Awareness is important. But compassionately sounding the alarm when someone needs help is a critical next step.
Most substance use disorder research focused on men until the 1990s, and many treatment programs today still prioritize men's needs. That's got to change.
President Biden and I have something big in common: We’re both fathers who’ve coped with a son’s addiction.
After much debate and public attention, we still need to eliminate the waiver requirement for prescribing lifesaving addiction medication.
For me, Valentine’s Day is about so much more than candy hearts and silly cards. This day gives me the opportunity to celebrate someone who is always celebrating me: My loving husband, Mike.
Tony always searched for his purpose. Now I know that purpose lives on in me.
I once read that forgiveness is “giving up the hope that the past could be different.”
Stigma is a powerful enemy. But we have something much more powerful. That's love.
This could be a big opportunity to get more science-based treatment and prevention programs into our communities—and to save countless lives.
Watch our CEO, Gary Mendell, talk non-opioid pain management options with Courtney Hunter, our VP of State Policy.
It just got a lot easier for physicians to prescribe the gold standard of treatment for opioid use disorder. But there's still work to do.
Congress has recognized that the public health and economic emergencies created by COVID are making an already dire addiction crisis much worse.
The holidays look very different this year, but I am finding joy in the little things, practicing gratitude, and counting my blessings.
We're currently treating addiction in emergency rooms after acute episodes like an overdose occur. But it doesn't have to be this way.