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.
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 soon-to-be published January 2014 issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, findings report that black and white girls have significantly "different risk" profiles.
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
Researchers from the UC San Francisco found that youth using e-cigarettes were more likely to try quitting, but also were less likely to have stopped smoking and were smoking more, not less.
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
North Carolina's Department of Health and and Human Services announces the details of a statewide telepsychiatry plan.
The plan, which will commence operations in January 2014, will further the...more
In a handbook developed by Robert Turrisi, professor of biobehavioral health at Penn State, pre-college chats between parents and teens can prevent or lessen heavy drinking habits.
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.
Project Renewal launched a culinary training program that trains people for food service jobs in hopes of ending cycles of homelessness, addiction and jail time.
With its Nonprofit Comfort Food...more
A new study finds that between 2007 and 2009, alcohol was a 'necessary' cause of death and, which resulted in liver disease, the main culprit of these deaths.
The study also finds that the risk...more