drug addiction

Not everyone’s into Moschino’s pill-themed collection, claiming it encourages drug use

Following a wave of backlash to the implications of a drug-themed line of clothing, Nordstrom pulled Moschino’s capsule-themed collection from its stores, and it just may lead the charge for other

Bronwyn Isaac | October 11, 2016 - 11:35 am

Scott Weiland’s Ex-Wife Pens Heartbreaking Essay About Not Glorifying His Death

Last week, Scott Weiland, lead singer of the bands Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver, died suddenly at the age of 48. While it’s still unclear what the cause of…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 8, 2015 - 11:30 am

Khloe Kardashian & Lamar Odom Have Reportedly Called Off Their Divorce

Blergh, I have such mixed feelings about this.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 21, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Lamar Odom’s Drug Problems Are Not For Khloe Kardashian To Fix

Women are not responsible for saving men with mental health problems. I repeat: Women are not responsible for saving men with mental health problems.

Tiffanie Drayton | October 19, 2015 - 10:20 am

Gloucester, MA, Police Will Treat Drug Addiction As A Disease, Not A Crime

Under the new program, addicts who come in to a police station with the remainder of their drugs and supplies will not be charged with a crime, but will be

Rebecca Vipond Brink | May 11, 2015 - 1:45 pm

New Hampshire Candidate Scott Brown Thinks No One Cares About Birth Control

New Hampshire Senate candidate Scott Brown thinks that no one cares about birth control or equal pay, of course. [Huffington Post]
Tennessee has a new law that treats

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 1, 2014 - 6:12 pm

Woman Has Baby, Gets Arrested By Tennessee Police For Using Meth While Pregnant

Tennessee has arrested its first new mother under a new law that charges women for assault for using narcotics while pregnant. A 26-year-old mom was arrested after she tested…

Jessica Wakeman | July 11, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Frisky Q&A: Drunk Mom Author Jowita Bydlowska On Alcoholism, Parenthood & Writing

Motherhood. We all have a vision in mind of what it’s supposed to look like: warm, nurturing, saccharine, even beatific. Even the messier versions we allow — frazzled new parent…

Jessica Wakeman | May 13, 2014 - 2:00 pm

True Story: Lessons Learned From A Lifetime Of Dating Men With Substance Abuse Problems

In high school, I fell for a guy named Opie. That was not his given name but a nickname he had acquired along the way. I would have asked from…

Amanda Chatel | April 24, 2014 - 12:00 pm

FYI: Discussing An Addict’s Participation In An Anonymous 12-Step Program, Even After They’ve Died, Is Not Okay

I’m not exactly surprised that rag like The New York Post would send a reporter to loiter outside of a 12-step meeting like Narcotics or Alcoholics Anonymous, in hopes of scoring some…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 5, 2014 - 1:40 pm

More Details Emerge About Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Death

Celebrities react to Philip Seymour Hoffman’s sudden death from a drug overdose this weekend. [Huffington Post]
Meanwhile, police are concerned that the batch of heroin which killed Hoffman…

Jessica Wakeman | February 3, 2014 - 10:20 am
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