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Form of Virtual Reality May be Useful in Treating Alcohol Dependence

Form of Virtual Reality May be Useful in Treating Alcohol Dependence

A small study suggests using a form of virtual reality therapy may be useful in treating alcohol dependence.

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Raising Tobacco Sales Age to 21 Can Significantly Reduce Teen Smoking

Raising Tobacco Sales Age to 21 Can Significantly Reduce Teen Smoking

The town of Needham, Massachusetts has found raising the tobacco sales age to 21 has significantly reduced the teen smoking rate, according to The New York Times.

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Blood Pressure Medication Might Be Useful in Addiction Treatment

Blood Pressure Medication Might Be Useful in Addiction Treatment

A medication used to treat high blood pressure might be useful in addiction treatment, a study of rats suggests.

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NIH Begins Clinical Trial of New Medication for Alcohol Use Disorder

NIH Begins Clinical Trial of New Medication for Alcohol Use Disorder

A clinical trial investigating a potential treatment for alcohol use disorder (AUD) was announced by the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).

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Many Primary Care Doctors Lack Understanding of Opioid Abuse

Many Primary Care Doctors Lack Understanding of Opioid Abuse

Many primary care physicians have misconceptions about opioid abuse, a new survey finds.

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The Way of Recovery is Not Alone - Part 1

The Way of Recovery is Not Alone - Part 1

Addiction damages what matters most.  Body, family, career, and citizenship are frequent casualties of the compulsive use of alcohol and other drugs.  How human behavior becomes so self-defeating and how affected individuals change for the better has been described from...

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SPOTLIGHT: Hudson County, NJ’s Affiliate Acquires the Lindsey Meyer Teen Institute

SPOTLIGHT: Hudson County, NJ’s Affiliate Acquires the Lindsey Meyer Teen Institu…

Partners in Prevention, the NCADD affiliate for Hudson County, NJ, provides a wide range of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug prevention services and programs to their community.

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NCADD Alcohol & Drug-Related Birth Defects Awareness Week

NCADD Alcohol & Drug-Related Birth Defects Awareness Week

Each May, NCADD and our National Network of Affiliates play a major and vital role across the US in educate people, especially women, about the dangers of consuming alcohol and using drugs during pregnancy.  It is not pretty.  Newborns can come into the world with severe birth defects. The reality is harsh and sad.  NCADD...

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2015 Conference of Affiliates

2015 Conference of Affiliates

The 2015 Conference of Affiliates was held March 3-6, Dallas, TX The 2015 NCADD Conference of Affiliates, "Hope, Help and Healing: Enduring Concepts for a Changing World," offered NCADD Affiliates and others three days of training, networking and socializing. The program sessions were kicked off with a Keynote address by SAMHSA Administrator, Pamela S. Hyde, JD....

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