Using a nicotine patch may help smokers who are trying to quit recover from a relapse, a new study suggests.
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Almost half of all admissions for substance abuse treatment that involve college students are primarily related to alcohol, according to a new government report.
Substance abuse treatment is committed to abstinence from nonmedical drug use. Yet, continued nonmedical drug and alcohol use and relapse are so common that they are often defined as part of the disease itself, says Robert L. DuPont, MD of the Institute for Behavior and Health.
Substance abuse prevention and treatment specialists will meet February 6-9 in Washington, D.C., for Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America’s (CADCA) 22nd annual National Leadership Forum.
A new study suggests men and women might benefit from different treatment for cocaine dependence.
Alcohol abuse related to domestic violence is an increasing problem in the U.S. Army, according to a new study that also found the suicide rate among active-duty soldiers reached an all-time high last year.
The National Institute on Drug Abuse has published a free guide to choosing a drug abuse treatment program.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie this week called for mandatory treatment for all low-level drug offenders.
Many states received failing grades on the latest American Lung Association report card rating tobacco control efforts.
Many hospital patients are comfortable with having nurses deliver screening and brief intervention for alcohol, a new study suggests. According to the researchers, the findings indicate that nurses can be important partners in helping to screen for hazardous drinking.