Tags: "substance use disorders"

01 Jun
0

Heightened Risk of Substance Use Disorders Among Female Youths Who Attempt Suicide

A new study in JAMA Psychiatry finds that female youths between the ages of 8 and 19 who attempted suicide had a substantial risk of hospitalization for a substance use disorder (SUD) later in life compared to female youths who ...

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10 Jun
0

New study confirms faster youth transition to substance use disorders

In a new study using nationally representative data, researchers observed a higher prevalence of substance use disorders (SUDs) within one year of marijuana and prescription drug misuse initiation among adolescents compared to young adults (10.7% vs 6.4%).

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11 Dec
0

Alternatives to Incarceration Video

With an estimated 35 million people suffering from substance use disorders globally, which experts consider to be a chronic disease, drug abuse may lead to other crimes and it's often better addressed with rehabilitation rather than incarceration.

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