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.
'It’s really scary because Coronavirus likely won’t kill you, but relapsing will.'
Four people working toward sobriety describe their insights from the games that have helped them the most with addiction.
“It's getting to the point where it's safer to go back to using street drugs. I won't have to be packed into rooms full of people.”
Despite social distancing measures, liquor and weed stores remain open in most places. Closing them could result in severe health and social consequences, experts say.
Quarantined people have to go out to get their prescriptions and can't get a backup supply.
“It’s one thing to be socially isolated, but it’s another thing to be socially isolated and trying to get sober."
For decades, critics have questioned the lack of clinical evidence behind AA's faith-based 12-step method.
Sasha and Lee Lloyd overcame abuse, homelessness, depression, and betrayal to open The Hard Swallow—and they'll do anything to protect it.
Hydromorphone, aka "Dilly," is now available to people who aren't ready or able to quit opioids.
Public health experts say this reflects a continuing reluctance to treat addiction as a health issue.