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The Fix—the world's leading website devoted to addiction and recovery returns as of today.
Over the next decade, new treatments are likely to include "cocktails" of two or three old drugs and possibly a treatment vaccine. Why is the drug pipeline for this major public health problem stuck at a trickle?
Being sober in AA helped me show up for my stepdad—and not freak out—when a scary mishap during surgery landed him in the ICU.
The underwear model and Afghanistan war vet tells The Fix how he turned his misfortunes into gains.
Feds raid Washington medical pot dispensaries, new "buzzkilling" app busts fake ID's at the door, and Breaking Bad cast rolls up to premiere in model meth lab RV.
Now that you're sober, it's time to sleep around, shop, guzzle on sugar and find other harmful ways to soothe your psyche. Or you could meditate and get a massage. Meet the good, the bad, and the fugly of sober fixes.
AA culture has long been vulnerable to a creeping fundamentalism with cult-like tendencies. One longtime member recounts his brushes with some pernicious corruptions of the fellowship.
More young adults are using laughing gas to get high, says a new report.
While visiting recovering addicts in Rio, the Pope says softer drug policy won't solve Latin America's problems.
To evade the ban, net cafes are rebranding themselves as "smoking rooms" with "free" PC use.
After fulfilling a lifelong goal, his intercontinental swim was disrupted by a rescue mission.
New Hampshire legalizes medical pot, smoking during pregnancy may lead to child's misbehavior, and British brewery releases Royal Baby beer.
We don't want addicts as clients. We have little knowledge of, and less training in, addiction issues. We also have the same stigmatizing attitude toward addicts as the rest of society.
The progressive president has fought for a bill to legalize pot, but not for his own self-interest.
Nebraska cops seized a woman's hard-earned life savings, thinking it was drug money.
Police chase down revelers in Germany driving a BMW that had been converted into a pool.
The fitness guru overcame his own food and weight battles before he learned to love exercise.
Dozens of Colorado cities ban recreational marijuana, the French are not pleased about smoking ban on beaches, and Lady Gaga's cocaine-filled past revealed in new "tell all" book.
From his first rehab in his early teens to the intervention staged by Glee co-creater Ryan Murphy in March, the star was failed in every possible way by an abstinence-only recovery culture.
I smoked pot daily for over 30 years—I had a successful career, was free of debt and had a good life. Then I started a family and that's when my addiction caught up to me.