As weed legalization spreads, more people are talking about addiction.
When I was at my ugliest, I wished you would hold me.
Women are encouraged to “look for their part” in what's happened to them.
"I wasn’t seen as a survivor, but as a ticking time bomb, a woman with an unsavory past that haunted me like a lengthy criminal record."
The new book 'Drunks' is a colorful history of America's attempts to lay off the sauce, from radical prohibitionists attacking frontier bars to modern rehab programs like AA.
"Hi, my name is Charlie... and I'm not an alcoholic."
For some, 12 steps are 11 too many.
“I reached a point where I realized that I had stopped having any hopes, dreams, or goals.”
A new wave of nonprofits are tapping into the healing potential of fitness.
On meth, all my craziest sexual fantasies came true. But realizing I have an addiction meant realizing that my life will never be the same again.
At Reverend Ron Buford's "Racists Anonymous" meetings, he encourages people to talk frankly about everything from African American names to Asian driver tropes.
I thought having a couple of beers or half a bottle of wine every evening wasn't too much of an issue—my friends all do the same. But when I read young people are drinking less and less, I couldn't help but question my relationship with alcohol.