April 20, 2016

Don’t Be Afraid of Alcohol Withdrawal

Have you ever wanted to quit drinking alcohol but were hesitant to do so because you feared that the withdrawal symptoms would be too severe? You […]
April 4, 2016

The Health Effects of Cocaine Abuse

The short- and long-term effects of cocaine use and abuse cause a wide variety of health issues from mild to severe. You can snort, inject or […]
March 21, 2016

Doctors should pause before dismissing the ‘12 steps’ approach to addiction

People participate in an alcohol-related group in Colorado in 2014. (Matthew Staver/For The Washington Post) By Jessica Gregg   Jessica Gregg is medical director for substance […]
March 7, 2016

Kids and Inhalants: What You Need to Know

As harmless as a bottle of nail polish or a felt tip marker may seem, these household products actually belong to a list of the most […]
March 2, 2016

Thirsty: NYPD Will No Longer Arrest People Drinking in Public

Sara Sherr    on March 2, 2016 Getting arrested for drinking in public is lame. You’re just trying to have a good time, and the next thing […]
February 19, 2016

9 Lesser Known Signs of Addiction

Drug addiction is a disorder with complex roots, and the ways in which it manifests in individuals can be unique. While family and friends can identify […]