Alan Chartock: Actor's Death Puts Spotlight on Addictions

Alan Chartock: Actor's death puts spotlight on addictions
Many years ago when I was doing my Ph.D. in mental health politics, I was assigned to go out to a famous drug addiction rehab center in Staten Island. At the time, that institution believed that you had to start all over in life to ditch Read more on Berkshire Eagle

Glamor Junkies
Every few years I read about how heroin is making a comeback or about how there's a new surge of heroin addiction, but I am skeptical. Heroin never makes a comeback, because heroin never goes away. I have known a few junkies in my life, and once … Read more on National Review Online

Charleston-area heroin use trending upward?
Here a few of the more famous ones: … Mike, who spoke to The Post and Courier on the condition that his last name not be used, said his addiction drove him to rob people and break into homes to get money to support his three-bag-a-day habit. The pull … Read more on Charleston Post Courier

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