It's certainly not methamphetamine, opiates, or crack cocaine, according to the chief of science, law and policy at the National Association of Drug Court Professionals.
One treatment center has implemented drug-sniffing dogs into regular business to ensure that drugs are not on the property.
The newest drinking trend among young adult involves social media and large amounts of alcohol.
Although retail shops for the legal sale of marijuana don't open until spring or summer in Washington, some local businesses have decided to deliver marijuana right to consumers' doorsteps.
As stores in Colorado say these items are “flying off the shelves,” young people, many who are toddlers, are consuming marijuana in some form.
It's no news that dogs make great companions, and some treatment centers have been utilizing canine therapy for years. Is there a population which benefits the most from this companionship, or can these same ideas be applied to anyone in behavioral health treatment?
At the NAADAC conference, the organization shared some of its latest happenings with the addiction professionals in attendance.
Why are addiction treatment professionals split on the role of medication in the treatment setting? Recent studies have shined the light on some aspects of individuals which may make them have positive or negative attitudes towards this method of treatment.
Michael "The Situation" Sorrentino's life was on display throughout six seasons MTV's Jersey Shore. Now, he is speaking out about his prescription painkiller addiction and his journey into recovery.
An essay lets readers get an inside look at the world of Molly—who’s taking it, where they’re taking it, why they’re taking it, and some saddening stories of young people lost to this designer drug.