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A new study finds that excessive alcohol use continues to be a drain on the American economy. Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that excessive drinking cost the U.S. $249 billion in 2010, or $2.05 per drink, a...

New research discovers that higher alcohol taxes are an effective method to protect against binge drinking. A decline in episodes of binge drinking is linked to

The National Institute on Drug Abuse found out that people with mental illness are more prone to be victims of substance abuse. People with bipolar disorder or schizophrenia are more likely to get involved in addiction, especially cigarette smoking, and are not affected by protective measures to lower the rates of substance addiction.

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The National Institute on Drug Abuse found out that people with mental illness are more prone to be victims of substance abuse. People with bipolar disorder or schizophrenia are more likely to get involved in addiction, especially cigarette smoking, and are not affected by protective measures to lower the rates of substance addiction.

Lisa M. Najavits, PhD, is Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine; lecturer, Harvard Medical School; clinical psychologist at VA Boston; and clinical associate, McLean Hospital. She is the developer of Seeking Safety and the author of the books Seeking Safety: A Treatment Manual for PTSD and Substance Abuse (2002) and A Woman's Addiction Workbook (New Harbinger Press; 2002)

Lisa M. Najavits, PhD, is Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine; lecturer, Harvard Medical School; clinical psychologist at VA Boston; and clinical associate, McLean Hospital. She is the developer of Seeking Safety and the author of the books Seeking Safety: A Treatment Manual for PTSD and Substance Abuse (2002) and A Woman's Addiction Workbook (New Harbinger Press; 2002)

How Do Social Workers Help With Substance Abuse? | Boston University School of Social Work

A substance abuse social worker understands what goes on in an addict's mind and knows how to provide help in the most compassionate and effective way.

Researchers and advocates want to substitute nonjudgmental medical terms for  common words that blame addicted patients for their illness. Pinned by the You Are Linked to Resources for Families of People with Substance Use  Disorder cell phone / tablet app May 8, 2016, 2015;   Android- https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.thousandcodes.urlinked.lite   iPhone -  https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/you-are-linked-to-resources/id743245884?mt=8com

Finding the right words for addiction - The Boston Globe

We’ve got suggestions for spots close to some of Boston’s colleges and universities so you can mark the milestone without traveling the miles.

Dr. Sarah Bagley works with young people whose lives have been derailed by addiction, at Boston Medical Center's CATALYST Clinic.

At this Boston Medical addiction clinic, many of the clients are teens

Sarah Bagley works with young people whose lives have been derailed by addiction, at Boston Medical Center's CATALYST Clinic.

***Among college students, abuse of prescription painkillers including Percocet, Vicodin, and OxyContin rose 343 percent between 1993 and 2005, according to the *****National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University.****

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'Memoirs Aren't Fairytales' author Marni Mann shines a spotlight on the unexpected consequences of shutting down pill mills.

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Multiple approaches to addiction treatment in Raleigh and throughout the country including opiate substitution therapy.

Welcome to the Newsroom of Partnership for Drug-Free Kids. Here, you’ll find the latest news, press releases, research and publications from our organization. You’ll also find the latest substance abuse and addiction news through our Join Together news service, acquired in 2011 from Boston University School of Public Health. LEARN MORE ABOUT JOIN TOGETHER >

Welcome to the Newsroom of Partnership for Drug-Free Kids. Here, you’ll find the latest news, press releases, research and publications from our organization. You’ll also find the latest substance abuse and addiction news through our Join Together news service, acquired in 2011 from Boston University School of Public Health. LEARN MORE ABOUT JOIN TOGETHER >

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