In the News | CASAColumbia

In the news

CASAColumbia In the news

CASAColumbia’s research and experts are also frequently featured in news stories across the nation. Here are select clips.

News Main View

August 06, 2014 - Business Insider

More Teens Are Seeking Help For Marijuana Addiction

In 2012, teens were admitted for addiction involving marijuana far more frequently than any other substance

July 08, 2014 - AM New York

Binge Drinking Targeted in New City Campaign

Dr. Sam Ball discusses public campaigns about binge drinking. 

June 10, 2014 - U.S. News & World Report

Teens with Addiction Have Few Recovery Programs

Dr. Sam Ball talk about lack of services for teens with addiction issues.

May 28, 2014 - Business Insider

Here's What Alcohol Does to Your Brain and Body

Dr. Sam Ball discusses the substance's effect.

May 21, 2014 - USA Today

Older Americans Hooked on Rx: "I Was a Zombie"

Hundreds of thousands of seniors are misusing prescription medication

May 14, 2014 - Business Insider

Marijuana Is More Addictive These Days - Here's Why

Dr. Samuel Ball explains how marijuana has changed.

May 11, 2014 - Refinery 29

Alcoholism, My Parents' Battle for Sobriety

The story of how addiction affected one writer's family.

March 26, 2014 - Chicago Tribune

Mobile app may help people recovering from alcohol abuse: study

A mobile app aims to keep alcoholics sober.  
 

March 26, 2014 - The Dallas News
February 03, 2014 - Psychology Today

Therapy, It's More Than Just Talk

We need to better treat addiction.

January 07, 2014 - USA Today

How Much Do You Drink? Most Say Doctors Never Ask

Though drinking can be dangerous to your health, not many doctors are asking about it.

December 19, 2013 - WNYC

Anti-Tobacco Experts Spar Over E-Cigarettes

There are arguments for and against e-cigarettes.

December 16, 2013 - Chattanooga Times Free Press

War on drugs shifts: Health care law expands coverage

CASAColumbia’s Emily Feinstein discusses addiction treatment coverage and the Affordable Care Act.

October 18, 2013 - The Daily Journal

NJ Lawmakers Eye Treatment Options for Heroin Abuse

CASAColumbia’s Susan E. Foster speaks to New Jersey lawmakers.

October 02, 2013 - USA Today

For Colleges, Does Drug Testing Really Prevent Drug Use?

Susan Foster tells USA Today that preventing substance use in college goes beyond drug testing.

September 21, 2013 - The Hill

FDA missing in action on e-cigarettes

CASAColumbia’s Susan Foster writes about the dangers of not regulating e-cigarettes.

September 09, 2013 - ProPublica

Inside a New York Drug Clinic, Allegations of Kickbacks and Shoddy Care

CASAColumbia’s Susan E. Foster discusses problems with addiction treatment.

August 23, 2013 - newstimes.com

More Teens Using Drugs at School, Study Shows

CASAColumbia’s annual teen survey showed that more teens are drinking and using drugs in school.

August 12, 2013 - Fox 5

Binge Drinking in Older Women

CASAColumbia’s Susan E. Foster discusses binge drinking and older women.

July 25, 2013 - Elle

The New Science of Addiction: Is It Time to Rethink Rehab?

What needs to be done to make rehab more effective?

July 22, 2013 - The Huffington Post

Electronic Cigarettes-Let's Think Before We Inhale

CASAColumbia’s Chairman Jeff Lane warns of the dangers of e-cigarettes.

July 17, 2013 - The Daily Beast

When Rehab Doesn’t Work

The Daily Beast uses CASAColumbia’s Addiction Treatment report to help understand the gap in treatment.

July 02, 2013 - ABC News

More Women Overdosing on Painkillers, CDC Report Finds

CASAColumbia’s Susan Foster comments on this new trend.

May 16, 2013 - The Buffalo News

Teen Tells How Renaissance House Helped Him Conquer Addiction

Buffalo teen discusses how he overcame addiction.

