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'Anthony’s Act' Pushes for 90-Day Minimum Inpatient Drug Treatment

By Brent McCluskey

Valerie and Cris Fiore want to change treatment coverage under the Affordable Care Act after losing their son Anthony to heroin. MORE  

'Hell's Kitchen' Star Opens Up About Brother's Heroin Addiction

By Shawn Dwyer

The always irascible Gordon Ramsay revealed a more subdued side when talking about his brother's struggle with drugs. MORE  

Heroin Sisters Featured on Dr. Phil Are Now 60 Days Clean

By McCarton Ackerman

After causing a stir on the show last month, Valeen, Amanda, and Tiffany are finally on the path to sobriety. MORE  

Singer Pete Doherty Wants To Help Fellow Addicts

By Brent McCluskey

The Libertines frontman wants to help others get clean. But he has to clean up his own act first. MORE  

Syringes Used As Currency In Heroin-Addicted Myanmar

By Brent McCluskey

Heroin sells for as little as one dollar and every home has an addict. MORE  

Heroin Use In The Workplace On The Rise

By Brent McCluskey

With more workers using heroin on the job, companies are starting to experience lower productivity and higher employee turnover. MORE  

Drug Czar Grants Maine $7.5 Million to Tackle Opioid Abuse

By Victoria Kim

Nineteen communities in the state will receive federal funds to fight substance abuse. MORE  

Cannabis as Addictive as Heroin?

By Brent McCluskey

A new study claims that smoking marijuana can be as harmful to mental and physical health as shooting up heroin. MORE  

UMass Student ODs After Campus Police Concealed Addiction

By Brent McCluskey

The family of a 20-year-old student learned of his heroin addiction after it was too late. MORE  

Heroin Fuels Spike in Salt Lake City Bank Robberies

By Bryan Le

Police say a whopping 90% of robberies in the last 18 months were heroin-related. MORE  

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