Addiction

Pandemic fallout to be felt 'for years': UN drug agency

The coronavirus pandemic is pushing more people into drug use, while illicit cultivation could also get a boost, the UN said Thursday, warning that the crisis's fallout was likely to be felt "for years to come".

Addiction

Minority of those with AUD referred to, receive treatment

(HealthDay)—Individuals with alcohol use disorder (AUD) frequently utilize health care and receive screening for alcohol use, but few are referred to or receive treatment, according to a study published online May 16 in ...

Addiction

Alcohol problems are severely undertreated, researchers report

Some 16 million Americans are believed to have alcohol use disorder, and an estimated 93,000 people in the U.S. die from alcohol-related causes each year. Both of those numbers are expected to grow as a result of heavier ...

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