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Woman opens up about alcoholic past to help others with drinking problems
LifeWorks counselling centre, Dubai: provides alcohol abuse counselling. Call 04 394 2464, email info@lifeworksdubai.com or log on to www.counsellingdubai.com. National Rehabilitation Centre, Abu Dhabi: provides treatment for the abuse of alcohol and …
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An uncommon barrier to getting help for alcohol addiction
April is Alcohol Awareness Month. I can just hear some of you now: “As if we didn't have enough awareness of alcohol.” And yes, alcohol use, and abuse, is so ubiquitous in our popular culture as to foster indifference.
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Substance abuse program for the homeless expands
"It offers help to people who have run into tough times and are trying to get a job but need to conquer their substance or alcohol abuse problems in doing that. Anything we can do to support that is surely needed in our community more than we probably …
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Pilot Dauphin County program helps prison inmates continue substance abuse
A new state pilot program will ensure that Dauphin County prison inmates who need drug and alcohol counseling will continue receiving treatment once they are released from prison. The pilot, which involves Dauphin County and five other counties, will …
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Drug and alcohol recovery center won't be allowed near Woodside, supes decide
A drug and alcohol recovery center cannot open in a forested area of unincorporated Woodside, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors unanimously decided Tuesday. The board's decision struck down the planning commission's approval of the project.
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Helpline in Dobbs Ferry Aids in Drug and Alcohol Abuse Recovery
A new helpline in Dobbs Ferry, NY benefits teens in search of help overcoming drug and alcohol abuse. LIGHTNING RELEASES (4/7/2014) – Alcoholism is a serious illness. Will power is good to have, but unfortunately, for teens facing a drug or alcohol …
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Bay Area Recovery Center Introduces New Drug Treatment Services in Houston
Finding a drug and alcohol treatment center has never been easy, but even with many options available it can be quite daunting to choose the right one. Bay Area Recovery Center intends to make such a task much easier. Serving Houston and its …
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Treatment center exec: Drinking at middle school is 'a flag, not just for the
And the incident, which took place at about 12:12 p.m., serves as a "clear indication" of the substance abuse problem facing the borough's youth, according to one leader in Staten Island's treatment community. "That's a flag, not just for the school …
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Heroin addicts face barriers to treatment
Of the 23.1 million Americans who needed treatment for drugs or alcohol in 2012, only 2.5 million people received aid at a specialty facility, according to the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Heroin addicts are a …
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A gaping hole in addiction treatment
More than 23 million Americans needed treatment for an alcohol or drug problem in 2012, but only about 11 percent received it, according to estimates from the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). In Calhoun County …
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Despite Affordable Care Act, a gaping hole in addiction treatment
More than 23 million Americans needed treatment for an alcohol or drug problem in 2012 but only 11% received it, according to estimates from the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Under the decades-old federal …
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Mobile app may help people recovering from alcohol abuse: study
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A mobile app aimed at keeping people recovering from alcohol abuse sober appears to cut down on the number of days they drink, according to a new study. More recovering alcohol abusers also reported total abstinence from …
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Elgin's Renz Center urging alcohol-free weekend
ELGIN — April is Alcohol Awareness Month, and Renz Addiction Counseling Center is encouraging residents to participate in a community-wide three day Alcohol-Free Weekend, April 4-6. This weekend is aimed at raising public awareness about the use of …
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