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One in 10 High School Seniors Have Used Narcotic Painkillers

... of psychiatry at Columbia University and addiction psychiatrist at the New York State Psychiatric ... behaviors who will need, benefit or accept opiate addiction treatments." Kosten said, "These adolescents ... professor, psychiatry, Columbia University, and addiction psychiatrist, New York State Psychiatric ...

The Caryl Ehrlich Program Discusses Food Addiction on HealthyPlace.com

... Ehrlich Program and author of Conquer Your Food addiction (Free Press) will appear on Healthy Place TV ( ... at 8:30p.m. (EDT) addressing her specialty food addiction as well as sharing her own battle with food addiction and weight loss. Caryl Ehrlich, a former ...

Clyde C. Tuggle, Senior Vice President at The Coca-Cola Company, Elected to CASA* Board

... /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Center on addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University ... the nation's attitude about substance abuse and addiction with publication of his book, HIGH SOCIETY: How ... . * The National Center on addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University is ...

Jackson Tragedy May Serve to Educate Public on Addiction, Says American Society of Addiction Medicine

... According to the American Society of addiction Medicine (ASAM), the tragedy of Michael Jackson's ... this disease and their families can get the best addiction care available. addiction to alcohol, tobacco, prescription and other ...

Omar S. Manejwala, MD Speaks Out Nationally on Diprivan/Propofol Abuse

... Williamsburg Place , one of the nation's leading addiction treatment centers, has offered to provide expert ... causes including depression, PTSD, alcoholism or addiction to other agents. With repeated self-administration, these individuals develop the brain disease of addiction and their use becomes compulsive, rather than ...

Omar S. Manejwala, MD Speaks Out Nationally on Diprivan/Propofol Abuse

... Williamsburg Place, one of the nation's leading addiction treatment centers, has offered to provide expert ... Williamsburg Place , one of the nation's leading addiction treatment centers, has offered to provide expert ... causes including depression, PTSD, alcoholism or addiction to other agents. With repeated ...

Addiction Treatment Will Help Make Health Reform Affordable, New Analysis Shows

... White Paper Details "Unforeseen Benefits" of addiction Treatment WASHINGTON, July 16 ... to an analysis released today by the Closing the addiction Treatment Gap (CATG) initiative. The white paper, "Unforeseen Benefits: addiction Treatment Reduces Health Care Costs," cites ...

Addiction scientists call for end to executions for drug offenders

... of human rights. So write a group of prominent addiction scientists who believe that the international addiction community has a responsibility to support the ... online today in the August issue of the journal addiction , argues that capital punishment is not an ...

A comprehensive review of addiction to prescription painkillers among patients and physicians

... potential tragedies, of prescription chemical addiction and abuse are being discussed, these articles offer crucial overview, direction and optimism. addiction to and abuse of prescription opioid drugs are ... Keen awareness by family and friends of potential addiction is crucial for physicians and other health care ...

Narconon Graduate Successfully Recovers From Prescription Drug Abuse

... CNN's Rick Sanchez, Ramsy shared his story of addiction and recovery and how he got help, finally ending ... Starting off with pot, Ramsy's drug addiction soon escalated and he started using pills and ... drugs. Before he knew it, he had developed an addiction to opiates and prescription pain medication and ...

National Expert on Prescription Drug Abuse, Addicted Physicians Available for Media Interviews From Hazelden

... for media interviews about the dangers of addiction to prescription drugs - a growing problem that ... the complicated disease of addiction, especially addiction to painkillers and other prescription drugs. A board member of the American Society of addiction Medicine with 20 years of experience ...

America's Silent Crisis: Addiction -- Downturn Fuels Rising Drug and Alcohol Abuse, Phoenix House Study Reveals

... today, reflecting the devastating impact that addiction is having on individuals, families, and ... have been seeing strong signs of an increase in addiction among those who have been hurt in the financial ... To gauge public perception and awareness of addiction levels since the economy's sharp turn last fall, ...

Study finds that tobacco companies changed design of cigarettes without alerting smokers

... those alterations might have on their levels of addiction or harm. "I hope the FDA requires disclosure ... are disallowed if shown to increase appeal, addiction and harm," said Greg Connolly, director of the ... they have been scientifically shown to reduce addiction or harm. ...

New Poll Finds Most Americans Support Including Treatment for Drug and Alcohol Addiction in National Health Care Reform; All Demographics Report Personal Experience With the Disease

... Closing the addiction Treatment Gap (CATG) Poll Shows Widespread ... -- A new poll conducted for the Closing the addiction Treatment Gap (CATG) initiative found that, ... ensure that all people who need alcohol or drug addiction treatment have access to quality treatment ...

