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2012-01-26 16:09:00

Mandatory Prescriber Education for All Classes, All Schedules of Controlled Substances CHEVY CHASE, Md., Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Prescription drug diversion and the health consequences of prescription drug misuse and abuse should be of primary concern to all physicians," states American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Acting President, Stuart Gitlow, MD. "Tens of thousands of Americans are overdosing on prescription pain medication and many of these...

2012-01-25 11:00:00

The Last Call Program has proven that the source of alcohol addiction stems from a chemical imbalance in the brain, which causes the body to feel dependent on alcohol. By treating the problem at its source, the Last Call Program helps restore the chemical balance in the brain helping people who suffer from alcohol addiction at all levels. (PRWEB) January 25, 2012 A new and innovative form of treatment for alcohol addiction, The Last Call Program, is paving the way for the future of...

2012-01-24 15:32:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today nominated Gary Tennis of Philadelphia to serve as secretary of the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs, which is being created as a result of a 2010 state law. Tennis is retired from his previous position as chief of the legislation unit in the Philadelphia's District Attorney's Office, where he represented the Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association working with the General Assembly. "Gary Tennis...

2012-01-23 13:00:00

Sobrexa is a new dietary compound that is proven to restore the chemical imbalance in the brain that causes alcohol dependency, and is the key ingredient in the new alcohol treatment system, The Last Call Program. Research has shown that new ways to treat alcoholism at the source of the problem, such as the all natural remedy Sobrexa, are more effective than conventional forms of alcohol treatment. (PRWEB) January 23, 2012 The Last Call Program revealed a new dietary compound called...

2012-01-21 05:05:00

New alcohol and drug addiction treatment center rolls out 449 Recovery Plan that defines 7 phases to breaking the cycle of addiction. San Clemente, CA (PRWEB) January 20, 2012 There´s no instant cure for drug and alcohol addictions. “The Pathway to addiction is slow, long, painful and winding. The Pathway to recovery is far more challenging but the end result produces pure, unadulterated bliss for recovering addicts and their families,” said 449 Recovery founder Rodney...

2012-01-19 06:07:00

~ New Facebook App Launches Today ~ NEW YORK, Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership at Drugfree.org, a national nonprofit helping parents solve the problem of teen substance abuse, and Energy BBDO, a Chicago-based, full-service advertising agency, have joined forces to launch "Emotional Drugs." This provocative new public service campaign sheds light not only on the harmful behavior of teen drug and alcohol use, but on what parents do, or don't do, to intervene in...

2012-01-18 08:00:00

Drinking in high school is nothing new, and teens face not only alcohol abuse but a new trend called drunkorexia. Sunset Bay Academy explains the roots of this growing trend and why high school teens are so susceptible to its trappings. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 18, 2012 As many parents may know, high school can be a frightening and exhilarating time. Teens get their first taste of freedom as parents get to watch their sons and daughters go off to prove themselves in a demanding social...

2012-01-18 07:20:00

ITHACA, N.Y., Jan. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to depression, there's simply no reason to wade through its drowning waters - and that is at least one of many key messages about depression that author Kathy Reagan is communicating to everyday people in her recently published book, "Stop Suffering Needlessly - How to Quickly Recover From Depression," edited by Ted Papperman, Ph.D. (Createspace, 2011). The book is a tribute to those who've been victimized by the "thief" of...

2012-01-17 19:45:00

Narconon Eastern US Director, Yvonne Rodgers, announces their new campaign to education parents and families on the urgent need for immediate drug intervention for their loved one struggling with substance abuse as drug deaths grow and outnumber traffic mortalities in the US. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) January 17, 2012 Narconon Eastern US Director, Yvonne Rodgers, announces their new campaign to educate parents, grandparents, spouses and the loved ones of those struggling with substance abuse,...

2012-01-16 21:23:38

    A new study compares rates of alcohol use disorders (AUDs), nicotine dependence (ND), and mood and anxiety disorders in the United States and South Korea.     Results indicate that while AUDs are substantially more common among Americans than South Koreans, alcohol-dependent Americans are significantly more likely to seek treatment. Hazardous alcohol use and depression are among the 10 leading causes of disability and premature death worldwide, according...