With obesity continuing to rise in America, researchers decided to look at a sample of college students to better understand how drinking affects what they eat, both that night and for

In this research:

  • Researchers developed a tool that enables them to closely monitor HIV activity in key brain cells.
  • The tool may accelerate the development of treatments for HIV

This study was published online on Aug. 2 in AIDS and Behavior.

"While we know that patients with heavy alcohol use are less likely to take their medications for HIV, there

Researchers measured heart rate, blood pressure, arterial stiffness, blood nicotine and exhaled carbon monoxide levels in 48 healthy, young hookah smokers before and after 30 minutes of hookah smoking. The study

Nominations are now open for the next class of the National Association of Drug Court Professionals Board of Directors. Board members are elected by the NADCP membership and serve for six years;

In this research:

  • Some teens' marijuana use has been linked to disrupted communication between two key regions in the brain's reward circuitry at age 20.
  • Disrupted communication between the

Does your treatment court team have questions? Unsure how to update your policy and procedures manual or how to address the influx of participants struggling with opioid use disorder? Wondering what

However, the underlying mechanisms are likely to be different in the two groups.

As people live longer, the number living with dementia is expected to triple by 2050. So understanding the

By: Paolo del Vecchio, M.S.W., Director, SAMHSA Center for Mental Health Services

July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. Each year, SAMHSA joins the U.S. Department of Health and Human

This research:

  • Sheds light on a key mechanism of adolescent brain development.
  • Shows how amphetamine disrupts this mechanism.
  • Links this disruption to animal behaviors that resemble human susceptibility

The study, published in the Journal of Substance Use, found that 73 percent of those drinking risky amounts were still doing so two to four years later, while 15 percent of

"Hormones from the gut act in the brain to modulate dopamine signaling, which controls decisions to seek out rewards," explained Dr. Mitchell Roitman, University of Illinois-Chicago neuroscientist. That explains how food

The study looked at health outcomes in 877 women in sub-Saharan Africa over a median follow-up time of nine years. The results of the study showed levels of ferritin, a blood