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Incarceration Is Not Treatment

Incarceration Is Not Treatment

Still, what feeds alcoholism is legal, some of what feeds addiction is not. … North America represents five percent of the world’s population and …
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Vermont considers safe injection space for drug users

There are about 100 safe or supervised injection sites around the world, and only one in North America located in Vancouver, Canada. Sites have …
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The Weakest Link: Supermarket Self-Checkout Lanes and Alcohol Sales to Minors.

National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine 8600 Rockville Pike , Bethesda MD , 20894 USA…
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The Reasons for Heavy Drinking Questionnaire: Factor Structure and Validity in Alcohol-Dependent Adults Involved in Clinical Trials.

CONCLUSIONS: The RHDQ is a promising brief assessment of motivations for heavy alcohol use, particularly in the context of randomized clinical trials. Additional research should address factor structure stability in non-treatment-seeking individuals and the RHDQ’s utility in detecting and accounting for changes in drinking behavior, including in response to intervention.
PMID: 26997195 [PubMed
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Young Adults’ Exposure to Alcohol- and Marijuana-Related Content on Twitter.

Twitter is among the most popular social media platforms used by young adults, yet it has been underutilized in substance use research compared with older platforms (e.g., MySpace and Facebook). We took a first step toward studying the associations between exposure to pro-alcohol- and marijuana-related content among young adults via Twitter and current heavy episodic drinking and current marijuan
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