May 27, 2020

I lost my son to an accidental overdose during COVID-19: Here’s what you should know

A mother who lost her only child to an accidental drug overdose is speaking out in hopes of saving lives as overdose deaths raise national concerns […]
May 1, 2020

Portman says pandemic making fight against opioids harder

A key senator in the fight against opioids says the U.S. cannot afford to take its eye off the addiction crisis as it combats the coronavirus […]
April 15, 2020

As pandemic and stay-at-home orders spread, so does alcohol consumption

Ward Greenberg, an American lawyer working in Germany, said he was going to give up drinking temporarily for Lent, but when the coronavirus pandemic hit, he decided it […]
March 26, 2020

We can’t leave those with mental illness, addiction disorders behind

It’s no surprise that people are feeling anxious right now. Workers are worrying about how they’ll pay the rent as hours are cut back. Young parents […]
March 12, 2020

Think marijuana isn’t addictive? Former users say think again

CHICAGO — In the basement of the Mustard Seed, a red brick building in Chicago’s Old Town neighborhood that hosts dozens of Alcoholics Anonymous meetings each […]
February 26, 2020

Alcohol deaths are on the rise in the U.S. particularly among women

The rate at which Americans are drinking themselves to death has risen sharply in recent years, particularly among women, according to a study published this month […]