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Researchers receive $1.35 million grant to reduce impact of substance abuse in Appalachia

Researchers receive $1.35 million grant to reduce impact of substance abuse in Appalachia

Dopamine and serotonin play role in perception and decision-making

Dopamine and serotonin play role in perception and decision-making

Researcher receives NIH award to explore effect of women's hormones on postpartum opioid relapse

Researcher receives NIH award to explore effect of women's hormones on postpartum opioid relapse

Fear of COVID-19 can increase risk of substance abuse

Fear of COVID-19 can increase risk of substance abuse

Combination of alcohol and nicotine during pregnancy increases health risk in newborns

Combination of alcohol and nicotine during pregnancy increases health risk in newborns

Psychological and physical impacts of childhood sexual abuse are closely tied, shows study

Psychological and physical impacts of childhood sexual abuse are closely tied, shows study

Three question, yes-or-no survey for identifying chemically intolerant individuals

Three question, yes-or-no survey for identifying chemically intolerant individuals

Cory Gardner’s bill has as much to do with politics as preexisting conditions

Cory Gardner’s bill has as much to do with politics as preexisting conditions

UTEP's MARC receives federal grant to fight opioid abuse in West Texas rural counties

UTEP's MARC receives federal grant to fight opioid abuse in West Texas rural counties

Doctors develop new data mining method to detect young people with emerging psychosis

Doctors develop new data mining method to detect young people with emerging psychosis

New emergency program provides mental health care across Colorado

New emergency program provides mental health care across Colorado

Clinicians may have to look beyond opioids to tackle nation’s substance use epidemic

Clinicians may have to look beyond opioids to tackle nation’s substance use epidemic

IUPUI study proposes a primary prevention strategy for substance use disorder

IUPUI study proposes a primary prevention strategy for substance use disorder

AI algorithm could help predict susceptibility to substance abuse among homeless youth

AI algorithm could help predict susceptibility to substance abuse among homeless youth

OU Health Sciences Center awarded five-year grant for suicide prevention

OU Health Sciences Center awarded five-year grant for suicide prevention

Sanford Burnham Prebys receives NIH grant to identify new therapies for mental disorders

Sanford Burnham Prebys receives NIH grant to identify new therapies for mental disorders

Americans are adjusting their use of social media platforms amid COVID-19 pandemic

Americans are adjusting their use of social media platforms amid COVID-19 pandemic

Lithium in drinking water may have a protective effect against suicide

Lithium in drinking water may have a protective effect against suicide

NIDA funding allows Temple scientists to continue critical substance abuse research

NIDA funding allows Temple scientists to continue critical substance abuse research

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Trump twists on virus response

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Trump twists on virus response