addiction-recovery

There’s Hope for the Opioid Crisis — But Politics Stands in the Way

America’s other, decades-long epidemic rages on. Here’s what’s blocking a ‘literal life-saver’ in a system that punishes addicts

The Post-Election Rehab Boom

Once the final vote is tallied and the next president is announced, recovery facilities throughout the country are bracing themselves for an influx of admissions

After Defunding Police, We Need to Legalize Drugs

As we reckon with the country’s history of failed policing, legalizing drugs would help reset the harm the entire justice system has wrought for addicts

As the Economy Freefalls and Mental Health Spirals, Both Rehabs and Addicts Try to Hold On

Though many treatment centers report being filled to the brim, the economic impact of the global pandemic will mean fewer rehabs can afford to stay open — and more addicts in need