Parallel to the increase in potency and decrease in prices of heroin products, overdoses have increased tremendously in the United States from 2010 to 2015.
A recent study found that intimate partner violence is among a cluster of problematic behaviors that include suicidal ideation, substance abuse, and carrying or threat using a weapon that starts as early as sixth grade.
The National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine is calling for research advancement on Marijuana, Cannabis and Cannabinoids for recreational and medical use.
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.
Medical evidence abounds that say drug addiction is a brain disease and yet the general public still consider substance abuse as a form of moral decay.
According to the doctors, the man checked in to the Navy's Substance Abuse and Recovery Program to get treatment for alcoholism and for Internet addiction disorder linked to Google Glass.
A new study found that 77 percent of super-frequent users of the emergency department have a substance addition problem.
Underage drinkers tend to pick certain drinks, according to a new study.
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.
Don't do the crime if you want more time. New research reveals that people with criminal records have significantly higher mortality rates than those with no criminal record.
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.
Divorced men are more likely to die early as well as suffer from depression and substance abuse, according to new research.
Researchers found that victims of bullying were more likely to be arrested than people who were not bullied.
Researchers found that taking Ritalin or Adderall did not increased the likelihood of substance abuse in children with ADHD.
Researchers report that the crack babies scare of the 1980s was overblown and dramatized by media.
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.