alcoholism

The Sadness and Thrill of Drinking Alone

What goes on inside the locked doors of an alcoholic’s isolated binge — and why do we almost never see it on TV?

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

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