Anastasiya Cernei, Missouri State University
While merely holding drugs has ruined countless peoples’ lives, one state has taken a bold new approach.
Eva McCarthy Mínguez, Stony Brook University
In a show seemingly just about a board game, the writing and character representation go way beyond the sport.
McKenna Uzelac, Columbia University
The boredom brought on by quarantine has caused many young people to increase their marijuana use. But is a fun pastime turning into reliance?
It’s not easy, but with help, you can do it.
Katherine Brand, University of Michigan
Protagonists Mae and George must learn to navigate their evolving romance while dealing with insecurities about sexuality and addiction.
Julia Greene, Columbia College Chicago
Written on a prison typewriter, the novel tells the story of a young man who falls in love, joins the war and robs banks to pay for heroin — a tale not unlike the author’s own life.
Ian Nordin, University of Texas at San Antonio
You have all the information you could ever want at your fingertips. It’s easy to become obsessed with so much power.
Madison Feser, Seton Hall University
The American Society of Addiction Medicine’s recently updated definition of addiction clarifies misconceptions and may improve diagnosis and treatment.
The debut film from Annabelle Attanasio is unflinching and potent.
Britni Hones, Lindenwood University, Belleville
Grosso’s life lessons will definitely be useful to you, whether you’ve struggled with addiction or not.
Alexis Rogers, Temple University
Fans are dedicating the #WeLoveYouKeepGoing hashtag to Sia and her sobriety.
Drug addiction requires intervention, but teenage users have different needs than typical addicts.
Sam Kasierski, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
According to J. Cole, the fans are all to blame. And the rappers.
Abraham Ramirez, University of California, Los Angeles
You can get addicted to anything.
Vanessa Le, Chabot College
You’re addicted, and you need help.
Gabriella Evans, Northern Arizona University
The proposal aims to reduce the amount of nicotine in cigarettes to just 20 percent of current levels.
Devin Hendricks, Woodbury University
Lil Peep was struggling with drugs for quite some time, and perhaps people will aim to change the narrative of drug abuse in the music industry.
Cady Cohen, University of Central Florida
Are millennials spending too much time checking their social media accounts and not enough time interacting face-to-face?
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