Asiya Robinson, Rowan University
The hit HBO series carefully describes the dark side of adolescence without giving into typical teen drama tropes.
Anastasiya Cernei, Missouri State University
While merely holding drugs has ruined countless peoples’ lives, one state has taken a bold new approach.
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.
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.
Rehab might seem to be out of reach for many, but that isn’t always the case.
Daisy Orozco, Cal State University, Northridge
The film captures the horror of substance abuse through the intimacy of father-son relationship.
Kate Maxwell, NC State University
The actress and singer recently revealed that she had broken her six years of sobriety.
Taylor Miller, SUNY Cortland
In the new documentary, Lovato reveals her difficult adolescence, including her struggles with bulimia and drug addiction.
Kelly Lambkin, SUNY Cortland
Barbara Harris, founder of Project Prevention, has some permanent solutions that might conflict with your moral landscape.
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