February 23, 2021

Youth in Crisis: COVID pandemic isolation has created mental, physical struggle for youths, teens

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — As we approach the one-year mark of the COVID-19 pandemic, a dark reality looms. More and more victims will barely make it […]
February 5, 2021

Study identifies first potential treatment for meth addiction

Researchers think they may have found the first medication treatment for meth addiction, a significant step toward stemming the increase in overdose deaths seen in recent […]
January 20, 2021

Pandemic Hits Harm Reduction Workers Hard—Particularly “Peers”

A few weeks back, Soma Snakeoil, an artist and the founder of Los Angeles-based organization the Sidewalk Project, came across a man overdosing on a street […]
January 4, 2021

For the new year, an easy-to-sip guide that helps you abstain from alcohol for a month — or longer

As 2021 dawns, plenty of people are resolving to give up drinking — for a month or forever. “Dry January,” a no-alcohol challenge, has gained steam […]
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 […]