Legal

Stay up-to-date on laws that may impact you, someone struggling with addiction, or those in recovery.
Teens

The FDA and JUUL Labs Feud Over Vapes

The sordid relationship between the FDA and JUUL Labs has resulted in a slew of policies and press releases due to the rise of teen vaping.
Mental Health

What To Do When An Insurance Company Denies Your Mental Health Claim

While federal and state laws require insurance companies to cover mental health and substance use disorder treatment, many people face an uphill battle in getting insurance companies to authorize treatment […]
Drug Addiction

The Impact of Legal Marijuana

By the end of this year, 40 states will have legalized some form of marijuana consumption. But what does this mean? Is marijuana safe?
Drug Addiction

New Laws Pose Important Question: Who Should Be Held Responsible in Overdose Deaths?

They were friends. They were family. They shared drugs and overdosed. One survived, the other died. Who should be held responsible when an overdose occurs?
Opioids

5 Things to Know About the Opioid Bill

President Trump, who labeled the opioid epidemic a national emergency earlier this year, recently signed the bill ⎼ the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act ⎼ into law. Below are five important components of this law and how they can impact addiction and treatment.
Alcohol

How Addiction Can Change Your Personality

Addiction alters brain activity, leading to personality changes. Find out the different ways addiction can affect your life and relationships.
Opioids

Senate Passes Bill Targeting the Opioid Epidemic

The U.S. Senate voted 99-1 in favor of new bills directed at preventing the opioid crisis. See how the proposed laws will impact those suffering from addiction.
Drug Addiction

Drug Overdoses and the 911 Good Samaritan Law

In the case of a drug overdose, as with many medical emergencies, a matter of minutes can make all the difference between life and death. Yet, many people delay calling 911, or sometimes don’t call at all. And it’s not just drug dealers or complete strangers who are hesitating to call ⎼ it is parents, friends, loved ones. It is the individual overdosing. Not because they don’t care, but because they’re afraid of the repercussions.
Drug Addiction

The Real Cost of Addiction

Discussing addiction in the workplace might be taboo, but with the increasing economical toll that it is taking we can no longer ignore it.
Recovery

Know Your Recovery Rights

People in recovery may fear discrimination in their search for housing or jobs. Learn more about the laws and protections in place for individuals recovering from addiction.
Teens

Drugged Driving

“Drunk” driving has been a topic of concern since the days of prohibition. But as more and more states legalize marijuana (23 to date), drugged driving is starting to gain some serious concern.