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Choices Recovery Releases New Videos in 2016 Sundance Series

In the second installment of videos in their 2016 EcoLuxe Lounge Sundance FilmFestival Celebrity Interviews, Choices Recovery, a holistic treatment center for substance abuse located in Central Michigan, has shared some of the conversations that took place over the weekend of January 23rd and 24th. As sponsor of the EcoLuxe Lounge, a red-carpet event that showcases some of the world’s top providers of eco-friendly and holistic goods and services that makes appearances at Sundance, the Oscars, and the Emmy Awards among others, Choices Recovery hosted a Media Center where dozens of the EcoLuxe attendees chatted with special guest host How2Girl Courtney Sixx. “Our mission is more than just the rehabilitation of people struggling with the effects of addiction in their lives,” commented Choices Recovery founder Per Wickstrom. “If we want to truly make a difference in people’s lives, and to make a difference in the fight against drug and alcohol abuse that our society faces

Study Debunks Claim That Drug Treatment Centers Are Unsafe

Violent crimes are less likely to occur near outpatient drug treatment centers than near liquor and corner stores, a new study finds. The findings challenge claims that drug treatment centers attract criminals, according to the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers. The researchers examined 2011 data about violent crime in areas near 53 publicly funded drug treatment centers in Baltimore. They found that areas around 53 liquor and corner stores had 25 percent more murders, rapes, assaults and robberies per business. The study didn't include crimes that actually occurred in the liquor and corner stores, because they are known to be robbed more often than drug treatment centers. The study was published recently in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. "Our findings show that drug treatment centers pose no additional risk of violence above and beyond any traditional business in the community," study author C. Debra Furr-Holden said in a Bloo