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Treatment Centers Support Forums | Treatment Centers Community http://treatmentcenters.com/forums/ en Mon, 21 Aug 2017 01:50:05 GMT vBulletin 60 http://treatmentcenters.com/forums/images/visionsgreen/misc/rss.jpg Treatment Centers Support Forums | Treatment Centers Community http://treatmentcenters.com/forums/ <![CDATA[The UK's Normalised Alcohol Problem]]> http://treatmentcenters.com/forums/showthread.php?t=25218&goto=newpost Sat, 19 Aug 2017 19:22:07 GMT Hospital admissions due to alcohol related problems are extremely high as excessive, episodic underage drinking is still prevalent in many parts of... Hospital admissions due to alcohol related problems are extremely high as excessive, episodic underage drinking is still prevalent in many parts of the country. In addition, a rise in young people applying for university paired with the unhealthy university drinking culture equals bad news for the UK's alcohol problem.



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Church offers addiction recovery http://treatmentcenters.com/forums/showthread.php?t=25217&goto=newpost Sat, 19 Aug 2017 19:22:07 GMT The Grove Church offers a Celebrate Recovery 12-step study for recovering addicts at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at its Kingston location. Officials... The Grove Church offers a Celebrate Recovery 12-step study for recovering addicts at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at its Kingston location. Officials considered expanding to the Lenoir City campus, but that will be determined at a later date.



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<![CDATA[Government's 'cashless welfare' program has reduced alcohol abuse in...]]> http://treatmentcenters.com/forums/showthread.php?t=25216&goto=newpost Sat, 19 Aug 2017 19:22:07 GMT The Government has introduced two key bills into Parliament this morning on the eve of a fortnight's break - one to increase the Medicare levy to help pay for the national disability insurance scheme; the other, legislation allowing the roll out of the Coalition's so-called 'cashless welfare card' into new communities. The system, currently being trialled in Ceduna in South Australia and in East Kimberley in Western Australia, quarantines 80 per cent welfare payments for food and other essential items so it can not be used to buy alcohol or fund gambling.



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Rescue Mission Fundraiser to Honor Denny Wayman http://treatmentcenters.com/forums/showthread.php?t=25215&goto=newpost Sat, 19 Aug 2017 19:22:07 GMT The Santa Barbara Rescue Mission will hold its 16th annual fundraiser 2 p.m. Oct. 7. at Rancho Dos Pueblos estate on Saturday, This year's theme Bonjour Bayou - A Tour de France features a casual outdoor event. Denny Wayman will be honored with the Lni F Bland Award.



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Can drinking a little bit help you live longer? http://treatmentcenters.com/forums/showthread.php?t=25214&goto=newpost Sat, 19 Aug 2017 19:22:07 GMT Having a little wine or beer to unwind most days may help lower the odds of a premature death as long as that drink or two doesn't routinely turn into more, a new study confirms. Researchers examined health survey data on more than 333,000 U.S. adults, following them for an average of about eight years to see how their drinking habits influenced their survival odds.



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Demi Lovato loves cigars http://treatmentcenters.com/forums/showthread.php?t=25213&goto=newpost Sat, 19 Aug 2017 19:22:07 GMT The 'Sorry Not Sorry' singer - who checked into rehab in 2010 to be treated for bulimia, self-harm, and drug and alcohol abuse - has turned her life around and admitted her only weaknesses now are an occasional smoke on a "special occasion" and sometimes a can of Red Bull. She said: "I love cigars.



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Why Do Stories of Change Inspire? http://treatmentcenters.com/forums/showthread.php?t=25212&goto=newpost Sat, 19 Aug 2017 19:22:07 GMT A staple of self-help groups like Alcoholics Anonymous is that people who have been through addiction and alcoholism will tell their stories of their... A staple of self-help groups like Alcoholics Anonymous is that people who have been through addiction and alcoholism will tell their stories of their journey from how they "hit bottom" to their road to recovery. These stories are meant to inspire change in other members of the community, and they do seem to have that effect.



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Alcohol May Become Problem For Weight-loss Surgery Patients http://treatmentcenters.com/forums/showthread.php?t=25211&goto=newpost Sat, 19 Aug 2017 19:22:07 GMT One in five patients who undergo one of the most popular weight-loss surgical procedures is likely to develop problems with alcohol, with symptoms... One in five patients who undergo one of the most popular weight-loss surgical procedures is likely to develop problems with alcohol, with symptoms sometimes not appearing until years after their surgery, according to one of the largest, longest-running studies of adults who got weight-loss surgery. The finding - reported online in Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, the journal of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery -indicates that bariatric surgery patients should receive long-term clinical follow-up to monitor for and treat alcohol use disorder, which includes alcohol abuse and dependence.



