Mental Health, Substance Abuse Programs, General/other News
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
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
In a study published online in the Early Edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers discovered that a form of mindfulness meditation called Integrative Body-Mind...more
The Scripps Research Institute's team of scientists has explored a combination of cell and animal studies that enable the development of effective drugs for addiction with fewer side effects.
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
Several agencies in Southern Colorado are seeking for a mental health grant that will enable them to continue their efforts in expanding their emergency services.
The grant will be funded by...more
The Badlands Human Service Center in Dickinson increased its need for substance abuse counseling to cater to the area's growing population.
The Center, to meet the needs of the residents in...more
Alcohol Justice, a youth, adults, and community organizations that comprise the Coalition to Ban Alcohol Ads on Public Property in Los Angeles, is releasing a report on the state of alcohol...more
A study in the January/February Journal of Addiction Medicine, the official journal of the American Society of Addiction Medicine, documents teens who consume energy drinks are more likely to use...more
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)-funded study indicates that people suffering from serious mental illnesses can lose weight and maintain weight loss through a proper lifestyle...more