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One in 10 High School Seniors Have Used Narcotic Painkillers

... McCabe, a research associate professor at the substance Abuse Research Center of the University of ... with addictive potential and show early signs of substance use disorder," Bisaga said. These data ... McCabe, Ph.D., research associate professor, substance Abuse Research Center, University of Michigan, ...

The Healing Power of Art, Dance and Expression

... of mental health and behavioral issues including substance abuse, eating disorders, abuse issues, ... development needs, including eating disorders and substance abuse. Equine therapy helps Timberline Knolls ... who are struggling to overcome eating disorders, substance abuse, and co-occurring disorders. For more ...

Food additive may one day help control blood lipids and reduce disease risk

... School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a substance in the liver that helps process fat and glucose. That substance is a component of the common food additive ... and metabolism. "By identifying this substance that occurs naturally in the body and also ...

Clyde C. Tuggle, Senior Vice President at The Coca-Cola Company, Elected to CASA* Board

... -- The National Center on Addiction and substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University announced ... continue their work to educate Americans about substance abuse is a tremendous honor," said Tuggle. "My ... commitment to CASA and its initiatives to combat substance abuse. We have seen firsthand, through our work ...

Nitrous gases and zinc in the crosshairs

... the list also shows the concentration of a substance in the body to which a person can be exposed ... The Biological Guide Values and Biological substance Reference Values (BLW or BAR values) are also ... also investigated whether or not a particular substance causes cancer, has a mutagenic effect on gametes ...

National Report Ranks Oklahoma as a Top State for Mental Health Services

... by the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS) and Oklahoma Health Care ... several national awards, including: substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration ... About Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and substance Abuse Services The Oklahoma Department of ...

America's Silent Crisis: Addiction -- Downturn Fuels Rising Drug and Alcohol Abuse, Phoenix House Study Reveals

... as well. And they can often escape into substance abuse and addiction. At Phoenix House, we ... public attitudes toward various aspects of substance abuse. The study, which gathered data from more ... members who are currently struggling with a substance abuse problem. 40% stated that drugs ...

Young offenders' health critical to rehabilitation

... health because of issues such as: frequent substance abuse; head injury; exposure to direct ... factors may promote high-risk behaviors such as substance abuse, coping problems, truancy and low ... to young people, where they are exposed to adult substance abuse, live in single-parent households, have ...

Narconon Gulf Coast Announces 300th Graduate From Drug Rehabilitation Program

... -- Narconon Gulf Coast, a world-class substance abuse residential drug rehabilitation facility ... ) *(Photo Caption: Narconon Gulf Coast, a substance abuse residential drug rehabilitation facility ... with one of society's most threatening problems, substance abuse." Debbie goes on to say, "Our facility is a ...

National All Schedules Prescription Electronic Reporting (NASPER) Act Receives Senate Support

... from the deleterious effects of controlled substance misuse, abuse and trafficking. The ultimate goal ... that NASPER is a "vital tool for states to combat substance abuse," and urge the Appropriations Committee to ... from the deleterious effects of controlled substance misuse, abuse and trafficking. ASIPP is ...

‘HairConfirm' Is First Drug Test of Its Kind to Report Low/Medium/High Usage; Now Available at Local Discount Drug Marts

... parents with a valuable new tool for combating substance abuse. The kit is now available at a local ... parents with a valuable new tool for combating substance abuse. The kit is now available at a local ... testing can be a significant factor in preventing substance abuse.” Teens Today research from SADD ...

Early stimulus funding supports research in adolescent addiction

... very few medication studies done for adolescent substance abuse," Miranda said. Miranda has been awarded ... release in the brain. Dopamine is released during substance abuse and subsequently contributes to its ... marijuana use is a factor for two-thirds of all substance abuse treatment center admissions among ...

New CASA* Report Finds Federal, State and Local Governments Spend Almost Half a Trillion Dollars a Year on Substance Abuse and Addiction

... WASHINGTON, May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- substance abuse and addiction cost federal, state and local ... according to Shoveling Up II: The Impact of substance Abuse on Federal, State and Local Budgets, a new ... today by The National Center on Addiction and substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University . The ...

Attention Problems in Kindergarten Could Spell Long-Term Academic Trouble

... more open to competing interests, including substance abuse, and more likely to drop out of school," ... ADHD can snowball and lead to emotional problems, substance abuse and academic decline in later grades and ... between severe attention problems and substance abuse and dropout rates. "ADHD is ...

