Addictions in Global Research

UN warning about heroine use in Europe

2017.07.04

Opiates, with heroine leading the list, are responsible for 70% of negative effects on health from drug use. On a global scale, between 2012 - 2015, deaths from overdose of this substance increased 119%. ...

Record fall in American teenagers who drink alcohol

2017.05.24

Record fall in the number of American teenagers who consume alcohol. In 2015, 38.2% of teenagers stated that they consumed at least one drink a month, compared to 50% in 1991. However, the good news ...

Marijuana lowers enthusiasm for university

2017.05.12

Students who start smoking marijuana at high school get bad grades and are less likely to go to university. This is what say experts at the University of Waterloo, who have investigated the effect ...

Psychedelic drugs could lower the risk of suicide

2017.05.03

Psychedelic drugs decrease suicidal thoughts, a new study claims. A four-year study by researchers in Canada found female sex workers were far less likely to consider taking their own lives after taking drugs like ...