Take Care

How 'Project Runway' Helped Me 'Make It Work' When I Was Depressed

Although I hate to admit it because it makes me feel sappy and basic, the show is inspiring—and Tim Gunn is a literal angel.
Juliet Escoria
This Week in 2007

Remembering the Car Chase that Forever Changed Lindsay Lohan's Career

The summer of 2007 was supposed to launch Lindsay as an edgy, Oscar-bait actress. Instead, she drove 100 miles an hour on the Pacific Coast Highway.
Mitchell Sunderland

What It's Like to Date a Drug Addict

“He told me via text message that he’d only just had his first hit, and I locked myself in the office restroom and cried for a while.”
Lisa Ludwig

Pregnant and Addicted to Heroin, with Nowhere to Turn for Help

As the American opioid epidemic rages, pregnant women with addiction issues are being forced to choose between seeking health care and avoiding arrest.
Stephanie Dubick
This Week in 2007

The Sad Story Behind the Passed-Out Lindsay Lohan Meme

Everyone knows the paparazzi-photo-turned-meme, but few remember the weekend that preceded it.
Mitchell Sunderland

How to Know If You're Addicted to Lip-Balm

Urban legend or pressing health concern? Two addiction experts and a dermatologist weigh in.
Jessica Pan

The Free Workshop Teaching Addicts and Volunteers How to Reverse Drug Overdoses

An increasing number of women are dying from prescription painkillers, but the solution to reversing opoid deaths could lie in something as simple as a two-hour teaching course.
Polina Bachlakova

The Deeply Unchill Things That Happened When I Tried to Quit Weed

When I realized my weed use was completely out of control, I had to ask myself some hard questions. Will I ever be able to smoke again? Is life—God forbid—better sober? And what if "Shark Tank" isn't actually good?
Gabby Bess
love is a hoax

Why You Can't Shut Up About Your Crush Even When It's Annoying Everyone You Know

Is there a psychological reason for why you can't help but gush to your friends about your bizarrely successful Tinder date? We investigate.
Amanda Arnold

How Your Sex Life Changes When You Quit Drugs

A new study on women's sexual experiences during the exit process from drug abuse highlights the lack of knowledge and research when it comes to the role of sex during recovery.
Kimberly Lawson

‘OITNB’ Creator on How Pop Culture Can Change the Criminal Justice System

At a recent talk in Brooklyn, best-selling author of "Orange Is the New Black" Piper Kerman speaks out on "how journalism and pop culture combine to create an environment where a policy change is possible, or desirable."
Anna Furman
Social Media

Can't Quit the Clicks: The Rise of Social Media Rehab

As our reliance on technology continues to grow, so does the number of people seeking help to curb that dependency. We talked to the professionals creating new ways for extreme tech, internet, and social media users to find help and recovery.
Mae Wiskin