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Thanksgivings Drunk and Sober

I’ve been surly, stoned and sober on the our nation’s holiday of gratitude. And for me, sober definitely seems to work out better. By Carlos Herrera READ MORE  

Professional Voices—Engaging the High-Rolling Client

The extremely successful attain their exalted positions for good reasons: they are smart, driven and accustomed to winning. It can be hard to know, let alone convince them, that they need help. By Arnold M. Washton Ph.D. READ MORE  

Food Addiction: It's Not An Eating Disorder

The Fix Q&A with Vera Tarman about her book Food Junkies: The Truth About Food Addiction By Jowita Bydlowska READ MORE  

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Florida’s Marchman Act: Why Involuntary Commitment Works

By Jessica Zimmer

Mandating addicts to treatment often prevents later incarceration. MORE  

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Professional Voices—Lift Up The Hood

By Richard Juman

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

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Addiction on the Rise in the Hispanic Community

By Jeanene Swanson

Latinos have reduced access to treatment programs and lower participation and retention rates. 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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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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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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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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Brain Neuron Is Linked to Nicotine Addiction

A neuron in the brain triggered by nicotine withdrawal may provide scientists with answers as to why people become addicted to cigarettes.

11/26/14 7:30pm
ATF Stash House Stings Come Under Fire for Racial Profiling

An investigation into the ATF's fake drug houses revealed that over 90% of suspects arrested were minorities.

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How Europe's Cocaine Habit Fuels Radical Islam in West Africa

Terrorist groups like Hezbollah and al-Qaeda have benefited from corrupt regimes.

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Problem Gamblers With Personality Disorders More Difficult to Treat

A recent study has linked compulsive gambling to borderline and other personality disorders.

11/26/14 1:00pm
Prescription Heroin Now Available in Vancouver

A group of 120 severe addicts will begin receiving doctor-approved smack.

11/26/14 10:30am

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