Substance use disorders extremely common among previously incarcerated youth

National Institute on Drug Abuse Science Spotlight March 18, 2016 New research funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse revealed that of previously incarcerated youths, more […]

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Marijuana use disorder is common and often untreated

Friday, March 4, 2016 Survey shows marijuana use disorder linked to substance use/mental disorders and disability Marijuana use disorder is common in the United States, is […]

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Teens Likely to Use Alcohol Before Trying Marijuana or Tobacco

Jan 12, 2016  Posted by Ezra Helfand  National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) “In The News”   Teens are likely […]

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Drug Use Trends Remain Stable or Decline Among Teens

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) December 16, 2015 The 2015 Monitoring the Future survey (MTF) shows decreasing use of a number of substances, including cigarettes, alcohol, prescription […]

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Male and female drinking patterns becoming more alike in the U.S.

NEWS RELEASE Monday, November 23, 2015 In the United States, and throughout the world, men drink more alcohol than women.  But a recent analysis by scientists […]

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