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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...

Researchers Look At Why Alcohol Is Addicting
2012-01-13 03:57:21

[ Watch the Video ] UCSF Gallo scientists show that drinking releases brain endorphins Drinking alcohol leads to the release of endorphins in areas of the brain that produce feelings of pleasure and reward, according to a study led by researchers at the Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center at the University of California, San Francisco. The finding marks the first time that endorphin release in the nucleus accumbens and orbitofrontal cortex in response to alcohol consumption has...

Brain Activity Of Internet Addicts Similar To That Of Alcoholics, Drug Abusers
2012-01-12 12:09:31

A new study, published in the January 11 issue of the online journal PLoS One, has linked addiction to online activity with changes in a person's brain not unlike those that occur in alcoholics or drug addicts. "Internet addiction disorder may be associated with abnormal white matter structure in the brain," the statement said. "These structural features may be linked to behavioral impairments, and may also provide a method to study and treat the disorder." As part of the study, Hao Lei...

2012-01-11 15:30:17

Research published by Cell Press in the January 12 issue of the journal Neuron provides fascinating insight into a newly discovered brain mechanism that limits the rewarding impact of cocaine. The study describes protective delayed mechanism that turns off the genes that support the development of addiction-related behaviors. The findings may lead to a better understanding of vulnerability to addiction and as well as new strategies for treatment. Drug addiction is associated with...

2012-01-10 11:00:00

Dr. Carol Francis, Psychologist, interviews Teen Drug and Alcohol specialist Dr. Moe Gelbart on The Dr. Carol Francis Show to help parents spot the signs and act helpfully quickly. Teens use of pot, cocaine, heroine, alcohol has increased (according to Dr. Moe Gelbart and The Partnership of Drug Free) with concerns such as addiction, reduced ability to function at school or work or overdosing. Los Angeles South Bay Area, California (PRWEB) January 10, 2012 On the Dr. Carol Francis Radio...

2012-01-08 14:00:00

CEO RodneyRobinson brings over 30 years of experience in addiction treatment to San Clemente´s new 449 Recovery. San Clemente, CA (PRWEB) January 08, 2012 449 Recovery announces the Grand Opening of their new alcohol and drug addiction treatment center at 1401North El Camino Real, Suite 106, San Clemente, CA 92672. Headed by Rodney Robinson, 449 Recovery brings outpatient treatment, based on the concept of acceptance and respect for those seeking help in recovering from drug or alcohol...

2012-01-06 08:15:00

Narconon Suncoast Rehabilitation Center, a substance abuse Adult Residential Level II, Day/Night and Intensive Outpatient Treatment service program just received a performance rating score of 100.00% for the second year in a row providing the best care possible. Spring Hill (PRWEB) January 06, 2012 Narconon Suncoast Rehabilitation Center received its annual onsite monitoring inspection by the State of Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) in accordance with Chapter 397 of the...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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