South Suburban Thrift Store Sells Hope And Redemption"Restoration Ministries gives second chances, and third chances," Roldan said. "If you want to change your life and you want things to be different, this is the place to come."
Wellness Center In West Garfield Park Takes On Wounds Underlying Chicago's ViolenceOne medical center is trying to take on violence and substance abuse outside of the criminal justice system.
Woman Born To Drug Addict Talks Overcomes Barriers: 'I Get Pleasure Proving People Wrong'"My great-grandmother told me when I was a kid 'you can use what happened to you as a stepping stone or a crutch. That decision is up to you,'"
Lake County Board Chair Ends Re-Election Bid Amid Treatment For Drug AddictionThe leader of a county board in suburban Chicago who went on leave to undergo treatment for a drug addiction says he's ending his re-election campaign.
Were Drug Addicts From Puerto Rico Victims Of Treatment Scam?Puerto Rican drug addicts who have been sent to Chicago with the promise of world-class drug treatment have been ending up homeless, and a state lawmaker thinks they might be victims of identity theft.
2 Investigators: Family Wrecked By Heroin Offers Sobering LessonSuburban mother of three Shannon Ryan recorded cell phone video to document her son Nick Ryan's heroin addiction.
Some Kids Turning To ADHD Drugs For A BoostWhen you think of drug rehab, cocaine and heroin may come to mind, but some different drugs are sending an exploding number of kids into treatment.
Study: Heroin Users Don't Know Drug's RisksHeroin used to be a blight confined to urban areas, but no longer. Heroin's deadly reach extends to the suburbs and beyond. And a new study shows that heroin users don't know the risks associated with the drug.