Detoxing off heroin or opioids without medication is sheer hell. I should know.
The annual number of opioid overdose deaths will increase to 81,700 in 2025, the study projects.
The first 9 months of 2013, Purdue Pharma, the maker of the addictive opioid pain drug OxyContin, paid the Sackler family $400 million from its profits
The app, called Second Chance, detects overdose-related symptoms about 90 percent of the time by tracking your breathing and movement.
Amphetamine and opioid use in pregnancy has increased substantially over the last decade in the U.S., particularly in rural counties, a new study has found
“I did ecstasy once, and I got married … I did it again, I made a sex tape … like, everything bad would happen.”
The number of people hospitalized because of amphetamine use is skyrocketing, but its resurgence has been overshadowed by the nation’s focus on opioids.
With lethal amounts of fentanyl showing up in heroin and other drugs throughout the country, active drug users are at a greater risk of dying than ever before
A Suboxone black market exists in part because addiction treatment can be hard to find.
Many employers — ill-equipped or unwilling to confront an issue they are at a loss to handle — turn a blind eye to addiction within their workforce.
Despite an overdose epidemic that is killing nearly 200 Americans a day, the vast majority of hospitals do not offer addiction treatment to ER patients.
Binge drinking in the college brain may impair not only learning but memorizing. Deficiencies could make studying very difficult, and far less productive.
Addiction practitioners say they’re seeing a surge in the number of young patients who are hooked on Xanax. Many taking high daily doses of the drug.
Nearly 72,000 Americans died from a drug overdose in 2017, about 7 percent more than in the previous year, CDC report.
The opioid epidemic has addicted nearly 3 million Americans and killing more than 350,000. But pregnant women and new moms are particularly vulnerable.