Are the concepts themselves up for debate? Do they require certain treatments, or abstinence from everything? It's complicated! And new ways of thinking are changing the conversation.
It may sound a bit clinical to your ear at first, but the term is incredibly helpful in understanding the broad spectrum of experiences people have when drugs and alcohol harm them. Here's what it means.
Trauma can be devastating and extremely hard to shake. But an unconventional new body-focused therapy technique shows promise. Here's how it works.
And is there a difference? All Sober's Maeve O'Neill explains the distinctions, and how "use" turns into "substance use disorder."
The "Last Week Tonight" host dedicated a segment to the latest tools and programs that aim to keep people who use drugs safe. Plus: how you can help.
The non-habit-forming medication can be highly effective in combating addiction to opioids and alcohol. Read up on it.
About half of people who suffer from one type of disorder will experience the other, and vice versa. Learn about co-occurring disorders.
The coexistence of mental health and substance use disorders is called co-occurring disorders. What are they?
When people are dealing with both addiction (substance use disorder) and mental illness, they have a dual diagnosis. 10 things to know.
Understand the symptoms experienced during post-acute withdrawal, part of the process that allows the nervous system and brain to reregulate in recovery from addiction.
Return to use (commonly known as relapse) is often part of the recovery process. Why does it happen, and what can you do? Here's a guide to relapse prevention.
Human, physical, social and cultural resources are all crucial to supporting recovery from addiction.