In gritty 1980s New York, one West Village flophouse became a last-chance refuge for addicts, criminals, LGBTQ runaways, and anyone with nowhere left to go. And my mom was their...
He built at $60,000-a-month business selling opioid alternatives out of his apartment. His clients say he saves lives. The government wants to shut him down.
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We were both in recovery when he started talking about getting clean with ibogaine. But we both should have known there is no such thing as a quick fix.
Once a homeless addict, Army Ranger Michael Rivers is using a million-person Facebook group and a rural farm to change the way we think about vets.
In 1895, the psychoanalyst tried to treat a young woman by giving her cocaine. His failure sent him on a course of drug addiction that changed the course of psychiatric history.
In church basements and community centers, AA has helped people stay sober for 82 years. But is this decidedly old-school organization ready for a brand new spin?