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Chasing the heroin resurgence
The resurgence of the deadly drug has sparked a flurry of action from governors' mansions and statehouses across New England and the Midwest to small-town police stations from northern Kentucky to Wisconsin. more
A Heroin User's Story: Naloxone Gives a Mother Back Her Son, But Can't Cure Addiction
Peter Ruhry got what many other drug abusers never get: a second chance. Mr. Ruhry grew up in Nassau County, in a home without drugs. He started using drugs in April 2007; two years later, in May 2009, he overdosed on heroin, said his mother, Angie Ruhry. more
Fighting Addiction With Medication?
There are many ways to cope with addiction, but one treatment method is becoming more popular. more
Bringing addicts back from the brink
A former addict-turned-drug counsellor tells Kelly Clarke how he wants his experience to create a positive path for others. more
What are the Benefits of a Halfway House?
Halfway houses are gaining popularity as one facet of a substance abuse recovery plan because they offer so many different benefits. It is definitely going to be a wise idea for you to consider the benefits available to you through the halfway house concept. more
Addicts aim to gain control through writing
A writing group for alcoholics and drug addicts aims to help them gain control over addictions more
Jefferson county attorney's son died of heroin overdose
Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell is urging anyone in the “throes of addiction” to seek help after his son Matt died last month of what medical examiners say was an overdose of cocaine, heroin and alcohol. more
Colts' Jim Irsay discusses addiction
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay still isn't ready to discuss the details of his March arrest. But in an extensive interview Monday with The Indianapolis Star, Irsay discussed his ongoing battle with addiction. more
Pot Tax Collections Booming in Colorado
Colorado's marijuana market boomed in April as tens of thousands celebrated the once-underground 4/20 pot holiday. more
Marijuana playing larger role in fatal crashes
As more states are poised to legalize medicinal marijuana, it's looking like dope is playing a larger role as a cause of fatal traffic accidents. more
America Honors Recovery is the addiction recovery community’s annual awards event to recognize the over 20 million Americans in recovery.
Sponsored by Faces & Voices of Recovery, this is the signature annual recovery event that highlights the extraordinary contributions of the country's most influential recovery community leaders to the growing movement to promote the reality of recovery from addiction. more