substance abuse

Substance-Use Disorders Linked to Increased Risk of Death for Veterans with PTSD

Substance-Use Disorders Linked to Increased Risk of Death for Veterans with PTSD

Association between drug, alcohol problems and mortality most prominent in younger veterans with PTSD, including those from Iraq, Afghanistan Veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder who are also battling drug or alcohol problems face a higher risk of death, according to new research from the University of Michigan Health System and the VA Ann Arbor […]

Study Focuses On Decreasing Risky Behaviors For Parolees

Study Focuses On Decreasing Risky Behaviors For Parolees

A new study published in JCHC this month considers how best to decrease the most common risky behaviors , such as drug use and sexual activity with multiple partners, in certain groups of parolees within the community. Researchers suggest better preventative programs, which educate parolees on the dangers of contracting sexually transmitted diseases due to unprotected sex and associated dangers of substance abuse, be implemented.

Early Intervention Can Help Reduce Delinquency In Disadvantaged Children

Early Intervention Can Help Reduce Delinquency In Disadvantaged Children

New research suggests that early intervention and treatment could help to reduce delinquency in disadvantaged children.