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2012-08-13 10:25:31

KOH CHANG, Thailand, Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DARA (http://alcoholrehab.com), Asia's first and leading rehab resort, today announced the appointment of world renowned addiction specialist, Roland F. Williams, MA, LAADC, ICADC, NCAC II, CDAC II, ACRPS, SAP, (http://www.rolandwilliamsconsulting.com) as Director of Clinical Operations. DARA Treatment Program Director, Martin Peters, BA (Hons), Dip HE, RN, is delighted to be working with such an esteemed American expert in the...

2012-08-10 23:01:21

Addiction Treatment Expert Dr. A.R. Mohammad Speaks Out Against Treatment Models That Incorporate Abusive Practices Into Their Routine Malibu, California (PRWEB) August 10, 2012 Dr. Akikur Mohammad, Founder of Malibu Horizon, recognized by many as one of the top drug rehab 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 will be launching an extensive...

Kicking Cocaine Addiction With A One-Two Punch
2012-08-09 10:56:41

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers from Scripps Research Institute recently revealed that a two-drug combination could possibly help those battling cocaine addiction. The combination made up of naltrexone and buprenoprine, two existing pharmaceutical drugs, is a therapy that would help reduce individuals´ want for cocaine and also lessen their feelings of withdrawal. Scientists believed that the therapy is a step forward as there are currently no...

2012-08-08 02:28:30

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Substance abuse is on the rise among adult women. The National Institute of Health highlights that female alcoholics have death rates of 50-100 percent higher than those of male alcoholics. Additionally, women are more likely to be prescribed abusable prescription drugs, like an anti-anxiety medication. According to Hanley Center, a nationally recognized non-profit provider of alcohol and drug addiction treatment that recently...

2012-08-07 23:03:19

The Passages Substance Abuse & Addiction Treatment Centers announced on Monday August 6, 2012 that they will conclude issuing free copies of their innovative and best-selling title, The Alcoholism & Addiction Cure: A Holistic Approach to Total Recovery, due to limited availability and overwhelming demand. The generous promotion, which began on July 4th 2012, allowed Passages to engage with and introduce their world-renowned addiction treatment philosophy to a large community of new...

2012-08-07 06:26:19

CHICAGO, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gateway Foundation Alcohol & Drug Treatment President and CEO Michael Darcy joined parity champions the Honorable Patrick Kennedy, the Honorable Jan Schakowsky and the Honorable Mike Quigley as well as treatment providers, local advocates and concerned citizens to testify regarding mental health and substance abuse parity inadequacies at the Chicago Congressional Field Hearing held on August 6, 2012, at the Union League Club. The Mental...

2012-08-05 23:00:47

Burning Tree a long term drug and alcohol rehab in Texas is pleased to announce they are taking part in the sponsoring of the greater Dallas council on alcohol and drug abuse power of prevention breakfast featuring Thomas “Hollywood” Hendersonn Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 05, 2012 Burning Tree a long term drug and alcohol rehab in Texas is pleased to announce they are taking part in the sponsoring of the greater Dallas council on alcohol and drug abuse power of prevention...

2012-08-01 23:10:13

Inattention suggests susceptibility to smoking Children who exhibit oppositional behavior run the risk of becoming addicted to nicotine, cannabis and cocaine whilst Inattention symptoms represent a specific additional risk of nicotine addiction. Nevertheless, hyperactivity in itself does not seem to be associated with any specific risk of substance abuse or dependence. This is what researchers at the Sainte-Justine University Hospital Center's (UHC) Research Center and the University of...

2012-08-01 10:26:01

The Austin-Based Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center Enters into Clinical Affiliation with the Health Science Center's Round Rock Campus AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Austin Recovery, the largest and most affordable non-profit drug and alcohol treatment center in Texas, has joined forces with the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) College of Medicine to provide clinical training for medical students in the field of chemical dependency treatment....

2012-07-31 06:26:05

~"The Medicine Abuse Project" Will Prevent Half a Million Teens from Abusing Medicine in Five Years~ NEW YORK, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership at Drugfree.org, announces that Abbott Laboratories, Purdue Pharma, A&E, Horizon Media, Consumer Healthcare Products Association, Endo Pharmaceuticals, Teva Pharmaceuticals, Watson Pharmaceuticals, Aetna and Pfizer have joined with inaugural partners Mallinkrodt, the pharmaceuticals business of Covidien, Cardinal...