Fewer young adults drink than 20 years ago

While the number of college-age young adults drinking has fallen, the number using marijuana, or both marijuana and alcohol, is up, researchers say.

Laura Bailey-Michigan • futurity
Oct. 16, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: alcohol marijuana united-states society-and-culture health-and-medicine college-students trends substance-abuse

New clues to harsh parenting by moms with alcohol dependence

Observing mothers with substance use disorders and their children suggests some of the triggers for harsh parenting.

Sandra Knispel-U. Rochester • futurity
Nov. 19, 2019 ~7 min

Tags: alcohol parents childrens-health society-and-culture punishment substance-abuse

This ‘body awareness’ training cuts relapse rate

"Those who received MABT relapsed less. By learning to attend to their bodies, they learned important skills for better self-care."

Jackson Holtz-Washington • futurity
April 17, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: addiction mindfulness emotions health-and-medicine substance-abuse

LGBTQ teens are over-represented in foster care

"We aren't investing enough in the systems and focusing enough on the distinct needs of some of the most vulnerable kids, including LGBTQ kids."

Esther Robards-Forbes-Texas • futurity
Feb. 12, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: teenagers society-and-culture health-and-medicine lgbtq social-services foster-care substance-abuse

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