National rates of cocaine use have climbed in recent years, and the ubiquity of the highly potent synthetic opioid fentanyl has made the resurgence particularly deadly. We’ve summarized some of the latest research.
Are workplace recovery programs successful in helping people to quit abusing drugs and avoid relapsing? A growing field of research suggests the answer is yes, though their success may have more to do with incentives than the nature of work itself. There are a few ways that scholars have studied the relationship between employment
This roundup of research focuses on border barriers — what they are, why they have become popular, whether they actually help countries control their borders and how they impact the environment and local communities.