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…
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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.
The truth youth anti-smoking campaign has the power to save hundreds of thousands of lives and billions of dollars in smoking related health care costs and productivity losses, according to the Citizensâ€™ Commission to Protect the Truth.
The A&E Network, Faces & Voices of Recovery, NCADD, and other Recovery Month Planning Partners are accepting applications for the second annual Recovery Delegate Program. Deadline for applications is May 15.
The Rev. Joseph C. Martin, founder of Father Martin's Ashley treatment program and author of the book 'Chalk Talks on Alcohol,' died this week of heart failure at age 84.
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) in the U.S. Justice Department will award funds from the 2009 Recovery Act to support local youth mentoring programs.