Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2014

    Texas Adults Aren't Crazy About Pot, But We Sure Do Like Our Liquor

    A new report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) collects data from each state to determine the use of alcohol and drugs. Among the findings? We Texans like our booze, and we like a lot of it. The report divides the findings by age group and type of substanc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2012

    Today is Alcohol Screening Day. Really.

    Today is National Alcohol Screening Day, a day on which almost 1,000 community-based organizations, colleges and military installations will offer free, anonymous screenings to help people determine whether or not they have a drinking problem. The website is sponsored by another s ... More >>

  • News

    October 2, 2008

    Soldier Suicides

    Two Texas brothers fall in the war on terror—one in combat, one by his own hand

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2008

    National Public Radio's Still Slicing Into Dallas' Cheese Problem

    Most kids we know like this kind of cheese -- the string cheese. Turns out, there are still some 9-year-olds in Dallas who prefer theirs cut with heroin and Tylenol PM. This morning National Public Radio ran a story on Dallas’ cheese heroin problem -- you remember that, right? The good news: No ov ... More >>