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Current Press Releases
December 20, 2010 - New study shows dramatic shifts in substance abuse treatment admissions among the states between 1998 and 2008.
Nov/Dec 2010 - Rise in Treatment Admissions for Prescription Pain Relievers
June 16, 2010 - New Nationwide Study Shows a Dramatic Rise in the Proportion of Older Americans Admitted for Substance Abuse Treatment from 1992 to 2008
June 3, 2010 - New Report Provides Startling Look at Substance Abuse On An Average Day In The Life Of American Adolescents
May 5, 2010 - National Treatment Admissions for Opiates Other Than Heroin Continue to Increase; Now Nearly Equal to Methamphetamine Admissions
November 2, 2009 - Risky Needle Practices Persist Among U.S. Injection Drug Users
September 28, 2009 - Teens Cite Cigarettes and Marijuana as the Easiest Substances For Them to Buy
September 14, 2009 - Alcohol, Tobacco, Marijuana, and Prescription Drugs Most Prevalent Substances Used Across All Age Groups in U.S.
August 17, 2009 - Friends and Family Are Most Common Source of Prescription Drugs Misused by Youths
July 13, 2009 - Americans of All Incomes Say They Could Not Afford Alcohol or Drug Treatment If They Needed It
July 6, 2009 - Study Suggests Replacing "Drunk" and "High" With More Generational-Appropriate Terms for Alcohol Intoxication in College Student Self-Report Research
June 12, 2009 - Less Than 3% of Federal and State Substance Abuse Spending Goes to Prevention, Treatment, or Research
May 18, 2009 - Drinkers Ages 18 to 34 Who Misue Prescription Drugs More Likely to Experience Alcohol-Related Problems
May 11, 2009 - More Than One In Ten Children in the U.S. Live With Substance-Abusing or Substance-Dependent Parent
May 4, 2009 - Substance Abuse Is the Most Commonly Reported Risk Factor Among TB Patients in the U.S.
April 27, 2009 - Methamphetamine Cost Society an Estimated $23.4 Billion in 2005; Majority of Costs Related to Addiction, Premature Death, Crime, & Criminal Justice
April 20, 2009 - 56% of Youths Who First Started Using Drugs in the Past Year Began with Marijuana; Around One-Fourth Started with Nonmedical Use of Prescription-Type Drugs
April 6, 2009 - National Treatment Admissions for Methamphetamine as the Primary Drug of Abuse Decrease; Admissions for Opiates Other Than Heroin Continue to Increase
March 2, 2009 - U.S. Drug-Related Emergency Department Visits by Adults Increased Significantly Since 1995; Alcohol-Related Visits Stable
February 2, 2009 - Friends and Family Are Most Common Source of Prescription Amphetamines and Narcotics Used Nonmedically by 12th Graders