September 26, 2017

Abuse on the rise of prescription drug gabapentin, known as ‘Johnnys’

  If you aren’t on this medication, chances are you know someone who is. It’s used to treat everything from pain to mood disorders and can […]
September 7, 2017

Stop Looking at Marijuana Through Rose-Colored Glasses

Clear the Smoke, Please by Chris I’m at my wits end dealing with people who advocate marijuana and its “benefits.”  It may have medical uses, but […]
August 24, 2017

It’s ‘digital heroin’: How screens turn kids into psychotic junkies | New York Post

Susan* bought her 6-year-old son John an iPad when he was in first grade. “I thought, ‘Why not let him get a jump on things?’ ” […]
August 1, 2017

The Stigma Of Addiction Is More Dangerous Than Drug Overdoses | HuffPost

People in recovery aren’t feeding the stigma. It comes from people who don’t understand addiction. There’s this look people get when I tell them I’m a […]
July 10, 2017

America Has Been Trying to Get Sober for Over 300 Years – VICE

The new book ‘Drunks’ is a colorful history of America’s attempts to lay off the sauce, from radical prohibitionists attacking frontier bars to modern rehab programs […]
June 26, 2017

Even moderate drinking could harm the brain – CBS News

Heavy drinking can lead to a number of serious health problems, including increased risk of cancer, heart disease, and dementia, but consuming even moderate levels of […]