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2012-07-07 23:01:20

Working together on several projects, Evans Training Center and Habitat For Humanity are working to better the local community in Spartanburg, South Carolina while teaching leadership. Spartanburg, SC (PRWEB) July 07, 2012 Located in Spartanburg, SC, Evans Training Center is a Christian drug and alcohol rehabilitation ministry. Since opening in 2010, the center has helped those suffering from addiction to recover and find their true calling in life. Now, the ministry is proud to announce a...

2012-07-06 23:01:42

While marijuana was long the first drug of abuse for many drug initiates, prescription drugs are now catching up — but have deadlier consequences. Canadian, OK (PRWEB) July 06, 2012 The change in the overall pattern of substance abuse is reflected in the types of drugs causing overdose deaths and trips to rehab. Since 2000, the drugs sending people to their graves or to rehab have been shifting away from illicit drugs and toward prescription drugs. The 2011 report on the subject from...

2012-07-06 23:00:11

New 13 Bed Facility Offers State-of-the-Art 24-Hour Care and Treatment Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) July 06, 2012 National Therapeutic Services now offers probation-approved sub-acute residential detoxification services to adult men and women in the Primary Phase of Treatment, as well as to individuals from other facilities requiring sub-acute residential detoxification services. The addition of this facility positions NTS as the area´s recognized leader in comprehensive alcohol, drug,...

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...


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  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.