Illicit Substances Used by Athletes to Enhance Performance

Here are some of the most commonly used performance enhancing drugs, and the risks associated with their use.

Roles Within the Addicted Family

Addiction affects everyone in the family. Therefore, it is equally important for family members to get help so the family may recover as a whole.

Book Review: A Piece of Cake by Cupcake Brown

A writer reviews A Piece of Cake by Cupcake Brown, which chronicles Brown's life, from her tragic upbringing to being addicted to drugs to overcoming addiction.

A Rocking Collection of Inspiring Songs Related to Recovery

There are a great number of songs about active addiction, and many people have been able to connect through the experience of knowing what addiction feels like.

Making News Now: Bath Salts

Bath salts is a common name for designer drugs containing MDPV (methylenedioxypyrovalerone), which can cause violent behavior and intense hallucinations.

Book Review: The Basketball Diaries by Jim Carroll

One writer reviews The Basketball Diaries, a riveting first-person account of Jim Carroll's decent into drug addiction as a teenager in New York during the 60s.

The 6 Most Addictive Substances on Earth

Half of the substances on this list of addictive substances are legal. Read on to find out which one is the most addictive of them all.

10 Inventive But Ultimately Failed Drug Smuggling Methods

As drug trafficking laws in many countries get tougher than ever, drug dealers are finding more and more creative ways of smuggling their illicit merchandise.