Alcoholism & Addiction

Substance Abuse Treatment Compared in Rural and Urban Settings

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) provides regular reports about the trends across the United States related to substance use and treatment. The information the administration provides aids policymakers in determining where to strategically locate substance abuse treatment centers and in the development of education and intervention materials. A recent report issued by ...

Topiramate and Alcohol Addiction Treatment

The National Insitute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) continues its active funding of research into new and more effective treatments for various kinds drug and alcohol dependence. Alcohol dependence afflicts about 4 percent of the adult U.S. population, and is the third leading cause of preventable death in this country – but only about 10 to 15 percent actually seek treatment for the disease. A great deal of positive...

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