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2012-06-14 23:01:23

Pioneer Of Non 12- Step Model Dr. Mohammad Encourages Addiction Experts And Citizens To Actively Get Behind Mandatory Rehab Laws Across The Country Malibu, California (PRWEB) June 14, 2012 Dr. Akikur Mohammad, Founder of Malibu Horizon, recognized by many as one of the top addiction 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 are actively working to...

2012-06-13 10:27:06

Research in animal models may hold a key to teens' behavior Research into alcohol's effect on juvenile rats shows they have an ability to build up a physical, but not cognitive, tolerance over the short term – a finding that could have implications for adolescent humans, according to Baylor University psychologists. The research findings are significant because they indicate that blood alcohol concentration levels alone may not fully account for impaired orientation and navigation...

2012-06-11 23:02:57

Narconon Riverbend recently completed a survey which found that the overwhelming majority of addicts that attend its program lived in drug-free households at the time they began abusing drugs. Denham Springs, LA (PRWEB) June 11, 2012 Psychologists and mental health professionals are often at odds over the “nature vs. nurture” debate when it comes to the question of drug addiction. On the one side stand those who believe that a genetic predisposition toward addiction exists,...

2012-06-11 23:02:39

Passages Malibu, the industry leader for luxury, holistic, non-12 Step addiction treatment centers, has been named No. 1 on Healthcare Global magazine´s list of the Top 10 Rehabilitation Clinics In The World in their June 2012 issue, out today (June 11). Malibu, CA (PRWEB) June 11, 2012 Passages Malibu, the industry leader for luxury, holistic, non-12 Step addiction treatment centers, has been named No. 1 on Healthcare Global magazine´s list of the Top 10 Rehabilitation Clinics In...

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...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'