's only when employees think their supervisor knows how to detect substance use -- and is willing to do something about it -- that employees' drinking and drug use on the job decreases," explains Michael Frone, PhD, senior research scientist at RIA and research...

2012-03-28 00:37:29

Accusations of racism accompanying the death of Trayvon Martin and the subsequent actions of Florida police are prevalent in the national media this week. Many are questioning the psychological motivations of everyone involved. Recent research by MU Professor of Psychological Sciences Bruce D. Bartholow has shown that consuming alcohol can lead to increased expression of racial bias.  A new study by Bartholow and his colleague, Elena Stepanova of Florida Gulf Coast University, shows that...

2012-03-22 11:04:34

Youth with parental separation anxiety also at decreased risk Anxiety, depression, stress and social support can predict early alcohol and illicit drug use in youth, according to a study from Carolyn McCarty, PhD, of Seattle Children´s Research Institute, and researchers from the University of Washington and Seattle University.  Middle school students from the sixth to the eighth grade who felt more emotional support from teachers reported a delay in alcohol and other illicit...


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