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Drinking and Driving Rises During the Holidays
An Interview with Dede Beasley, Equine Therapist at The Ranch
Rising Number of Professionals Turn to Alcohol Abuse
Professionals Treatment at Promises
It's Not Just for ADHD Anymore: College Students Using Amphetamines to Boost Their Grades
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Addiction Intervention | December 14, 2011
With the advent of the holiday season, opportunities to get together with friends and family abound. After-work socials, company parties and friendly gatherings seem to fill the calendar. Unfortunately, highway traffic statistics tell us that during the season of good cheer, the number of people who consume alcohol and then get behind the wheel of their car also goes up.
Highway safety data show that the number of arrests for drunk driving and the number of alcohol-related accidents soars alarmingly during the time between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day.
The Ranch | December 12, 2011
Horses are part of Dede Beasley's DNA. She has been riding since she was a little girl, joining a long line of equestrian experts in her family.
Growing up, day-to-day life wasn't always easy. As a child of two erratic alcoholics, Dede struggled with eating disorders, alcoholism, abusive relationships and trauma through adolescence and young adulthood.
"Animals in childhood and recovery in adulthood are my two saving graces," Dede says.
Promises | November 25, 2011
Alcoholics do not fit one stereotype, they are a wide array of people. An international behavioral health conference in Ireland uncovered alarming statistics that many alcoholics around us are actually professionals including doctors, bankers, and lawyers that we rely on to be in control of our health and finances.
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Professionals Treatment at Promises (PTP) has been designed to provide exceptional service to clients and referring professionals. Our goal is to deliver a new level of excellence by building on the tradition of success achieved over the past 25 years by State Physician Health Programs (PHPs).
Lock the Cabinet | December 13, 2011
Young college students today grew up in an academic world where the letters ADHD were surfacing as a commonly mentioned acronym in elementary school offices. Medicines were discreetly and carefully distributed to select students who suffered from attention deficit disorder. Today, millions of people receive ADHD prescription medication and the drug is casually getting into the hands of students who do not even have ADHD. Today's young adults are using these medications to enhance their grades.