drug treatment

Drugs

Why So Many Young British People Are Smoking Crack

The past year has seen a huge 30 percent rise in people under the age of 25 seeking treatment for the drug.
Emily Goddard
3.5.18
cognitive performances

When Should a Prescription Drug's Side Effects Count as a Disability?

“Part of me can kind of understand where they're coming from, but most of me doesn't.”
Sarah Scoles
9.11.17
Whoa

New Drug Treatment Could Reverse Hearing Loss

But quit standing next to the speaker anyway.
Jesse Hicks
2.23.17
Relapse: Facing Canada's Opioid Crisis

How Canada's Rehab Centers Are Failing Drug Users

Canadians are waiting months to get into government treatment centers, new data shows.
Rachel Browne
11.3.16
News

Alberta Turned Down $980,000 in Drug Treatment Funding During the Fentanyl Overdose Crisis

The Progressive Conservative government made the decision due to "budget constraints."
Manisha Krishnan
1.12.16
News

Irish Addicts Can't Get Help Unless They're On the 'Right' Mix of Drugs

Rehab centers are bound by tight regulations governing who can receive treatment, which means many addicts are turned away.
Norma Costello
2.5.15
Stuff

Britain Needs to Give Heroin Addicts Something Better Than Methadone

For six years I’ve been struggling to beat a heroin addiction, and I'm convinced that trying to switch over to methadone isn't the answer—but the people in charge of drug policy in the UK disagree.
Lucy Lincolne
8.28.14
Pen Pals

Piss Testing Is a Failure

It seems to me like they always pick on the people who are already down when it comes to intrusive nonsense like mandatory drug testing, so the criminals got it first, but it’s becoming more apparent to me that this is a big hustle, and it's not just...
Bert Burykill
6.30.13