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Finally Free: Sobriety After 21 Years in Prison

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

A Time-Out for Death

Free Narcan kits give hope to parents in Staten Island OD epidemic. By Neville Elder READ MORE  

Want to Heal? Participate!

Anne Wilson Schaef shares how Living in Process can heal addiction, mental illness and anything life throws at you. By Cathy Cassata READ 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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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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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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Dissecting the Complicated Relationship Between Drug Operations and Terrorism

By Remi L. Roy

Roughly half of the Department of State’s 59 officially designated foreign terrorist organizations have been linked to the global drug trade. Those outfits are all vying for a piece of the most lucrative illicit pie on the planet. MORE  

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Clean and Sober in the Emerald Triangle

By Bobbi Anderson

You can be sober and grow weed, I'm told. But can a recovering addict like me live next door? MORE  

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"Generation D" and the Neurological Basis for Digital Addiction

By Jeanene Swanson

Increasing evidence shows that texting and internet addiction can negatively affect lives. It's time to treat digital dependence as a real diagnosable disorder. MORE  

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The Increasing Importance of Ibogaine's Role in Recovery

By Nathan A Thompson

We talk ibogaine with Dimitri Mugianis, a man who used the psychedelic root to cure himself of a 20-year heroin and cocaine habit and now is using it to treat others in Costa Rica. MORE  

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She Was Asking For It

By Paul Gaita

Campus rape and the media's "Blame The Victim" movement. MORE  

Law
The Legal Status of a Criminal Confession in AA

By Kathleen Phalen Tomaselli

AA encourages members to admit their wrongs, past and present. But are the rooms of recovery as sacred as a church's confessional booth? MORE  

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Keeping It Up in the Porn Industry

By Tracy Clark-Flory

To make it in the porn industry, male performers juice up on ED meds. Many end up dependent on them—and some end up in the emergency room. MORE  

Today's Q&A
Ask an Expert: Do I Have An Eating Disorder?

By The Fix staff

Today's question is on how to determine if your eating and thought patterns indicate that you have an eating disorder. Send your questions to editor@thefix.com with the subject "Ask an Expert." MORE  

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The Quick Fix
Steven Tyler Addresses Maui Drug Court Graduates

The Aerosmith frontman said he was 'nervous' and 'fighting' addiction every day.

8:30am
Morning Roundup: Oct. 21, 2014

London mayor regrets snorting sugar instead of cocaine, Google exec killer says heroin overdose was accidental, and Ole Miss fan drunkenly interviews quarterback.

7:00am
Colorado Officials Now Want to Ban Edibles

Despite the overall success of legalized marijuana in Colorado, state officials want to roll back part of the law by calling for a near-total ban on weed edibles.

10/20/14 7:30pm
United Nations Says Illegal Meth Manufacturing Is Spreading

Meth manufacturing has spread in developing countries thanks to lax government regulation and minimal police intervention.

10/20/14 5:30pm
Brain Abnormalities In Gamblers Different From Drug Addicts

A new study has shown that gambling addicts don't have the same brain alterations as abusers of cocaine or heroin.

10/20/14 3:30pm

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