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A new study by E. Jane Costello, a Duke University professor of psychology and epidemiology and associate director of the Duke Center for Child and Family Policy, finds that more than half of teens...more
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
According to study in an upcoming issue of Clinical Psychological Science, teens that drink alone have more alcohol problems, are heavier drinkers and are more likely to drink to cope with negative...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.
Helping Up Mission, a Baltimore homeless shelter that provides housing, food and services to help its 500 members shake their long-term addictions, holds its Veterans Day steak dinner to thank the...more
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) address the issue that links bullying and depression, matched with media coverage of bullying-related suicide among youth.
The Center's expert...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
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) led a project that shows two in five young people receiving youth mental health services are experiencing concurrent mental health and substance use...more
The Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has announced the creation of the Office of Tribal Affairs and Policy (OTAP) to...more
Researchers from the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine at the University of Zurich and Lausanne University Hospital conducted a survey to learn about beverage preferences that results to...more