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September 25, 2019
The Senate Appropriations Committee report on the fiscal 2020 Department of Defense spending bill that it narrowly approved this month includes language calling for a pilot program to assist…
August 02, 2019
Binge drinking, often associated with young adults, isn't as rare as some might think among older Americans, a recent U.S. study suggests. Almost 11% of adults aged 65 and older reported binge…
August 01, 2019
The National Institute on Drug Abuse's (NIDA) latest initiative in criminal justice will seek to improve the quality of opioid addiction treatment in justice settings, with each research grantee…
July 29, 2019
In 1979, the National Association of Lesbian and Gay Alcoholism Professionals (NALGAP) was formed with three goals in mind:
July 29, 2019
WestBridge, a national leader in integrated treatment for patients with co-occurring addiction and mental health disorders, has announced that it is closing its program in Brooksville, Fla., and will…
May 29, 2019
Research suggests that more aggressive testing and treatment for hepatitis C in corrections systems would be cost-effective but requires significant investment.
May 23, 2019
Drug addiction in rural communities has tended to receive little attention, but a new center is expected to shed more light on the issue.
May 14, 2019
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine invited a researcher to present details of an effort to offer hepatitis C services to opioid use disorder patients via telemedicine.
May 01, 2019
A study of young adults points out that use of cannabis and tobacco on the same occasion is becoming increasingly common.
April 29, 2019
A review of U.S. health survey data shows that marijuana use among cancer patients is increasing at a faster rate than prescription opioid use in this group.
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