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THE ANONYMOUS PEOPLE is a feature documentary film about the over 23 million Americans living in long-term recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs.

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Smartphone app helps recovering alcoholics stay sober, includes panic button
A smartphone app for recovering alcoholics that includes a panic button and sounds an alert when they get too close to taverns helped keep some on the wagon, researchers who developed the tool found. more

The most addictive prescription drugs on the market

Just because pills are prescribed by a doctor and administered by a pharmacy, that doesn’t mean they are safe for everyone. As prescription numbers continue to rise, the chance for prescription drug abuse rises as well. more

Heroin bill gets out of Kentucky House committee but faces uncertain future
FRANKFORT — A controversial anti-heroin bill eked out of the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, but its future in this year's legislative session is uncertain. more

Overdoses spark pleas for life-saving drug
A mother's success reviving her son from a heroin overdose and a spate of heroin deaths in Grant County – all in a tight span – have a community demanding action. more

Under fire, Zohydro maker touts drug safety board
After months of criticism over its recently launched painkiller Zohydro, the maker of the powerful narcotic is highlighting an unusual oversight board that it’s assembled to try and prevent abuse of the drug. more

Mackenzie Phillips Opens Up On 11 Rehab Stints, Cocaine & Heroin Addiction: ‘It’s Time For Me To Get Grateful For What I Have’

It’s been a long road to recovery for actress Mackenzie Phillips following a staggering 11 stints in rehab and addiction to heroin and cocaine, but now the daughter of The Mamas & the Papas‘ lead singer is opening up about being six years sober. more

Drug addiction is disease, not moral failing
I write to applaud Bob Kravitz for his March 17 column, “Jim Irsay is fighting for his life, he needs help.” It is one of the few pieces I have seen in the blizzard of articles and media reports that contain compassion and concern. more

FDA approves powerful new pain pill despite fears of abuse
It’s a capsule of pure hydrocodone so powerful that one accidental dose can kill. more

Dying of a Heroin Overdose Does Not Make You a Scumbag
In the wake of the tragic death of Philip Seymour Hoffman, I am shocked by the vast range of opinions and emotions that have been voiced in the public discourse. more

Ky police department giving free drug test kits to parents
A southwestern Kentucky police department is giving free drug testing kits to parents who suspect their children may be using illegal drugs. more

Richmond, KY Police on heroin: 'I've never heard of it being this big ever'
Richmond Police call it an epidemic, saying a dangerous and illegal drug keeps showing up in their city. And they tell us it's coming straight down I-75 from Michigan. more

Lexington officials continue seeing disturbing trends with heroin use, overdoses
Emergency crews from the Lexington Division of Fire responded to four calls last month about individuals who overdosed on heroin. more

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