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Brett quit smoking four years ago, well after losing most of his teeth. By his mid-30s, gum disease from tobacco smoking had ravaged the bones and tissue supporting his teeth — 16 removed in one surgery. At 42, nearly toothless, Brett still smoked.
He soberly looks at the viewer in a new “scared straight” television ad as he shares his story, hoping smokers will take heed and quit.
“My tip to you is, your smile says a lot about you,” says the New Mexico resident, who pauses to laboriously remove his fake teeth. He opens wide, displaying the void. “What does this say about you?”
His discomfiting ordeal is part of the latest batch of “you can do it” ads in a campaign featuring ex-smokers sharing their smoking-related health traumas. Produced by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the gripping online, radio and TV spots offer an 800-QUITNOW phone line and practical get-started advice, plus other support to stop smoking. Read More
Robert Weiss, LCSW, CSAT-S, international addiction expert, speaker, author, clinician and founder of the Sexual Recovery Institute, embraces a new brain study by the University of Cambridge that provides powerful evidence that sex addictio...Read More
By Nancy Wride — Oh they showed all the signs of alcohol intoxication — the weaving, the poky movement. That was before the worms had brain surgery. By tweaking a molecular channel in the tiny animal’s brain, neurologists ...Read More
July 15, 2014 — Craig Franke, MD, will join Promises Austin, a holistic addiction treatment center just outside of Austin, Texas, in mid-July. His team will include a 24-hour nursing staff, doctorate-level psychologist, nutritionist a...Read More
Promises Treatment Centers is a CARF-accredited, dual-diagnosis addiction treatment center specializing in treating a wide variety of addictions, such as alcoholism, cocaine addiction, prescription drug abuse, and marijuana abuse.
Many of our staff are published authors and go-to experts quoted regularly in the national media. When you come to an Elements program, you benefit from the expertise of some of the most well-respected names in addiction treatment.
Elements, Promises, The Ranch, and SRI sponsor CEU events throughout the year for clinicians and other professionals. Topics range from pharmalogical treatments for addictive disorders to working with resistant eating disorder patients to the impact of technology on sexual compulsivity. Visit EBH Events to learn more and register for events throughout the United States.