A free nationwide service has been launched to help primary care providers who are looking for help in identifying and advising substance-abusing patients.
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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.
According to new research, spirituality may be a key part of what makes Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) effective.
Putting a price tag on social ills is a common way to garner media attention, and if the numbers are scary enough, they can have a real impact on public opinion — and by extension, on public policy.
Programs in the United States and the United Kingdom are tapping teens to take anti-smoking messages to their peers.
Hazelden has launched a newly enhanced Sober24, the online social media site that helps people throughout the world maintain their recovery from addiction and compulsive behaviors.