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American Epidemic- The Nation’s Struggle With Opioid Addiction

In 2016, Wall Street Journal video journalists Robert Libetti and Adya Beasley chronicled the devastating impact of opioid abuse. This is the story of four families touched by the epidemic.

American Epidemic- The Nation’s Struggle With Opioid Addiction2018-03-04T11:56:20+00:00

Addiction: A Disease of the Soul?

We naturally want to feel good. But what happens when our favorite method of stress relief turns destructive? Serious addictions take an undeniable toll both physically and mentally. But according to Lisa Boucher, author of the 2017 winner of the Best Book Award for women’s health, “Raising the Bottom: Making Mindful Choices in a Drinking Culture,” people [...]

Addiction: A Disease of the Soul?2018-03-04T10:29:07+00:00

The Winding Road of a Heroin Addict’s Recovery

DAYTON, Ohio—She was the perfect child, her mother said—straight A’s and a 4.2 GPA in school. Then, just like the other kids were doing at the time, April Erion took an Adderall, an ADHD drug prescribed to a friend. That seemingly innocuous moment dragged her life into a hell she could never have imagined. “It [...]

The Winding Road of a Heroin Addict’s Recovery2018-03-04T10:35:06+00:00