Topic: Jane Maxwell

UT Austin Faculty Offer Insight into SXSW Tragedy

March 13, 2014

As Austin, the nation and the international community mourn the tragic automobile accident at SXSW early Thursday morning, several faculty experts at The University of Texas at Austin are available to help members of the media better understand issues raised by the incident. This list will likely be expanded. Please check back for the latest contacts. 

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Methamphetamine Use Increasing Again, Researchers Find

Jan. 24, 2012

Use of methamphetamines is on the rise nationally after a decrease a few years ago, according to university researchers.

Use of meth dropped significantly in 2007 and 2008 after laws limiting the availability of pseudoephedrine went into effect made it much harder to obtain key ingredients.

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In the Know

April 21, 2010
In the Know

The April 19 weekly roundup of campus kudos and press mentions.

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University of Texas at Austin Researcher Receives $418,000 Grant from National Institute on Drug Abuse to Study Methamphetamine Use in Austin

Dec. 1, 2009

Dr. Jane Maxwell of The University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work has received a two-year $418,000 grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to monitor the changing methamphetamine market in the Austin area.

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Increased prescription drug abuse by teens among recent national drug trends

Jan. 21, 2008

Do you know what’s in your medicine cabinet—perhaps some leftover Vicodin from that root canal six months ago? It may be where your teenager is going to get high.

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