A gluten-free/casein-free diet is one of the most popular specialty diets for autistic children out there — but it takes a lot of options off the table, risking nutritional deficiencies. Is there any evidence that it helps, at all?
Adults and adolescents with ADHD face substance abuse struggles in alarming numbers. Why? And what treatment options are available?
As many as half of people suffering from PTSD also face a substance use disorder. The combination is harder to treat than either disorder alone, but you have options.
Originally developed to help suicidal women with complex psychological challenges, Dialectical Behavior Therapy offers a unique approach that can also help recovering addicts. Could DBT be right for you?
Eating disorders share more similarities with addiction than you may think at first glance. What do you need to know about the link between the two?
Does alcoholism run in your family? You have a much higher risk of becoming addicted yourself. That raises some serious questions, including whether you should ever drink at all.
Substance abuse always takes a toll on an addict's health. When the person abusing drugs is pregnant, it brings a new person — the fetus — into that risky fold. What effects can various drugs have if used during pregnancy?
Though the DSM-5 lists numerous different addictions, their diagnostic criteria are all very similar — because addictions impact a person's life and behavior in similar ways regardless of the substance or behavior. What do you need to know?
Alcohol is everywhere and most people drink it at least occasionally — so what do you do when you're an alcoholic in remission and people ask why you don't want a drink?
There's no doubt that 12-step programs like Alcoholics Anonymous help some people achieve remission from addiction, but they aren't for everyone. Here's what you need to know.