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Shepard has been sober for 15 years. While parenting is stressful, the couple finds other ways to wind down.
‘Sesame Street’ is introducing a muppet whose mom has an opioid addiction, and people are having mixed feelings about it
Many are praising the show for giving kids the tools to deal with substance abuse, while others think it's "heartbreaking" and a "sad reality."
The ‘human Ken doll’ has spent more than $750,000 on 72 cosmetic surgeries, and doctors warn that his addiction has gotten dangerous
Surgical addiction, or the urge to continue going under the knife for aesthetic reasons, is a rare but dangerous risk of cosmetic surgery.
In an interview with The New York Times about his upcoming memoir, Jonathan Van Ness discussed addiction, trauma, and HIV.
‘Unconscionable’: Why an online directory of rehab facilities doubled as a recipe book for drugs like GHB, crack, and meth
Addiction Resource published guides on how to make or buy drugs, likely to find and funnel more patients to its treatment partners, experts say.
‘You’ll get there eventually, and it’s well worth it’: Couple’s inspiring transformation photos show recovery from drug ...
Brent and Ashley Walker each began struggling with substance use at around nine years old. At ages 30 and 31, the couple turned their lives around
Snapchat has an addictive feature called Snapstreaks that keeps track of how many days in a row you and users send Snaps back-and-forth.
How filmmakers convinced Phish front man Trey Anastasio to open up about his addiction, arrest, and the future of the epic band
A new documentary, "Between Me and My Mind," goes inside the personal life and artistic process of the iconic front man.
A London teenager died after overdosing on ‘Calvin Klein,’ a party drug that’s a lethal mix of ketamine and cocaine
Katya Tsukanova, a talented violinist, collapsed and died on June 18 after taking the drug cocktail, which can seriously damage brain functioning.