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What Are the Long-Term Effects of an Alcohol Overdose in Teens?

Posted on February 16th, 2017

An alcohol overdose (i.e., alcohol poisoning) occurs when you consume alcohol at a rate fast enough to severely suppress normal activity in the body’s central nervous system (brain and spinal cord). Every year, tens of thousands of teenagers throughout America expose themselves to an overdose risk by participating in a dangerous practice called binge drinking. In the short-term, alcohol poisoning can have severe or even fatal consequences for any teen or adult. In addition, teenagers who survive an overdose may experience age-specific brain effects that linger for a lifetime.

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High Suicide Rate Among Veterinarians Prompts Calls for Intervention

Posted on November 23rd, 2015

Results from the first mental health survey of U.S. veterinarians show that the people who care for our beloved pets contemplate taking their own lives at three times the national average. Specifically, the recent study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that veterinarians suffer from serious psychiatric disorders and feelings of hopelessness and worthlessness at two to three times the rate of the general population.

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Rock Musicians in Recovery Help Addicted Young Adults at Promises West L.A. Chart a New Course

Posted on January 6th, 2015

Founded by former Korn guitarist Wesley Geer, Rock to Recovery shows addicted young adults that sobriety can be fun in weekly jam sessions at Promises West L.A.

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 6, 2015 – On any given Friday at Promises West L.A., the sound of young adults in recovery singing and wailing on guitars, drums, shakers and other instruments can be heard drifting out across the sunny courtyard.

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Promises Treatment Centers Welcomes New Marketing Director

Posted on January 5th, 2015

Brie C. Rosenfield, MA, MFT, joins Promises Treatment Centers as marketing director.

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 2, 2015 – Promises Treatment Centers welcomes Brie C. Rosenfield as marketing director. Rosenfield holds a master’s degree in clinical psychology from Antioch University in Los Angeles and a bachelor’s degree in communications from Boston University. She is also a licensed marriage and family therapist. Rosenfield has been director of business development and program director for a dual diagnosis drug and alcohol treatment facility, and previously served as director of business development for Promises Treatment Centers.

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Celebrate Recovery Month with Promises and The Promises Foundation at the 9th Annual Polo in the Palisades Charity Event

Posted on September 11th, 2014

In honor of Recovery Month, The Promises Foundation will host its 9th Annual Polo in the Palisades Charity Event to benefit Miriam’s House.

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 9, 2014 – On Saturday, September 27, 2014, Promises and The Promises Foundation will sponsor the 9th Annual Polo in the Palisades charity event to benefit Miriam’s House.

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Professionals Treatment at Promises Welcomes New Executive Director

Posted on August 12th, 2014

SallyAnn Cross, LCSW, joins Professionals Treatment at Promises as executive director.

Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 – Professionals Treatment at Promises welcomes SallyAnn Cross, LCSW, as its executive director. In this role, Ms. Cross will oversee the addiction treatment program for professionals as well as collate systems and processes and streamline quality assurance and utilization management.

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Promises and The Promises Foundation Celebrate Recovery Month with 8th Annual ‘Polo in the Palisades’ Charity Event

Posted on August 14th, 2013

In honor of Recovery Month, The Promises Foundation will host its 8th Annual Polo in the Palisades charity event to benefit Miriam’s House.

On Sept. 28, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Will Rogers State Park in Pacific Palisades, California, The Promises Foundation will bring together people in the entertainment, business, legal and recovery communities to help change the lives of low-income families in need at its 8th Annual Polo in the Palisades charity event benefiting Miriam’s House.

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