Meet the Women Fighting for Gender Equality in Addiction Treatment
A gender-targeted approach to harm reduction and drug treatment could help close the gaps between how male and female drug users can work toward recovery.
Calling Addiction a Disease Can Sometimes Hamper Recovery
New research finds that an empowering message, emphasizing a person's potential to manage addictions, is much more helpful.
Could a Name Change Increase Support for Safe Injection Sites?
A study shows that people feel differently about "overdose prevention sites" and "safe consumption sites."
In a Hearing About Addiction Treatment Companies' Sketchy Advertising Practices, CEOs Ask for More Regulation
Normally trade groups lobby for less government oversight, but not in this case.
Protecting Adolescent Drug Users From Long-Term Damage
Using drugs at a young age can permanently modify your brain chemistry, but researchers are working to change that.
Viewfinder: A Candlelight Vigil for Victims of Drug Addiction in New York
People attend a candlelight vigil for victims of drug addiction on August 24th, 2017, in the borough of Staten Island in New York City.
Can Marijuana Help Bring an End to the Opioid Crisis?
That's what some Washington elite are hoping.
The Gap Between Overdose Deaths and Narcan Use in Rural America
More rural EMTs need to be able to give out the overdose-reversing medicine when they go out on calls.
Faster Justice, Closer: The Power of Community Courts
Community courts across the country are fighting judicial backlog and lowering re-arrest rates.