Spoiler: It doesn’t work (until she stops trying).
Long sidelined, these narratives are ascendant in the culture, and offer an elastic yet demanding view of what it might take for Americans — and their nation — to heal.
His acclaimed fiction and a memoir had a common theme: alcoholism. After becoming sober, he called his former besotted muse “Drunkspeare.”
People with alcohol use disorder are often seen in clinics and hospitals, but medical professionals too often ignore the condition.
The war on drugs is ending. Now we have to figure out what the peace looks like.
Alcohol has become so normalized there’s hardly a situation when a drink doesn’t feel appropriate, experts say. Now we’re marketing it to one another.
Samuel Martinez, 19, died of alcohol poisoning after attending an Alpha Tau Omega fraternity event in 2019. His family said it was disappointed that criminal charges of hazing were not filed.
Many Americans may never fully recover from the pandemic even if they didn’t contract the coronavirus.
He rose to folk hero status with his derring-do as a journalist and came to national attention when his daughter, Senator Amy Klobuchar, spoke openly about his struggles with alcoholism.
The past year has changed alcohol use patterns, especially among women. The impacts probably won’t be fully known for years.
Many Americans increased their alcohol intake during the pandemic, with women and parents of young children disproportionately affected.
A strong sense of self-efficacy is one of the most powerful protective factors parents can give their children.
Teenagers are more likely to get hooked on marijuana, stimulants and other recreational drugs than college-aged or older adults.
In the memoir “Model Citizen,” Joshua Mohr recounts a life of substance abuse, real love and “cheery nihilism.”
Food researchers debate whether highly processed foods like potato chips and ice cream are addictive, triggering our brains to overeat.
It seems a long time since we pledged to drink less, eat better, exercise more, cut spending and stop doom-scrolling. Be gentle on yourself: It’s been a tough month.
It’s been an intense and distressing month in America.
Hal Karp, who overcame drug and alcohol addiction, asked forgiveness for the pain he had caused, decades ago, to Irene Sibaja. His vulnerability led to a reconnection.
The babysitter says she has nine days sober, but we all lie, every addict, every alcoholic.
Substance-abuse centers are shutting and relying on virtual programming, just as more and more people turn to drugs and alcohol.
Going out for drinks has become a dating norm, but what if you’re sober?
Some women are seeking to regain control over their alcohol habits after months of laissez-faire consumption.
She’d just quit drinking, but could that really have anything to do with these disturbing symptoms?
It began as a stopgap way to get through the pandemic, but both participants and providers say virtual sessions have some clear advantages and will likely become a permanent part of recovery.
Spirits may be low around the country, but don’t expect them to be raised in the White House after the election; neither President Trump nor Joseph R. Biden Jr. partakes in alcohol.
Also: Dealing with an office mean girl and campaigning for the pay you deserve.
A new crop of booze-free beverages brings dimension and depth to the genre.
Scientists helping to update the latest edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans are taking a harder stance on alcohol.
Addiction specialists said it was possible for people who are drinking heavily and consistently during the coronavirus pandemic to develop a problem they did not have before.
The 41-year-old musician is known as one of the best songwriters in the country. And that just may have been the problem.
He left my life when I needed him most. And then he came back.
As weeks in lockdown pile up, what started out as a way to unwind may start to feel like an unexpectedly stubborn habit.
The widespread, false belief that alcohol will protect drinkers from the coronavirus is helping drive an increase in liquor sales and domestic violence.
An updated review shows it performs better than some other common treatments and is less expensive.