Alcohol is the third most commonly used addictive substance, and it can cause irreversible harm if you drink in excess.
A child’s first eight years critical for substance abuse prevention
NIH releases summary of research on early childhood risk and protective factors March 09, 2016 An online guide about interventions in early childhood that can help prevent drug use and other unhealthy behaviors was launched today by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health. The guide offers research-based principles that affect a child’s self-control and overall mental health, starting…
Facts About Alcohol
Alcohol is the most commonly used addictive substance in the United States: 17.6 million people, or one in every 12 adults, suffer from alcohol abuse...
Iceland knows how to stop teen substance abuse
In Iceland, teenage smoking, drinking and drug use have been radically cut in the past 20 years. Emma Young finds out how they did it, and why other countries won’t follow suit.
The 10 Personality Disorders
A short, sharp look into the 10 personality disorders.
Take an Anonymous Alcohol Screening
You can have a problem with alcohol without having an alcohol problem. Think you have a problem? Take an anonymous self-assessment today.
10 Lauralton Hall Students Hospitalized After Exposure to 'Unknown Substance': UPDATE
Crews were called to the school Tuesday morning and about 30-40 students were exposed to the substance.
How A Sleep Disorder Might Point To A Forgotten Future
Acting out dreams in your sleep may put you at risk for developing dementia later in life, researchers say. The behavior appears to portend Lewy body dementia, the second-most common form of dementia among older people.
Beyond worry: How psychologists help with anxiety disorders
Anxiety disorders can severely impair a person's ability to function at work, school and in social situations and can interfere with a person's relationships. There are effective treatments for anxiety.
20 Tips for Choosing Healthy Alcohol Drinks
No doubt, green juice is the better thing to sip on when it comes to shedding belly fat. But if you're going to imbibe, here's how nutritionists wish you would incorporate alcohol into your healthy eating plan.
What You Need to Know About Child Custody & Substance Abuse
Do you suspect that your former spouse's substance abuse is affecting your kids? Learn what to do and how to best protect your children.
Going booze-free? The effects of a month without alcohol
Dean Burnett: What does swearing off alcohol for a month do to a person? What scientific effects can it have?
National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week
Take a quick look at what you need to do to get ready for your NDAFW event! National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week promotional video, introduced by NIDA Direct...
Iceland knows how to stop teen substance abuse but the rest of the world isn’t listening
The way Iceland achieved this turnaround has been both radical and evidence-based, but it has relied a lot on what might be termed enforced common sense.
These Photos Nail What It Feels Like To Have An Anxiety Disorder
It can be difficult to verbalize what it's like to experience mental illness, so photographer Katie Crawford decided to show people instead of tell them....
Going dry for January? How reducing alcohol intake can benefit health
Are you thinking about cutting back on the liquor in 2017? We look at the effects of drinking and how reducing alcohol intake can benefit health.
6 Surprising Ways Alcohol Affects Your Health — Not Just Your Liver
4 Facts About Substance Use Disorders During National Recovery Month
Every September, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) sponsors National Recovery Month, an opportunity for people to learn more about substance use disorders (SUD) and celebrate those who are recovering from their disease. As the nation’s prescription and illicit opioid crisis has demonstrated, these disorders are devastating illnesses that can affect anyone.
Can't find Purell? Distilleries are making hand sanitizer with high proof alcohol
Distilleries are turning high proof alcohol into hand sanitizer amid the coronavirus pandemic which has caused a shortage.