The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) has launched a new guide, Psychological Health and Safety: An Action Guide for Employers, to improve psychological health of employees who live with mental health problems and illness and lead meaningful and productive lives.
LONDON (Reuters) - Comedian and actor Russell Brand told the British government on Tuesday that it needs to adopt a pragmatic approach to address the social issues that lead young people to take drugs.
Some people seem to be driven to work excessively and compulsively. These are denoted as work addicts - or workaholics.
A habit of binge eating may make an individual more likely to show other addiction-like behaviors, including substance abuse, according to a new study.
Exercise may help smokers to quit and remain smokefree, according to a new study at the World Congress of Cardiology.
Teenagers who use speed or ectasy are more likely to suffer depression, according to a new study.
Scientists are reporting development and successful testing in laboratory mice of a substance that shows promise for becoming the first antidote for cocaine toxicity in humans.
Helping young adults acknowledge their mental impulse to "sober up" as they mature can improve substance abuse intervention programs.
Voluntary testing and counseling (VT/C) for HIV or sexually transmitted infections (STI) reduces drug users' risk sexual bahaviors, a new study found.
For those dependent on opioids, the risk of death was 5.71 times higher than healthy individuals in the population of the same age, gender and race.
Tattoos and body piercings have become so popular in western societies that many consider them fashion trends.
Drug abuse and sexual risk behavior was found to increase parole revocation, according to a new study.
The increasingly popular and addictive club drug ketamine, also known as “Special K” causes a variety of urinary tract problems that are more likely to occur with heavier or more frequent use, according to a new UK study.
Those who successfully quit smoking had a weaker association between their urge to smoke and their ability to quit, A new study found using mobile technology.
Sales of popular prescription painkillers in the U.S. have shown dramatic rises in new parts of the country, the Associated Press reports, and experts believe the push to relieve patients’ suffering is producing an addiction epidemic.