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substance abuse

Vaping induces addiction to other substances

Studies reveal that more teens who vape use nicotine and other addictive substances.

16 Dec 2019 6:30 PM

Avoid posting on social media when high

Studies reveal that most drugged individuals regret their social media post.

08 Sep 2019 12:29 PM

People are likely to try recreational drugs in summer for first time

People are likely to try recreational drugs in summer for first time

24 Jul 2019 9:58 AM

Classifying addiction as a disease discourages users from seeking help

Message that addiction is a disease makes substance users less likely to seek help.

30 May 2019 11:25 AM

Alcohol, substance abuse can lead to poor lifestyle choices

Alcoholism, substance abuse leads college students to a life of distress, claims study.

16 Apr 2019 4:41 PM


LGBQ teens more likely to use illegal street drugs

Study found LGBQ teens were 12 per cent more likely than other teens to report any substance use in their lifetimes.

08 Aug 2018 8:38 AM

Early puberty in boys increases substance use risk

Understanding the cause for increased substance use behavior in early adolescents is necessary for developing prevention strategies.

17 Jul 2018 11:45 AM

Maximum kids hooked to tobacco in Meghalaya

Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma has acknowledged the seriousness of prevailing scenario.

14 Jul 2018 2:04 AM

Staying fit as a teen helps stay away from alcohol abuse

Research indicates negative body image results in increased substance use.

23 Jun 2017 11:16 AM

Sexual abuse may accelerate early puberty in girls: study

This also increases their chances of developing depression, substance abuse and teenage pregnancy.

18 Mar 2017 12:30 PM


Ramjas college students to fight substance abuse

Project has enabled the community members run their own canteen and tiffin delivery service in the university campus.

14 Feb 2017 3:15 AM