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Children Exposed to Secondhand Smoke at Home More Likely to Have ADHD

Children Exposed to Secondhand Smoke at Home More Likely to Have ADHD

Children who are exposed to secondhand smoke at home are up to three times more likely to have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), compared with their peers who don't live with smokers, according to a new study.

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Almost One-Tenth of American Teens Say They Have Tried Hashish

Almost One-Tenth of American Teens Say They Have Tried Hashish

Nearly 10 percent of American teens say they have tried hashish, according to a new study.

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E-Cigarette Use Triples Among Middle & High School Students In Just One Year

E-Cigarette Use Triples Among Middle & High School Students In Just One Year

Current e-cigarette use among middle and high school students tripled from 2013 to 2014.

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Use of Opioid Painkillers in Pregnancy Increases Risks to Baby

Use of Opioid Painkillers in Pregnancy Increases Risks to Baby

A new study finds a woman's use of prescription opioids during pregnancy increases the risk her baby will be born small or early.

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“Flakka” is Latest Synthetic Drug to Worry Experts

“Flakka” is Latest Synthetic Drug to Worry Experts

A drug known as "flakka" is the latest synthetic compound to raise concern among public health experts, Fox News reports.

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Intervening on Alcohol?  Style Matters!

Intervening on Alcohol? Style Matters!

As we commemorate Alcohol Awareness Month, we are reprinting the Addiction Medicine Update, "Intervening on Alcohol? Style Matters!," originally published in April 2012. The World Health Organization identifies "The harmful use of alcohol [as] a global problem which compromises both individual...

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SPOTLIGHT: Racine, WI Affiliate’s “Teen Peer Educator’s Program

SPOTLIGHT: Racine, WI Affiliate’s “Teen Peer Educator’s Program"

Focus on Community, the NCADD Affiliate in Racine, Wisconsin, was a recipient of the 2015 NCADD Prevention & Education Meritorious Award for its "Teen Peer Educator's Program."

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Alcohol Awareness Month

Alcohol Awareness Month

NCADD Alcohol Awareness Month: APRIL NCADD Announces 2015 NCADD Alcohol Awareness Month Theme - "For the Health of It: Early Education on Alcoholism and Addiction" Alcohol Awareness – The Key to Community Change, Personal and Family Recovery29 Years of Improving and Saving Lives Through Prevention, Treatment and Recovery Each April since 1987, the National Council on Alcoholism and...

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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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