Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration

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September 15, 2014
A new report by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) provides insight into the nature and scope of substance use and mental illness issues affecting America.  The report shows that...
August 21, 2014
  Tipsy tailgating: OSU cracking down on underage drinking on game days kfor.com STILLWATER, Okla. – Football, beer and tailgates go hand-in-hand when you're talking about college game days, but the...
August 21, 2014
Prescription drug abuse: APhA presents recommendations to Senate HELP ...American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.comMore recommendations were to leverage the use of health information technology, strengthen...
August 20, 2014
  Underage Drinking Regulations Get Tightened in Barnegat The SandPaper An ordinance adopted this week by the Barnegat Township Committee will give police authority to arrest people for underage...
August 19, 2014
  Prescription drug abuse Mcalester News Capital Prescription drug abuse is the nation's fastest-growing drug problem. While there has been a marked decrease in the use of some illegal drugs like...
August 19, 2014
  State police crack down on underage drinking at Bethel Woods show Times Herald-Record BETHEL — State police enforcing a crackdown on underage drinking arrested eight concertgoers between the ages...
August 18, 2014
  Hospitals fight prescription-drug abuse San Francisco Examiner Recently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Targiniq, yet another abuse-deterrent narcotic pain pill, as part of its...
August 14, 2014
Title: Robin Williams' Death Shines Light on Depression, Substance Abuse Category: Health News Created: 8/12/2014 1:36:00 PM Last Editorial Review: 8/13/2014 12:00:00 AM
August 14, 2014
Title: Many Shift Workers Use Drugs to Sleep, Stay Awake, Study Finds Category: Health News Created: 8/13/2014 9:35:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 8/13/2014 12:00:00 AM
August 13, 2014
Northdallasgazette SAMHSA recognizes honorees at 2014 Voice AwardsPharmiWeb.com (press release)This year's theme -- Learning About Young Adult Behavioral Health -- underscores SAMHSA's commitment to educate...

 

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