NIH targets $500 million at the opioid crisis, addiction legislation moves through Congress, and more.
Even though overdose deaths have increased sharply for women, only 20% of women say they were screened for a substance use disorder before being prescribed opioids after surgery.
42 treatment programs. Countless emergency doses of naloxone. But Mark survived it all. Now, he's thriving in recovery.
When Purdue knew about OxyContin misuse, criminal prosecutions in overdose death cases, and more.
I jumped off the roof of my house just so I could obtain more pain pills. Now, I've been in recovery for almost two years.
Predatory rehab marketers in Facebook recovery groups, exploitative treatment programs, and more.
A new opioid treatment gets FDA approval, a Senator opens up about her personal connection to addiction, and more.
My mother looked around the bookstore. Why is she here, I wondered.
I walk down the hallway to my husband, who is sitting on the edge of our bed, his head in his hands. “I’m going to talk to Ben. I’m going to talk about treatment."
The increasing reach of fentanyl, new opioid crisis lawsuits, and more.
I decided to fundraise for Shatterproof after my brother, James Kaplan, died from addiction in November of 2015.
This medication, which was prescribed to me like it was no big deal, had hijacked my body. It was terrifying.
Promising news in the search for non-addictive painkillers, the Senate's new opioid package, and more.
It's been a busy two weeks in Washington. Here's the latest.