7 Time-Tested Tips for a Joyful and Sober Summer

If you’re in recovery, ensure that you have the tools to both strengthen your sobriety and enjoy the best of what this season has to offer with Phoenix House’s seven-point summer sobriety plan for every stage of recovery.

Delivering Heroin Like Pizza: Sam Quinones on the Opiate Epidemic

Acclaimed journalist Sam Quinones gives the inside scoop on his new book Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic.

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Time to Stop Forcing Addicted Prisoners Off Their Medication

Forcing people off methadone treatment when they become incarcerated is par for the course in America’s prisons. That spells trouble when they’re released–and it reveals a lot about how we view people with addictions.

Journalist Mary Beth Pfeiffer: What It’s like to Cover the Opioid Addiction Epidemic

Mary Beth Pfeiffer shares a behind-the-scenes look at what it was like to report on the opioid addiction epidemic in her community.

Pressured to Take Painkillers, Former NFL Players Sue

Former players filed a lawsuit against all 32 NFL teams last week. It alleges that, for decades, teams and their medical staff illegally conspired to obtain and distribute painkillers to players to keep them in the game. Here’s what needs to happen.