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2012-06-30 23:03:01

Palm Partners showcases the importance of real life experiences and their impact on families´ decisions to get their loved ones help for drug and alcohol addiction. (Source: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLC21B915BC02B51E2&feature=plcp) Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) June 30, 2012 When families are trying to decide where to put their loved one into a treatment center, it isn´t always clear to them what the right choice is. It may be a difficult decision to make and Palm...

2012-06-27 01:57:05

Scientists from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) have released comprehensive reviews of the most effective treatments for alcohol dependence, one of the most prevalent addictions in Canada. Published in the latest edition of the Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, the reviews explore the most effective treatments and interventions for problem alcohol use and concurrent disorders. Almost 40 per cent of people with an alcohol use problem also have a concurrent mental illness,...

2012-06-24 23:02:02

Local rehab gears efforts at helping Oklahoma employers combat the growing drug problem in the state. Canadian, OK (PRWEB) June 24, 2012 The cost to American employers from substance abuse is simply astounding. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) estimates that businesses are losing $276 billion per year across the country. It goes down the drain in waste, theft, damage, injury claims and plain old bad habits like slacking or sleeping on the job. Another...

2012-06-17 23:02:42

More high schoolers are using prescription medication to get ahead and get better SAT scores, according to a DEA agent quoted in the New York Times (The New York Times, June 11th: http://tinyurl.com/6rpc4nd). Family therapist Dr. Bonnie Eaker Weil says this speaks to a trickle-down effect of stress from parents, and explains that families must do a better job of dealing with the biochemical craving for connection. (PRWEB) June 16, 2012 The newest wave of drugs in high school is prescription...

2012-06-15 23:00:41

Normally used in clinical settings, Puridone has been recently released to the general public online as a 60-day "in home" treatment to help those dealing with opiate dependency and painkiller addiction. In clinical studies conducted in 2012, Puridone demonstrated a remarkable increase in energy, sleep and sex drive, while simultaneously lowering withdrawal symptoms, anxiety and depression scores. Jamison, PA (PRWEB) June 15, 2012 The Puridone Program is an incredible new proprietary...


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  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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