April 23, 2013 - The Ridgefield Press

Prescription Drugs: Can Ridgefield Cure Itself?

Prescription drug misuse and addiction remains at the forefront of the town’s priorities as the national epidemic continues to grow along with the number of drug-related deaths in town.

April 22, 2013 - Business Insider

New Yorkers Discover the Benefits of Giving Up Booze

City residents see positive results when they quit drinking.

April 03, 2013 - The Hill

Fair 'Treatment' for the Military

Congress must create a comprehensive system of addiction and mental illness prevention and treatment, one that will help our military personnel long before they run afoul of the criminal justice system – or worse.

February 26, 2013 - The Huffington Post

What Would Happen if We Truly Treated Addiction as a Disease?

CASAColumbia President and CEO William Foster writes about addiction as a disease.

February 14, 2013 - Psych Central

The Problems With the U.S. Addiction Treatment System

This article on CASAColumbia’s report, Addiction Medicine: Closing the Gap between Science and Practice, outlines the flaws in the current addiction treatment system.

February 14, 2013 - The Huffington Post

Addiction Malpractice

This Huffington Post video examines problems with addiction treatment in the U.S.

February 04, 2013 - The New York Times

Effective Addiction Treatment

This article examines how addiction is treated in the U.S.

November 13, 2012 - Psychology Today

Public Health Enemy No. 1

Addiction is a public health crisis that needs to be addressed.

October 16, 2012 - Yahoo! News

Alcoholism Twice as Deadly for Women as for Men

What can be done to lower the mortality rate for women with addiction?

October 15, 2012 - American Medical News

Recognizing the Alcoholic Patient

Health care professionals must be better trained to spot patients with alcohol addiction.

October 08, 2012 - The Fix

Dear Mr. President: A Modest Proposal

Treating addiction as a disease is America’s greatest single opportunity to reduce costs to taxpayers, improve health and reduce crime.

October 03, 2012 - Time.com

Should States Let Families Force Addicts Into Rehab?

Should the family members of an addicted person be allowed to force someone into treatment?

September 03, 2012 - The Washington Post

Few Doctors Know How to Treat Addiction. A New Program Aims to Change That

A new program has emerged to train doctors how to better treat addiction.

August 23, 2012 - newstimes.com

More Teens Using Drugs at School, Study Shows

CASAColumbia's annual teen survey showed that more teens are drinking and using drugs in schol.

August 22, 2012 - Los Angeles Times

Most Teens Surveyed Say Classmates Drink, Use Drugs on Campus

CASAColumbia’s annual teen survey finds teens are drinking and using other drugs at school.

August 22, 2012 - The Daily Mail

Survey: 17% of High School Students in U.S. Admit to Drinking, Smoking or Using Drugs During the School Day

CASAColumbia’s annual teen survey finds teens are drinking and using other drugs at school.

August 22, 2012 - The Daily News

Nearly 1 in 5 High Schoolers Go to Class Drunk or Stoned, Says New Columbia University Survey

CASAColumbia’s annual teen survey finds teens go to school under the influence of alcohol or other drugs.

August 22, 2012 - MyNorthwest.com

New Study Finds More Kids Are Getting High at School

CASAColumbia’s annual teen survey finds teens are drinking and using other drugs at school.

August 22, 2012 - U.S. News & World Report

Many Teens Drinking, Taking Drugs During School: Survey

CASAColumbia’s annual teen survey finds teens are drinking and using other drugs at school.

August 22, 2012 - Christian Science Monitor

Almost 1 in 5 Teens Smokes or Uses Drugs at School, U.S. Students Report

CASAColumbia’s annual teen survey finds teens are drinking and using other drugs at school.

August 22, 2012 - CBS News

Survey: "Digital Peer Pressure" Fueling Drug, Alcohol Use in High School Students

CASAColumbia’s annual teen survey finds social networking websites contribute to teen substance use.

