As a psychologist, mother and someone who cares about kids' well-being, I suggest we collectively resist allowing pre-teens to access Facebook, regardless of what the company decides.
The question of how we as a society choose to deal with marijuana is more than just a serious issue, it's a matter of life and death.
The findings are clear evidence of the link between drugs and crime. It is imperative that we address our nation's drug problem not just as a criminal justice issue but as a public health issue. We cannot arrest our way out of the drug problem.
Just because our brains have been altered by addiction, doesn't mean we're destined to fall into the same habits. With the right skills, community and support we can learn how to break out of routine and into a life worth living.
For most women, Mother's Day is a time to honor and celebrate motherhood. For countless other women, it also marks a day of grieving and loss.
Jeremy Jackson's exclusive interview continues as he answers questions about his plastic surgery, addictions and more.
Anyone who wants to argue that Romney would be worse when it comes to medical marijuana should begin by explaining how. Obama's been worse on this issue than George W. Bush ever was, so what's to say he wouldn't be worse than Romney too?
Colombia's globalization of sexuality, which refers to the gendered and eroticized practices associated with the region, is being proliferated by the country's beauty culture and desire to establish transnational networks.
Families struggling with addictions are part of our community. We should strive to help, support and understand that which threatens any and all of our families.
Prescription drug addiction affects men and women, young and old, employed and unemployed, and those suffering from mental illness and those who don't. In short, no group is immune.
Last month Pat Robertson, televangelist and long-time icon of the religious right, announced that it's time to legalize marijuana. The firestorm of shock and indignation from all sides ... never materialized. Not a whimper.
The nightmarish reality of Charlie's childhood memories were not uncovered until his days at Fellowship Hall, where, during a word association exercise, Charlie's instant response to the word "chocolate" was "knife," which uprooted the repressed experience.
The most irresponsible families have children that are not caught up in addiction, and just the opposite is also true. This is a worldwide epidemic, and sadly everyone might be a member of this club.
(New York) – A study about heroin cravings partially funded by a US agency and conducted in two Chinese drug rehabilitation centers raises serio...
It is time to use the full weight of the United States government to bring an end to the drug activity in Venezuela, and protect the beleaguered opposition which it is now clear is simply being silenced and sidelined by a criminal government.
Today we are releasing the 2012 National Drug Control Strategy -- the Obama Administration's primary policy blueprint for reducing drug use and its consequences in America. It is based on the premise that drug addiction is a chronic disease of the brain that can be prevented and treated.