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 latest research published online in Tobacco Control, back of pack photo or text warnings indicating the hazards of smoking are not that effective on teen smokers, especially for regular...more
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
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
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 '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 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 led by a team of researchers at Duke Medicine, kids who live in economically disadvantaged homes are more prone to smoke cigarettes and binge on other illegal substances than their...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.