March 1, 2012 | Journal Article
Addiction and Substance Abuse
Addiction or misuse of alcohol and other drugs leads to approximately 120,000 deaths in the U.S. each year. Improving treatment and preventing substance use can reduce the toll of alcohol and substance use on individuals and society.
May 9, 2011 | Journal Article
This article describes the independent evaluation conducted of Free to Grow (FTG) based at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. Researcers compared 14 FTG sites with 14 matched Head Start agencies and communities without the program.
July 1, 2010 | Journal Article
This article reports factors that cause complications in buprenorphine treatment for opioid addictions. Buprenorphine induction, the first few days of treatment, has caused severe withdrawal symptoms in some patients. The study took place at a South Bronx community health center.
September 1, 2007 | Journal Article
July 10, 2006 | Journal Article
September 1, 2005 | Journal Article
This article explores the role of changing images of drug use in rap music from the 1970s to the 1990s.
September 1, 2003 | Journal Article
Screening for Drug and Alcohol Risk
February 1, 2007 | Journal Article
A Systematic Review
March 1, 2007 | Journal Article
STIs can affect up to 32 percent of injection drug users at a given time.
June 1, 2009 | Journal Article
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Adolescent Substance Abuse Prevention Study (ASAPS) contributes critical data to the body of research on adolescent substance abuse treatment by revealing deficiencies of a universal school-based intervention, Take Charge of Your Life (TCYL).