Inside the Addiction Drug Pipeline

By Raphael Rosen Over the next decade, new treatments are likely to include “cocktails” of two or three old drugs and possibly a treatment vaccine. Why is the drug pipeline for this major public health problem stuck at a trickle? Recovery from substance abuse can sometimes seem like an… Read more »

An Addict’s Dilemma: AA or NA?

My five years as a junkie was a mass of contradictions. Today, over a year clean, life can still be that way. I remember sitting on the Green Line heading west from downtown. I’d melt as soon as I sat down in the plastic seat with gang signs… Read more »