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Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health

Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health

The first Surgeon General’s Report on the prevention, treatment, and recovery of substance misuse and substance use disorders.

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Public Health Reports (PHR): The Official Journal of the Office of the U.S. Surgeon General and the U.S. Public Health Service.

  • Public Health Reports (PHR) is the official journal of the Office of the U.S. Surgeon General and the U.S. Public Health Service. Published since 1878, PHR has been a key resource for those working in the field of public health.

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  • Mental and emotional health is just as important to our overall well-being as our physical health.

  • Read the recommendations from the National Prevention Strategy

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  • Eating healthy can help reduce people’s the risk of disease and help maintain a healthy body weight.

  • Learn more about healthy eating

E-cigarette Use Among Youth

  • The first Surgeon General’s Report on E-Cigarettes, an emerging public health threat among youth and young adults.

  • Learn more about the report.

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