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Jeff Sessions praises record-setting drug seizures in San Diego

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions made an appearance in San Diego on Wednesday to commemorate the record-breaking 450,000 pounds of illicit drugs seized by...

The University of Texas leads $29 million research series on alcoholism

Government funding will pledge $29 million to a series of research led by the University of Texas to combat alcoholism, a problem that costs...

National drugstore chain becomes the first to limit opioid prescriptions

Drugstores that are a part of the national chain CVS Pharmacy are going to become the first in the country to set a limit...

What are the most common reasons why people with alcoholism drink?

Why do people with alcohol use disorders drink alcohol? Although there isn’t a single answer, a new study explores some of the most common...

Latest federal research: opioid crisis in the US mostly fueled by...

The latest National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) provides the most recent estimated figures on the opioid crisis, which has been mostly...

Zebrafish can be key in improving opioid addiction treatment

Zebrafish addicted to opioids may be key in improving human opioid addiction treatment, a new research reveals. The research, published in the journal Behavioral Brain...

Trump acknowledges National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month

September 2017 is officially National Alcohol and Drug Recovery Month, according to a proclamation by President Donald Trump. The proclamation, which was posted on the...

New Zealand’s National Party announces $82 million crackdown on drugs

New Zealand’s National Party has promised an $82 million crackdown on drugs and gangs if the party is re-elected. The funding, which is also backed...

National Recovery Month aims to empower families and communities

September is National Recovery Month, an initiative sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to boost awareness and celebrate the...

AMA Opioid Task Force updates recommendations for naloxone

Last week, the American Medical Association (AMA) updated its naloxone prescribing guidance document to encourage all medical professionals in the country to make sure...
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