Women who suffer gender-based violence have a much higher-than-average lifetime risk of substance abuse disorders and other mental health disorders, according to a study in this week’s Journal of the American Medical Association.
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Abuse of Suboxone, a drug used to treat addiction, is a growing concern among Vermont corrections officials.
Women who are suffering from a major depressive episode when they enter drug court are at substantially greater risk of using crack cocaine within four months, compared with women who are not currently depressed, according to a new study.
Children who breathe in secondhand smoke at home are more likely to develop attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, learning disorders and other behavior problems, compared with children who grow up in smoke-free homes, a new study suggests.
A new national study found a 55 percent jump in emergency room visits for drug-related suicide attempts in men ages 21 to 34 between 2005 and 2009.
Putting the Pieces Together for Children and Families: The National Conference on Substance Abuse, Child Welfare and the Courts
Children and Family Futures will present “Putting the Pieces Together for Children and Families: The National Conference on Substance Abuse, Child Welfare and the Courts,” September 14-16, 2011, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center on the Potomac in National Harbor, MD.
A new study suggests that girls with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely than boys with ADHD to abuse drugs and alcohol.
Alcohol use, depression, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder together account for 45 percent of disabilities among young people ages 10 to 24 worldwide, about four times as much as that caused by unintentional injuries, according to a study of data from the World Health Organization.
A type of problem-solving therapy called cognitive behavioral therapy may help treat depression in people within residential treatment programs for drug and alcohol abuse, a new study suggests.
Support from a partner improves the chance that Latinos will successfully quit smoking, a new study suggests. This support can also help counteract the negative effect that depression can have on quitting smoking.