Andrea Peyser may not be known outside the five boroughs or the New York City metro area, but she is a daily columnist in the New York Post, and she h...
Hearing about what's going on in Missouri just baffles me. I am in full support of the prescription drug monitoring program, and am unsure why one state out of 50 is giving so much push back.
Loving our neighbor as ourselves is one of the overarching spiritual laws of our time. It is an irreducible commandment, intended to remind us that w...
Mike wasn't the first guy to be put off by my drinking. In fact, I'd never been able to hold on to any guy for longer than a month or two.
As a writer, I'm always looking for inspiration, and this can come from the strangest of places. My days are spent walking that tightrope between keeping my monkey mind quiet while simultaneously trying to be amped up and creative.
In this episode of Nicholas Snow Live, I interview two of the founders of Sober Chat, the first ever "location sensitive" mobile chat application for those in recovery from addiction/alcoholism.
Meth Head, a much-needed film, is riveting in its portrayal of the fast, destructive cycle of methamphetamine addiction.
I think one of the greatest parts about Valletta talking openly about her past battled with addiction is that it shows the courage and humility that she has in order to do that.
"In a time of universal deceit," George Orwell once said, "telling the truth is a revolutionary act." That maxim certainly applies to David Victorson's book, 37 Tons.
This is not the way the story in my head went for the past 18 years. The story in my head was always that we would pack up his belongings together, laugh out loud at the tiny discoveries we would uncover as we found childhood treasures long forgotten. That was not HIS story.
No matter what you have done in your past. No matter what you have had to endure. No matter what you are currently facing, there is still hope. I promise you that.
The arc of our family's story has been profoundly shaped by our decision to channel our energy in a positive way in order to help with our own healing, and to ensure that Jeff's death was not in vain and to help other families.
When describing myself list-wise, alcoholic would probably come after writer, wife, activist, mom etc; but I am still, and in a very public way, an alcoholic.
Criminalizing substance abuse while pregnant can do more harm than good. Instead of feeding off of the shock factor, I wish there was a better understanding about addiction (and a stronger acceptance that it is a disease).
I make no secret that I am an addict in recovery, and this has meant devoting myself to, in the words of the AA literature, "clearing away the wreckag...
The massive influx of young refugees from Honduras and other Central American countries is due to the drug war, to the illegality of drugs, to the com...