Topic: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
New Florida drug-testing law allows agency heads to randomly test public workers for illegal drugs, prescription drugs, and alcohol. But it exempts the governor and state legislators.
A new White House study found a 400 percent jump in prescription drug abuse between 1998 and 2008. Experts blame a lack of monitoring programs as well as Americans' increasing unwillingness to bear even small pains.
Teens in high school used illegal drugs – alcohol, marijuana, and Ecstasy – at rising rates in 2009, a report shows. It's the first uptick in teen drug use since 1998.
Research shows 'Signs of Suicide' helps reduce the number of attempts by high school students.