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As the epidemic of drug addiction continues to escalate, so too does the concern for credible information. It can be confusing trying to decipher the abundance of recovery news, especially on the internet, regarding painkillers, heroin, drug rehabs, inpatient or residential treatment, intensive outpatient treatment and so much more as it relates to drug addiction and dual diagnosis. Because your recovery matters to us, below you will find reliable articles and information relating to substance abuse to help provide a better understanding of the disease of addiction. If you have questions or concerns, please reach out to the dedicated staff at Behavioral Wellness and Recovery 24/7 at 800-683-4457.

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)


A computer-generated strand of DNA on a black background. Courtesy of ©Shutterstock. Scientists have concluded that the risk of addiction is a complex combination of both genes and environmental influences. Despite advances in the science of genetics, it has been extremely difficult to...
Posted: January 14, 2019, 12:00 am
America’s teens report a dramatic increase in their use of vaping devices in just a single year, with 37.3 percent of 12th graders reporting “any vaping” in the past 12 months, compared to just 27.8 percent in 2017. These findings come from the 2018 Monitoring the Future (MTF)...
Posted: December 17, 2018, 12:00 am
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) will hold a teleconference on Monday, December 17, to discuss the results of the 2018 Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey. The survey, funded by NIDA and conducted by scientists at the University of Michigan, tracks annual drug use and attitudes...
Posted: December 6, 2018, 12:00 am
The National Institutes of Health announced today that enrollment for the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study is now complete and, in early 2019, scientists will have access to baseline data from all ABCD Study participants. An ABCD participant in South Carolina preparing for...
Posted: December 3, 2018, 12:00 am
Chat Day is part of National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® Registration is now open for the 12th annual National Drugs & Alcohol Chat Day, a live web chat between high school teenagers and addiction and mental health scientists. Chat Day will be held on January 24, during National...
Posted: November 30, 2018, 12:00 am

Science Daily

Addiction News -- ScienceDaily

Read current medical research articles on drug addition including nicotine, prescription drugs and illegal drugs. Find out about addiction treatment.

At a time when several states are moving to legalize recreational use of marijuana, new research shows that concerns about the drug's impact on teens may be warranted. The study shows that even a small amount of cannabis use by teenagers is linked to differences in their brains.
Posted: January 14, 2019, 6:08 pm
Pain and substance use interact in a vicious cycle that can ultimately worsen and maintain both chronic pain and addiction, according to new research.
Posted: January 14, 2019, 3:01 pm
Researchers have revealed significant insight into cocaine addiction, a phenomenon which has grown significantly in the United States since 2015.
Posted: January 10, 2019, 7:18 pm
Bad decision-making is a trait oftentimes associated with drug addicts and pathological gamblers, but what about people who excessively use social media? New research shows a connection between social media use and impaired risky decision-making, which is commonly deficient in substance addiction.
Posted: January 10, 2019, 1:26 pm
More than half of people who take medical cannabis for chronic pain say they've driven under the influence of cannabis within two hours of using it, at least once in the last six months, according to a new survey. One in five of them said they'd driven while 'very high' in the past six months.
Posted: January 9, 2019, 10:06 pm


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