Substance Abuse: Addiction Information and Help Updates Document List
Updated/Revised Date: 2019-03-21
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Although some of these documents from our Addiction - Substance Abuse category may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted below by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created.
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List of Addiction - Substance Abuse Publications:
Information regarding health hazards of smoking including effect on nervous, cardiovascular and sexual reproduction systems.
Reports reveal some urban gay and bisexual men using MDMA as a part of a multiple-drug experience.
Many people with serious mental illness want to cease smoking however few get treatment or counseling to help them quit.
The Kerry Gaynor Method helps people cease smoking permanently and has been recommended by doctors around the world.
Information regarding the synthetic drug Flakka that causes symptoms such as agitation, unusual behavior, delusions, paranoia and superhuman strength.
Study of over 200,000 people provides independent confirmation 2 in every 3 smokers will die from the habit if they continue to smoke.
It is estimated that approximately 23% of people who use heroin become dependent on the drug.
According to the US CDC cigarette smoking rate among adults dropped from 20.9% in 2005 to 17.8% in 2013.
Treatment of people with gambling problems is often complicated because they also tend to suffer from personality disorders.
Substance abuse counselors and social workers often recommend recovering addicts establish new networks of non-using friends and supporters.
People with severe mental illness such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder have a higher risk for substance use especially cigarette smoking.
Information regarding electronic cigarettes also known as water vapor cigarettes as a quit smoking aid.
Information regarding the dangerous trend of over the counter medication abuse today.
Article examines aspects of psychological and physical dependence or addiction of prescribed painkillers.
Article looks at people with disabilities and substance abuse in the U.S. including facts and statistics and cost to the community.
Information regarding excessive alcohol consumption among American adolescents including binge drinking and associated health problems.
Information methods and reasons to help quit smoking for immediate long-term health and social benefits.
Study reveals 44.3% of cigarettes in the United States are consumed by people with forms of mental illnesses or substance abuse disorders.
Studies of smoking and PTSD comorbidity have used different approaches to indexing the severity of a persons reactions.
Information on low-level laser treatment that stimulates nerve endings and touted as a way to help quitting smoking.
Veterans from recent conflicts often experience symptoms related to combat stress and many misuse drugs alcohol or tobacco leading to health and well-being risks.
Synthetic marijuana known as K2 or Spice can cause seizures hallucinations rapid heart rate vomiting and death from overdose.
Society needs to bear in mind the potential for predisposition to drug addiction when a person becomes addicted to drugs.
Learning about some of the dangers of common painkillers can serve as a preventative measure to help keep the people that need them safe.
Lycopene and grape seed extract drastically reduced the amount of cancer-causing free radicals passing through the cigarette filter.
Heavy smokers experience sadness after quitting as early withdrawal leads to increase in mood related brain protein monoamine oxidase A.
Royal College of Physicians states commercial competition for the nicotine replacement therapy industry could very well be a good thing.
New discoveries by researchers offer potential for development of first ever pharmacological treatment for cocaine addiction.
Report related primarily to problems of unrecognized alcohol misuse among the elderly.
Contaminated Cocaine causing crusty purplish areas of dead skin that are extremely painful and can open the door to nasty infections.
Alcohol binds in a very specific manner to key protein targets in the brain to cause well known behavioral effects.
Extensive list of ingredients found in cigarettes including listing of chemical poisons and cancer producing additives, as well as the health effects of smoking addiction.
Smoking is a habit implies it is something easily overcome with willpower alone not acknowledging how addictive nicotine is.
Americans are capable of becoming addicted to virtually anything from plastic surgery to texting.
Throughout much of the early history of cigarette smoking in the United States, consumption was typically 1 pack or about 20 cigarettes each day.
Proposed rule that requires warning labels on cigarettes and cigarette ads some of which are rather graphic.
Addiction among nurses has been recognized by professionals in the field for over a hundred years.
Cigarette smoke begins to cause genetic damage within minutes after inhalation into the lungs.
Canadian Harper Government to strengthen and enlarge health warnings on cigarette packages.
Researchers have discovered a gene variant that may protect against alcoholism.
Alcohol is one of the most commonly abused substances and men are up to twice as likely to develop alcoholism as women.
Article provides a number of questions to help you determine if you may be an alcholic.
Alcohol addiction is increased tolerance and dependency on alcohol usually accompanied by substance abuse like drugs and nicotine.
People who have used cocaine run a great risk of becoming addicted even after long drug-free periods.
Are electronic cigarettes being scrutinized fairly or could there be an ulterior motive involved.
Secondhand smoke is a proven cause of heart disease and lung cancer in non-smoking adults.
Electronic cigarette sales and popularity continues to increase on a daily basis despite the US Food and Drug Administration's attempts to label the products as unsafe.
Patients hospitalized for opioid detoxification say they first got hooked on pain killing drugs legitimately prescribed for pain relief.
Methamphetamine is a highly addictive drug that wreaks havoc on the entire body including oral health.
Genetics may determine sensitivity to other people drinking behavior.
Having a family member involved in the addiction recovery process often means difference between temporary and life-changing treatment.
New behavioral economic behavior analysis by UGA researchers may help clarify the role of craving in addiction.
Ibogaine is intended as a single administration drug not a maintenance drug like Methadone.
More Companies Penalizing Unhealthy Behaviors Like Smoking to Save $10,000/yr Per Worker.
Rewards for Weight Loss Fail But Cost Shifting Works Very Well For Smoking.
Information provides pre-adoptive fasd education to prepare adoptive families for the unexpected.
Service members and their families can assess alcohol use by taking an anonymous online alcohol screening test.
Success strategies and tips for you and others wanting to quit smoking for good.
Does consuming caffeinated drinks during adolescence contribute to later use of drugs.
Canadian teenagers are among the largest consumers of cannabis worldwide.
People who smoke cigarettes first up in the morning have higher levels of cotinine a by-product of nicotine.
Debate over whether alcohol industry sponsorship of sports increases drinking among sports participants.
A nicotine patch plus a nicotine lozenge appears most effective at helping smokers quit.
Vaccine for cocaine dependence reduces use of the drug in individuals who attain high anti-cocaine antibody levels.
What we need to know to reduce the use and abuse of alcohol drugs and tobacco.
Doctors afraid to ask smokers with mental illness to quit smoking as they assume their patients may get worse.
methamphetamine is manufactured in small labs and the ingredients can be readily purchased legally.
The drug baclofen is a muscle relaxant, used to treat muscle symptoms caused by multiple sclerosis.
methadone detox is that the drug is used to help a person avoid the discomfort of withdrawal.
Addiction and abuse of prescription opioid painkiller drugs are prevalent and they exact a toll on patients physicians and society.
This article is written for those who want to quit drugs but have not been able to for whatever reason.
What you can do to help if you are a friend or a family member of someone who is abusing alcohol.
1 in 25 deaths are directly attributable to alcohol consumption mainly due to increases in the number of women drinking.
Acetaldehyde in alcohol doesn't just cause hangovers - study reveals drinking alcohol is the greatest risk factor for acetaldehyde related cancer.
Men who consume drugs to lose their sexual inhibition use cocaine a narcotic substance which incapacitates at sexual level.
Only about 10 percent of adolescents needing help for drug abuse problems actually enter treatment.
Many people who are addicted to painkillers have assorted symptoms that they may not associate with the drug.
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