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OxyContin Overdoses Have Dropped 19%

OxyContin Overdoses Have Dropped 19%

This has occurred after introduction of an abuse-deterrent version.

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Growing Number of Workers Abusing Stimulants to Stay Competitive

Growing Number of Workers Abusing Stimulants to Stay Competitive

A growing number of workers in a wide variety of professions are abusing stimulants in an effort to stay competitive, experts tell The New York Times.

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FASD. The real victims.

FASD. The real victims.

When I was 34 years old, my adoptive mom and dad received a pamphlet on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.

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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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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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