Schizophrenia does not increase risk of violent crime

... cent of those with schizophrenia and co-occurring substance abuse were convicted of violent crime, compared ... eight per cent of those with schizophrenia and no substance abuse, and five per cent of the general ... "People with schizophrenia but no co-occurring substance abuse are insignificantly more violent than ...

Molecule in Skin May Link Eczema and Asthma

... TUESDAY, May 19 (HealthDay News) -- A substance secreted by eczema-damaged skin might trigger ... treatment of eczema and inhibition of the trigger substance might help prevent asthma. An estimated 50 ... of mice with an eczema-like condition produced a substance previously implicated in asthma, we decided to ...

Parental guidelilnes, consequences may be why fewer black teens smoke than whites

... black parents setting concrete guidelines about substance use and establishing clearly defined consequences ... likely to report guidelines and consequences for substance use. Not surprisingly, black and white teens ... from a larger Seattle study designed to prevent substance abuse. The smoking study looked at 331 families ...

SAMHSA Honors Goldie Hawn, Youth Across the Country in Celebration of National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day

... of resilience. The event was part of the substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's ... visit www.samhsa.gov/children . The substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, ... for improving the quality and availability of substance abuse prevention, addiction treatment, and mental ...

Partnership for a Drug-Free America / MetLife Foundation Survey Shows More Parents Are Talking With Their Teens About Cough Medicine Abuse

... cough medicine abuse just as they would about any substance abuse behavior." The latest PATS-Parents ... additional information on talking to teens about substance abuse issues, free pamphlets for parents in both ... to make sure all parents are aware of this substance abuse behavior and most importantly, talking with ...

National Survey: Parents Report Increased Awareness of Risks of Teen Prescription Drug Abuse, But Preventative Action Lags

... Role in Prompting Parent-Teen Discussions about substance Abuse Mothers Take the Lead in Monitoring, ... specifically as a cue to talk to teens about substance abuse. The PATS data also revealed that more ... has provided support for initiatives focusing on substance abuse prevention and education. Since 1999, the ...

Nation's Substance Abuse Problem Will Be Solved Only if Patients Are Given Same-Time, Same-Place Access to Mental Health Services, Says Leading Expert

... for the United States to address its growing substance abuse problem, states must change their treatment ... regulations so providers may be licensed to offer substance abuse and mental health services at the same ... Dawes said that for far too long the issues of substance abuse and mental health have been deemed to be ...

Binge Drinking May Damage Teens' Brains

... of California, San Diego, and director of substance Abuse/Mental Illness at the VA San Diego ... School and director of the Center for Adolescent substance Abuse Research, Children's Hospital Boston, ... University of California, San Diego, director of substance Abuse/Mental Illness, VA San Diego Healthcare ...

Statement by Joseph A. Califano, Jr., Chairman and President, The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University and Former U.S. Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare on New York State's Action Council

... President, The National Center on Addiction and substance Abuse at Columbia University : ... of the New York State Office of Alcoholism and substance Abuse Services for creating The Addictions ... New York (ACTION) initiative and recognizing how substance abuse and addiction affects state agencies whose ...

Ex-White House Drug Czar McCaffrey, U.S. Congress Drug Caucus Chair Cummings, CRC Health CEO Karlin Join Hopkins Researchers at News Conference April 17 on Breakthrough Study: Internet Video Drug Treatment as Effective as Traditional Counseling

... CEO of CRC Health Group, the nation's largest substance abuse treatment provider, join Johns Hopkins ... programs reach additional people suffering from substance abuse problems. According to the federal ... published in the April issue of The Journal of substance Abuse Treatment, will announce and discuss their ...

An Online Guide to Cope With Recession-Related Stress

... that can offer assistance. Developed by the substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration ... the agency. Incidents of depression, anxiety, substance abuse and compulsive behaviors -- including ... McKeever SOURCE: substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, ...

Study Links Reduced Use of Mental Health Facilities, Nursing Homes and Other Public Services to "Smart Investments" in Supportive Housing

... services, such as those with mental illness or substance use, if more supportive housing units are made ... residents from Medicaid, mental health hospitals, substance use treatment, prisons, and various county jails ... opportunities for people with mental illnesses, substance abuse problems, other disabling health ...

