An abuse-resistant opioid pain medication called Hysingla ER has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat people for whom other remedies have proven ineffective.
Several crusading addiction researchers hope to cure addiction by stamping out the cravings attached to triggers or by using vaccines to destroy drugs in the body. The new drugs are promising, but mostly untested in humans. They have the potential to help millions of people.
Past sexual assaults make women on college campuses significantly more likely to suffer a future assault, according to new findings from the University of Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions (RIA).
We know that prenatal exposure to cocaine puts a growing fetus at risk for serious health complications, but now a new study from the University at Buffalo finds that a drug-using mother’s conduct, particularly harshness toward her child at age 2, predicts problem behaviors in kindergarten, such as fighting, aggression and defiance.
Overall tobacco use among high school students remains high, with one in five currently using tobacco and nearly half reporting they have ever used a tobacco product, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports in its latest data on teen smoking.
Women who achieve job authority over others are at an increased risk for depression, a new study finds.
The relationship between social media and addiction is a complicated one. There is growing evidence that the use of social media such as Facebook and Twitter can itself be addictive. Research has also found that teenagers are more likely to drink or smoke if they see pictures of their Facebook friends engaging in substance use.
Right Step Introduces Specialized Services for Gay and Lesbian Clients at Intensive Outpatient Addiction Treatment Centers in Houston
The Right Step’s Galleria and Woodlands intensive outpatient centers in Houston, Texas are offering an exclusive track for LGBTQI clients seeking a supportive, validating approach to addiction treatment.
There is no question that drug use among students is a problem. Teens are no longer just getting high or drunk. They are abusing dangerous prescription pills and heroin, and they are dying from overdoses or living with life-altering addictions.