Nonprofits, government agencies, schools and others may apply for the OJJDP FY 09 Gang Prevention Youth Mentoring Program.
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Faces & Voices of Recovery and the National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACoA) are partnering for the 34th Marine Corps Marathon to raise public awareness and celebrate and honor recovery in all its diversity.
Malibu, Calif.-based 'rehab center to the stars' Promises says that the antics of some of its former clients have hurt its image, and is seeking to win back some public respect.
Heavy drinkers can partly recover from alcohol-related brain damage with sustained abstinence, but new research shows that this process can be slowed if patients continue to smoke cigarettes.
The Obama administration’s new ’drug czar’ says he is open to a fundamental rethinking of the nation’s approach to preventing illicit-drug use and wants to cast aside the language of war in describing the effort, the Wall Street Journal reported…
A new book provides insights into the lives of so-called “high-functioning alcoholics” and the special challenges faced by those who need treatment but lack the impetus of hitting rock-bottom.
Children exposed to secondhand cigarette smoke have lower levels of antioxidants — chemicals that protect against biological stresses — a new study has found. Researchers from the University of Rochester Medical Center looked at data on antioxidant levels and the…
The federal Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), part of the U.S. Justice Department, plans to award $3.5 million for an evaluation of the effectiveness of youth mentoring programs in preventing juvenile delinquency.
Applications are now being accepted for Collaborative R01s for Clinical and Services Studies of Mental Disorders, AIDS and Alcohol Use Disorders, research grants funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) and the National Institute on Mental Health (NIMH).
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is soliciting applications for the 2009 National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative Community Treatment and Services Center Grants, intended to improve treatment and other services to children who have experienced traumatic events.