I Need a Drink, My Child Needs a Mother

One writer shares the story of her once broken family and how she's beginning to put the pieces back together.

Methadone Treatment: What You Need to Know

Program structure notwithstanding, there is little evidence for the efficacy of methadone to stop or stem the rising numbers of opiate addicts around the world.

Signs You May Need Rehab

Rehab makes sense for most people, because an addict has created a structure in their life that supports their use and abuse of substances.

A Teenage Nosedive into Alcoholism

One writer shares how the life she led thrusted her into alcoholism and how she came to the realization of her problem.

Why People Turn to Drugs

We discuss the external variables that can influence addiction and drug abuse.

Mayor Rob Ford Is Seeking Treatment

Ford will no doubt also be guided through learning how to better manage his anger and general reactions to life stresses, especially being in the public's eye.

Marijuana Vape Pen: What You Should Know

While vape pens might offer some benefits to prescription marijuana users, they also present new risks.

Once an Addict, Always an Addict?

Addiction is a disease that is incurable, but certainly not unmanageable.

Maintaining Sanity When Your Job Is Crazy

Workers who intentionally combat the negative emotions due to a stressful job can find they are not just productive, but also growing.

What You Should Know about Powdered Alcohol

Palcohol first made headlines last month when it was reported that regulators from the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau approved the product's labels.