A survey on Drug Use and Health from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration estimated that 11.5% of adults have reported taking prescription drugs to deal with problems such as mental health and emotions. Newly gathered data reveals a much more overwhelming number of American Adults who rely heavily on Prescription Drugs. The figure could significantly be higher because these prescriptions were self-reported.
American teenagers who abuse prescription pain relievers are at risk of using heroin, a new survey concluded.
A new study found that overweight and obese teens and young adults were more likely to be smokers.
People with mental illness are significantly more likely to smoke, drink and use drugs. According to the largest assessment of substance use among people with severe psychiatric illness, rates of smoking, drinking and drug use are significantly higher among those who have psychotic disorders than those in the general population.
The addictions of drugs, alcohol and cigarettes have been analyzed by scientists for years. According to the South China Morning Post, more recently addictive behaviors such as the addiction to the internet and gaming are being studied in an attempt to correlate all addictions and find an effective treatment.
Drug users who suffered childhood abuse are more likely to commit suicide, a new study suggests.
Street children show high levels of drugs use, according to a new study.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.