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Substance abuse: closer to home than you think

Substance abuse: closer to home than you think

Substance abuse: closer to home than you think. Article from the Examiner.
Hired Power Announces

Hired Power Announces

Hired Power announces new member of the Monitoring services team.
Connecticut Juvenile Courts test using recovery coaches to help addicted parents

Connecticut Juvenile Courts test using recovery coaches to help addicted parents

The RSVP will use recovery specialists, also referred to as recovery coaches, who are trained in addiction to help guide parents to treatment and help them stay in it. If parents recover sooner, they can be reunified with their children sooner, and decrease foster care costs for the state.
Admissions for Prescription Painkiller Abuse on Rise

Admissions for Prescription Painkiller Abuse on Rise

Alcohol treatment still heads list but figures decline, report finds... TUESDAY, March 17 (HealthDay News) -- Admissions for treatment of prescription painkiller abuse in the United States have risen dramatically over the past decade, from 1 percent of all substance abuse admissions in 1997 to 5 percent in 2007, according to a government report released Tuesday.
NOW HIRING! TWO Full-Time Office Positions in the H.B. Office/ Orange County

NOW HIRING! TWO Full-Time Office Positions in the H.B. Office/ Orange County

NOW HIRING!TWO Full-Time Office Positions in the H.B. Office/ Orange County Recovery Care Monitor: Requires a CADC ...
Intensive Case Management Improves Abstinence

Intensive Case Management Improves Abstinence

Women with substance use disorders (SUDs) receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) have high rates of co-occurring mental health and social problems and experience severe and persistent barriers to employment. Women with substance use disorders (SUDs) receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) have high rates of co-occurring mental health and social problems and experience severe and persistent barriers to employment.
Prevention Education

Prevention Education

But what is really happening when alcohol and drug education gets squeezed in with an ever-growing list of requirements in thousands of schools across the nation? We asked 3,500 teachers, school administrators, and other educators to tell us. Find out what we learned, and tell a friend:
One Drug May Help People Both Lay Down The Drink And Put Out The Cigarette

One Drug May Help People Both Lay Down The Drink And Put Out The Cigarette

A popular smoking cessation drug dramatically reduced the amount a heavy drinker will consume, a new Yale School of Medicine study has found. Heavy-drinking smokers in a laboratory setting were much less likely to drink after taking the drug varenicline compared to those taking a placebo, according to a study published online in the journal Biological Psychiatry.
Study Sees Transatlantic Decline in Youth Marijuana Use

Study Sees Transatlantic Decline in Youth Marijuana Use

Adolescents in the U.S., Canada and most countries in Europe are using less marijuana, perhaps because they also are socializing less, according to researchers who reviewed previously published prevalence studies from dozens of countries.
U.S. Has Highest Levels of Illegal Drug Use

U.S. Has Highest Levels of Illegal Drug Use

In spite of the most stringent drug policies and punitive laws in the world, the united States also has the highest levels of lifetime illegal cocaine and marijuana use, according to a study of more than 54,000 people in 17 countires.
Treatment is Over. Now What if a Relapse Happens?

Treatment is Over. Now What if a Relapse Happens?

* Some of the most challenging aspects of recovery occur after treatment is over, because recovered people frequently suffer relapses. * Family preparation for the post-treatment period can help minimize the damage and disappointment of a relapse.
From Treatment to Sustained Recovery

From Treatment to Sustained Recovery

Professional treatment of alcohol and drug problems can start someone on the road to recovery, but a few weeks of treatment should not be mistaken for long-term recovery. If you have severe alcohol and other drug problems, you should know that successful recovery from these problems involves significant changes over time...
Substance abuse: closer to home than you think

Substance abuse: closer to home than you think

Substance abuse: closer to home than you think. Article from the Examiner.
Hired Power Announces

Hired Power Announces

Hired Power announces new member of the Monitoring services team.
Connecticut Juvenile Courts test using recovery coaches to help addicted parents

Connecticut Juvenile Courts test using recovery coaches to help addicted parents

The RSVP will use recovery specialists, also referred to as recovery coaches, who are trained in addiction to help guide parents to treatment and help them stay in it. If parents recover sooner, they can be reunified with their children sooner, and decrease foster care costs for the state.
Admissions for Prescription Painkiller Abuse on Rise

Admissions for Prescription Painkiller Abuse on Rise

Alcohol treatment still heads list but figures decline, report finds... TUESDAY, March 17 (HealthDay News) -- Admissions for treatment of prescription painkiller abuse in the United States have risen dramatically over the past decade, from 1 percent of all substance abuse admissions in 1997 to 5 percent in 2007, according to a government report released Tuesday.
NOW HIRING! TWO Full-Time Office Positions in the H.B. Office/ Orange County

NOW HIRING! TWO Full-Time Office Positions in the H.B. Office/ Orange County

NOW HIRING!TWO Full-Time Office Positions in the H.B. Office/ Orange County Recovery Care Monitor: Requires a CADC ...
Intensive Case Management Improves Abstinence

Intensive Case Management Improves Abstinence

Women with substance use disorders (SUDs) receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) have high rates of co-occurring mental health and social problems and experience severe and persistent barriers to employment. Women with substance use disorders (SUDs) receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) have high rates of co-occurring mental health and social problems and experience severe and persistent barriers to employment.
Prevention Education

Prevention Education

But what is really happening when alcohol and drug education gets squeezed in with an ever-growing list of requirements in thousands of schools across the nation? We asked 3,500 teachers, school administrators, and other educators to tell us. Find out what we learned, and tell a friend:
One Drug May Help People Both Lay Down The Drink And Put Out The Cigarette

One Drug May Help People Both Lay Down The Drink And Put Out The Cigarette

A popular smoking cessation drug dramatically reduced the amount a heavy drinker will consume, a new Yale School of Medicine study has found. Heavy-drinking smokers in a laboratory setting were much less likely to drink after taking the drug varenicline compared to those taking a placebo, according to a study published online in the journal Biological Psychiatry.
Study Sees Transatlantic Decline in Youth Marijuana Use

Study Sees Transatlantic Decline in Youth Marijuana Use

Adolescents in the U.S., Canada and most countries in Europe are using less marijuana, perhaps because they also are socializing less, according to researchers who reviewed previously published prevalence studies from dozens of countries.
U.S. Has Highest Levels of Illegal Drug Use

U.S. Has Highest Levels of Illegal Drug Use

In spite of the most stringent drug policies and punitive laws in the world, the united States also has the highest levels of lifetime illegal cocaine and marijuana use, according to a study of more than 54,000 people in 17 countires.
Treatment is Over. Now What if a Relapse Happens?

Treatment is Over. Now What if a Relapse Happens?

* Some of the most challenging aspects of recovery occur after treatment is over, because recovered people frequently suffer relapses. * Family preparation for the post-treatment period can help minimize the damage and disappointment of a relapse.
From Treatment to Sustained Recovery

From Treatment to Sustained Recovery

Professional treatment of alcohol and drug problems can start someone on the road to recovery, but a few weeks of treatment should not be mistaken for long-term recovery. If you have severe alcohol and other drug problems, you should know that successful recovery from these problems involves significant changes over time...

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