NIH-funded multi-site clinical trial suggests that smokers may also benefit.
09/30/16 6:00 am
A new national study shows for the first time how smoking bans in cities, states and counties led young people living in those areas to give up, or never take up, the use of cigarettes.
09/30/16 12:00 am
“Statistics are human beings with the tears wiped off.” CDC Director Tom Frieden reminded us of that Paul Brodeur quotation last year while talking to CDC workers about suicide – its devastation and its implications as a public-health issue. We don’t think this could ring more true for any topic that we work on here […]
09/29/16 4:14 pm
Study suggests half of opioids prescribed to dental surgery patients go unused, creating a surplus that may contribute to the opioid epidemic.
09/23/16 7:00 am
New evidence shows that long-term alcohol dependence can significantly disrupt a range of specific cognitive abilities, particularly as we age.
09/23/16 12:00 am
According to SAMHSA's National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), 23.2 million persons (9.4 percent of the U.S. population) aged 12 or older needed treatment for an illicit drug or alcohol use problem in 2007. Of these individuals, 2.4 million (10.4 percent of those who needed treatment) received treatment at a specialty facility (i.e., hospital, drug or alcohol rehabilitation or mental health center). Thus, 20.8 million persons (8.4 percent of the population aged 12 or older) needed treatment for an illicit drug or alcohol use problem but did not receive it. These estimates are similar to those in previous years.
The world of alcohol, drugs, and mental health residential treatment is a complex world; the need for more treatment centers is ever so needed. It is an opportunity for any individual or business to transform real estate investments into a revenue generator, or to help existing businesses generate additional streams of revenue. It also provides a valuable service for the economy. This service helps individuals help themselves and to become productive citizens once again. In the video below it displays some of the faces of this epidemic and shows that anyone could come in its grasp.