Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Emily Sweeney Globe staff January 25, 2019 The recent news of Josh Gordon’s suspension from the National Football League broke the hearts of New England Patriots fans and sparked widespread debate on social media about the issue of addiction and … [Read more...] about Ideas
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The Trump administration, Congress and states are pouring billions into addiction treatment to fight the opioid crisis, but accountability for the burgeoning industry hasn’t kept pace with those efforts — leaving patients vulnerable to ineffective care, fraud and abuse. Interviews with patients in recovery and nearly two dozen advocates, officials and public health … [Read more...] about ‘I’m trying not to die right now’: Why opioid-addicted patients are still searching for help
By Amy Graff, SFGATE Published 9:18 am PDT, Friday, November 2, 2018 A small homeless encampment camp near the corner of 6th and Howard streets on Mon. April 23, 2018, in San Francisco, Calif. San Francisco City Hall politicians continue to struggle with a fix for the real public health menace on our sidewalks the dirty needles, tent encampments, feces and foul … [Read more...] about Is SF a friendly city for homeless? 17 people living on the street told us.
In our series, A More Perfect Union, we aim to show that what unites us as Americans is far greater than what divides us. In this installment, "CBS This Morning: Saturday" co-host Dana Jacobson shows us how one man's success in overcoming addiction led him to help others battling the same demons. The Phoenix is the brainchild of Scott Strode. It's a gym, but more importantly, … [Read more...] about Recovering addicts find support and community at sober gym
Geoff Edgers, The Washington Post Published 11:09 am PDT, Wednesday, September 19, 2018 Chevy Chase on Sept. 7, 2018, in Bedford, New York. Chevy Chase on Sept. 7, 2018, in Bedford, New York. Photo: Washington Post Photo By Marvin Joseph In this Oct. 11, 1975 photo released by NBC, Chevy Chase … [Read more...] about Chevy Chase can’t change