True Story: Tyelur

Tyelur became addicted to drugs when he was 14. After his dad put out a warrant for his arrest, he went to treatment at Phoenix House and is now in recovery.

Addiction Treatment Today: What Everyone Needs to Know

Phoenix House recently spoke with Benjamin Nordstrom, M.D., Ph.D., its new d Medical Director for Program Development, about misunderstandings about addiction treatment, how it’s changed, and what people considering treatment need to know.

Trainwreck: A Film out of the Box or out of the Past?

Trainwreck’s treatment of binge drinking and pot smoking is reminiscent of the “happy drunk” portrayals of yesteryear. How edgy is that? Answer: not very.

Pot vs. Booze: No Choice at All!

What should a caring parent say when asked, “Would you rather your child smoke pot or drink alcohol?”

New Bill on Marijuana Use in Texas

A new bill was introduced in Texas that would substantially lower the penalty of possession of small amounts of marijuana.