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Alcohol Treatment and Rehab
Michigan Department of Community Health is recognizing April as Alcohol Awareness Month in an effort to bring attention to alcohol abuse.
Overcoming the Impact of Alcohol and Drug Problems is a collaborative, statewide effort to reduce the impact of substance abuse.
Substance abuse treatment services for offenders are not widely available in all phases of the correctional system.
A survey of New York City public high school students shows that teens were less likely to drink or use other drugs in 2005 than in 2001.
Winchester House unveiled its newly refurbished rehabilitation program at an open house, after an extensive remodeling, which included moving to a larger location and adding the latest physical therapy equipment.
Although the pathway to alcoholism is influenced by many factors, our findings affirm that individuals who possess this receptor variant may experience enhanced pleasurable effects from alcohol that could increase their risk for developing alcohol abuse and dependence.
It is possible to develop tests that reveal a person's potential to become dependent on nicotine or marijuana or have antisocial personality disorder.
African American and Hispanic adults have twice the odds of reporting receiving counseling about alcohol use from a physician, compared with white adults.
The brains of alcohol-dependent individuals are affected not only by their own heavy drinking, but also by genetic or environmental factors associated with their parents' drinking.
If women drink alcohol heavily the survival advantage over men who are infected with the liver destroying hepatitis C virus (HCV) completely disappears.
Alcohol and drug use and gambling may escalate to the disease of addiction
Research discovered a new system in the brain that stops an alcoholic's craving for alcohol, as well as prevent relapse once they have recovered from alcohol addiction.
Alcohol drinking, drugs and driving in Ireland, there is a need for action.
Young men age 18 to 20 are significantly more likely to be risky drinkers if they start drinking alcohol at a young age.
Measuring brain activity for emotional markers that may indicate risk for developing alcoholism
Escalated consumption of alcohol to aid sleep can lead to alcoholism.
Molecular evidence supporting that link between acetaldehyde and alcohol-related cancers.
College students' friends have a greater influence on the students' drinking behavior or beliefs about campus drinking than social norms campaigns.
Adults who are in remission one year after seeking professional help for alcoholism are less likely to die over the next 15 years than those who are in relapse.
Alcohol abuse can impair a person's immune system, leading to infections like pneumonia.
New research that looks at the relationship among drinking, Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) membership, and homicide mortality has found that AA can have a beneficial effect on alcohol related homicide mortality rates.
Alcoholics with certain coexisting personality disorders (PDs) have decision making abilities that are particularly impaired.
Social and physical effects of alcohol misuse could be lessened if there is a greater awareness.