Can Medical Marijuana Curb the Heroin Epidemic?


Formerly demonized and later legislated as a Schedule 1 substance, marijuana could diminish the damage wrought by harder drugs, like heroin.

How I Became a Cocaine Addict

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Cocaine temporarily solved a big problem for Brian Cuban. But it created even bigger ones. Now in recovery, he recounts his journey into addiction.

Robin Williams Rest In Peace

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We have lost ‘The Funniest Man in the World’

What Do We Want for Our Children?

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The tragic and untimely death of Philip Seymour Hoffman made a lot of people think. Larry Bernstein thought about the children.

Driving Away from Restitution

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A fathers drops off a coat to his daughter, a coat she will need to take with her when she goes to the halfway house for drug addiction.

Flying Dadless


Erik Proulx is parenting without a script—or a father’s influence. And he’s doing a damn good job.

Drugs Like Car Crashes, Shootings and Falling


More Americans now die from drug overdose than from any other cause of injury death.

When Parents are Branded as Bad


Law Professor Tamar Birckhead on the unintended consequences of a system meant to protect children.

Culture’s Effect on Victims


A story of child labor, sex slavery and those times when culture slaps you in the face.

The New ‘New Dylans': Musical Storytellers for Modern Times

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Here are four of the finest narrators who still use song as a medium—raconteurs capturing distinctly modern stories.

Holding Sadie: A Father Hits Bottom and Returns to Happiness

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Ryan Phillips had to lose everything he had before he understood what was truly important.

How to Become a Cocaine Addict

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Andy Bodle tries cocaine for the first time and feels like a winner.

Brazil State Unveils New Crack Rehabilitation Initiative

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A recent study from the Federal University of Sao Paulo shows that “Brazil is now the world’s largest consumer of both cocaine and its crack derivative.”

What Marijuana Means to Me

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For Grace, marijuana represents the destruction of her family.

A Surprising Job Offer from Mother Teresa

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Snake Bloomstrand relates how Mother Teresa opened the eyes and heart of Father Bennie.

Could This be the End to the War on Drugs?

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The White House has finally realized that incarceration is not the way to solve the “drug problem” in the US.