Information about substance abuse can be found on the website for the National Institute on Drug Abuse, drugabuse.gov. The site contains details about particular types of drugs, news about the latest research and contact... More »

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Drug or alcohol abuse greatly compromises a parent’s ability to effectively care for a child and is associated with an increased risk of both child physical and sexual abuse, reports the American Academy of Experts in Tr... More »

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Help and information regarding substance abuse issues is available from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, HelpGuide.org and DrugAbuse.com. These resources provide phone numbers for hotlines that people can call for h... More »

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Help and information regarding substance abuse issues is available from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, HelpGuide.org and DrugAbuse.com. These resources provide phone numbers for hotlines that people can call for h... More »

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In 2014, abuse of prescription and over-the-counter drugs continued its five-year decline among youth in the United States, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Alcohol use also continued its decline among ... More »

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Some statistics for teen drug abuse, as of 2014, show that 6.5 percent of eighth graders used marijuana in the past month, 16.6 percent of high school sophomores use marijuana and 21.2 percent of high school seniors use ... More »

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The National Institute on Drug Abuse and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration are official sources for information on drug addiction. The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence is another recognized organ... More »

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