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2012-06-11 23:01:33

In honor of Father´s Day (June 17) and National Men´s Health Week (June 11-17), Pax Prentiss, CEO and co-founder of Passages Addiction Treatment Centers in Malibu and Ventura, California, encourages fathers to talk to their children about healthy living and the dangers of using drugs or alcohol. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) June 11, 2012 In honor of Father´s Day (June 17) and National Men´s Health Week (June 11-17), Pax Prentiss, CEO and co-founder of Passages Addiction Treatment...

2012-06-11 21:25:24

PET imaging studies reveal how an inoculation against cocaine addiction uses the body's own immune system to prevent a high Addicts unable to kick a cocaine habit could one day be vaccinated against cocaine and see proof with a molecular imaging technique that shows how the vaccine prompts antibodies to whisk away the drug before it can reach the brain, say researchers at SNM's 59th Annual Meeting. "Vaccination offers a whole new treatment paradigm for drug addiction," says Shankar...

2012-06-08 23:01:34

Passages CEO and co-founder Pax Prentiss announced today that Passages Ventura´s cumulative census has reached 1,000 clients since opening the substance abuse treatment center in 2009. Ventura, CA (PRWEB) June 08, 2012 Passages Ventura, the affordable rehab center and sister facility to the world-famous Passages Malibu, has reached a new milestone since debuting in 2009. Passages CEO and co-founder Pax Prentiss announced today that Passages Ventura´s cumulative census has reached...

2012-06-02 23:01:02

Over 85% of drug addicts have used drugs before reaching majority. Denham Springs, LA (PRWEB) June 02, 2012 As any parent would likely agree, it seems that kids grow up all too quickly these days. While some parents´ worries these days focus on classic problems like teen sexuality, bullying, academic performance, and other popular favorites; there´s no question that the issue of drug abuse has become more relevant than ever for concerned parents. In an era in which people can get...

2012-05-31 23:03:22

Increased emphasis on arrests of drug dealers, especially those who provided drugs that resulted in overdose, helps make communities safer but can never be a complete solution. McAlester, Oklahoma (PRWEB) May 30, 2012 As heroin deaths increase across America, law enforcement and civic groups push for more arrests to deal with the problem. In many cities, when an overdose death occurs, the person who supplied the drug is arrested for homicide. While this provides a certain degree of justice...

2012-05-23 18:52:13

Fresh guidelines on the best methods to treat substance abuse and addiction The British Association for Psychopharmacology (BAP) has released fresh guidelines on the best methods to treat substance abuse and addiction in the Journal of Psychopharmacology, published by SAGE. A panel of experts has carefully researched the new, comprehensive guidelines, offering practitioners a detailed review of the evidence to help them optimize their clinical decisions. The new BAP guidelines target...

2012-05-19 23:01:29

A recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report reveals extraordinary loss of life due to prescription drug abuse in New Mexico and West Virginia. Canadian, OK (PRWEB) May 19, 2012 Recent figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveal the extraordinary loss of life to prescription drug overdoses is being suffered by families in some states. This report shows that New Mexico has the highest rate of overdose deaths and West Virginia has the second highest...

2012-05-17 23:04:21

Passages Rehab is proud to support SAMHSA's first annual National Prevention Week, which is held from May 21-25. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) May 17, 2012 Passages Malibu and Passages Ventura, the world´s leading drug and alcohol rehab centers, are proud to support the first annual National Prevention Week, which is held from Monday, May 21, 2012 through Friday, May 25, 2012. This health observance is an opportunity for community members and leaders to learn more about behavioral health issues...


Word of the Day
snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.