President Clinton's State of the Union address included a plug for his plan to increase drug treatment and testing in prisons; the speech also touched on gun violence and tobacco.
Joining together to meet the needs of a growing population, four Hispanic service agencies in Cleveland have founded a community center to provide services to local youth.
Illicit drug use among teenagers remained stable for the second year in a row, and in some cases even decreased, according to the 24th annual Monitoring the Future Survey.
A specially designed Intranet program is allowing the state of Texas to better address its problems with substance abuse.
Initially conceived as an anti-marijuana campaign, the Clinton administration's Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Initiative (YSAPI) has evolved to address all drugs of abuse.
Communities looking to address the environment in which alcohol and other drug abuse flourishes must tackle a wide range of issues.
Increasing the federal tax on beer would cut demand for alcohol among price-sensitive youths and lead to an even greater reduction in demand for marijuana.
Now that Vermont has become the first state to widely adopt insurance coverage for addiction treatment, many other states are looking to the Green Mountain State as a model.
Join Together interviews Dr. David Lewis about the findings of a recent report from a national physician research and policy panel focusing on the effectiveness of addiction treatment.
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