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Senior FBI Official Chuck Rosenberg Chosen to Head DEA

Senior FBI Official Chuck Rosenberg Chosen to Head DEA

President Obama has chosen former senior Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) official Chuck Rosenberg to be the interim director of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), The New York Times reports.

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California ERs See Surge in Young People With Heroin Poisoning

California ERs See Surge in Young People With Heroin Poisoning

California emergency rooms have seen a sixfold jump in the number of young adults in their 20s with heroin poisoning over the last decade, according to Reuters.

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Fewer New Mothers Given Codeine After Warning of Overdose Risk From Breastfeeding

Fewer New Mothers Given Codeine After Warning of Overdose Risk From Breastfeedin…

A health warning about the painkiller codeine being transmitted to babies through breast milk has led to a decline in the number of new mothers prescribed the drug.

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Harmful Drinking on the Rise Among Young People in Many Countries

Harmful Drinking on the Rise Among Young People in Many Countries

Harmful drinking is increasing among young people in many nations, according to a new report.

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Prescription Painkiller Abuse Fuels Hepatitis C Infections

Prescription Painkiller Abuse Fuels Hepatitis C Infections

Prescription painkiller abuse is largely to blame for a big increase in the rate of hepatitis C among young people in rural areas of four states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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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: Lowville, NY Affiliate’s Programs for Youth

SPOTLIGHT: Lowville, NY Affiliate’s Programs for Youth

Mountain View Prevention Services, Inc., NCADD's Lowville, NY Affiliate, offers several alcohol/other drug prevention programs for school-age children and youth. One of the programs is its "Youth Advocacy Program."

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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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