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Residents of Tacoma, Wash.’s South End and East Side say that their quality of life has improved since sales of cheap, high-alcohol wine and beer

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The limited-batch beer Utopias by Sam Adams has been acknowledged as the most potent brew in the U.S., with a 27-percent alcohol content by volume,

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The Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (LICADD) is moving into its new headquarters in style thanks to $6,000 in donated furniture and

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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released a new Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP 50) aimed at helping treatment programs address clients’ suicidal

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The economic costs of alcohol abuse in New Mexico topped $2.5 billion in 2006 — not to mention the nearly 1,000 lives lost to alcohol-related

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Smokers often cite a sense of contentment and relaxation as reasons for continuing to light up, but a new Gallup Poll suggests that such happy

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Having a drink or two a day may not help maintain a sharp mind as people age, according to a new report. Reuters reported Nov.

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Smoking rates have declined 26 percent among low-income Massachusetts residents who were offered free smoking-cessation treatment by the state, the Boston Globe reported Nov. 18.

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A new service for health care providers prescribing methadone to treat chronic pain or opioid addiction — the Physician Clinical Support System (PCCS-M) — has launched

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Employers in Detroit, Mich., are struggling to make sense of the state’s new medical-marijuana law, the Chicago Tribune reported Nov. 9. The law, which took

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