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January 4, 2012
Programs that target multiple areas of young people’s lives, including family, peers, community and school, may help prevent drug use and risky sexual behavior, according to a new study. Successful programs often last...
January 1, 2012
Abstract Women in the United States are increasingly affected by HIV/AIDS. The SAVA syndemic-synergistic epidemics of substance abuse, violence, and HIV/AIDS-is highly prevalent among impoverished urban women and...
January 1, 2012
In this paper, I conduct a review of the economics literature examining the relationship between alcohol use and the macro economy comparing methods, measures and findings. Like illicit drug consumption, the...
December 21, 2011
VALLEJO, Calif., Dec. 21 (UPI) -- A cost-benefit analysis of a program for U.S. women at risk of substance abuse during pregnancy could save $2 billion a year nationally, researchers say. (Source: Health News - UPI.com...
December 20, 2011
Almost half of drug poisonings are now from abuse of prescription painkillers, researchers note Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Pain Relievers, Poisoning, Prescription Drug Abuse (Source: MedlinePlus Health...
December 16, 2011
Dating violence is a serious and prevalent problem among college-aged dating couples. Although substance use has been shown to be associated with dating violence among college students in empirical studies, the use of...
December 16, 2011
In 2006, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) awarded discretionary grants to five communities as part of the Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL) initiative to implement an environmental...
December 16, 2011
Aims: To identify and assess the effectiveness of experimental studies of interventions that report on multiple risk behaviour outcomes in young people. Methods: A systematic review was performed to identify...
December 16, 2011
Objective: The present study examined the association between a diagnosis of an alcohol use disorder or a drug use disorder and death by homicide over the course of 6 years. Method: This was a cohort study that included...
December 12, 2011
Treatment admissions for prescription drug abuse rose 430 percent from 1999 to 2009, according to a new government report. In the same period, the overall rate of admissions related to substance abuse stayed constant,...

 

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