Mental Health, Substance Abuse Programs, General/other News
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Women who suffered from physical, emotional, or sexual abuse early in life is more inclined to bear children with autism.
The Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) conducted the study, led by...more
Michael Rabkin, Director of Media Relations at the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, answers how the homeless get help for mental illness in Tennessee.
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
According to Psychologist Dr. Dan Dodgen, director, Division for At-Risk Individuals, Behavioral Health and Community Resilience at Department of Health and Human Services, people who are feeling...more
Alcohol Justice, a youth, adults, and community organizations that comprise the Coalition to Ban Alcohol Ads on Public Property in Los Angeles, is releasing a report on the state of alcohol...more
Centre for Better Health, a Hackney community-based mental health charity, runs an artisan bakery called Better Health Bakery.
The bakery offers people with mental health problems the opportunity...more
Shelter House, which opened a MAP (the Kwae Kii Win Centre) in Thunder Bay, Ontario in 2012, has approached a different style in helping the chronic homeless and people with alcohol...more
A new study, "Still Bubbling Over: California Adolescents Drinking More Soda and Other Sugar-Sweetened Beverages," takes a comprehensive look at youth (2- to 17-year-olds) consumption of sugary...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
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