rehab

mental health

Why Some Young Vets Are Becoming Personal Trainers

"If veterans can take their skills—the teaching others, the physical fitness, and the service element—and they can make a career out of it, it’s like they never left the service. They’re doing the same thing except they don’t have a gun in their hands."
Rajul Punjabi
12.12.18
healthcare guides

This Is How to Get Health Insurance to Cover Treatment for Opioid Addiction

Although the Affordable Care Act is supposed to guarantee addiction treatment to anyone with insurance, people with opioid addictions still face a dysfunctional system.
Maia Szalavitz
11.6.18
Drugs

How Long Does Cocaine Show Up in a Drug Test?

The answer could depend on whether they're testing urine or hair.
Nick Keppler
10.22.18
Weed

Doctors Who Use Weed Off-Duty Are Getting Their Licenses Suspended

Even in states where cannabis is legal.
Ankita Rao
10.16.18
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
Drugs

People Are Taking a Date Rape Drug Recreationally and Getting Addicted

There's no hangover with GHB, so things go off the rails fast.
Philippus Zandstra
2.8.18
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
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

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
addiction

This Is What it's Like to Overdose on Heroin Nine Times

And then finally stop.
Elizabeth Brico
8.15.17
addiction

Women Lawyers Are Being Driven to Drink

The highly competitive field is a breeding ground for addiction problems.
Britni De La Cretaz
3.22.17
We Asked

We Asked People What It's Like To Go To Rehab Before Age 21

"I couldn't possibly have a problem; I'm not even old enough to drink!"
Britni De La Cretaz
2.21.17
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