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March 4, 2016

Underage and Binge Drinking Continues to Decline

Alcohol consumption and binge drinking among teens have continued to decrease in recent years and are at their lowest levels since data started to be collected […]
March 2, 2016

Mom Cast and Surgeon General Addiction PSA

Allison Janney and Anna Faris, stars of the popular CBS comedy Mom, take a more serious turn in a new drug addiction PSA they filmed with […]
February 29, 2016

What Can We Learn? Alcohol and Drug use in the Workplace

Issues with alcohol and drug use in the workplace remain, and the SAMHSA study confirms some of the patterns of use that we observe as a […]
February 26, 2016

Working Hard, Playing Harder: 1 in 10 workers report substance use disorders

1 in 10 workers report substance use disorders; some industries have higher rates of use Nearly ten percent of American workers aged 18 to 64 recently […]
February 25, 2016

Interesting Experiment or Turning of the Tide: California Medicaid Waiver to Expand Treatment Access for Low Income Patients (Part 2)

Continuing on from our Wednesday post: Interesting Experiment or Turning of the Tide: California Medicaid Waiver to Expand Treatment Access for Low Income Patients California is the […]
February 17, 2016

Better Foods for Better Brain Function

Growing evidence in the scientific community supports a significant connection between what we eat and how we feel and function. This “brain-gut” connection has even prompted […]
February 17, 2016

“Heroin: The Hardest Hit”

Via: Attorney General of Virginia “Attorney General Mark R. Herring is proud to present Heroin: The Hardest Hit, a powerful documentary on the heroin and prescription drug […]
February 12, 2016

A Prescription for Trouble? SSRIs Linked to Violent Crime in Young People

Concerns about the potentially dangerous side effects of Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) have been well publicized in the years since their introduction. Initially thought to […]