addiction-treatment

How Atheists in AA Climb the Twelve Steps Without a ‘Higher Power’

“If somebody told me that chair was God and I would stay sober if I believed it, I’d try to believe that shit,” says Eric,…

So You Quit Cigarettes by Juuling — Now Here’s How to Quit Juuling

In January, popular e-cigarette producer Juul launched a massive ad campaign encouraging adult cigarette smokers to “make the switch.” As the tagline suggests, the campaign…

Fentanyl Is Exploding — And Heroin Addicts Are Becoming Reliant on a Nasal Spray to Reverse ODs

Back in August, singer Demi Lovato’s friends reportedly revived her with Narcan, the pricey brand-name nasal inhalant version of naloxone, a drug that reverses opioid…

The Secret World of Doctors Who Love Whippits

When you think of whippits — aka nitrous oxide, the clear odorless gas that, when inhaled, induces a brief, dizzying headrush, punctuated by a “wah…