China recently agreed to halt exports of fentanyl to the United States. Will this ban work to stop the use of illegal fentanyl and curb the opioid epidemic in America?
Research shows the use of certain antidepressants may reduce the effectiveness of tramadol, an opioid pain medication.
Our recent survey shows the COVID-19 pandemic is causing drug and alcohol use rates to increase in America. Learn more about what these results may indicate.
Fentanyl is one of the most potent and deadly opioids available. Learn more about why it is regularly being mixed into street drugs.
Lucemyra (Lofexidine) is used to treat opioid withdrawal symptoms quickly, safely and effectively. See more on how this drug can help reduce symptoms.
One couple shares their inspiring story of overcoming meth addiction, showing that recovery is always possible.
4 in 10 Foster Kids Have Parents with Substance Abuse Issues
Substance abuse in the home impacts more than just the people using drugs or alcohol. Click here to read on.
Addiction can impact anyone — including doctors. Learn how medical professionals can become addicted to drugs and how they can seek recovery.
Soon, CBD might become a first-line treatment for heroin cravings. Learn more about recent findings that support the use of CBD in addiction treatment.
Canada is at the forefront of harm reduction policy as it implements its first prison-based supervised drug injection site. But, is this a good idea?
Are Benzos the New Opioids in America?
Opioid use has received a lot of attention in America’s drug epidemic. Is another type of drug becoming the next major issue?
Learn how musicians and artists are using their talent and the legacies they leave behind to provide hope to those in recovery and spark change in their communities.
Cocaine additives, like levamisole, can cause severe chronic diseases that have fatal consequences for people who use drugs.
Does Having a Substance Use Disorder Make It Easier to Get COVID-19?
Are you more likely to get COVID-19 if you have an addiction? Learn about the increased risks of COVID-19 people struggling with addiction face.
What are a patient’s rights and responsibilities when they are prescribed opioids? Learn how to avoid addiction and take personal responsibility.
Former Golfer David Feherty’s Son Dies of Drug Overdose
No parent should ever have to bury their child, but sadly, that’s what former pro golfer David Feherty will be doing next week. Read more here.
6 Ways to Take Action on International Overdose Awareness Day
Drug overdoses can affect anyone, anywhere. This International Overdose Awareness Day (Aug. 31), you can take action in countless ways and start with these six ideas.
The Unresolved Reality of Puerto Rico’s Drug Crisis
Before Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, the island dealt with poverty, crime and addiction. Another major problem for the island is drug addiction.
Controversy Surrounding Erin Moran’s Death Revealing Generalizations Against Drug Users
When a current or former drug user’s dies it's all to common for speculation to create a role for drugs in the death even when no evidence supports it.
Residents in This Florida County are Nearly Twice as Likely to Die from a Drug Overdose
The conditions of addiction in this Florida county rival any throughout the state, and many throughout the country.
If substance abuse is a problem for you, waiting will only make things worse. Instead, explore your choices in treatment, and take action today.
COVID-19 Map: Tracking Substance Usage During Coronavirus
Use the dashboard to see how adults responded about their past-month drug use to better understand how COVID is affecting substance use and mental health.
Find out how medical professionals are learning about the effects of cocaine on the brain after a man was hospitalized for a year due to cocaine use.
New research shows there may be a scientific reason why it’s harder to overcome addiction triggers when dealing with stress.