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New Painkiller That Combines Oxycodone and Naloxone Approved by FDA

New Painkiller That Combines Oxycodone and Naloxone Approved by FDA

A new painkiller that combines oxycodone and naloxone was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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Mixing Energy Drinks With Alcohol Increases the Urge to Drink

Mixing Energy Drinks With Alcohol Increases the Urge to Drink

A new study finds mixing energy drinks with alcohol increases the urge to drink.

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Amount Of Alcohol Consumed May Be Linked To All Types Of Arthritis

Amount Of Alcohol Consumed May Be Linked To All Types Of Arthritis

According to study, relationship between alcohol and arthritis greater in men than in women

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National Study: Teens Report Higher Use of Performance Enhancing Substances

National Study: Teens Report Higher Use of Performance Enhancing Substances

New, nationally projectable survey results released by the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids confirmed a significant increase – a doubling – in the reported lifetime use of synthetic human growth hormone (hGH) among teens.

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Three-Quarters of Americans Say Don’t Lower the Drinking Age

Three-Quarters of Americans Say Don’t Lower the Drinking Age

Three-quarters of Americans say they would oppose legislation to lower the drinking age from 21 to 18, a new Gallup poll finds.

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Balance Is Everything:

Balance Is Everything:

Thoughts on Our Collective Approach to Opioid Addiction People who are close to individuals with active addiction sometimes have to make high-stakes decisions.  Desperate situations compel them to act, and then leave them hoping and praying for a positive outcome.  Parents’...

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SPOTLIGHT: NCADD Middlesex Develops New Media Literacy Program

SPOTLIGHT: NCADD Middlesex Develops New Media Literacy Program

We're Not Buying It (WNBI) is an original, research-based prevention education program developed by NCADD of Middlesex County, Inc. to provide a media literacy program targeting middle school age students in grades 6-8.

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Combining Social/Governmental and Medical Models:  the Case of Disulfiram

Combining Social/Governmental and Medical Models: the Case of Disulfiram

Developed in the late 1940's(1, 2), disulfiram (Antabuse®) is the oldest of the three agents currently approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of alcoholism. In the presence of ethyl alcohol (ethanol), it occasions an immediate and profoundly uncomfortable physical sickness known as the disulfiram-alcohol reaction(D-AR). This includes facial flushing,...

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Fashion, Media and Business Icons Join Forces to Support the Oldest and Largest Alcoholism and Addiction Advocacy Organization in America

Fashion, Media and Business Icons Join Forces to Support the Oldest and Largest …

Hamilton South Photo Credit Neil Rasmus-BFAThe National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) held its Inaugural Gala recently. Event co-chairs Barry Diller and Diane von Furstenberg, Barry Sternlicht, James Abernathy, and Aby and Samantha Rosen joined attendees to honor New York City marketing and communications executive Hamilton South for his passionate commitment to recovery and steadfast...

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