How the FDA Might Start Learning About Drug Side Effects Through Twitter

A pool of tweets mentioning popular pharmaceuticals and their side effects was examined by the team of researchers and paired against FDA data.

What Is Synthetic Marijuana?

For many people living in the 48 U.S. states where marijuana is not legal for recreational use, synthetic marijuana has become popular over the last few years.

Addiction from the Outside Looking in

One writer expresses her thoughts and deep remorse for seeing recent addiction-related deaths among celebrity.

Devil's Breath: What Is It and Should We Be Afraid?

Devil's Breath may be a new topic of discussion in the media, but the drug has been around for years.

The Dangers of Prescription Drugs

Prescription drugs are concerning because consistent use can lead to addiction, which is a downward spiral many people have already traveled.

7 Popular Movies for Sober Inspiration

A well-written addiction recovery storyline in a movie can remind you of the reality of what will happen if you let addiction continue to reign over you.

What Is Rock Bottom?

When it comes to addiction recovery, the words "rock bottom" can have hundreds of definitions.

Tips from an Insider: Getting the Best out of Rehab

Rehabilitation centers are wonderful establishments and were created in the best interests of people who need tools and support to help them get sober.

The Importance of Making and Keeping a Schedule in Early Recovery

Nevertheless, a schedule can be an important aspect of your recovery plan and a great tool for helping you stay sober.

Getting Help from Social Service Agencies

Addiction and drug treatment costs can be high, so if you can get some agency help to cover at least some of the cost, it is worthwhile.