President Barack Obama is one step closer to his $1 billion wish to expand access to substance abuse treatment after the House approved a bill to overhaul the FDA’s medicine approval process.
Families are gathering for the holidays. People are seeing each other for the first time in possibly a long time. But something just doesn’t seem quite right with one family member.
The Drug Enforcement Agency issued a warning to police agencies across the nation last week on the deadly effects of a powerful new opioid often mistaken for heroin.
Jennifer Brovick has been demanding change ever since her 19-year-old son Dylan died of a heroin overdose almost two years ago. And now she believes she’s making progress.
Two Southwest Florida babies have been found dead in less than a week. In both cases, at least one parent had been investigated or arrested for prior drug use.
Laci Giboney, who started on a path to heroin addiction in high school, was the keynote speaker for an Indiana Youth Institute session about teen heroin use at YES Cinema.
As a staggering number of people continue to fall victim to heroin and other opioid addictions, their lives begin to crumble around them.
UNSW researchers have identified new brain pathways linked to addiction and shown that by manipulating them, drug seeking behaviour and motivation for alcohol can be reduced.
The U.S. Surgeon General is stepping in to address the ongoing substance abuse epidemic in the country. The statistics are shocking and people are working to lower them in the east.
A continuous battle. A heroin addict reveals how she anally injects the drug during Intervention’s season premiere on Tuesday, November 29, as seen in Us Weekly’s exclusive sneak peek.
The concept of taking his own life never really registered with Tim Howe until Julie died. She was one of his two daughters. Twenty-eight, blue-eyed and blond-haired, she had graduated from Penn State and married a Marine.
Research is mixed as to the benefits of random drug testing in schools, but about 27% of high schools randomly drug test some of their students, including those who participate in athletics or other extra-curricular activities.