May 16, 2022

Can a monthly injection be the key to curbing addiction? These experts say yes

OAKLAND —  Dr. Andrew Herring has a clear goal walking into every appointment with patients seeking medication to treat an opioid use disorder: persuade them to get […]
April 4, 2022

U.S. alcohol-related deaths hit highest rate in decades during coronavirus pandemic, study shows

With millions of cases of a new and relentless virus, hundreds of thousands of deaths and the wait for a vaccine, for many, the first year […]
March 7, 2022

7 Reasons An Alcohol-Free St. Patrick’s Day Is Lucky

A Simple Guide for Sobriety on St. Patrick’s Day Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! Today is one of the biggest drinking-oriented holidays of the year, making it […]
February 7, 2022

A Rise in Gambling Addiction as Sports Betting Expands Seems Like a Safe Bet

It seems reasonable to expect that the rise of sports betting will lead to an increase in gambling addiction   When Super Bowl LVI between the […]
January 5, 2022

Trying for a Dry January? Here’s what you need to know about abstaining from alcohol for a month

“One of the benefits of Dry January is using it as a way to maybe look at some of your … drinking, and developing new habits,” […]
December 20, 2021

Staying sober this Christmas season

From mulled wine at a carol service to bucks fizz on Christmas morning, alcohol features heavily in many people’s holiday celebrations. But for those in recovery […]