"Given the circumstances it is best classified as such."
A new study shows research that supports Alcoholics Anonymous works in treating people suffering from alcohol use disorder.
What would be the first safe injection site in the United States faced a snag Thursday as its landlords decided not to rent the space to the nonprofit organization behind the site.
The opioid overdose epidemic kills 130 Americans every day on average, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
A study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published Tuesday indicates that adverse childhood experiences are associated with five of the top 10 leading causes of death in the United States.
Occurring semiannually, the event gives people a chance to make sure their prescription drugs don't fall into the hands of a loved one.
In at least five states last year, fraudulent treatment groups billed insurance companies for hundreds of thousands of dollars' worth of non-existent treatment.
An Ontario priest was sentenced to two years in a minimal security prison for gambling the money of parishioners that was meant for Iraqi and Syrian refugees.
The Society of Actuaries released a report Tuesday examining the economic impact of non-medical opioid usage in the United States, which concludes that from 2015 to 2018 $631 billion was spent dealing with the crisis, with more to come.
Civil rights attorney and pain patient advocate Kate Nicholson said she was "thrilled" to see Democratic primary candidates talk about the opioid epidemic Tuesday night. "It matters because we do have a crisis," she said.
"We're focusing really heavily on restricting access to prescription opioids, but that's because it's what we're comfortable doing," Travis Rieder said. "There's not actually any evidence that these cuts save lives."
Jennifer Salfen-Tracy said her eldest son Cody Bishop is homeless in Las Vegas after becoming addicted to meth and heroin.
A new segment features Karli telling Elmo about her mom going to meetings.
Kleber didn't see addiction as a "moral failing" but as a medical problem.
The alarm about social media and smartphones warping political systems worldwide is well-founded. But their role in undermining economies is overlooked.
Over 20 teenagers in three states have been hospitalized with lung disease. All have reportedly used vapes.
Even just seeing trees out your window might be enough to help you stop smoking, drinking or eating unhealthy food, a new study suggests.
Could a combination of therapeutic and pharmacological treatments cure people of an addiction to video games?
Although experts disagree about what to call them, obsessives over gaming and social media share characteristics with those who overeat or can't stop drinking, taking drugs or gambling—and these physical tendencies all enabled by big business
The WHO noted that gaming disorder was a relatively rare condition.
In the United States, 1.3 million more high school students use e-cigarettes now than in 2017.
The Justice Department–funded program will treat about 100 people over three years.
The results could have implications for the development of treatments for destructive and risky behaviors in humans.
The Sackler family owns Purdue Pharma, which created the infamous opioid painkiller OxyContin
More people are increasingly addicted to marijuana as its average THC content climbs, public health officials warn.