To raise awareness about addiction and how it affects the entire family, Enterhealth – a science-based drug and alcohol addiction treatment company based in Dallas – recently hosted an intimate evening event with Mariel Hemingway, an Academy Award-nominated actress and the granddaughter of Ernest Hemingway.
Enterhealth, a preeminent Dallas-based drug and alcohol addiction treatment company, is affirming its commitment to treating addiction with a unique, science-based model by announcing its plans for a significant expansion project of Enterhealth Ranch, its residential treatment facility, over the next three years. The $3 million expansion exemplifies Enterhealth’s vision to continue to positively impact the lives of individuals struggling with addiction, as it has transformed countless lives since its inception in 2008.
In recognition of Alcohol Awareness Month, addiction experts at Enterhealth, a Dallas-based drug and alcohol addiction treatment company, are urging people to think twice before raising a glass of alcohol this April. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), more than 100,000 Americans die from alcohol-related causes, making it the third leading cause of death behind cancer and heart disease. That’s an average of 241 people per day who die because of alcohol, or 10 per hour.
Enterhealth, a Dallas-based drug and alcohol addiction treatment company, has come out in support of current efforts made this month by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide clearer guidelines for doctors and providers for prescribing opioid medications. Enterhealth Chief Medical Strategist Harold Clifton Urschel III, M.D., M.M.A., author of the 2009 New York Times bestseller Healing the Addicted Brain, suggests that the burden for stemming the growing opiate epidemic lies heavily on those providers who are currently overprescribing.
Around 500 health and human service professionals, including psychologists, social workers and licensed counselors filled the Fort Worth Convention Center Ballroom, listening as experts explained the impact of childhood trauma during the “2016 Recognize Trauma Symposium”, hosted by the Mental Health Connection of Tarrant County.