addiction psychology

Addiction Memoirs Are a Genre in Recovery

Addiction Memoirs Are a Genre in Recovery

In an era of opioid addiction, wellness obsession and internet oversharing, stories of substance abuse are back.
The Marketing of Stimulants for Children With A.D.H.D.

The Marketing of Stimulants for Children With A.D.H.D.

Doctors must balance patients’ needs, parents’ concerns, pressure from pharmaceutical representatives and challenges from insurance companies.
‘Get Well or Die’: A State Senator Reveals His Addiction Battle

‘Get Well or Die’: A State Senator Reveals His Addiction Battle

Peter Harckham’s struggles with substance abuse have shaped his views on opioid addiction and the legalization of marijuana.
Weaponizing Truth Against Opioids

Weaponizing Truth Against Opioids

A decades-old campaign that knew how to talk to teenagers persuaded millions of them to never start smoking. Can it now persuade them never to misuse opioids?
Surgeon General Says ‘Shocking’ Portion of People Aren’t Told to Stop Smoking

Surgeon General Says ‘Shocking’ Portion of People Aren’t Told to Stop Smoking

In a new report, he cited a number of helpful smoking cessation methods but said that e-cigarettes haven’t yet been proven to be an effective method.
War Has Ripple Effects

War Has Ripple Effects

I am a military widow. I know what the true cost of conflict is.
In Appalachia, Crafting a Road to Recovery With Dulcimer Strings

In Appalachia, Crafting a Road to Recovery With Dulcimer Strings

In Kentucky, where music is the lifeblood, an apprentice program run by luthiers provides meaningful jobs and helps remove the stigma of opioid addiction.
Dr. Heather Ashton, 90, Dies; Helped People Quit Anxiety Drugs

Dr. Heather Ashton, 90, Dies; Helped People Quit Anxiety Drugs

Her “Ashton Manual,” published in 1999, has become a cornerstone for people all over the world dealing with benzodiazepine dependence.
Dr. Heather Ashton, 90, Dies; Helped People Quit Anxiety Drugs

Dr. Heather Ashton, 90, Dies; Helped People Quit Anxiety Drugs

Her “Ashton Manual,” published in 1999, has become a cornerstone for people all over the world dealing with benzodiazepine dependence.
Dr. Heather Ashton, 90, Dies; Helped People Quit Anxiety Drugs

Dr. Heather Ashton, 90, Dies; Helped People Quit Anxiety Drugs

Her “Ashton Manual,” published in 1999, has become a cornerstone for people all over the world dealing with benzodiazepine dependence.
Dr. Heather Ashton, 90, Dies; Helped People Quit Anxiety Drugs

Dr. Heather Ashton, 90, Dies; Helped People Quit Anxiety Drugs

Her “Ashton Manual,” published in 1999, has become a cornerstone for people all over the world dealing with benzodiazepine dependence.
Dr. Heather Ashton, 90, Dies; Helped People Quit Anxiety Drugs

Dr. Heather Ashton, 90, Dies; Helped People Quit Anxiety Drugs

Her “Ashton Manual,” published in 1999, has become a cornerstone for people all over the world dealing with benzodiazepine dependence.
In Appalachia, Crafting a Road to Recovery With Dulcimer Strings

In Appalachia, Crafting a Road to Recovery With Dulcimer Strings

In Kentucky, where music is the lifeblood, an apprentice program run by luthiers provides meaningful jobs and helps remove the stigma of opioid addiction.
No More Phones and Other Tech Predictions for the Next Decade

No More Phones and Other Tech Predictions for the Next Decade

Despair not. What’s coming in the next few years might be a lot better than you expect.
Make 2020 the Year of Less Sugar

Make 2020 the Year of Less Sugar

One of the best things you can do for your health is to cut back on foods with added sugar. Our 7-Day Sugar Challenge will show you how.

Make 2020 the Year of Less Sugar

One of the best things you can do for your health is to cut back on foods with added sugar. Our 7-Day Sugar Challenge will show you how.
‘They’re My Safe Place’: Children of Addicted Parents, Raised by Relatives

‘They’re My Safe Place’: Children of Addicted Parents, Raised by Relatives

Nearly 27,000 children in Ohio were removed from their homes last year, many because of the opioid crisis. More than a quarter were placed in the care of relatives.
‘They’re My Safe Place’: Children of Addicted Parents, Raised by Relatives

‘They’re My Safe Place’: Children of Addicted Parents, Raised by Relatives

Nearly 27,000 children in Ohio were removed from their homes last year, many because of the opioid crisis. More than a quarter were placed in the care of relatives.
Vaping on Campus: No Parents, No Principals, a Big Problem

Vaping on Campus: No Parents, No Principals, a Big Problem

Despite a growing health crisis that has killed more than 50 people, vaping has become an irresistible — and addictive — part of life for many college students.
Vaping on Campus: No Parents, No Principals, a Big Problem

Vaping on Campus: No Parents, No Principals, a Big Problem

Despite a growing health crisis that has killed more than 50 people, vaping has become an irresistible — and addictive — part of life for many college students.