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Alcohol

One In Eight American Adults Is an Alcoholic, Study Says

From the Washington Post. Click here to read the entire article. Alcoholism Is on the Rise by Christopher Ingraham A new study published in JAMA Psychiatry this month finds that the rate of alcohol use disorder, or what’s colloquially known as “alcoholism,” rose by a shocking 49 percent in the first decade of the 2000s. One […]


Improving Treatment Outcomes for Individuals With Co-Occurring SUDs and Bipolar Disorder

From SAMHSA: To download the Advisory, click here. Advisory: An Introduction to Bipolar Disorder and Co-Occuring Substance Use Disorders Research suggests that 30 percent to more than 50 percent of people with bipolar disorder will develop a substance use disorder (SUD) sometime during their lives. Co-occurrence can complicate diagnosis and treatment of SUDs. However, treatment […]


‘Drugged Driving’ Surpasses Drunken Driving

From CNN. To read the full article, click here. ‘Drugged Driving’ Surpasses Drunken Driving Among Drivers Killed in Crashes, Report Finds by Robert Jimison Driving while on drugs was associated with more deaths in 2015 than driving with alcohol in one’s system, a new report found. Still, some safety experts caution that drunken driving remains […]


Reducing Underage Drinking Among American Indians

From NIH News in Health: Underage drinking is a nationwide problem. American Indian teens have higher rates of alcohol use before age 15 than other U.S. teens. They also have higher rates of alcohol problems. Rural teens in general are more likely than other U.S. teens to misuse alcohol. But ways to prevent alcohol use […]


Alcohol and Smoking Linked to Premature Death in Many Cancers

From NCADD: Alcohol and Smoking Linked to Premature Death in Many Communities A new study shows that 11 of the 15 cancers responsible for premature death and loss of healthy life years in US residents are closely linked to smoking and alcohol. The report was published online October 18 in the Journal of Preventive Medicine. […]