Substance Abuse News
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
Southern University has been funded a three-year, $900,000 federal grant for the prevention of HIV/AIDS and substance abuse.
The goal of the funding is to provide integrated substance abuse and...more
University of Liverpool researchers conducted a study that reveals impulsivity in young people can contribute to heavy drinking at an early age.
The findings illustrate that marking...more
When it comes to mental illness and substance abuse disorders, prevention is key to reducing such conditions, and individuals who have embraced recovery have felt its benefits.
The Affordable Care...more
Michigan State University (MSU) scientists recently discovered a molecular pathway in the brain prompted by cocaine dependency that could supply a target for treatments to prevent or repeal addiction...more
In a latest research published online in Tobacco Control, back of pack photo or text warnings indicating the hazards of smoking are not that effective on teen smokers, especially for regular...more
A current study, "Neural mechanisms of high-risk decisions-to-drink in alcohol-dependent women," looks into the brain activity of alcohol-dependent women compared to women who were not...more
According to a study in the November issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, teens in child welfare system are at higher risk of marijuana, inhalants and other drug use.
According to a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal), use of crystal methamphetamine by street youth is associated with increased risk of injecting drugs.
The 'Homelessness to Recovery' football tournament is intended to help people recovering from addiction and homelessness.
The tournament brought teams from across the North East area and even a...more
In a soon-to-be published January 2014 issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, findings report that black and white girls have significantly "different risk" profiles.