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Grant Awards Mark the Launch of Landmark Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study

Nora Volkow | Posted 09.25.2015 | Science
Nora Volkow

Today the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study officially gets underway, as the National Institutes of Health award 13 five-year grants to U.S. research institutions that will spearhead the landmark project over the first half of its roughly 10-year duration.

This New Tool Could Help Colleges Figure Out How To Combat Binge Drinking

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.23.2015 | College

A new online tool developed by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism aims to help colleges sort through a myriad of programs to...

An Important Talk About Life, Death and the Responsibility of Friendship

Dr. Jonathan Gibralter | Posted 08.03.2015 | College
Dr. Jonathan Gibralter

We're still in the earliest weeks of the fall semester, during which new students are most acutely at risk for alcohol-related injury, death and other incidents. Though physically distant, parents remain the biggest role models in their students' lives.

Worrying News About College Women And Drinking

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 05.21.2013 | Women

College women are drinking more alcohol than is good for them -- and they are doing it more often than their male counterparts are. A study forthc...

What Is Addiction?

Stanton Peele | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stanton Peele

Addiction is a nasty business which enslaves people. But if you're going to target that practice, then you'd better come and take all the coffee and Diet Coke the office.