May 14, 2019

The Hard Facts on Marijuana

Much of the talk about legalizing marijuana seems to happen in an information vacuum. Today I’d like to talk facts about marijuana. Marijuana has been accepted […]
April 29, 2019

The Big Number: 17.6 million Americans suffer from alcoholism

If alcohol is affecting your life and relationships — you find it’s hard to control how much you drink or you depend on alcohol to get […]
April 3, 2019

8 signs your co-workers are struggling with addiction

With roughly 23.5 million Americans addicted to drugs or alcohol, and another 22 million in recovery, substance abuse happens often happens on the job. “It rarely […]
March 25, 2019

Detoxing from opioids cold turkey is hell. This is how it feels

Detoxing off heroin or opioids without medication is sheer hell. I should know. For many users, full-blown withdrawal is often foreshadowed by a yawn, or perhaps […]
February 27, 2019

Teenagers Say Depression and Anxiety Are Major Issues Among Their Peers

Most American teenagers — across demographic groups — see depression and anxiety as major problems among their peers, a new survey by the Pew Research Center […]
February 5, 2019

He made his way to the top of ‘Big Law.’ Then his drinking almost brought him down

On a Sunday morning in 2010, Steven Wall was given an ultimatum by his wife and his boss: Get help for your drinking or you’ll lose […]