News from the national center on addiction and substance abuse (casa) at columbia university

Dec 10, 2012, 14:08 ET
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Vincent La Padula, Managing Director And Market Manager, J.P. Morgan Private Bank Executive Wealth Group Elected To CASAColumbia Board

CASAColumbia™ announced today that Vincent La Padula has been elected to its board of directors. Mr. La Padula serves as the Managing...

Jul 02, 2012, 12:10 ET
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Mara Sandler Elected To CASAColumbia Board

   The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASAColumbia) announced today that Mara Sandler...

Jun 26, 2012, 00:01 ET
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Five Year National Study Reveals: Addiction Treatment Neglected By U.S. Medical System

SIXTEEN PERCENT OF THE U.S. POPULATION HAS THE DISEASE OF ADDICTION; 90 PERCENT OF PEOPLE WITH ADDICTION RECEIVE NO FORM OF TREATMENT AT ALL NO...

Apr 21, 2012, 16:58 ET
Nov 21, 2011, 16:27 ET
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Jeffrey Kindler Elected to CASA* Columbia Board

 The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASA Columbia) announced today that Jeffrey B. Kindler has been...

Sep 22, 2011, 00:01 ET
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2011 Family Dinners Report Finds: Teens Who Have Infrequent Family Dinners Likelier to Smoke, Drink, Use Marijuana

Teens Likelier to Have Access to Alcohol, Marijuana, Prescription Drugs When Family Dinners Infrequent Compared to teens who have frequent family...

Jun 29, 2011, 00:01 ET
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National Study Reveals: Origins of an Epidemic, Teen Substance Use America's #1 Public Health Problem

90 PERCENT OF AMERICANS SUFFERING FROM ADDICTION STARTED SMOKING, DRINKING, OR USING OTHER DRUGS BEFORE AGE 18 ALMOST HALF OF ALL AMERICAN HIGH...

Feb 14, 2011, 10:54 ET
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Jeffrey B. Lane Elected to CASA* Board of Directors

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University announced today that Jeffrey B. Lane has been elected to its...

Oct 15, 2010, 12:15 ET
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Statement by Joseph A. Califano, Jr. and Louis W. Sullivan, M.D. Former U.S. Secretaries of Health Urging the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee to Ban Menthol Cigarettes

SULLIVAN AND CALIFANO CRITICIZE THE CONGRESS OF RACIAL EQUALITY, THE NATIONAL BLACK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, AND THE NATIONAL ORGANIZATION OF BLACK LAW...

Oct 12, 2010, 12:16 ET
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Gene F. Jankowski, Retired Former President CBS Broadcasting Elected to CASA* Columbia Board

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University announced today that Gene F. Jankowski has been elected to its...

Sep 22, 2010, 00:01 ET
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2010 Family Dinners Report Finds: Teens Who Have Infrequent Family Dinners Likelier to Expect to Use Drugs in the Future

More than 70 Percent of Teens Think That Eating Frequent Family Dinners is Important Compared to teens who have frequent family dinners (five to...

Sep 07, 2010, 16:19 ET
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Joseph A. Califano, Jr., CASA* Chairman and Founder, in San Francisco to Discuss His Parenting Book, 'How to Raise A Drug-Free Kid: The Straight Dope for Parents'

Joseph A. Califano, Jr., Founder and Chairman of The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University and former...

Feb 26, 2010, 00:01 ET
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New CASA* Report Finds: 65 Percent of All U.S. Inmates Meet Medical Criteria for Substance Abuse Addiction, Only 11 Percent Receive Any Treatment

DRUGS, ALCOHOL IMPLICATED IN 78 PERCENT OF VIOLENT CRIMES, 83 PERCENT OF PROPERTY CRIMES, 77 PERCENT OF WEAPON, PUBLIC ORDER, OTHER CRIMES Of the...

Jan 27, 2010, 12:44 ET

William H. Foster Succeeds Califano as President and CEO of CASA*

CALIFANO CONTINUES AS CHAIRMAN The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University announced today that William H....

Sep 23, 2009, 00:01 ET
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 08/13/2008

CASA* Report Finds Teens Who Have Infrequent Family Dinners Likelier to Drink, Smoke, Use Marijuana

Teens Likelier to Be Able to Get Prescription Drugs, Marijuana, Within an Hour When Family Dinners Infrequent Compared to teens who have...

Aug 26, 2009, 00:01 ET

CASA* 2009 Teen Survey Reveals: Teens Likelier To Get Drunk, Use Marijuana, Smoke Cigarettes If They See Parent Drunk

NEARLY NINE MILLION 12- TO 17-YEAR OLDS CAN GET PRESCRIPTION DRUGS TO ABUSE IN A DAY, NEARLY FIVE MILLION IN AN HOUR Compared to teens who...

Jul 28, 2009, 10:35 ET
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 08/13/2008

Clyde C. Tuggle, Senior Vice President at The Coca-Cola Company, Elected to CASA* Board

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University announced today that Clyde C. Tuggle has been elected to its...

May 11, 2009, 09:59 ET
Jan 29, 2009, 10:00 ET

CASA* Evaluation of Welfare Demonstration Program in New Jersey Finds Effective Approach to Addiction Recovery and Employment

Corresponding American Journal of Public Health Article Reveals Intensive Case Management Helps Substance-Abusing Women on Welfare Achieve Goals of...

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