From needle exchanges to the latest “wet houses” for alcoholics, studies show “harm reduction” can help kick a habit
What About the Victim: The Steubenville Rape Victim’s Recovery
How does public exposure affect recovery from a very private, traumatic experience?
U.N. Report Suggests Some Autism & Addiction Treatments Are Akin to Torture
So-called treatments for drug users and the disabled in some places of the world—including the U.S.— are far from helpful, says a new United Nations (U.N.) report.
How Effective Are Tactics Used on TV Shows to Treat Troubled Teens?
Terrifying teens by making them lie in coffins, forcing them to spend a night on a frigid street or a bare prison cell— these harsh measures are used in reality shows in an attempt to put delinquents back on the straight and …
A Better Bandage: No More Ouch
And it won’t take half your arm hair with it
Dr. Oz: How to Overcome ‘Emotional Inertia’ and Change Your Life
Making changes in your life means not just recognizing how important — even lifesaving — they can be, but having the courage to take action. Here’s how you can get unstuck
How PTSD and Addiction Can Be Safely Treated Together
The vast majority of people with addiction have suffered significant previous trauma, and many people who struggle with addiction suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) simultaneously. But the treatment of these …