"When you're a single parent you're lonely... so you want other users to come round because they're the only connection you've got in the world."
Here’s how I finally broke my addiction.
Like many places, Australia tried to reduce prescriptions of Xanax and Valium. Unlike many places, it's ended up with a thriving black market.
Sophie's been addicted to drugs and alcohol since she was 19—and only ever told a few thousand people on Reddit about her struggle.
There's a difference between a love of shopping and the pathological need to purchase. The latter is on the rise, experts say, and it's as serious as any other addiction.
The U.S. is conducting clinical trials of deep brain stimulation for opioid addiction, but ethical questions abound.
The day-to-day discomfort of quitting alcohol was so worth the future it made possible. I'm reminded of that feeling often as I stay home now.
Face-to-face meetings are a fundamental part of AA, but now they're happening virtually. Does it work?
The "Blue Bag Life" Instagram page charts the real-life journey of two lovers through prison, dependency and recovery.
'It’s really scary because Coronavirus likely won’t kill you, but relapsing will.'