Nassau County DA, Islanders Team Up To Battle Heroin Addiction On Long IslandA new public service announcement features the team’s Matt Martin and Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas.
Proposed Safe Injection Facilities Renew Debate Over Treatment Of Drug AddictionThe aim of the proposed facilities is to provide a clean and sterile environment for illegal drug users, and they're supported by more than 100 health care professionals in New York City.
Kayla Gerdes On Drug Addiction, Recovery Years After Manslaughter ConvictionThe Long Island woman made national news in 2010 with her emotional perp walk after running over and killing a doctor while high on drugs.
Gov. Christie Pardons Man With Drug Abuse History For 1972 CrimeChristie took a step in an effort to end the stigma of drug addiction by pardoning a Philadelphia man with a history of drug use for crimes committed in NJ more than 40 years ago.
Gov. Christie Announces $12M For Addiction TreatmentGov. Chris Christie is continuing his public push against drug addiction.
21 Bills Introduced To Fight New Jersey Heroin Use, AddictionNew Jersey lawmakers are stepping up to try and fight the heroin epidemic.
Chiara De Blasio Honored For Opening Up About Depression, AddictionIn an article she wrote that was published on XOJane.com on Tuesday, Chiara de Blasio, the college-aged daughter of Mayor Bill de Blasio, didn't blame her family for her depression and drug addiction.
Dr. Max Gomez: Vaccine Designed To Kick Cocaine Addiction Near Human TrialsCocaine is one of the most addictive of all drugs. And an estimated 1.5 million Americans are hooked on it. But what if there were a vaccine that could help people kick their drug habit?
'Mean And Irritable' Mike Tyson: 'I Won't Survive Unless I Get Help' "When I start drinking and I relapse, I think of dying," Tyson said. "When I'm in a real dark mood, I think of dying. And I don't want to be around no more. I won't survive unless I get help."
Doc Gooden: Michael Lohan Was 'A Head Case,' Can See Why Lindsay Has Problems "Biggest issues? I would say Michael Lohan," Gooden told Rome. "Michael Lohan, I mean, he was definitely a head case. I hope he's doing well now, but now I can kind of understand why Lindsay has the problems she has."
Chris Herren Heads Back To Staten Island To Tell Story Of Drug AddictionAbout 1,000 high school students from 13 schools filled the St. George Theatre on Staten Island on Tuesday to hear from Chris Herren talk about drugs.
Schumer Calls On FDA To Change Prescription Drug Labels In Effort To Warn Pregnant WomenSchumer was joined by New York doctors on Sunday to call for a nationwide plan to combat the trend of babies being born addicted to prescription drugs or other opiates.
Former Jets Quarterback Ray Lucas Reflects On Drug Addiction, Suicidal Thoughts"I live day by day and one day at a time," Ray Lucas said. "I still have a lot of pain that I deal with, but I relish in the fact that sometimes you've got to walk through hell to get to heaven."
Study: Drug Addiction Among Teens On The RiseAccording to the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University, 90-percent of Americans suffering from addiction started using before the age of 18.
Booming Addiction: Baby Boomers Using Drugs In Record NumbersAs they age, Baby Boomers are using drugs in record numbers. Some five percent of the 78 million Boomers admit to abusing drugs – and experts are calling it a booming addiction.