Tribal organizations addressing addiction and mental illness among American Indians and Alaskan Natives will receive a total of $65 million in grants from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
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A new report from the Office of National Drug Control Policy finds that Hispanic youth are more likely to use illicit drugs than white or black teens and says trying to adapt to American culture may be the cause.
The National African American Drug Policy Coalition and U.S. Congressman Elijah Cummings will host panel discussions on 'Terrorism At Home: Breaking the Grip of Gangs and Drugs in the Communities' on September 28 in Washington, D.C.
A new study concludes that blacks and Hispanics are more likely than whites to have severe cases of a rare form of liver cirrhosis, but experts don't know why.
Officials at the alcohol-plagued Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota are calling on brewer Anheuser-Busch to fund an addiction treatment center.
Regional hubs like Nome, Alaska have become magnets for alcoholics living in outlying communities where alcohol is banned or scarce.
Fewer Japanese tourists are visiting Hawaii since the state implemented a ban on smoking in public places, but tourism officials have run afoul of health advocates in their attempts to win visitors back.
People who say they are victims of racial discrimination are more likely to use alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, researchers say.
Residents of black neighborhoods are exposed to an average of 2.6 more tobacco ads than people living in white neighborhoods, according to researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
Hispanic immigrants considered to be 'acculturated' to American social norms are almost 13 times more likely to use illicit drugs than Hispanics who remain un-acculturated, researchers say.