• drug treatment December 6, 2021 7:02 pm

    NYC Opened 2 Overdose Prevention Centers. Here's How They Work

    New York City opened two overdose prevention sites (also called safe injection sites) where drug users have access to clean supplies and staff nearby who can administer life-saving care in case of an overdose. The centers are a way for the city to address the opioid crisis and save lives, NBC New York’s Kay Angrum explains.

  • addiction recovery December 3, 2021 3:17 pm

    What Does It Mean to Be ‘California Sober'?

    The artist Demi Lovato used the term “California sober” in a recent song and interview about their recovery. The term popularized by writer Michelle Lhooq refers to an addiction recovery without 100% abstinence from all substances – usually, continuing to use marijuana.

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