National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
- Tobacco smoking rates are decreasing in people with major depression and substance use disorder
Despite decline, smoking cessation efforts still critical for people with substance use or other psychiatric disorders
- Drug use severity in adolescence affects substance use disorder risk in adulthood
Screening for substance use disorder in teens may predict adult prescription drug use and misuse and prevent overdose
- Law enforcement seizures of pills containing fentanyl increased dramatically between 2018-2021
NIH-supported research highlights growing, dangerous trend, particularly for people new to drug use
- Strengthening Federal Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Programs: Opportunities, Challenges, and Emerging Issues
- NIH analysis of Reddit forum suggests experience of non-suicidal self-harm shares characteristics with addiction
Better characterizing clinical features of self-injury is critical to provide support and effective treatments
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- Major uptick reported in cannabis vaping for all adolescents
Cannabis vaping is increasing as the most popular method of cannabis delivery among all adolescents in the U.S., as is the frequency of cannabis vaping, according to researchers.
- Four-year college students drink more, use marijuana less than community college peers, study finds
Students at four-year colleges and universities drink nearly twice as much alcohol as their peers in two-year colleges, according to a survey of college students in the Seattle area. On the other hand …
- Dopamine makes you feel happy, but we probably still have to rewrite the textbooks
Researchers have discovered a new piece in the puzzle of the brain’s ‘feel good’ substance, dopamine. According to one of the researchers behind the new study, the discovery may facilitate the develop …
- Deaths from alcohol use disorder surged during pandemic, study finds
Deaths involving alcohol use disorder increased dramatically during the pandemic, according to a new study. The study also found that young adults 25 to 44 years old experienced the steepest upward tr …
- Treatment minimizes infants' opioid-related brain abnormalities
Researchers have evidence validating the benefits of using medication for opioid use disorder during pregnancy. Brain imaging revealed significant improvements in brain function after treatment.