drug addicts

An estimated 93 percent of meth addicts relapse, but a new study offers some hope.
One-hundred-seventy-six civilians were killed by police in January and February, according to news clippings collected by killedbypolice.net. Of course, the greatest outrage of all is that no one really knows how many people are killed by police annually.
"Addict'" is one of those words that so many of us use, largely without pausing to wonder if we should. We just take for granted that it's totally OK to describe a human being with one word, "addict" -- a word with overwhelmingly negative connotations to many people.
Should there by financial incentives for drug addicts to get vasectomies? It sounds like a dehumanizing approach to a serious problem, but a non-profit is doing just that...paying thousands of dollars to addicts to not have kids. Guest Barbara Harris joins to discuss.
That addiction is a disease means that we can do something about it, to prevent it, to treat it and take responsibility to self-manage it. David Sheff captures this eloquently in his book, and I work each day to spread the message that successful treatment and recovery are possible.
James Garza, recovering meth addict, talks with HuffPost Live host Catherine Day about his methamphetamine addiction and recovery.