About five years ago, Dillon Katz, entered a house in West Palm Beach, FL. "I walked in and the guy was sitting at this desk — no shirt on, sweating," Katz says.
The rate of teen drug overdose deaths in the United States climbed 19% from 2014 to 2015, from 3.1 deaths per 100,000 teens to 3.7 per 100,000, according to data released this week. The new numbers involve teens ages 15 to 19 and were released by the National Center for Health Statistics.
Tiger Woods had a cocktail of five drugs in his system during his DUI arrest at the end of May.
(CNN)As attitudes about marijuana shift around the world, researchers are warning parents that it's risky to keep it around children, especially those who are too young to know what it is.
This personal story in loving memorial of a friend lost was written with full approval to use Grace's realname and photo by her husband in hopes that it would help someone else.
I am a person in long term recovery and I am a member of a 12-step program. Recently, I lost the most beautiful sponsee, Grace, to the disease of addiction. She was 32 years old and had a four week old son.
In yet another sign of just how deadly the U.S. opioid epidemic has become, researchers report a sevenfold increase in the number of drivers killed in car crashes while under the influence of.
Researchers at the University of Missouri have found that physical discipline experienced during infancy can negatively impact temperament and behavior among children in the fifth grade and into their teenage years.
The President's Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis issued a preliminary report on Monday stating that its “first and most urgent recommendation” is for the president to “declare a national emergency under either the Public Health Service Act or the Stafford Act.”
Opioids are not the solution for chronic pain, experts say, and only worsen the opioid epidemic. CBT may be one part of the solution