February 24, 2017

Urine drug tests are effective but easy to cheat on – NY Daily News

Each day, 91 people die of prescription opioid and heroin (the cheapest form of opiate) overdoses, according to the CDC. Synthetic drugs mixed with heroin are […]
February 9, 2017

How to talk to your kids about family addiction – The Washington Post

By the time my daughter Christina was 4, she had attended the funerals of my elder sister and my mother, both of whom died of alcoholism-related […]
January 27, 2017

The definitive guide to what experts know about the effects of marijuana use – The Washington Post

Cannabis plants grow in the greenhouse at Vireo Health’s medical marijuana cultivation facility on Aug. 19, in Johnstown, New York. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) The definitive guide […]
January 12, 2017

‘He was everything to them’: He saved thousands of addicts’ lives, then his own life was cut short

By Theresa Vargas January 12 at 6:00 AM Those who knew Ron Daniels have tried this week to calculate how many lives he saved in Washington […]
December 27, 2016

Aging And Addicted: The Opioid Epidemic Effects Older Adults, Too : Shots – Health News : NPR

John Evard, 70, at the Las Vegas Recovery Center last July. Evard, a retired tax attorney, checked into a rehabilitation program to help him quit the […]
November 21, 2016

Everything you need to know to choose the right rehab – LA Times

Choosing an addiction treatment program for a loved one can literally be a matter of life or death — a decision impacting not only the patient, […]