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Rob's Highs and Lowes

Rob Lowe has overcome addictions to sex and alcohol. He talks about how he has gone on to enjoy a successful career post recovery. By Camilla Davies READ MORE  

Rob's Highs and Lowes

Rob Lowe has overcome addictions to sex and alcohol. He talks about how he has gone on to enjoy a successful career post recovery. By Camilla Davies READ MORE  

Women Are Not Powerless

Gabrielle Glaser tells The Fix that the rise of women's drinking in America isn't because they're alcoholics—and treating them that way could make it worse. By Hallie Hart Hodenfield READ MORE  

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Pins and Needles—How to Insert Acupuncture into Recovery

By Cathy Cassata

The Fix Q&A with William Morris, practitioner of Oriental medicine and acupuncturist with a view towards aiding your sobriety and recovery. MORE  

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Ween Man Becomes Freeman

By Jessica Willis

Aaron Freeman, half of Ween, sobers up, grows up, and strikes out on his own. MORE  

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Sending Children Home to Die

By The Fix staff

What's the reality behind children fleeing Central America? Read this only if you are willing to be disgusted and outraged, including with Obama and HIllary. MORE  

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Dogging Addiction

By Benoit Denizet-Lewis

My dog Casey has been a big part of my recovery—and in the course of traveling around America together, I found four-legged sober companions have helped many others, from Nic Sheff to sober communities. An exclusive excerpt from Travels With Casey. MORE  

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Club Soda—Studio 54 For The Millennials

By Neville Elder

A new movement is bringing nightclubs into the daytime with 7am pre-work raves complete with zero drugs and alcohol. MORE  

The Fix Q&A
Dude, I'm In Recovery!

By Dillon Murphy

A decade ago you couldn't get away from the "Dude, You're Getting a Dell" commercials. Then the pitchman got arrested. Now he's sober. And doing The Fix Q&A. MORE  

Not So Sweet
Sweet Necessity: The Extent and Perils of Sugar Addiction

By Cathy Cassata

Telling a sugar addict to stop eating sugar is like telling an alcoholic to stop drinking. MORE  

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37 Tons of David Victorson: A Tale of Ballsy Redemption

By Paul Krassner

How a brash and colorful big time outlaw drug dealer addict who smuggled record-breaking amounts of marijuana became a brash outspoken popular healer of addicts and defender of AA.  MORE  

Ripped
Bigorexia: Addicted to a Delusion

By Cameron Turner

Bodybuilders are especially susceptible to dysmorphia, no matter their gender. But there are practical specific steps to a solution and a healthy body self-image. MORE  

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The Quick Fix
Mindfulness Can Rewire the Brain of an Addict

Researchers feel that cognitive-behavioral therapy can erase brain patterns that lock addicts into a cycle of abuse.

7/31/14 7:30pm
Former Drug Smuggling Elephants Kick Opium Habit

Chinese Triads had kept the elephants loyal by hooking them on opium-laced bananas, but sanctuary workers cured them with methadone.

7/31/14 5:30pm
'Teen Mom 2' Star Allegedly Abusing Painkillers

Leah Messer allegedly joins the likes of Amber Portwood and Jenelle Evans in publicly struggling with substance abuse.

7/31/14 3:30pm
Director Anton Corbjin Talks Working With Philip Seymour Hoffman

The director described Hoffman as "full of life" while working with the actor on A Most Wanted Man.

7/31/14 1:00pm
Andy Roddick's Comeback Stymied By Drug Test

The former No. 1 tennis player in the world is furious over a drug testing requirement that won't allow him to compete in the US Open.

7/31/14 10:30am

Rehabilitation Directories

The Rehab Review
Cliffside Malibu
 
 
 
 

The “beach-house-relaxed” Cliffside Malibu claims to provide an oasis for recovering addicts and alcoholics. And that’s just what you'll get—if you’ve got the cash.

Morningside Recovery
 
 
 
 

For a “rehab near the beach” experience that isn’t quite as costly as similar SoCal competitors, head to this Newport Beach treatment facility.

AToN Center
 
 
 
 

Whether you’re interested in the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery, or holistic treatments, this luxurious, appealing and commendable 4.5 star (our system doesn't yet show the 1/2 star) San Diego rehab has a program for you. 

Reflections
 
 
 
 

This exclusive Northern California rehab is all about client choice—as well as golf outings, Buddhist field trips and keeping up with the office.

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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