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Study on rising alcoholism called out http://treatmentcenters.com/forums/showthread.php?t=25210&goto=newpost Sat, 19 Aug 2017 19:22:07 GMT A study asserting that the rate of alcoholism in the US had increased by more than 49% between 2001 to 2013 has been criticised for using allegedly... A study asserting that the rate of alcoholism in the US had increased by more than 49% between 2001 to 2013 has been criticised for using allegedly compromised data to reach its conclusions, with a fellow federal study finding that alcoholism was in decline. n Jama Psychiatry that examined drinking patterns between 2002 and 2013 based on surveys of tens of thousands of American adults, the In that time period, overall alcohol use among adults increased from 65% to 72%, it said, with instances of high-risk drinking rising from 8.5% in 2001 to 12.7% in 2013 - a 49% increase - suggesting that nearly 30 million Americans now suffer from alcohol addiction.



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<![CDATA[South Side News & Notes]]> http://treatmentcenters.com/forums/showthread.php?t=25209&goto=newpost Sat, 19 Aug 2017 19:22:07 GMT Families dealing with a loved one's addiction are invited to take part in the free Community Reinforcement and Family Training program Aug. 28-30 at Summit County Public Health, 1867 W. Market St. The free program, offered by the Summit County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board, has three major goals: decrease the family member's substance use; get the substance user into treatment; and increase the concerned family member's own happiness, independent of the substance user's treatment status. The training is appropriate for anyone with a family member, close friend or other loved one suffering from drug or alcohol addiction or for paraprofessionals working with family members of addicted individuals.



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Via Alcoholics Anonymous Cleveland http://treatmentcenters.com/forums/showthread.php?t=25208&goto=newpost Wed, 16 Aug 2017 21:43:12 GMT Earlier this year, WEEKLY STANDARD senior editor Christopher Caldwell wrote the single best piece on the opioid crisis in America. In Mosaic... Earlier this year, WEEKLY STANDARD senior editor Christopher Caldwell wrote the single best piece on the opioid crisis in America. In Mosaic Magazine, he's just published another great piece on the topic of addiction: "Why There Is No Secular Substitute for Alcoholics Anonymous."



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Study: 1 in 8 US adults has alcohol use disorder http://treatmentcenters.com/forums/showthread.php?t=25207&goto=newpost Wed, 16 Aug 2017 21:43:12 GMT Since the early 2000s, researchers estimate the number of American adults with alcohol use disorder jumped 49 percent. That means 1 in 8 American... Since the early 2000s, researchers estimate the number of American adults with alcohol use disorder jumped 49 percent. That means 1 in 8 American adults could be classified as a person with alcoholism .



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Pot compound alters levels of seizure drug in epilepsy patients http://treatmentcenters.com/forums/showthread.php?t=25206&goto=newpost Wed, 16 Aug 2017 21:43:12 GMT Scientists experimenting with the marijuana compound cannabidiol as an epilepsy treatment must evaluate any interactions with other anti-seizure... Scientists experimenting with the marijuana compound cannabidiol as an epilepsy treatment must evaluate any interactions with other anti-seizure drugs patients are taking, researchers report. The new research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham suggests cannabidiol affects blood levels of several anti-seizure drugs, especially clobazam.



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Drink to your health? It depends on how much drinking you do, study shows http://treatmentcenters.com/forums/showthread.php?t=25205&goto=newpost Wed, 16 Aug 2017 21:43:12 GMT A drink a day reduced death risk in a study of studies. A drink a day reduced death risk in a study of studies. More...... A drink a day reduced death risk in a study of studies. A drink a day reduced death risk in a study of studies.



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Gambling addiction health issues spike among SA women http://treatmentcenters.com/forums/showthread.php?t=25204&goto=newpost Wed, 16 Aug 2017 21:43:12 GMT The South African Responsible Gambling Foundation said gambling addiction takes a shorter time to set in among women, as compared to their male... The South African Responsible Gambling Foundation said gambling addiction takes a shorter time to set in among women, as compared to their male counterparts. "This is typical of the condition, which is most often accompanied by other disorders.



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