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Rand Paul Proposes Sentencing Reform Bill for Crack Cocaine

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

In an obvious pitch to African-Americans, the presidential contender has a long way to go in proving his proposal is no election ploy.

Back 2 Basics

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

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Robin Williams And The Dark Legacy Of An Era Of Brilliant Addicts

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Our genius comedian Robin Williams died yesterday in an apparent suicide after two decades sober, and in the wake of relapses and treatment over the past eight years.

Visions Adolescent Treatment

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Visions offers top-of-the-line treatment for 13 to 18 year old addicts, with alumni that includes Elizabeth Brockovich—daughter of Erin Brockovich—who found treatment in Vision's outpatient, day school, sober living and their Launch program.

Robin Williams Found Dead of Apparent Suicide

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The Oscar-winning actor and comedian recently went back to rehab.

Morning Roundup: Aug. 12, 2014

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Driver That Hit The Rock's Mom, Cousin Charged With DUI [TMZ]Legendary French Police HQ Missing Large Amount Of Cocaine, Cop Arrested [The Guardian]British Man Racially Abuses Shop Clerk After Being Denied Booze

Teen Dies In Coma After Smoking Synthetic Marijuana

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The parents of 19-year-old Colin Eckhardt hope to warn others about the dangers of synthetic pot.

What is Sex Addiction?

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

When does normal sexual drive become an addiction, if ever? Among expert therapists there is wide discrepancy in views. On one end there is well-known Dr. Patrick J. Carnes who argues strongly that sexual addiction starts as compulsive behavior that ultimately, in its excesses, becomes indistinguishable from behavioral addiction, and he has developed treatment programs for it.

Dwayne Johnson Says Mother, Cousin Hit By Drunk Driver

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The Fast & Furious star offered a heartfelt message after posting pics of the crash.

Legalize Recovery!

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Recovery space will not be achieved through restriction or regulation of those who can enjoy the recreational use of substances, legal or otherwise. One of the stigmas that we are working to overcome is the idea that we are a bunch of party poopers. Pro-recovery must not be confused with anti-drug.

Drug Legalization and Recovery Space

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

If we as a country are serious about promoting recovery in response to one of the world's highest per capita rates of addiction, then we need to create and protect the community space in which recovery can flourish and limit the space that serves as an incubator for the development of drug problems.

Joe Sober—I AM GOD (as you understand Him)

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The continuing adventures of Joe Sober—the Malibu edition.

A VA Clinic Tries a New Course: No Addictive Painkillers

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Instead, New England vets will be treated with a process called "ACT." If it works, veterans and then others seeking relief from chronic pain could be spared joining the millions unwillingly addicted to narcotic pain pills. So what's "ACT?"

GOP Spreads Fear About Pot Legalization and Traffic Safety

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The more states loosen pot laws or legalize altogether, the more congressional Republicans freak out.

Former Physician Posed As Dead Patient To Score Drugs

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Dr. Kent Swaine previously had his license revoked because of his drug use.

Addicts Benefit From British Columbia's Methadone Program

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A new report shows that the program is saving both lives and money.

The Sovereign Way

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

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Morning Roundup: Aug. 11, 2014

2 weeks agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Indio Downey charged with felony cocaine possession, 244 arrested for DUI at Sturgis bike rally, and fecal bacteria found on pot grown in Washington.

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