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united states of addiction
united states of addiction

The Facebook Page That Led to 30 Drug-Rehab Arrests

One informant reported having been paid in heroin to live in a sober home and collect money from visitors who sexually assaulted female residents.
Chelsea Greenwood
8.3.18
addiction
addiction

7 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Working Out While in Recovery

We tend to be all-or-nothing types of people, but we can go overboard with the good stuff, too.
Kelly Coffey
5.30.18
Phys Ed
Phys Ed

A Guide to Working Out When Something Really Hurts

Three sports medicine physicians gave us a plan.
Matt Jancer
4.26.18
united states of addiction
united states of addiction

My Baby Was Born With a Drug Dependence

Tiny changes in the treatment protocols could spare thousands of infants from the same fate.
Elizabeth Brico
4.10.18
united states of addiction
united states of addiction

People Are Sticking Needles in Their Ears to Treat Addiction

Acudetox is finding its place in a small but growing number of addiction treatment centers around the country.
Meryl Davids Landau
1.29.18
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
Living With It
Living With It

Recovering From an Eating Disorder Can be More Complicated Than Going Sober

“It’s easy to say, ‘I’m not going to drink or take Xanax.’ But you still have to eat.”
Melissa Meinzer
10.26.17
Sobriety Check
Sobriety Check

Dating as a Woman in Recovery Means Always Being Judged

"I wasn’t seen as a survivor, but as a ticking time bomb, a woman with an unsavory past that haunted me like a lengthy criminal record."
Amy Dresner
10.13.17
united states of addiction
united states of addiction

Owner of Drug Recovery Home Caught Selling Heroin and Fentanyl to Residents

The Pennsylvania man once said his facilities "formulate a strong foundation of lasting sobriety."
Jesse Hicks
10.9.17
Sobriety Check
Sobriety Check

Once I Stopped Using Drugs and Alcohol, I Sought the High From Sex

"I went down a sexual rabbit hole in a compulsive and terrifying way."
Amy Dresner
9.29.17
united states of addiction
united states of addiction

Staten Island Fought Back Against the Opioid Epidemic

Suburbs and small towns in middle America may be the poster children for the opioid epidemic, but there was an equal storm brewing five miles south of Manhattan.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.27.17
addiction
addiction

When You're Addicted to Drugs, You Know You'll Eventually Push It Too Far

"You can't really fuck with Mother Nature for that long."
Amy Dresner
9.15.17