HealthForumOnline Offers New Online CE Course on Working with Transgender Individuals

... face and how these life challenges contribute to substance abuse and HIV risk behaviors in this population. ... and other related factors often contribute to substance abuse and HIV risk behaviors in this group. Thus, ... for culturally competent care. An overview of substance use and HIV prevalence and risk behaviors in ...

U.S. Asked to Do More for Kids' Mental Health

... depression, anxiety, conduct disorder and substance abuse. A public discussion of the report was set ... as depression, anxiety, behavioral issues and substance abuse. It also notes that research has shown that ... and health policy. More information The substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration ...

Protein From Yellow Peas May Lower Blood Pressure

... Mother Nature," Bakris noted. "Ten years ago, a substance was isolated in celery, for example, that also ... what they seem to have shown is that there is a substance in this pea, when cleaved, which works in a ... last 25 years. So basically, they have a natural substance that works like standard drugs we know a lot ...

Admissions for Prescription Painkiller Abuse on Rise

... over the past decade, from 1 percent of all substance abuse admissions in 1997 to 5 percent in 2007, ... the leading cause (40 percent) of the 1.8 million substance abuse treatment admissions in 2007, but has declined from 50 percent in 1997, said the substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration ...

Teens Undertreated for Substance Abuse

... 10 percent of the 1.4 million American teens with substance abuse problems receive treatment, according to a ... the public health significance of adolescent substance abuse and the knowledge that treatment can be ... "The lack of comprehensive services in substance abuse programs for teens raises questions about ...

Treating drug-addicted doctors is good medicine

... published in the March issue of the Journal of substance Abuse Treatment . More than three-quarters of ... and to protect the public by addressing substance use among doctors. They are also are an effective ... years. If tests revealed they had returned to substance abuse, swift action was taken -- doctors were ...

Stem cells: Deathly awakening by interferon

... in Nature that interferon-alpha, a messenger substance of the immune system, acts like an alarm clock ... interferon production in mice by administering a substance that simulates a viral infection to the animals. ... unable to process the interferon signals, the substance did not lead to an awakening of the stem cells. ...

Study: Genetic Risk for Substance Use Can be Neutralized by Good Parenting

... the likelihood that youth will engage in substance use can be neutralized by high levels of involved ... the likelihood that youth will engage in substance use can be neutralized by high levels of involved ... override the effects of a genetic risk for substance abuse," says study co-author Gene Brody, ...

Study: Genetic risk for substance use can be neutralized by good parenting

... the likelihood that youth will engage in substance use can be neutralized by high levels of involved ... override the effects of a genetic risk for substance abuse," says study co-author Gene Brody, Regents ... involved and supportive parenting increased their substance use at rate three times higher than youth with ...

Pharmaceuticals sold in Sweden cause serious environmental harm in India

... Hyderabad are sold in Sweden Where the active substance in a pharmaceutical product is manufactured is ... for 74 of the products, 31 per cent, the active substance was manufactured by one of the factories that ... the individual consumer to know today whether a substance in a medicine he or she needs to take may have ...

Mouse Study Suggests ADHD Drug Might Be Addictive

... Medicine, thinks there's a greater risk of later substance abuse among children with ADHD who aren't treated ... that the use of Ritalin decreases the risk of substance abuse and cocaine use in adult life," Shaw said. "Untreated ADHD subjects are at higher risk for substance abuse and misuse of drugs in adulthood than ...

Mental Illness Doesn't Predict Violent Behavior

... Even when combined with substance abuse, psychiatric woes rank low as risk factor, ... behavior, but mental illness combined with substance abuse or dependence does increase the risk, ... People who have a severe mental illness but no substance abuse or a history of violence weren't any more ...

CASA* Evaluation of Welfare Demonstration Program in New Jersey Finds Effective Approach to Addiction Recovery and Employment

... drug-addicted women on welfare that treats substance abuse and addiction as a chronic disease promises ... Paper by The National Center on Addiction and substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University . ... engagement, and retention in outpatient substance abuse treatment; Achieved significant ...

Substance Abuse Hinders TB Treatment

... Of those patients, 28,650 (18.7 percent) reported substance abuse. That's a greater percentage than any other ... not infected with HIV, those who reported substance abuse were 1.8 times more likely to have a more contagious form of TB. Among women with TB, substance abusers were 2.4 times more likely to experience ...
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