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I Was Suicidal and Addicted to Drugs Before I Found Yoga

"If you had told me five years ago that I would fall in love with yoga, I would have flipped you off. But here I am."
Danni Pomplun
1.10.18
addiction
addiction

Forced Rehab Isn't the Solution

Massachusetts wants to expand its civil commitment law for addiction, but it may make matters worse.
Maia Szalavitz
1.9.18
addiction
addiction

Researchers Are Working on a Less Addictive Opioid

A new discovery could lead to safer painkillers with fewer side effects.
Jesse Hicks
1.4.18
mental health
mental health

Playing Video Games Too Much Might Be Bad for Your Mental Health

It's not simply the occasional Call of Duty marathon.
Jesse Hicks
12.28.17
We Asked
We Asked

Therapists Told Us What it's Like to Lose a Patient to an Overdose

During the drive to his funeral, I asked myself over and over again: What did I miss?
Caroline Shannon-Karasik
12.22.17
Daily Buzzkill
Daily Buzzkill

Life Expectancy in the US Dropped for the Second Year in a Row as Overdoses Rose

The report says quite plainly that higher death rates in young people are what caused​ life expectancy to fall.
Susan Rinkunas
12.21.17
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

An Open Letter to My Parents, Who Didn't Handle My Addiction Well

When I was at my ugliest, I wished you would hold me.
Elizabeth Brico
12.21.17
addiction
addiction

People With This Insurance Can Get the Overdose Reversal Drug for Free Starting in January

Aetna wants Narcan nasal spray to be as accessible as possible.
Jesse Hicks
12.12.17
pain
pain

The DEA Raided This Doctor’s Office for Prescribing High Doses of Painkillers

The DEA alleges that the dosages were so high that patients must be selling some of the drugs, even though they present no evidence of any such activity by patients.
Maia Szalavitz
12.7.17
addiction
addiction

FDA Approves New Drug to Treat Opioid Addiction

It's the first monthly, injectable form of buprenorphine, a widely used addiction treatment.
Jesse Hicks
12.1.17
Running Wild
Running Wild

Running Can Help People Recovering from Addiction Stay Sober

"I felt this high that I had never felt before—with any drugs, with any alcohol."
Cindy Kuzma
11.30.17
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

Quitting Opioids Cold Turkey Made Me Want to Die

Withdrawal is not a psychological longing, it is a physical demand.
Tracey Duncan
11.28.17