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Study: Rate of drunk and drugged driving downupdated: Thu Dec 09 2010 17:22:00

The number of people who have driven drunk or drugged is down, a new government survey said Thursday.

12-year-olds abusing inhalants, report saysupdated: Mon Apr 12 2010 11:53:00

When their kids turn 12, parents are concerned about peers pressuring them to smoke cigarettes, drink and use drugs, but it turns out 12-year-olds are doing something else: getting high on inhalants. 22,000 Vets Call Suicide Hotlineupdated: Mon Jul 28 2008 12:00:00

More than 22,000 veterans have sought help from a special suicide hot line in its first year, and 1,221 suicides have been averted, the government says Suicide Hot Line Used By Veterans updated: Mon Jul 28 2008 06:00:00

More than 22,000 veterans have sought help from a special suicide hot line in its first year Study: Teens Get Alcohol from Adultsupdated: Thu Jun 26 2008 07:00:00

Many of the nation's estimated 10.8 million underage drinkers are turning to their parents or other adults for free alcohol Report Released on Mental Illnessupdated: Fri May 09 2008 08:00:00

Depression, teens and marijuana are a dangerous mix that can lead to dependency, mental illness or suicidal thoughts, according to a White House report Millions of Young Abusing Cough Medicineupdated: Wed Jan 09 2008 16:00:00

About 3.1 million people between the ages of 12-25 have used cough and cold medicine to get high, the government reported Wednesday

Shooter's signs of troubleupdated: Fri Dec 07 2007 17:50:00

CNN's Gary Tuchman looks at mall shooter Robert Hawkins' behavioral problems and possible red flags.

Experts on youth violence: Intervene early or pay dearly laterupdated: Fri Dec 07 2007 17:50:00

A college student embarks on a shooting spree, taking 32 lives. A teenager with an assault rifle opens fire on holiday shoppers in a department store in middle America. And, long before that, two youths turn the halls of their high school into a virtual abattoir, leaving some 13 dead before killing themselves. Becoming a Statisticupdated: Tue Sep 18 2007 18:00:00

As police and lawmakers continue the fight against substance abuse, researchers are working on new ways to gauge America's addictions

Dobbs: The war within, killing ourselvesupdated: Tue Feb 13 2007 18:09:00

We're fighting a war that is inflicting even greater casualties than the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and, incredibly, costing even more money. We're losing the War on Drugs, and we've been in retreat for three decades.

Study: White kids most likely to abuse inhalantsupdated: Thu Mar 16 2006 09:34:00

Kids who try to get high by sniffing glue, lighter fluid and other chemicals are more likely to be white and come from families that make more than double the poverty level, according to a federal study.

Survey: More teens abusing inhalantsupdated: Thu Mar 18 2004 12:05:00

Inhalant use is on the rise among teenagers, with more than 2 million of them abusing these products at some point in their lives, said a report released Thursday.

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