The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism reports that, “Researchers led by Catherine Fortier at Harvard Medical School found that chronic alcohol misuse damaged white matter in areas of the brain that are important for self-control and recovery from alcoholism. The findings appeared in the December 2014 issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research.
“Raising Healthy Children…” provides clear and sensible guidance for adults who are trying to protect children from the harms caused by parental alcoholism–AddictionBlog.org
“The perception that mental illness and psychiatric symptomatology uniformly lead to aggression and violence is a major source of stigma for the severely mentally ill.” (Zhuo, Bradizza and Maisto, […]
“Cannabis Use Is Quantitatively Associated with Nucleus Accumbens and Amygdala Abnormalities in Young Adult Recreational Users.” A study by Gilman, et al. in the April 2014 edition of The Journal […]
“Denial is not an option” Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor of New York, June 18, 2013 1. There is much talk in the media of a heroin “epidemic”. Is the […]
Findings “published in the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment by researchers from Oregon State University and other institutions, offer support for a wider use of medications that may help reduce or prevent substance abuse […]
NIDA Report on Marijuana Says that Potential for Addiction and Other Adverse Impacts Underestimated: Teens Especially at Risk
Science Daily reports that an article published on June 5 in the New England Journal of Medicine and authored by scientists from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), “describes the science establishing that […]