Law students in the Criminal Defense Clinic at UCLA School of Law worked on a successful clemency petition that will free Darnell Crookshank.
UCLA study shows that meditation and similar strategies may reduce the likelihood of relapse for certain people struggling with addiction.
Social work professor Mark Kaplan found that an increase in high-risk drinking during the Great Recession may explain the rise in alcohol-related suicides by men — but not women.
Findings provide conclusive evidence of disproportionately high rates of dental disease in methamphetamine abusers.
The short conversations, educational literature and follow-up phone calls that are part of Project QUIT helped people reduce their risky drug use by a third.
“The results were about as good as you could hope for,” said Lara Ray, a UCLA associate professor of psychology and director of the UCLA Addictions Laboratory.
UCLA study finds that only 3.7 percent of people with pre-diabetes were prescribed metformin.
Despite a 2013 city ordinance to limit the number of medical marijuana businesses, UCLA researchers found that more than three times that number were operating in 2014.
Regulating marijuana delivery services — not just dispensaries — could help address recreational use
Despite interest from public health researchers and new understanding of statewide policies, little had been known about how access to marijuana through dispensaries influences use on a city-by-city basis.
Washington Post reporter Niraj Chokshi spoke with Mark Kleiman, a professor of public policy at UCLA, about the legalization of marijuana that has been approved by the voters in Washington state and Colorado.
The use of drugs and alcohol on campus was associated with significantly increased odds of depression, sexual victimization and attempted suicide.