Activist Spotlight: Linda Rosenberg on the Excellence in Mental Health Act

Last month, the Excellence Act, which aims to improve and expand mental health care, was signed into law. Linda Rosenberg, president & CEO of the National Council for Behavioral Health, discusses the significance of this historic legislation.

How Did Wall Street’s Affluent Get Addicted to Opiates?

What we’re seeing on Wall Street is what we’re seeing among teenagers in Orange County, among veterans and active military personnel, among middle-aged women with chronic pain, among coal miners in West Virginia…the list goes on.

Time To Reroute the Preschool-to-Prison Pipeline

For many Phoenix House teen clients and Rikers inmates alike, gang culture was their only family; it was where they turned for protection and support. That’s not easy to walk away from—so it’s up to us to provide them with a better alternative.

Women’s History Month Twitter Chat Recap

In honor of Women’s History Month, we co-hosted an #addictionchat with the Huffington Post’s Healthy Living vertical about women and addiction on March 12.

Zohydro: The FDA-Approved Prescription for Addiction

With a Senate investigation and a large turnout at the September FED UP! rally, we may be able to keep the next Zohydro-like opioid off the market. And we can finally hold FDA leadership accountable for a decade of disastrous opioid policies.