Category results for "Recovery"

Ohio Governor Announces $36 Million in Drug Treatment and Work Readiness Funds

Ohio Governor John R. Kasich has announced $36 million in new drug treatment and work readiness funds. The funds are designed to help people addicted to prescription drugs get treatment so they can go back to work.

New Service Matches Clinicians with Mentors to Help Treat Patients’ Substance Abuse

A free nationwide service has been launched to help primary care providers who are looking for help in identifying and advising substance-abusing patients.

Newborns Dependent on Painkillers Emerge as Challenge

As the problem of prescription drug abuse grows, an increasing number of babies are being born dependent on painkillers, The New York Times reports.

Most Alcohol Abusers Don’t Think They Need Treatment

Only 1.2 percent of the 7.4 million American adults whose alcohol abuse is untreated think they need help, a new report shows.

‘America Honors Recovery’ Seeks Nominations

Know someone who’s in long-term recovery from dependence on alcohol or other drugs who’s done a top-notch job for many years of giving back to his or her community?

Watch ’Free The Bowl 2011’ Winning Videos

SAN RAFAEL, CA - Five young people ages 10 to 20 were awarded prizes for their entertaining counter-beer ads at Free The Bowl World Premiere 2011 in San Rafael, California. The national competition drew 63 entries from 10 different states and…

Study: AA Can Help Women Leaving Prison Cut Drinking

Regular attendance at Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings appears to have a positive impact on reducing drinking among women released from incarceration, according to a new study.

Study Suggests Spirituality is Key to AA

According to new research, spirituality may be a key part of what makes Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) effective.

Slippery Slope: Assessing Costs of Risky Behavior

Putting a price tag on social ills is a common way to garner media attention, and if the numbers are scary enough, they can have a real impact on public opinion — and by extension, on public policy.

Teens Tapped to Fight Teen Smoking

Programs in the United States and the United Kingdom are tapping teens to take anti-smoking messages to their peers.

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