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National Survey on Drug Use and Health

Heroin Makes a Comeback

Diane Dimond | Posted 04.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Diane Dimond

A heroin high now costs less than a decent bottle of wine, a movie ticket or a meal for two at a fast food joint. Functioning heroin addicts are all around us yet, realize, they are one tainted glassine bag away from a meltdown -- or death.

More Americans Are Using Marijuana

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics

U.S. Attorney Eric Holder's announcement that the Department of Justice will let Colorado and Washington's recreational marijuana laws go into effect ...

Substance, Behavioral Addictions Among Boomers Set To Triple By 2020

Posted 12.05.2011 | Fifty

The aging boomer population -- which is now facing financial strain, job loss, declining health, and grieving the death of a parent -- has some addict...

Marijuana Use By The Numbers

Paul Armentano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Armentano

By age 25, 54 percent of the population has admittedly used marijuana. Does anyone still believe that marijuana prohibition is working -- or that all of these people deserve to be behind bars?