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.
A research conducted by University of Leicester digs into relationship between maternal smoking during pregnancy conduct problems among children.
The study appears in the JAMA Network publication,...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.
In a study entitled "Health literacy and substance use in young Swiss men" published in the International Journal of Public Health, findings show that young consumers of cannabis (or marijuana) are...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
A new study to be published in the January 2014 issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research states that cigarette taxation is one of the most useful policies to cut down smoking.
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
A new study from the University of Georgia shows that middle school students who are into dating are more prone to dropping out and experimenting with alcohol and illegal substances.
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
A new study in Biological Psychiatry finds that once people develop an addiction, they can never completely get over their attraction to the abused substance.
Krishna Patel at Institute of...more
Shelter House, which opened a MAP (the Kwae Kii Win Centre) in Thunder Bay, Ontario in 2012, has approached a different style in helping the chronic homeless and people with alcohol...more