This Is How to Get Health Insurance to Cover Treatment for Opioid Addiction

Although the Affordable Care Act is supposed to guarantee addiction treatment to anyone with insurance, people with opioid addictions still face a dysfunctional system.


A Much-Hyped Addiction Treatment Is Less Effective Than Older Meds

Despite what other headlines may say.


The best opioid addiction treatment is more opioids

Why treating opioid addiction with other opioids isn’t a paradox.


These Drugs Help People Quit Drinking

For some, 12 steps are 11 too many.


Sex, Drugs, and Music Are All the Same to Your Brain

A pill that blocks a drug high ruins music enjoyment, too.


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.