Acknowledging that ongoing brain development during adolescence is linked to self-regulation is an important perspective for youth-serving professionals and parents as they address teenage substance use/dependence – including prescription drug diversion, shares Ken C. Winters, PhD of the Treatment Research Institute.
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Hosts of off-campus college parties drink more and engage in more alcohol-related problem behaviors than their guests, a new study suggests. The researchers found that hosts of on-campus parties tend to drink less than their guests.
People who smoke both cigarettes and cigars are more likely to be young, African American, male, unemployed and have less education compared with cigarette-only smokers, according to a new study.
Young adults who sent and received weekly text messages that tracked their alcohol consumption drank less after 12 weeks, according to a new study.
Young women who start binge drinking in college may be at relatively high risk of sexual assault, a new study suggests.
Authorities in Iowa say heroin is making a comeback in the state. The Associated Press reports people have switched to heroin from OxyContin, which is now difficult to obtain.
The number of emergency room visits related to energy drinks jumped from 2005 to 2009, according to a new government report.
College administrators say they are concerned about an increase in prescription stimulant abuse among students, The Washington Post reports.
Rappers are increasingly promoting alcoholic drinks in which they have financial stakes, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Attorneys General in 35 states and the San Francisco City Attorney have asked the Federal Trade Commission to limit the amount of alcohol sold in a single-serving can. The move is aimed at reducing the amount of alcohol in Four Loko, the Des Moines Register reports.