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August 8, 2019

New Study Says Older Adults Binge Drink, Too

By Jasmine Hyman and Brian Ries, CNN (CNN)- College students have long been criticized for drinking way too much alcohol in way too short a time. But they’re […]
August 5, 2019

Teen Drug Use Linked to Truancy

Truants are more than five times as likely to take drugs than other schoolchildren, according to research published today. The survey found that 35% of pupils […]
July 29, 2019

Press Release: COSA-NCADD Endorsed by the Medical Society of Montgomery County

THE COUNCIL ON SUBSTANCE ABUSE (COSA-NCADD) ENDORSED BY THE MEDICAL SOCIETY OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY Addiction prevention and education nonprofit recommended by area’s top medical association MONTGOMERY, […]
July 29, 2019

The Five Most Addictive Substances in the World

By Eric Bowman, The Conversation What are the most addictive drugs? This question seems simple, but the answer depends on whom you ask. From the points of […]
July 26, 2019

Juul Spent Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars on Programming for Children and Teens

Juul spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to fund youth programming, efforts that a company employee said “seem to duplicate those of big tobacco,” according to internal emails, […]
July 24, 2019

Back to School: Protect Your Teen from Substance Abuse

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse’s Monitoring the Future study, roughly 30 percent of teenagers between the ages of 12 and 17 will experiment with illicit […]
July 23, 2019

How Racial Inequity is Playing Out in the Opioid Crisis

The opioid epidemic in the United States has largely centered on white Americans, who account for roughly 80 percent of opioid overdose victims. But the national attention on […]
June 21, 2019

Teen’s Vape Explodes, Shattering his Jaw

The 17-year-old traveled 250 miles with a bloody mouth, broken teeth and a hole in his jaw, trekking from a small town in Nevada to a […]
June 10, 2019

New Ala. Law Aims to Keep Vaping Devices Away from Teens

By Lydia Nusbaum  MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA)- Alabama has a new law that aims to keep alternative nicotine products out of the hands of teens. These products […]
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