Heavy drinking still kills many more people than opioid overdoses.
Getting methadone in jail gave a Connecticut heroin user a firmer foothold in recovery. But fewer than 1 percent of jails and prisons allow it.
Moderate consumption of alcohol may be tied to a reduced risk for Type 2 diabetes, a Danish study has found.
Some prosecutors offer defendants a contract that forces them into recovery with no criminal record.
Alcoholism treatment has evolved, beginning with the terminology.
90% of the alcohol consumed by youth under the age of 21 in the United States is in the form of binge drinks.