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Recovery with a Laugh-Track

Chuck Lorre and Gemma Baker on the story behind their recovery themed sitcom Mom By Malina Saval READ MORE  

Pregnancy and Addiction Treatment

The number of pregnant women who receive treatment for substance abuse is shockingly low, but options do exist. By Jeanene Swanson READ MORE  

Two Bipolar Chicks

Wendy K. Williamson and Honora Rose talk mental illness, drug addiction and their new book. By McCarton Ackerman READ MORE  

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Substituting Addictions

By Jeanene Swanson

Many people will substitute one addiction for another during or after the recovery process from their original addiction. Are these people destined to become addicts for life, battling a never-ending cycle of recovery and relapse? MORE  

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A Time-Out for Death

By Neville Elder

Free Narcan kits give hope to parents in Staten Island OD epidemic. MORE  

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Want to Heal? Participate!

By Cathy Cassata

Anne Wilson Schaef shares how Living in Process can heal addiction, mental illness and anything life throws at you. MORE  

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Recovery High

By Paul Gaita

For teenage addicts, recovery high schools can help tremendously in giving them a clean, safe environment. But funding can be a problem. MORE  

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Habit or Addiction—Who Decides?

By Jeanene Swanson

Most of what we call addictions these days are simply behaviors that get reinforced and lead to adverse consequences. MORE  

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Ayahuasca: Miracle Healer or Something Else?

By Laura Barcella

Is it all crazy visions and mind-numbing hallucinations, or is there more to this tea that goes by many names? MORE  

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The Legacy of Eric Holder

By Ellen Sousares

Despite a tumultuous tenure as the nation's Attorney General he leaves behind a legacy of progressive action toward reforming the criminal justice system and reversing the deleterious repercussions of a failed war on drugs. MORE  

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Taking The Stigma Out Of Addiction

By Paul Gaita

Addiction—a mental illness or a moral failing? MORE  

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Walking Drunk: The Perils of Sobriety In The Zombie Apocalpyse

By Neville Elder

In honor of the fifth season premiere of The Walking Dead this Sunday, here are some tips on how to survive the zombie apocalypse, one day at a time. MORE  

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Finally Free: Sobriety After 21 Years in Prison

By Seth Ferranti

Longtime Fix columnist Seth Ferranti is out of prison and writing from a halfway house. MORE  

Today's Q&A
Ask an Expert: How Can I Get Over My Son's Death?

By The Fix staff

Today's question is on whether it is possible to move beyond the death of a child, and how to do it. Send your questions to editor@thefix.com with the subject "Ask an Expert." MORE  

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Kentucky Teens Impacted By Drug Abuse Eligible For College Scholarship

Once again, the Sarah Shay Memorial Scholarship and the Michael Donta Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to high school students affected by drugs.

10:30am
Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death Contributing to Greater Naloxone Access

The actor's death has triggered dozens of states to enact naloxone programs and Good Samaritan laws.

8:30am
Morning Roundup: Oct. 30, 2014

Mike Tyson claims he shared the same drug dealer as Robin Williams, police pull drunk man from burning car, and zombie woman arrested twice for DUI.

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Divorced or Separated Women Report Higher Stress and More Drug Use Than Men

Women who had ended their marriages reported higher levels of drug and alcohol use as a means to relieve stress.

10/29/14 7:30pm
Banned Drugs Still Found in Weight-Loss Supplements

A new study shows that banned drugs and even anabolic steroids are still found in dietary supplements and sexual enhancement aids.

10/29/14 5:30pm

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Not So Sexy: Tales From a Relapser’s Bed

In darker periods, I would sleep with some guy in the hopes of making him love me. It would work for a couple of months here and there, but I could only keep ‘sloppy drunk girl’ at bay for so long.

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