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

The Eternal Comeback of Ben Affleck

The troubled star is a patron saint of second chances

The Rise of the ‘Sober Curious’ Industry

Authors, podcasters, beverage companies, therapists, retreats and social media influencers are building a big business around the movement to normalize — and redefine — sobriety