September 20, 2016

Doctors Who Treat Opioid Addiction Often See Very Few Patients

Many people struggling with opioid addiction can’t find a doctor to provide medication-assisted treatment, even though it’s highly effective. One reason could be that doctors who […]
September 7, 2016

Risky alone, deadly together Overdosing on prescription drug combinations plays a part in the growing rates of premature death among In Bakersfield, Calif. Karen Franklin leans against the sink […]
August 25, 2016

10 Things You Should Do to Take Care of Your Mental Health

One out of every five adults experiences mental illness, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. It’s so normal to discuss diets, fitness routines, and […]
August 10, 2016

Can You Get Over an Addiction?

By MAIA SZALAVITZ JUNE 25, 2016 I SHOT heroin and cocaine while attending Columbia in the 1980s, sometimes injecting many times a day and leaving scars […]
July 28, 2016

Al-Anon Is a Support Group for the Families of Alcoholics

Al-Anon Family Groups What Is Al-Anon? The Al-Anon Family Groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength, and hope, […]
July 13, 2016

The Deadly Triangle: Dentists, Drugs and Dependence

Like about five million people each year, 27-year-old Brittany Ringersen had her wisdom teeth removed when she was a teenager. But what Brittany’s dentist failed to […]