WCUI Subsidiary CNS-Wellness Enters Into a Partnership With Nationally Renowned Substance Treatment Facility
TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 20, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CNS-Wellness Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Wellness Center USA, Inc. (WCUI), announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Caron Renaissance (Boca Raton, FL) to initiate a neuro-therapy pilot program for its alcohol and drug abuse patients.
Caron Treatment Centers is a nationally recognized non-profit provider of alcohol and drug addiction treatment. With more than 50 years in the field, Caron Renaissance (Caron) is one of the most prestigious treatment facilities in the country. Caron pioneered the Florida Model of alcohol and drug treatment and is a longer-term, 261 bed adult rehabilitation center. The expert staff at Caron Renaissance specializes in dual-diagnosis and alternative addiction treatment rehabilitation, providing services to patients 18 years of age and older.
Using a leading edge and unique brain-based approach to the treatment of substance abuse and craving disorders, CNS Wellness (CNS) will offer services to the patients for The Neuro-Rehab Program at Caron Renaissance and Caron Ocean Drive. When treating substance abuse and dependence, CNS's approach can make the difference between success and relapse by resetting the brain's addiction network. The pilot program will start in the month of September, 2013 at the Boca Raton, Florida facility.
CNS's Brain mapping identifies dis-regulation in brain function. Neuro-therapy helps with stimulation and feedback to restore brain function to the norm. This is one of the goals of neuro-rehabilitation, and this important component is often overlooked or ignored at other recovery programs and centers.
"The addition of a neuro-rehabilitation program for Caron Renaissance has been a component of a complete program of recovery that we have wanted to include for some time now. We are excited to be able to partner with industry leader CNS Wellness," said Sid Goodman, Executive Director of Caron Renaissance and Caron Ocean Drive of Boca Raton.
"CNS's brain-based approach to assessment, combined with our multimodal neuro-therapy modalities, is ideally suited to broadening the options for care delivery in the Caron Renaissance recovery population," said Dr. William Lambos of CNS. Results from thousands of peer-reviewed journal articles support the efficacy of neuro-therapy in clinical studies: 85% of clients report significant improvement.
According to Mr. Andrew Kandalepas, CEO of Wellness Center USA, Inc., "The growth of CNS's treatment model into the substance abuse and dependence area is a natural extension of our brain-based approach to behavioral health issues. It represents the next stage of evolution in WCUI's development as a leading-edge health care organization."
Alcoholism: Alcohol is the most commonly used addictive substance in the U.S., affecting 17.6 million people, or 1 in every 12 adults. More than 50% of all adults have a family history of alcoholism, and more than 7 million children live in a household where at least one parent is dependent or has abused alcohol.
Drug Dependence: 20 million Americans ages 12 or older (8% percent of the U.S. population) used an illegal drug in the past 30 days. Additionally, the abuse of prescription drugs is growing, with an estimated 48 million Americans ages 12 and older (20% of the U.S. population) using prescription drugs for nonmedical reasons.
About Caron Renaissance:
Caron Renaissance (https://www.caronrenaissance.org/) located in Boca Raton, Florida, pioneered the Florida Model of alcohol and drug treatment and is a longer-term, 261 bed adult rehabilitation center. The expert staff at Caron Renaissance specializes in dual-diagnosis and alternative addiction treatment rehabilitation, providing patients, 18 years of age and older, with:
-A clinical drug and alcohol assessment
-Longer-term treatment for adults
-Medical and psychological services
Family members also play a vital role in all aspects of treatment at Caron Renaissance. Family Restructuring and a 3-Day Family Workshop reinforce the belief at Caron Renaissance that "the patient is the family and the family is the patient."
Additionally, Caron Renaissance offers a therapeutic environment including specialized programming to address secondary diagnoses. These diagnoses may include body image and eating disorders, compulsive gambling, sexual concerns, trauma and more.
About Wellness Center USA, Inc.
Wellness Center USA, Inc. (www.wellnesscenterusa.com) an alternative healthcare, medical device solutions and online nutraceutical sales company, was created to address important healthcare and wellness needs; through break-through solutions, centered on the "well-being of the body and mind". Wellness Center USA, Inc.'s three business units are:
Psoria-Shield Inc. (www.psoria-shield.com) is a Tampa FL based company specializing in design, manufacturing, and distribution of medical devices to domestic and international markets. PSI employs full-time engineering, production, sales staff, and manufactures within an ISO 13485 certified quality system. PSI's flagship product, Psoria-Light®, is FDA-cleared and CE marked and delivers targeted UV phototherapy for the treatment of certain skin disorders. Psoria-Shield Inc., was acquired by Wellness Center USA Inc. (“WCUI”) in August 2012, and is now a wholly-owned subsidiary.
CNS-Wellness (www.cns-wellness.com) is a Tampa FL based cognitive science clinic business, specializing in the treatment of behavioral health disorders in at least three focus areas: a) stress related disorders including anxiety and panic attacks, depression, and obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders, b) developmental and learning disorders such as autistic spectrum issues and Asperger's syndrome, AD/HD, learning differences and birth trauma-related issues, and c) purely brain-based issues including epilepsy and seizure disorders, traumatic brain injuries, and related acquired brain syndromes. CNS-Wellness LLC, was acquired by Wellness Center USA Inc. (“WCUI”) in August 2012, and is now a wholly-owned subsidiary.
AminoFactory(www.aminofactory.com), a division of Wellness Center USA, Inc., is an online supplement store that markets and sells a wide range of high-quality nutritional vitamins and supplements. By utilizing AminoFactory’s online catalog, bodybuilders, athletes, and health conscious consumers can choose and purchase the highest quality nutritional products from a wide array of offerings in just a few clicks.
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