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Evidence-based curriculum curbs drug use among teens and their peers

A national curriculum designed to educate children aged 10 to 14 has shown to curb drug use for not only participants of the program...

Heroin addiction increases among Caucasians in the US

Heroin use and heroin-related disorders have substantially surged since 2001, especially among whites and undereducated, low-income males, according to new findings published last week...

Prescription opioid use in decline for high school seniors

Prescription opioid consumption is decreasing nationwide among high school seniors, a study revealed this month. The research, published in the journal Pediatrics, examined data from...

Senator hopes to help those in addiction treatment centers with Clean...

A senator from West Virginia introduced a bill in the U.S. Senate earlier this month that aims to aid people in addiction treatment centers....

Web-based addiction treatment shows promise in Japan

Japanese researchers examined a web-based addiction treatment program that aimed to counter cognitive behavioral relapse. The study, published in the Journal of Medical Internet...

The importance of addiction treatment engagement

Researchers from Brandeis University recently conducted a study to find out whether engagement in outpatient addiction treatment can reduce the chance of a subsequent...

Addiction treatment program using text messaging yields positive results

A pilot study published in the American Journal of Addiction found that adolescents in six- and nine-month addiction treatment aftercare were less likely to...

Treating chronic pain as mental health and substance use disorders meet

The Columbia University Medical Review recently published a proposal for a new, multi-disciplinary approach to managing the use of opioids to treat chronic pain...

Treating pain without opioids

For individuals suffering from chronic pain while also managing a substance use disorder (SUD), treatment results can be adverse, but non-drug coping mechanisms are...

Tech-assisted intervention for teens in drug rehab works, study says

Researchers adapted and evaluated technology-assisted interventions for parents of teenagers in drug rehab, and according to their 2017 study, the results have the potential...
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