Addiction

New Quitxt Text-Message Service Will Help Young Adult Smokers Kick the Habit in South Texas

October 14, 2015
 

Quitxt, a free, culturally relevant text-message and online support service to help Latino young adults in South Texas quit smoking, was launched by The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

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Here’s a good use for texting – quit smoking

October 12, 2015
 

Join Amelie G. Ramirez, Dr.P.H., study leader and director of the Institute for Health Promotion Research in the School of Medicine at the UT Health Science Center for an announcement and demonstration of Quitxt, a free, culturally relevant text-message and online- support service to help Latino young adults in San Antonio and across South Texas quit smoking.

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UT Health Science Center offers free counseling for youth with alcohol, marijuana, other drug addictions

July 7, 2015
 

CAMBIO (change in Spanish), is an outpatient program for teens ages 12 through 18 and their parents and offers a comprehensive assessment and 10 weekly counseling sessions for youth.

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Addiction problems and solutions to be focus of March 13 briefing

March 17, 2014
 

The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio is making lives better for individuals and families trapped in addiction.

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Study implicates dopamine in food restriction, drug abuse

August 20, 2013
 

Finding offers clue to developing treatments for misuse of illicit drugs

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Renowned addiction researcher speaks at UT Health Science Center

June 3, 2013
 

“Rethinking Substance Abuse Treatment: What Works and Why,” a lecture by clinical psychologist William Miller, Ph.D., founder of motivational interviewing, a counseling style developed to help strengthen motivation for change.

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