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.


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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.


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.


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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.