Women prisoners with substance abuse problems, who are enrolled in aftercare programs once they are released, are much more likely to stay out of prison, than women not involved in one of these programs, according to a new study.
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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has announced a change to the Substance Abuse Prevent and Treatment and Mental Health Services Block Grants. The change comes in response to the new federal health care reform law.
Join Together sits down with Nic Sheff, author of the new memoir We All Fall Down, to discuss his personal journey of recovery from substance abuse.
Ohio Governor John R. Kasich has announced $36 million in new drug treatment and work readiness funds. The funds are designed to help people addicted to prescription drugs get treatment so they can go back to work.
A free nationwide service has been launched to help primary care providers who are looking for help in identifying and advising substance-abusing patients.
As the problem of prescription drug abuse grows, an increasing number of babies are being born dependent on painkillers, The New York Times reports.
Only 1.2 percent of the 7.4 million American adults whose alcohol abuse is untreated think they need help, a new report shows.
Know someone who’s in long-term recovery from dependence on alcohol or other drugs who’s done a top-notch job for many years of giving back to his or her community?
SAN RAFAEL, CA - Five young people ages 10 to 20 were awarded prizes for their entertaining counter-beer ads at Free The Bowl World Premiere 2011 in San Rafael, California. The national competition drew 63 entries from 10 different states and…
Regular attendance at Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings appears to have a positive impact on reducing drinking among women released from incarceration, according to a new study.