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America's Senior Addiction Problem

The Fix Q&A with Dr. Damon Raskin and Mrs. Ruth Dent about the addiction epidemic amongst the elderly from a professional and a personal perspective respectively.  By John Lavitt READ MORE  

Professional Voices—Lift Up The Hood

Can resilience be taught as a skill that can be applied as part of addiction treatment? By Richard Juman READ MORE  

The Top Ten Addiction Movies You Have Never Seen

Forget Trainspotting and Leaving Las Vegas, here’s a list that goes from Sinatra to Pacino. By Kristen McGuiness READ MORE  

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Professional Voices—The Experience Machine

By Richard Juman

What if a problem from Philosophy 101 could help improve our understanding of addiction? Would it make it easier for us to treat addiction without the stigma? MORE  

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Miss Wisconsin on Honoring Her Brother's Legacy

By McCarton Ackerman

Raeanna Johnson talks to The Fix about how being Miss Wisconsin helps raise awareness of the ultimate price of addiction. MORE  

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Top Four Recovery Memoirs, Then and Now

By Regina Walker

Four of our favorite addiction memoirs, and seeing where the authors—Jerry Stahl, Colin Broderick, Joe Clifford and Alan Kaufman—are today. MORE  

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Overcoming 'Failure to Launch' with Bob Forrest

By Dawn Roberts

Recovery is a dirty business. Bob Forrest has the track record—and the forward thinking—to clean it up.  MORE  

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Harm Reduction at a Crossroads

By Tessie Castillo

A report from the 10th National Conference of the Harm Reduction Coalition. MORE  

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A Sister's Grief and Charity

By Zachary Siegel

When my friend Alex was found dead, his sister Chelsea started an organization that turned the tragedy into something far more than a sad loss. MORE  

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Professional Voices—Depression: A Drop to Diagnose

By Richard Juman

Professional Voices returns to The Fix—Today's Column: The onward march of the medicalization of psychiatry and addiction treatment. MORE  

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Have Some Compassion!

By Cathy Cassata

Renowned Buddhist teacher Jack Kornfield discusses how compassion, forgiveness and mindfulness can help free you from addiction. MORE  

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Sober Trans Housing

By Jason Parsley

Many treatment centers and sober houses claim to be gay and trans-friendly, but that’s not always the case. MORE  

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One Man’s War for the Medical Treatment of Addiction

By Matthew Leichter

Naltrexone is a 30-year old drug therapy for addiction. This medical solution has been dismissed by most, but Percy Menzies is fighting back. MORE  

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The Next Phase in Recovery—The Tommy Rosen Solution

By The Fix staff

Tommy Rosen—architect of Recovery 2.0—on his own recovery, drug laws, recovery modes and how yoga can save your life in The Fix Q&A MORE  

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Chinese Underworld Sells Drugs and Fake IDs on Dark Web

From the mainland to Hong Kong, Chinese traders are taking full advantage of crypto-markets.

11/21/14 7:30pm
Children of Addicts Must Work Harder to Fight Impulses

Researchers found that improperly developed brains were as much of a factor as being in a substance abusing environment.

11/21/14 5:30pm
Will a New President Undo Marijuana's Progress?

Whether it's Hillary Clinton on the left or one of the assorted cast of characters on the right, a new chief executive could change course on weed in 2016.

11/21/14 3:30pm
Global Drug Survey Looking for Participants

As they do every year, the independent research group is looking to cull drug and alcohol use data for its 2015 survey.

11/21/14 1:00pm
Former Miss USA Tara Conner Opens Up About Getting Sober

Conner has been sober for seven years and is now hoping to help others in their battle with addiction.

11/21/14 10:30am

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