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Two out of three states have made deep cuts in general fund spending on mental health care in the past two years, Reuters reported March

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A new study led by a researcher at Ohio State University provides evidence that the federal anti-drug campaign, “Above the Influence,” successfully stops some adolescents

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An increasing number of hospitals and medical businesses are making tobacco use a reason to reject job applicants or fire existing employees, The New York

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A federal judge in Michigan has ruled that Wal-Mart was within its rights to fire an employee for using medical marijuana to treat an inoperable

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Legislators in at least ten states are considering bills that would require adults on various types of public assistance to submit to drug testing. Supporters

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Faces & Voices of Recovery is organizing recovery and treatment advocates to ask their U.S. Representatives in Congress to join an addiction caucus focused on substance use disorders treatment and recovery.

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The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act, which went into effect in Jan. 2011, mandates that insurance companies provide the same coverage for mental health services as they do for physical health services. Yet, according to a American Psychological Association survey, only 10 percent of Americans have even heard of the law.

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Thanks to comments from public health advocates — including many of you — the new Dietary Guidelines for Americans do not suggest a weekly average for alcohol consumption. Consistent with current scientific evidence, the guidelines suggest up to one drink per day for women and up to two drinks per day for men for moderate consumers.

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New performance measures have been released for monitoring the use of medications designed to help patients end their dependence on opioids and alcohol, according to

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Lawmakers in New York have proposed a statewide ban on electronic cigarettes, the Associated Press reported Jan. 25. The bill was introduced by a former

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