In Philip Seymour Hoffman, we lost an uncommonly brilliant actor to a heroin overdose. Unfortunately, tragedies like this have become much too common.
Justin Bieber’s arrest for drunk driving gives insight into how a young person can stop the cycle of substance abuse, and how family and friends can step up and help out.
Last night at the Emmy Awards, we saw the confusing way our culture treats addiction—first by making jokes and then by making tributes that fall tragically short.
How did the young star Cory Monteith become “the new, fresh face of heroin”? The likely culprit: prescription drugs.
Netflix’s House of Cards is worth watching for its depiction of two facets of recovery: its fragility and also its power, especially when that recovery comes with full honesty, transparency, and responsibility.