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Guilt-Free Highs  By Jodie Gould, author of High By understanding that the search for pleasure and escape is a universal drive, we can acknowledge these urges while pursuing healthier forms of recreation and better ways to relieve pain, depression, or hardship. Avoiding mood-altering chemicals does not mean...

All creatures naturally seek pleasure and avoid pain. People (and animals) often crave something more--to feel high. For millions of years, humans have used alcohol and other drugs, elephants have sought out fermented fruit, and cats have rolled ecstatically in catnip. But we have also...

A breakthrough guide to recovery for women who struggle with alcoholism, based on a groundbreaking new model that targets the pain instead of the shame. Tens of millions of women today drink to excess and their numbers are growing. Now Dr. Kitty Harris, an experienced counselor...