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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
The city of Philadelphia is breaking down years of mental illness stigma by spreading awareness and offering support in a simple, inspiring way: by promising to listen.
The city has introduced its...more
Mental health is among the many concerns that affect homeless youth. However, the availability and accessibility to its treatment is limited.
Kate J. Hodgson of the School of Psychology at UK's...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 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 issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, underage youth who use false identification (ID) in order to obtain alcohol are more likely to engage in high-risk...more
The Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has announced the creation of the Office of Tribal Affairs and Policy (OTAP) to...more
According to a new University of Otago, New Zealand, Children and teens who watch a lot of television are prone to demonstrate antisocial and criminal behavior when grown up.
The study is...more
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