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2010-10-27 12:32:17

The new version of the Addiction Severity Index (ASI) gives health professionals the opportunity to design an integral and personalized plan of assistance for patients suffering disorders due to substance abuse.

2010-10-25 12:48:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of hospital admissions among Americans ages 45 and older for medication and drug-related conditions doubled between 1997 and 2008, according to a new report released today by HHS' Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

2010-10-13 02:00:00

Statement of Steve Pasierb, President NEW YORK, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2010-10-12 18:11:00

Former Drug Czar Barry McCaffrey Says "Reluctant Addicts More Likely to Obtain Treatment Once-a-Month"; CRC Health Group to Include Vivitrol among Treatment Options Company has used Vivitrol to treat alcoholism for years with positive results WASHINGTON and CUPERTINO, Calif., Oct.

2010-10-07 04:03:00

~ Long-time nonprofit's mission evolves; research demonstrates parents' increased need for help and support on teen drug and alcohol issues ~ ~ Actor, Author and Parent Melissa Gilbert Joins as First-Ever Celebrity Champion ~ NEW YORK, Oct.

2010-09-29 14:11:15

In a recently published study in the journal Addiction, researchers from Bowling Green State University report evidence of an association between father's incarceration and substantially elevated risks for illegal drug use in adolescence and early adulthood.

2010-09-27 08:44:00

STATESBORO, Ga., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The text messages on a child's phone look innocent enough.

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2010-09-17 05:55:00

Nearly 22 million Americans aged 12 and older used illegal drugs in 2009, a rise of nine percent from 2008 levels.

2010-09-16 15:14:00

Statement of Steve Pasierb, President Teen Drug Use Rises to 9 Percent; Reinforces That Parents Are Essential NEW YORK, Sept.


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