A year ago, I was a full-time “smother.” I thought being hopelessly devoted to the world’s most beautiful boy was my highest calling. I was wrong.
Notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been extradited from a prison in northern Mexico to the United States, the Mexican government said on Thursday, one day before Donald Trump assumes the U.S. presidency.
A study of more than 100,000 surgical cases at University of Virginia Health System found patients' pain scores improved even as doctors gave fewer opioids.
Low estrogen levels may make women more susceptible to the development of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at some points in their menstrual cycles or lifetimes, while high estrogen levels may be protective.
The language of recovery is getting a new look. It may be confusing and mistakes will be made as we all attempt to adopt a clearer more useful and less condemning way of speaking to each other about recovery. It may be important to keep in mind when adopting these new terms, not everyone is up to date and to be patient as others become aware of these new terms. Below are easy to read charts to help us all transfer to a more loving and respectful way of speaking to and about loved ones struggling with substance use disorder.
The giant drug distributor resolved allegations that it failed to report suspicious orders by pharmacies that distributed opioids.
A California rape survivor who became severely anorexic after the assault credits wolves with saving her life.
Patricia Davis is a professional violinist who has performed on some of the most famous stages in the world, from Carnegie Hall to Lincoln Center.
There has been a rash of crimes recently by a well known gang of enablers. They often swoop into a crisis and derail reality by helping their loved one to avoid the consequences of his or her actions. These enablers interfere in the natural process of life. According to the Hazelden/Betty Ford Clinic, "Enabling behavior, simply put, shields people from experiencing the full impact and consequences of their behavior. Enabling is different from helping and supporting in that it allows the enabled person to be irresponsible." Have you seen any of the Ten most wanted enablers lurking around your home?