December 21, 2020

Isolation can make staying sober hard during pandemic-tainted holidays. Here are 5 things to keep in mind

Many Americans increase their alcohol consumption during the holiday season, often beginning with the night before Thanksgiving. The coronavirus pandemic has been cause for even more […]
December 7, 2020

The stakes are life and death: Addiction treatment’s Covid-19 challenge

The government eased access to drug addiction treatment during the pandemic. Now that could go away. When the Covid-19 pandemic forced much of the US to […]
November 24, 2020

17 Tips for a Sober Thanksgiving

Let’s just focus on eating the pie, shall we? The holiday season has arrived. And, just like every year, it brings with it a mix of […]
November 9, 2020

US drug laws set for sweeping overhaul as voters choose decriminalization

Oregon to decriminalize all illegal drugs in historic first, while voters in many states vote to abolish penalties for possession On Tuesday night, a number of […]
October 22, 2020

Five more states voting this fall on legalizing marijuana

Marijuana legalization advocates, afraid that efforts to win ballot initiatives would go up in smoke given the challenges of a pandemic, are fired up about chances […]
October 1, 2020

Alcohol consumption rising sharply during pandemic, especially among women

An “effective pain killer” in a time of trauma sparks concern among experts. Joe Dinan felt an anxious pulse in his ears as he walked out […]