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 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
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.
The Badlands Human Service Center in Dickinson increased its need for substance abuse counseling to cater to the area's growing population.
The Center, to meet the needs of the residents in...more
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) led a project that shows two in five young people receiving youth mental health services are experiencing concurrent mental health and substance use...more
A new study in Biological Psychiatry finds that once people develop an addiction, they can never completely get over their attraction to the abused substance.
Krishna Patel at Institute of...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
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
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
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
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