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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...

2014-02-05 08:30:33

NORFOLK, Va., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ValueOptions(®), Inc., a health improvement company specializing in mental and emotional wellbeing and recovery, announced today the launch of the ValueOptions Signature Network, a system of innovative treatment centers which specialize in intensive treatment options and inpatient care for behavioral health and substance use disorders. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130624/PH36534LOGO) Comprised of Centers of Excellence with proven...

2014-02-03 23:04:32

The drug prevention leaders from Ohio, Alaska and Illinois will be recognized at CADCA’s 24th National Leadership Forum Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) has named Karen Abernathy Murray, Deborah Williams, and Bill Gentes as its 2014 Advocates of the Year. CADCA, the nation’s leading substance abuse prevention organization representing over 5,000 community anti-drug coalitions across the country, will present the awards to...

2014-01-30 23:24:49

Four-day event to help community leaders learn effective drug prevention strategies. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 More than 2,500 substance abuse prevention and treatment specialists from throughout the country will convene in the Washington, D.C. area for Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America's (CADCA) 24th annual National Leadership Forum, which will be held February 3-6, 2014 at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center. CADCA’s National Leadership Forum...

2014-01-28 23:31:41

Could a lack of addiction treatment explain why many New Year’s resolutions fail? Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Mental health expert Ben Brafman expects to see increased admissions to addiction and mental health treatment programs in January, when many people are resolving to seek personal renewal. Brafman is the founder and CEO of Destination Hope, Destination Hope: The Women’s Program, and The Sylvia Brafman Mental Health Center, all based in South Florida. Although...


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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
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