Desert Oasis Recovery, an Albuquerque, New Mexico Based Drug and Alcohol Rehab Treatment Center Announces Their New Day Treatment Addiction Treatment Program

... an Albuquerque, New Mexico based drug and alcohol addiction treatment center, announces their new day treatment addiction treatment program. A day treatment program includes most aspects of an inpatient addiction treatment program and is well suited for those ...

Desert Oasis Recovery, an Albuquerque, New Mexico Based Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Center Announces a New Prescription Drug Addiction Treatment Program

... an Albuquerque, New Mexico Based Drug and Alcohol addiction Treatment Center Announces a New Prescription Drug addiction Treatment Program. Prescription drug addiction is complicated and the least understood of all ...

Evaluation shows $167 million investment improves community mental health system, but many still in need

... all those in need. Led by the Centre for addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)'s Dr. Paula Goering, ... Mental Health Association, Ontario Centre for addiction and Mental Health Ministry of Health and ... Ontario Federation of Community Mental Health and addiction Programs Ontario Mental Health Foundation ...

Early stimulus funding supports research in adolescent addiction

... an unusual study that may help reduce marijuana addiction among teens by testing a novel medication. ... topiramate to see if it helps reduce marijuana addiction among high-school students. Topiramate has been ... in mid-June at the Brown Center for Alcohol and addiction Studies. Miranda expects to enroll about 60 ...

The Rev. Michael J. O'Connell Assumes Chairmanship of Hazelden Foundation Board of Trustees

... private, not-for-profit alcohol and drug addiction treatment centers, announced today that the Rev. ... to help people sustain lifelong recovery from addiction to drugs and alcohol." O'Connell currently ... Hazelden offers a comprehensive approach to addiction that addresses the full range of patient, family, ...

National Partnership to Meet, Evaluate Addiction Treatment as Component of New Justice Programs

... founder Stephen Talpins calls the vital role of addiction treatment in the management of alcohol-involved ... presentations on the latest clinical research on addiction treatment and its application to criminal ... Mark Publicker, president of the Maine Society of addiction Medicine and medical director ...

Edward Diehl Receives Outstanding Achievement Award From the American College of Addiction Treatment Administrators (ACATA)

... for outstanding contributions in the field of addiction treatment administration and management presented ... annual conference of the National Association of addiction Treatment Providers. PALM BEACH GARDENS, ... -- The recently held National Association of addiction Treatment Providers annual leadership conference ...

Translating science-based treatments into clinical settings

... of a new title in psychology; Evidence-Based addiction Treatment by Peter Miller, PhD. The growing ... is now an important priority. Evidence-Based addiction Treatment provides a state-of-the-art ... and contributions by well-known researchers on addiction treatment. Miller gives students the simple ways ...

New CASA* Report Finds Federal, State and Local Governments Spend Almost Half a Trillion Dollars a Year on Substance Abuse and Addiction

... /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Substance abuse and addiction cost federal, state and local governments at ... report released today by The National Center on addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia ... spending on the burden of substance abuse and addiction -- $207.2 billion, or 58 percent -- was for ...

Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... the use of CPP-109 for the treatment of cocaine addiction by the end of the second quarter of 2009. ... of CPP-109 in the treatment of methamphetamine addiction during the third quarter of 2009. Furthermore, we ... of prescription drugs for the treatment of addiction and obsessive-compulsive disorders. The Company ...

Economy Impacts People Seeking Treatment for Addiction - 80% Increase Over Last Year

... seeking treatment for painkiller or heroin addiction compared to April of 2008. As of this morning May ... patients tell us they are trying to get into addiction treatment before their insurance runs out. Others ... spreads that new pharmaceutical treatments for addiction are safe and effective, patients are flocking to ...

Nation's Substance Abuse Problem Will Be Solved Only if Patients Are Given Same-Time, Same-Place Access to Mental Health Services, Says Leading Expert

... premier treatment center for emotional trauma and addiction that offers female-specific treatment. ... abuse clients do not learn that drug and alcohol addiction often co-occurs with other disorders until they seek drug or alcohol addiction treatment. "Without a co-occuring ...

G & G Holistic Addiction Treatment Uses Innovative Use of Oxygen Therapy Which Restores Mind and Body in Drug Rehab

... G & G Holistic addiction Treatment has added the use of Mild Hyperbarics ... - North Miami Beach, FL - G & G Holistic addiction Treatment has added the use of Mild Hyperbarics ... later. Our vision at G & G Holistic addiction Treatment is to set the highest professional ...