August 22, 2012 - CNN

Survey: 17% of High Schoolers Drink, Smoke, Use Drugs During the School Day

CASAColumbia’s annual teen survey finds teens are drinking and using other drugs at school.

August 22, 2012 - ABC Chicago

Teen Study Reveals Prevalence of Drug Use at High Schools

CASAColumbia’s annual teen survey finds teens are drinking and using other drugs at school.

August 22, 2012 - Newser

86% of Teens Say Peers Smoke, Do Drugs...at School

CASAColumbia’s annual teen survey finds teens are drinking and using other drugs at school.

August 22, 2012 - Gawker

Seventeen Percent of High Schoolers Are Drunk or Stoned During School

CASAColumbia’s annual teen survey finds teens are drinking and using other drugs at school.

August 22, 2012 - ABC

Survey: More Students Doing Drugs, Smoking, or Drinking

CASAColumbia’s annual teen survey finds teens are drinking and using other drugs at school.

August 22, 2012 - The Inquisitr

Shocking Number of Teens Say Peers Do Drugs at School [Survey]

CASAColumbia’s annual teen survey finds teens were drinking and using other drugs at school.

August 16, 2012 - Rock Center with Brian Williams

Families Question Scientology-Linked Drug Rehab After Recent Deaths

Deaths at an addiction rehabilitation center lead people to question its methods.

July 17, 2012 - Scripps Howard News Service

Heroin on Rise, Numbers Show

More and more Americans are using heroin.

June 27, 2012 - The Huffington Post

Those With Addiction Neglected by U.S. Medical System

CASAColumbia’s President and CEO William Foster writes about the lack of quality addiction treatment.

June 26, 2012 - Time.com

Addiction Treatment in America: Not Based in Science, Not Truly 'Medical'

Addiction treatment in America is not based in mainstream medical practice.

June 26, 2012 - Addiction Professional

CASA Report Decries Quality of Addiction Treatment System

CASAColumbia’s report, Addiction Medicine: Closing the Gap between Science and Practice, outlines what needs to change in U.S. addiction treatment.

June 26, 2012 - The Huffington Post

Addiction: America's Most Neglected Disease

Addiction treatment is neglected nationwide.

June 26, 2012 - The Oklahoman

Report Shows Disconnect Between Addiction Science, Treatment

Proper addiction treatment is lacking in the U.S.

May 29, 2012 - CNN's The Chart

Why 'Bath Salts' Are Dangerous

Consequences of addictive substance use can be horrific.

May 18, 2012 - Times Herald Record (Middletown, NY)

Pop Quiz: Test Your Drug and Alcohol Addiction IQ

Test your addiction knowledge with a quiz based on CASAColumbia reports.

April 12, 2012 - Time Magazine

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Leaves Work at 5:30. Should You?

Eating dinner with your children may help them stay away from drug and alcohol use.

April 12, 2012 - National Latino Tobacco Control Network

NLTCN-National Networks Interview with Mr. Joseph A. Califano, Jr.

CASAColumbia’s Founder and Chairman Emeritus Joseph A. Califano, Jr. discusses the dangers of tobacco.

April 02, 2012 - Reuters

Most Alcohol, Drug Abuse Starts in the Teens: Study

Adolescence plays a crucial role in drug and alcohol addiction.

March 30, 2012 - Time

CDC: States Lag in Boosting Cigarette Taxes

Cigarette taxes are effective in keeping Americans from smoking.

March 21, 2012 - The Huffington Post

Increase in Youth Smoking: The Surgeon General's Pink Panther Public Health Policy

CASAColumbia’s Founder and Chairman Emeritus Joseph A. Califano, Jr. writes about teen smoking.

Newsletter Additional Information

Newsletter Additional Information

Thank you for subscribing

This information will be used to better customize your experience and help inform future tools and features on our website.

Additonal Information
WHICH OF CASAColumbia's ISSUES INTEREST YOU?
Profession