Substance Abuse News
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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.
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.
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.
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
Results of a new study to be published in the May 2014 online-only issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research finds that those who binge drink, even in moderate consumption, show...more
According to a new Surgeon General's report, a total of 5.6 million children alive today in the U.S. under age 18 will die prematurely from smoking-related diseases unless current smoking rates...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
According to a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal), use of crystal methamphetamine by street youth is associated with increased risk of injecting drugs.
Southern University has been funded a three-year, $900,000 federal grant for the prevention of HIV/AIDS and substance abuse.
The goal of the funding is to provide integrated substance abuse and...more
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