April 15, 2020

As pandemic and stay-at-home orders spread, so does alcohol consumption

Ward Greenberg, an American lawyer working in Germany, said he was going to give up drinking temporarily for Lent, but when the coronavirus pandemic hit, he decided it […]
March 26, 2020

We can’t leave those with mental illness, addiction disorders behind

It’s no surprise that people are feeling anxious right now. Workers are worrying about how they’ll pay the rent as hours are cut back. Young parents […]
March 12, 2020

Think marijuana isn’t addictive? Former users say think again

CHICAGO — In the basement of the Mustard Seed, a red brick building in Chicago’s Old Town neighborhood that hosts dozens of Alcoholics Anonymous meetings each […]
February 26, 2020

Alcohol deaths are on the rise in the U.S. particularly among women

The rate at which Americans are drinking themselves to death has risen sharply in recent years, particularly among women, according to a study published this month […]
February 10, 2020

The Wrong Way to Fight the Opioid Crisis

People struggling with addiction who share a lethal dose of drugs are being prosecuted as killers. By Paige Williams Jamie Maynard’s husband, Timothy, abused drugs, and […]
January 23, 2020

The Music Industry Finally Taking Steps To Fight Mental Health & Addiction Problems

For years the struggles that musicians have had with mental issues and substance abuse, have led to very tragic ends. Yet, this is something that has […]