Using for Two

Our webinar, Healthy Pregnancy, Healthy Mom: Reducing Barriers to Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder, addressed challenges and support for women with opioid use disorder

Medication Safety

Designing Less Addictive Opioids, Through Chemistry

One potential way to make opioids less addictive is to make them target injured tissue rather than the healthy brain

Medication Safety

One Day at a Time: Mackenzie Phillips Wants to Help America Recover

NY Times bestselling author and actress Mackenzie Phillips shares her recovery story in hope of inspiring others

Your Health

Alcohol Companies Make $17.5 Billion a Year off of Underage Drinking, While Prevention Efforts Are Starved for Cash

Companies are making literally billions of dollars from the very behavior they say they want to prevent

Family & Caregiving

Women Now Drink as Much as Men — and Are Prone to Sickness Sooner

This trend parallels the rise in mental health concerns among young women

Your Health

You Can't Put a Band-Aid Over a Bullet Hole: How I Healed From Sexual Trauma and Substance Abuse

I realized I had to deal with the painful secrets and trauma underlying my addiction in order to find a pathway to recovery.

Real Women, Real Stories

Drinking Surged During The Pandemic. Do You Know The Signs Of Addiction?

Those with obsessive-compulsive disorder and other serious anxieties face uniquely difficult mental health battles, including trying to distinguish concerns brought on by their conditions from general fears shared by the public about COVID-19.

Your Health

Drinking During Rough Times

If you are drinking more to cope with the stress, anxiety or boredom of the coronavirus pandemic, it's important to know how alcohol can affect your health.

Your Health

AA Still Best to Beat Problem Drinking, Review Finds

Researchers found that Alcoholics Anonymous was more effective than behavioral therapies when it came to helping people remain abstinent.

Medication Safety

Vaping is Bad for Everyone, and It's Especially Unhealthy for Children

Vaping and e-cigarettes have become an epidemic. This is a serious public health and women’s health problem because many adolescents and young people have started vaping recently, and vaping is now associated with deaths and of severe lung injuries.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Parent Alert! Your Kid May Be Vaping More Than Tobacco

Parents need to be concerned about what kids are using in vaping devices (also known as e-cigarettes) since they can contain marijuana and not just nicotine and flavorings.

Your Health

Pediatricians Put It Bluntly: Motherhood and Marijuana Don't Mix

Women who are pregnant of breastfeeding their infants should avoid marijuana since THC (one of the active compounds in marijuana) can easily cross the placenta and accumulate in the brain and fat of the fetus, and this can harm the fetus or their baby.

Your Health

Hitting the Booze: The Mommy Drinking Culture

Moms are hitting the bottle with growing frequency, making it seem more normal. But is it? What are the dangers to moms and their children?

Pregnancy & Postpartum