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2012-12-10 05:01:22

Burning Tree Programs announces partnership with comedian Mark Lundholm for 2013. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) December 09, 2012 Burning Tree Programs announces partnership with comedian Mark Lundholm for 2013. The partnership consists of several visits to Burning Tree campuses throughout the year, along with sponsoring Lundholm as a keynote speaker at certain locations in 2013. Lundholm will provide a comedic approach to treatment for Burning Tree clients. Mark Lundholm tends to take risks....

2012-09-21 23:03:45

'Skittles Parties' newest dangerous trend among teens. (PRWEB) September 21, 2012 As long as there have been drugs to abuse, there have been those who find creative ways to distribute and abuse them. But, a new disturbing trend that is emerging among youth around the country is alarming: The trend is called “Skittle parties." “The youth of America are intelligent, creative individuals,” begins a spokesperson for Mountainside Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Center....

Illicit Drug Use By Teens On The Rise In US Schools
2012-08-23 11:48:29

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new survey by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASAColumbia) in New York City found that 90 percent of high school students in the U.S. are aware of fellow students using illicit drugs, like alcohol and tobacco, during school hours. In the study, conducted from April 18 to May 17, the teens noted that around 17 percent of students were abusing drugs during school hours; this amounts...

2012-08-15 23:02:03

Dr. Mohammad And His Team Of Experts Add Alcohol Detox To The List Of Discussion Points Being Addressed At Approaching Town Hall Malibu, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2012 Dr. Akikur Mohammad, Founder of Inspire Malibu, recognized by many as the top drug rehab centers in Malibu, California and Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the University of Southern California, announced today that he and his team of top addiction experts will be adding the topic of...

2012-08-14 23:03:58

Over 70% of recovering addicts drank alcohol before moving on to harder drugs, says a new survey of former drug abusers conducted by Narconon Riverbend New Life Retreat. Denham Springs, LA (PRWEB) August 13, 2012 A recent survey conducted by Narconon Riverbend has found that, among recovering addicts, 71.9% drank alcohol before beginning to use illegal drugs. These are interesting results, but perhaps not terribly surprising in nature. Alcohol, on the one hand, is a far more socially...

2012-08-14 23:03:57

Long term care facility adds Boston talent as part of their business development expansion plan. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 13, 2012 Burning Tree has added another team member with a personal connection to their mission of treating alcohol and drug abuse. Veronica Dinehart will handle Business Development in the Northeast Region based out of Boston. As a former addict in recovery, Dinehart has dedicated herself to helping women with a variety of mental health disorders and substance abuse...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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