substance abuse

Embattled Toronto mayor Rob Ford. (credit: om Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Toronto Mayor Suspends Campaign After Second Apparent Crack Video

The lawyer for Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says Ford will take a leave of absence to seek help for substance abuse.

04/30/2014

The effects of childhood bullying can last through adolescence, and even negatively affect victims decades later until the age of 50.  (Photo credit should read ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Childhood Bullying Victims Still Suffer At Age 50

The effects of childhood bullying can last through adolescence, and even negatively affect victims decades later until the age of fifty.

04/22/2014

Does My Health Insurance Cover Substance Abuse Treatment?

Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.

03/12/2014

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Mayor Gray Announces New ‘Department of Behavioral Health’

A new ‘Department of Behavioral Health’ will integrate treatment and services for D.C. residents with mental health and substance use disorders, Mayor Vincent Gray announced Friday morning.

01/11/2013

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