California Bill Would Give Drug Users Treatment Instead of Prison Time

California Bill Would Give Drug Users Treatment Instead Of Prison Time
The significance of this statistic is not lost on Romero, who is now living and working as a drug counselor at the Amity Foundation, a residential substance-abuse treatment center based in Los Angeles. Romero recently calculated that his 19 years in … Read more on Huffington Post

Heroin extends grip to suburbs
The region's treatment centers are also on the frontline of heroin's renewed popularity: In 2000, addiction to heroin and other opiates accounted for just five percent of admissions to treatment centers in Albany County. Last year, heroin and other … Read more on Albany Times Union

Celebrity Parents Gone Wild
She was a shady parent from the start, admitting to Vanity Fair in 1992 that she took heroin while she was pregnant, though she stopped once she discovered she was with child. Love's relationship with her daughter Frances has been plagued with drug … Read more on