A compelling method for working in the space between addiction research and practice.
Since its founding in 1906, the function of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been to protect and promote public health by ensuring that the products placed for sale on the market are safe for consumers. Now, the FDA is working to adjust nicotine to “non-addictive levels.”
First-of-its kind survey begins to measure the effect of recovery
On March 21, the Pennsylvania State House approved a liquor privatization bill aimed at eliminating state liquor stores and allowing wine to be sold in grocery stores. Here is a look at potential impacts amid Pennsylvania’s legislative debate.
The Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage Drinking presented a webinar about brain research and underage screening. Stay up to speed on SBIRT, drugs, and the teenage brain.
For at least a quarter of a century—and probably much longer—American teens have been using marijuana more than any other illicit drug. Today, at the beginning of 2013, teen marijuana use is up. IRETA staff member Dr. Dawn Lindsay lends insight in the wake of legalization.
The project is called Helping Others Live Sober. Dr. Maria Pagano offered this simple summary of their findings: “Helping benefits the helper.”
“Despite having worked in the addiction field for more than two decades, it was not until recently that I had my tobacco “ah-ha” moment.” IRETA staff member Lisa Howard shares her insight on the role of tobacco in recovery.