Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.
Five inmates at an East Texas jail have been hospitalized after smoking a synthetic marijuana cigarette that was smuggled into the lockup.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is calling the increase in heroin-related deaths an “urgent public health crisis” and says first responders should carry with them drugs to reverse the effects of an overdose.
A powerful new opiate has been approved by the FDA and will hit the market next month, but some Doctors are already sounding the addiction alarm.
A Texas judge has dealt a blow to Lance Armstrong, clearing the way for an arbitration panel to review $12 million in bonuses the cyclist was paid before admitting he used performance-enhancing drugs.
Toby Lujan was sentenced Thursday after admitting to one count of possession with intent to distribute cocaine.
A community is on alert after a spike in drug overdoses at one Dallas school. Parents and school officials had an eye-opening meeting on Monday night to discuss the issue.
On “Plugged In To DFW,” we are talking about drug and alcohol abuse, the path to sobriety, drug prevention, and resources if you or someone you know needs help with addiction.
While most football fans were thinking the Super Bowl will feature two teams playing at their highest level, many made another connection between Seattle and Denver.
A former East Texas police chief has pleaded guilty to abusing access to a crime database at the request of a drug trafficking suspect.
A surprise statement about the decriminalization of marijuana from Gov. Rick Perry, long a champion of conservative causes, has some people scratching their heads.A surprise statement about the decriminalization of marijuana from Gov. Rick Perry, long a champion of conservative causes, has some people scratching their heads.
Gov. Rick Perry is defending Colorado and Washington’s legalization of marijuana as a states’ rights issue — and says he wants to keep minor drug offenders out of jail.