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Massachusetts Senate Passes Bill Increasing Coverage For Drug Treatment

By Shawn Dwyer

State lawmakers have answered the call to do something about the state's heroin epidemic by opening access to treatment for addicts. MORE  

Former 'Sopranos' Actor Lillo Brancato Opens Up On Drug Addiction After Prison Release

By McCarton Ackerman

The former actor has been clean for six years and hopes to revive his squandered acting career. MORE  

The Dangers of Self-Medication

By Richard Zimmer

Trying to medicate your issues with alcohol or drugs may work in the short run, but you might be setting yourself up for an even worse problem. MORE  

Former Addict Goes From Homelessness To Magna Cum Laude

By McCarton Ackerman

Daney Hill lived under a highway overpass struggling with substance abuse, but she picked up the pieces and earned high honors in college with a degree in business. MORE  

Spurred By Addiction, Burl Poaching Threatens Redwood Forests

By John Lavitt

Addicts are removing knobby growths from the base of ancient redwoods to sell the prized grains that are made into sought-after decorative crafts. MORE  

Megadeth Bassist David Ellefson Talks Sobriety

By David Konow

The heavy metal rocker detailed his experiences with drugs and alcohol, his several stints in rehab, and finally reaching his sobriety through his faith in God. MORE  

Drug Abusers Raiding Medicine Cabinets During Open Houses

By John Lavitt

A contingent of law enforcement officers, realtors, and drug counselors are teaming up to thwart a rash of medicine cabinet thefts plaguing open houses in Southern California. MORE  

Kelly Osbourne Talks About Drug Addiction Woes

By McCarton Ackerman

Having kicked her drug habit six years ago, Osbourne has made great strides in remaking her trust fund brat image. MORE  

Matthew Perry to Help Raise Money for Addiction Treatment

By John Lavitt

The former ‘Friends’ star and recovering addict will be on hand in Houston this May. MORE  

Fargo Couple Involved in Murder-Suicide Struggled With Meth Addiction

By Shawn Dwyer

Devin Blowers and Katie Ray Christopherson battled addiction to crystal meth before shooting a sheriff’s deputy and taking their own lives. MORE  

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