substance use

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Changing the conversation about mental health

One in five Americans will experience mental health challenges in any year, and 50% of adults will be diagnosed with a mental illness at some point in their lives.


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Lead, language and substance use

How lead exposure in children leads to substance use by adolescents.


HUMANS OF THE U: OCTOBER 2016

Meet October’s Humans of the U: Sharing compelling stories from the heart of the University of Utah campus.


HUMANS OF THE U: JUSTIN HUGHES

Justin Hughes was stuck in substance use disorder, which led him to crime, jail and prison. He thought addiction was going to be part of him for the rest of his life.