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Map: Is Alcoholics Anonymous Mainly for the Rich?

By Ben Feuerherd

This color-coded map of Brooklyn shows much higher access to AA meetings in wealthier neighborhoods. MORE  

Saturday Is National Rx Drug Take-Back Day

By Ben Feuerherd

Help beat the Rx drug epidemic by disposing of your drugs safely at a drop-off center near you. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 26, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Harvard Law School offers seminar on marijuana tax, Russia cracks down on synthetic drugs, and Swedish police find pot on Justin Bieber's tour bus. MORE  

Introducing... Wolf Therapy for Addicts

By Ben Feuerherd

A new hybrid treatment program helps addicts and wolf dogs recover. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 25, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Boston bombing suspects may have sold pot to fund operation, British racehorses test positive for steroids, and Morning Joe co-host opens up about her eating disorder. MORE  

No More Deportation for Minor Pot Charges

By Ben Feuerherd

The Supreme Court sides with an immigrant who was "wrongly" deported for possession of three joints. MORE  

Can Virtual Reality Help Addicts Beat Relapse?

By Ben Feuerherd

Researchers believe exposing addicts to simulated triggers can help them beat real-world relapse. MORE  

TalkSession: Mental Health Care for the Digital Age

By Ben Feuerherd

Extending access, giving patients power and providing personally matched practitioners are the goals of an exciting new website. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 17, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Conservatives in Congress push for pot reform, smoking slashes real estate value, and Milwakee Brewers pitcher arrested for drunk driving. MORE  

Runner to Clock 7,000 Miles for Recovery

By Ben Feuerherd

"Project Run 7000" founder Brad Spicer runs to stay sober—and to give back. MORE  

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Drug Addiction Viewed Far More Negatively Than Mental Illness

A recent survey showing negative attitudes toward addicts raises questions over whether it's viewed as a disease or personal flaw.

10:30am
Cleveland Browns' Josh Gordon Denies Addiction In Interview

Despite several failed drug tests and a year-long suspension, the Pro Bowl wide receiver continues to deny that he has a problem.

8:30am
Morning Roundup: Oct. 2, 2014

Amanda Bynes kicked out of fashion school for being high, women held in jail after cops confuse SpaghettiOs for meth, and Stephanie Seymour's son arrested for weed.

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Teens Who Get Drunk Sooner Are More Likely To Become Heavy Drinkers

A new research study has concluded that teens who abuse alcohol earlier in life have more chance of becoming alcoholic.

10/01/14 7:30pm
Heroin Easier to Get than Wine and Cheaper than Beer in PA

Bags of dope are being sold for as little as $5 in the Keystone State.

10/01/14 5:30pm

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Suboxone: Trading One Prison Cell for Another

Suboxone seemed like a get-out-of-jail-free card, the answer to my opiate addiction. Instead, I had a new ten-year addiction, complete with thinning hair and lost motivation.

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