Articles containing: addiction

Journeys On Our Own

April 25, 2014


This blog post is part of a series entitled Real Lives, Real Stories: Personal Experiences With Mental Illness.

Myths About The 12-Step Program: What Science Tells Us About Effective Treatment Of Addiction

In recent years, there have been some questions raised about the effectiveness of 12-step mutual-help programs (such as Alcoholics Anonymous) and 12-step professional treatment plans, claiming that these approaches are almost completely ineffective and even harmful in treating substance use disorders.

When Idols Fail

March 31, 2014


When sports stars misbehave—or worse—how do teen athletes react? What should parents do? Advice from the experts.

“Molly” Is Not Your Friend

September 23, 2013


All too often there is a new or modified drug that makes headlines not because of its therapeutic benefits, but because of its propensity to kill teens and young adults.