Almost 1 in 10 Young Video Game Users 'Addicted'

... players -- fully 8.5 percent -- exhibit signs of addiction to gaming, a new study has found. These kids ... first to document the prevalence of video game addiction using a nationally representative sample of ... When Gentile began studying video game addiction in 1999, he, too, was a skeptic. "Addiction has ...

Statement by Joseph A. Califano, Jr., Chairman and President, The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University and Former U.S. Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare on New York State's Action Council

... Chairman and President, The National Center on addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University : ... and recognizing how substance abuse and addiction affects state agencies whose mission encompasses ... forward in the fight against substance abuse and addiction and I commend the Governor and the Commissioner ...

UCI researchers find new way to fight cocaine addiction

... the interaction of MCH and dopamine in cocaine addiction and show that it occurs in the nucleus accumbens, ... forebrain believed to play an important role in addiction and feelings of pleasure and fear. Study results ... to target MCH may lead to new treatments to break addiction to cocaine and, possibly, other drugs, like ...

Is it Really About Alcohol? The Truth About Alcohol Abuse in Women

... on alcohol, according to the National Center on addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University . ... that helps women overcome emotional trauma and addiction challenges, is working to raise awareness about ... out emotional pain, often not realizing that an addiction has developed because they are doing something ...

Closing the Addiction Treatment Gap Initiative Highlights Opportunities for New 'Drug Czar'

... -- The Open Society Institute's Closing the addiction Treatment Gap (CATG) today said key opportunities ... that has surrounded the U.S. approach to addiction issues for decades. "The new director can ... realizes that America instead needs an 'Office of addiction Prevention and Treatment' that truly ...

The Rev. Joseph C. Martin, Leading Authority on Alcoholism and Addiction Treatment, Dies at 84

... who co-founded Father Martin's Ashley, an addiction treatment center in Havre de Grace, MD, died ... than 40,000 people suffering from the disease of addiction and has provided program services to their ... Forbes magazine ranked it as one of the top ten addiction treatment facilities in the country. Today, ...

56-Year-Old Grandmother Heads to Antarctica to Run Her Seventh Worldwide Marathon in Under a Year

... million dollars for Caron Treatment Center 's addiction scholarship program that helps families in need ... Katherine who we almost lost to a methamphetamine addiction forever." Caron is a nonprofit addiction treatment center that helps those affected by ...

Catalyst to Focus Resources on its Lead Indication for CPP-109; Cocaine Addiction

... CPP-109 for the treatment of methamphetamine addiction and will instead convert that trial to a smaller ... fully enrolled, with 186 patients at 11 leading addiction research facilities around the United States, and ... of prescription drugs for the treatment of addiction and obsessive-compulsive disorders. The Company ...

Nausea Drug Shows Promise Against Opioid Addiction

... side effects caused by existing treatments for addiction to these drugs. Initial tests in mice showed ... the symptoms of withdrawal, does not lead to addiction and can be taken at home," Chu added. The ... effectiveness of ondansetron in treating opioid addiction and to conduct a clinical study to determine the ...

Author's Unwelcome Sequel Brings Light to Addiction

... the repetition of his son's seemingly endless addiction to heroin FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Path to addiction ... 'and other troubles we are born to know'" ( ... Landon," was driven by his son Landon's heroin addiction and was written while Landon was in jail. "The ...

Statewide Anti-Smoking Campaign Takes New Approach in Curbing Teen Smoking

... campaign that harnesses the realities of tobacco addiction for an audience age 12 to 17. Its launch, today, ... it was discovered that forfeiting control to addiction was more relevant to teens than the health ... Ultimately, the idea of focusing the campaign on addiction was affirmed by both local and national research. ...

Three-Quarters of Americans Believe Health Insurance Should Pay for Addiction Treatment, Yet Most Don't Know If Their Health Plan Covers Substance-Abuse Care, Says New Hazelden Survey

... that health insurance should cover the cost of addiction treatment - yet most consumers have no idea if ... to the first-ever "Public Attitudes Toward addiction Survey" from Hazelden, the national nonprofit ... that most Americans (77 percent) agree that addiction treatment should be part of healthcare reform. ...

CASA* Evaluation of Welfare Demonstration Program in New Jersey Finds Effective Approach to Addiction Recovery and Employment

... women on welfare that treats substance abuse and addiction as a chronic disease promises better outcomes of ... a new White Paper by The National Center on addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia ... years. "Risky substance use and addiction constitute this nation's number one public health ...
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