addiction-treatment

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

Why Are Liquor Stores Essential Businesses? They Keep Alcoholics Out of ERs

Without them, experts — and alcoholics — worry that we’ll have another public-health crisis on our hands in addition to the coronavirus pandemic

What I’ve Learned Helping People Quit Weed — An Addiction No One Believes Is Real

The founder/moderator of r/Leaves believes the subreddit’s recovery strategies are also highly useful when dealing with any curveball life throws at you — like, you know, a global pandemic

Grandparents Are Raising the Orphans of the Opioid Crisis

Retirees are trading sedans for minivans, moving out of senior communities and searching for work at record numbers — all to cover the new expenses that come with playing mom and dad again