Research in North Carolina suggests law enforcement can get in the way of harm reduction.
Using a local area code can make a quitline more successful with both English- and Spanish-speaking smokers.
New research highlights how few people living with opioid use disorder get life-saving medications.
Someone who has a parent with a history of alcohol problems may have an increased risk of addiction to highly processed foods like pizza and fries.
When people switch to vaping as a way to stop smoking cigarettes, some just end up becoming dual nicotine users. But smoking cessation programs can help.
The COVID-10 pandemic limited access to opioid addiction treatment for some racial and ethnic minority groups, but not for white people.
Putting a time limit on filling an opioid prescription may be a way to prevent or reduce misuse of medications, researchers report.
When people received a mailed opioid disposal kit, they were more likely to properly get rid of leftover medication after surgery, a new study shows.
Most 18-year-olds with severe substance use disorder symptoms still had multiple symptoms as adults, researchers report. “This is a major wake-up call.”
Seizures of pills containing fentanyl increased 834% between 2018 and 2021 in the US, putting many people at risk for unintentional exposure and overdose.