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CADCA Helps Communities in Costa Rica Reduce Youth Marijuana Use and Crime

CADCA - International Drug Use - Joi, 19/03/2015 - 20:52

For several years, people in the Pavas district of Costa Rica were experiencing an increase in crime and in youth marijuana use.

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CADCA Helps Communities in Costa Rica Reduce Youth Marijuana Use and Crime

CADCA - International - Joi, 19/03/2015 - 20:52

For several years, people in the Pavas district of Costa Rica were experiencing an increase in crime and in youth marijuana use.

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Categorii: Resurse antidrog

Gender and Race Influences When Teens Start Using Substances

CADCA - Abuse - Joi, 19/03/2015 - 20:47

Researchers at Penn State have found that gender and race influences when teenagers start drinking, smoking and using drugs.

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UN Report Shows Synthetic Drugs Reported in 55 Countries

CADCA - International - Joi, 19/03/2015 - 20:41

This week, the United Nation’s Office on Crime and Drugs’ Global SMART (Synthetics Monitoring: Analyses, Reporting and Trends) Program released a progress report on international synthetic drug

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Categorii: Resurse antidrog

DEA Issues Nationwide Alert on Fentanyl

CADCA - International Drug Use - Joi, 19/03/2015 - 20:35

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) today issued a nationwide alert about the dangers of fentanyl and fentanyl analogues/compounds.

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DEA Issues Nationwide Alert on Fentanyl

CADCA - Abuse - Joi, 19/03/2015 - 20:35

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) today issued a nationwide alert about the dangers of fentanyl and fentanyl analogues/compounds.

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DEA Issues Nationwide Alert on Fentanyl

CADCA - Heroin - Joi, 19/03/2015 - 20:35

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) today issued a nationwide alert about the dangers of fentanyl and fentanyl analogues/compounds.

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Categorii: Tipuri de droguri

Study Finds High Number of Caucasian Women Deaths Attributed to Rx Drugs

CADCA - Epidemiology - Joi, 12/03/2015 - 22:08

Scientists may have found an answer for why for the past 15 years, death rates among Caucasian women in the United States have mysteriously surged: prescription painkillers.

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Categorii: Resurse antidrog

Coalitions in Action: Gettysburg Coalition Addresses Prescription Drug Abuse and Wins Award

CADCA - Heroin - Vin, 06/03/2015 - 02:50

“What makes coalitions unique is their potential to combine the different perspectives, knowledge and skills of a group of people and organizations creating synergy,” is part of Sharron Michels

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Categorii: Tipuri de droguri

New CDC Report Finds Heroin OD Deaths Quadrupled Since 2000

CADCA - Heroin - Vin, 06/03/2015 - 02:48

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “Drug-poisoning Deaths Involving Heroin: United States, 2000–2013,” suggests heroin overdose deaths have quadrupled sin

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Categorii: Tipuri de droguri

Study Finds Only Half of Doctors Use State Programs Meant to Curb Doc Shopping

CADCA - Heroin - Vin, 06/03/2015 - 02:42

While the majority of primary care physicians are aware of and use state prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) to reduce drug abuse and diversion, many do not access these programs routinel

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Categorii: Tipuri de droguri

Study says Latinos at a Greater Risk of Developing Alcoholic Liver Disease

CADCA - Abuse - Vin, 27/02/2015 - 02:23

Medical News Today reported that a new study examining the role of ethnicity in determining the age of onset and severity of Alcoholic Liver Disease (ALD) has found that ethnicity is a major

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CADCA Joins Former DEA Leaders to Ask that Supreme Court Hear Marijuana Case

CADCA - Marijuana - Vin, 20/02/2015 - 03:39

Today, all nine former Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) administrators filed an amicus brief urging the U.S.

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Categorii: Tipuri de droguri

Marijuana, Rx Misuse Raise Safety Concerns as Drugged Driving Increases

CADCA - Marijuana - Vin, 13/02/2015 - 02:43

The nation’s campaign to combat drunk driving continues to make our roads safer, but use of marijuana and prescription drugs is increasingly prominent on the highways, creating new safety questio

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Categorii: Tipuri de droguri

Marijuana, Rx Misuse Raise Safety Concerns as Drugged Driving Increases

CADCA - Data Analysis - Vin, 13/02/2015 - 02:43

The nation’s campaign to combat drunk driving continues to make our roads safer, but use of marijuana and prescription drugs is increasingly prominent on the highways, creating new safety questio

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Categorii: Resurse antidrog

New Report is a Barometer for Americans’ Behavioral Health

CADCA - Mental Health - Vin, 30/01/2015 - 00:20

A new report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) revealed that the behavioral health of our nation is improving in some areas, particularly among youth subst

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