Grants of up to $75,000 are available to current Drug-Free Communities programs that can provide mentoring services to new or developing community anti-drug coalitions.
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The American Legacy Foundation's 'truth' youth smoking-prevention campaign saved far more money than it cost and was credited with preventing nearly half a million teens from starting to smoke.
The Alabama Senate Tourism and Marketing Committee has approved legislation to permit grocery stores and restaurants to sell beer with more than double the alcohol content currently allowed, the Associated Press reported Feb. 11. Currently, Alabama — like Mississippi and…
A proposed boost in criminal-justice funding that is sometimes used for drug treatment and prevention was among the victims of a bipartisan package of cuts to the Congress’ economic-stimulus legislation, CNN reported Feb. 7. A group of Senators trimmed more…
Faces & Voices of Recovery is pleased to announce that Christopher Kennedy Lawford will join its Online Book Club discussion this month to discuss his new book, Moments of Clarity, Voices from the Front Lines of Addiction and Recovery.
Youth Videos Tell Big Alcohol to Free the Super Bowl from Beer Ads Three compelling videos by teenagers were recognized at www.freethebowl.com during Super Bowl half time for fighting back against inane Budweiser commercials in America’s most popular sporting event….
Just one personalized intervention session from a fellow college student was effective in reducing alcohol consumption among heavy drinkers on campus, according to a new study from the Netherlands.
While more returning U.S. soldiers struggle with addiction to painkillers prescribed by Army doctors to treat their combat injuries, the U.S. Army's approach to treating addicted soldiers is drawing increasing criticism.
The U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) will award $10 million to enable national organizations to provide mentoring services to special high-risk youth populations.
Needle-exchange programs have been credited with saving many lives by preventing the spread of HIV/AIDS among injection-drug users, but some counselors at the harm-reduction programs have been fatally tempted by easy availability of heroin, the Wall Street Journal reported Jan….