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Non-medical prescription drug abuse is on the rise in young people, and a new study from the University of Cincinnati could shed light on what could increase or lower the risk of such abuse.
While the signs and dangers of recreational drug use such as painkillers or LSD are well-known to teens and their parents, a new survey shows the disconnect between parents and their kids when it comes to the use of so-called study drugs.
The rise in prescription drug abuse has permanently changed the face of addiction—how are treatment centers adjusting their programs to respond to this shift? West
Misuse of the ADHD medication Adderall isn’t just trendy amongst college students hoping to gain an academic edge, it’s also trending on Twitter say researchers.
In their article "Over 30 million psychedelic users in the United States", Teri S Krebs and Pål-Ørjan Johansen from the Department of Neuroscience at Norwegian University of Science and Technology, use data from a randomly-selected sample of over 57,000 individuals surveyed for the 2010 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), to estimate lifetime prevalence of psychedelic use.
A newly released national survey has found that a quarter of all teens have misused or abused prescription drugs at least once, a 33 percent jump over five years ago.
Students at one UK university will be using cocaine in the name of science – specifically, they will be participating in a clinical study to better understand how the substance impacts the human body.
At the beginning of each year The Cabin Chiang Mai, a leading drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre based in Thailand, experiences