December 2009 Compares data on substance abuse and sexual risk among college students and their peers who do not attend college.
April 2009 Describes a consortium of three universities that launched a 12-month intensive online program last August that leads to a master's degree in addiction studies.
December 2008 Reports prevalence rates of illicit drug abuse among youths and young adults based on 2007 data from a national survey of drug use and health.
March 2008 Reports on results from a study showing that men and women with alcohol use disorders are more likely to report nonmedical use of prescription drugs than people who don't drink at all.
October 2007 Highlights data on the risky sexual behaviors of patients at a sexually transmitted disease clinic who had a substance abuse disorder as compared to those without a substance abuse disorder.
October 2007 Reports data on the prevalence of substance use among college students with ADHD, comparing those who received ADHD treatment with those who did not.
February 2007 Summarizes a study that analyzes factors associated with the risk of drug addiction among 19- to 21-year-old Hispanic women born in the United States as compared with immigrants.
October 2006 Summarizes findings from a 10-year study that monitored smoking and progress to other drugs among youth that found ethnicity to be an influential factor.