Matthew Perry drops it all during an interview with Diane Sawyer

Nobody told him life would be like this. Matthew Perry said his addiction got so bad that he would visit open houses on Sundays to steal pills from strangers’ medicine cabinets. “And I think they thought, ‘Well, there’s no way Chandler came in and stole from us,’” Perry said openly to Diane Sawyer in an … Read more

SBIRT helps treat substance use disorders in adolescents

New research shows that SBIRT – Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral for Treatment of Substance Abuse – is effective in preventing substance abuse in adolescents in a variety of clinical settings. In a collection of 12 articles published as a supplement to me Adolescent Health MagazineThe investigators have provided new perspectives on the role of … Read more