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Jon Hamm Checks Out of Rehab for Alcoholism

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The actor quietly entered a Connecticut rehab after wrapping the final season of Mad Men.

The NFL Prospect Randy Gregory Takes Responsibility for Failed Drug Test

16 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The college football star has deeply regretted testing positive for marijuana. Should he really feel that badly?

Price of Lifesaving Overdose Antidote Doubles

18 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Manufacturers are claiming higher production costs as the reason for the increase, but some are not buying it.

Study Finds Zero-Tolerance Drug Policies In School Cause More Harm Than Good

20 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Researchers found that harsh punishment can lead to more substance abuse.

More Russians Turning to Cheap, Dangerous Alcohol Alternatives

22 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Russia's worsening economy has led to its citizens turning to more dangerous substances.

San Francisco Could Become First City With Full Drug Take-Back Program

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The city's Board of Supervisors took a "major step forward" in holding drug manufacturers responsible for their product.

Morning Roundup: Mar. 27, 2015

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Willie Nelson starting own brand of weed, Scott Disick allegedly addicted to cocaine, and bank robber shows up to robbery drunk.

From Homeless Drug Addict Inmate to Family Man

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Stephen Sutler went from homelessness, drug addiction and prison to success as a spiritual, working and family man in recovery.

Drugs at School: Are Zero-Tolerance Policies Really Working?

  Adopted over 20 years ago, zero-tolerance drug policies still dominate the conduct codes of most American public schools. In fact, the U.S. Department of Education reports an estimated 88 percent of schools enforce these policies. Zero-Tolerance as a Deterrent For years, zero-tolerance supporters have hailed these policies as strong drug deterrents, ensuring a safer...

12 Step Myths

For anyone who has a family member or friend struggling with substance abuse;Common myths about 12 step recovery; Thanks Dr Stanton Peele1. Addicts are different from normal people and can never be like them.Regarding others—or oneself—as...Show More Summary

What is the Landmark Forum Really Like?

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

I sat down, arms crossed, ready to be blasted with what’s known to nonbelievers as “diet Scientology.” It wasn't quite what I expected.

Fake heroin more lethal than the real drug

In Glasgow, Scotland criminals are being more creative with their drugs. They have found a way to cook up a new substance that is much cheaper but still gives the same high that heroin brings. And they are not afraid of selling this newly created product to the drug addicts in the city. A bag [...]

Famed Boxer Julio Cesar Chavez Talks About His Drug Addiction

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The former six-time champion hit rock bottom after his career, but found sobriety and a chance to help others.

Meth Use on the Rise in Australia, Report Finds

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A report by the Australian Crime Commission shows how dire the meth situation has become Down Under.

Three Drinks a Day Could Cause Liver Cancer

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Liver cancer is one of the deadliest and more common forms of cancer.

Florida Teacher Given Lifetime Ban for Doing Cocaine During School Hours

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Kindergarten teacher Judith Offret showed signs of being impaired while teaching a roomful of five-year-olds.

DEA Approves MDMA Study for People with Life-Threatening Illnesses

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The trial could pave the way toward using psychedelics for therapeutic use.

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