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Recovering alcoholics face significant challenges in changing their habits, due in part to the way the brain adapts to the regular presence of alcohol. A University of Texas at Dallas neuroscientist is trying to pinpoint these neurological changes at the microscopic...
A groundbreaking new study examines the rates of and factors influencing intentional overdose deaths
By Veronica L. Holyfield While overall drug OD fatalities hit record numbers in the past year, a new study has found that intentional overdose deaths, or suicides by an overdose of a medication or drug, decreased significantly. No previous research has probed trends...
In a SAMHSA Advisory notification, SAMSHA states: “ Eating disorders (ED’s), which cause serious health problems and can be fatal, frequently co-occur with substance use disorders (SUDs). There are numerous psychosocial consequences of EDs (e.g., problems with...