Scientific perspectives on drug and addiction research and news.
Many people think drug addiction, dependence, and tolerance are pretty much the same thing. But in fact, each term means something very different. Read More »8 Comments
If there had been a treatment that worked, Jacob would have used it. He’d had several treatments that helped some—but he was still dead. Read More »14 Comments
Fictional characters are sometimes depicted dealing with issues of drug use and addiction. How accurate are their experiences? Read More »2 Comments
Researchers are getting closer to understanding one important factor behind the risky choices of teens who use drugs. It has to do with the brain. Read More »13 Comments