Moderate drinking is associated with a lower risk of several, but not all, cardiovascular diseases, finds a large study of UK adults published by The BMJ.
03/24/17 12:00 am
Consumption of the synthetic drug MDPV - a powerful psychostimulant known as 'cannibal drug'- in adolescence, can increase vulnerability of cocaine addiction during adulthood, according to a study...
03/24/17 12:00 am
People who mix highly caffeinated energy drinks with their alcoholic beverages may be at increased risk for injury, according to a review in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.
03/22/17 12:00 am
Our nation’s college campuses are experiencing a surge in demand for mental health services. About 1 in 10 incoming freshmen reports feeling depressed frequently. The 2015 Annual Report for the Center for Collegiate Mental Health states that the use of college counseling centers grew by 30 percent, even though enrollment only increased by 5 percent. […]
03/20/17 10:58 am
A new review published online in the scientific journal Addiction has found that dental patients with substance use disorders have more tooth decay and periodontal disease than the general...
03/16/17 6:00 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.