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.
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
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
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
A study published in the Journal of Neurology, Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, and Atherosclerosis, excessive alcohol consumption or binge drinking increases atherosclerotic progression and risk of...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.
The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (ITC Project) release a new report that reveals new findings how graphic photos on tobacco packets...more
In a study published online in Psychopharmacology, Rutgers University researchers found that the initial positive feelings of intoxication quickly fade and replaced by negative emotional responses...more
According to a paper found online in the Journal of Adolescent Health, researchers have learned people are apt to smoke whether or not they were sexually or physically abused, but tend to smoke more...more
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
To meet the needs of southwestern North Dakota and to maintain its service standards, the Badlands Human Service Center in Dickinson has increased its need for substance abuse counseling.