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Revelation: Philosophy Students Are the Druggiest

By Adam K. Raymond

A University of Cambridge study finds that philosophers use more than their peers. But why? MORE  

The Men and Women Who Clean Up Meth Labs

By Adam K. Raymond

The Fix reports from Indiana, where the American meth epidemic rages on. Those who work to make hazardous homes safe have human pain to deal with, as well as chemical contamination. MORE  

10 Ways Addiction Has Stained the NFL

By Adam K. Raymond

America's most popular sport may not have the PED scandals of cycling, but still bears more than its share of alcohol- and drug-related problems. On the eve of the Super Bowl, The Fix highlights 10 examples. MORE  

Drunk Drug Counselor Drags Man to Death

By Adam K. Raymond

A long-sober Californian counselor's deadly DUI is a tragic example of the lingering specter of relapse. MORE  

"80%" of the Dodgers Were on Drugs

By Adam K. Raymond

Former pitcher and HGH-user Eric Gagne says that previous estimates of MLB drug use were short of the mark. MORE  

45 Self-Portraits on 45 Different Drugs

By Adam K. Raymond

An extreme artist's opus of drug-fueled drawings goes viral. MORE  

The 10 Druggiest Olympic Sports

By Adam K. Raymond

With London 2012 just a week away, organizers say that more athletes will be drug-tested than ever before. It's just as well. The Fix presents 10 Olympic events in which contenders can be counted on to try doping their way to victory. MORE  

Marketing the Munchies

By Adam K. Raymond

From 420-calorie burritos to Taco Bell’s “Fourth Meal” (the one between dinner and breakfast), fast-food companies are pushing products to addicts like never before. In fact, some stoners are getting annoyed by all the attention. MORE  

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of... Drunkenness?

By Adam K. Raymond

As the nation celebrates George Washington's birthday, The Fix recalls that he and his fellow Founding Fathers were prodigious boozers. How does the first president fare in our (very subjective) ranking? MORE  

"Frog Juice" Powers Race-Horse Cheating

By Adam K. Raymond

South America's waxy monkey tree frog carries an astonishing secret—one that's put to a no-good use in the US. MORE  

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The Quick Fix
Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Use Among Teens In Decline

The annual SAMHSA survey found that rates of use for most substances have dropped significantly, though most Americans are still not getting treatment.

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Proposed British Alcohol Tax To Help Fund Treatment Programs

The Centre for Social Justice has proposed a two-pence tax on alcohol in order to pay for addiction treatment.

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Bipartisan Senate Bill Seeks Millions for Addiction Treatment

Even if passed, the $80 million legislation is almost assured to be doomed by the Republican-led House.

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South Carolina Man Illegally Operated Rehabs In Three States

Clayton Alfred White declared himself to be a professional drug counselor despite having no license or even training.

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Philadelphia Man Accused of Running Illegal 'Recovery Homes'

Jeffrey Jackson has been accused of putting recovering addicts at risk by housing them in rooms deemed unfit for human dwelling.

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Normies React to the 12 Steps

"I think admitting to having a problem in general is the right first step, but to admit powerlessness is unhealthy. .. I think admitting powerlessness is more harmful because it doesn't help. Admitting that you want and need help is more useful after admittance."

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.

Capo By The Sea
 
 
 
 

Capo By The Sea offers an executive rehab program complete with medical detox and a focus on dual-diagnosis issues, as well as an outpatient option in an environment that exudes the kind of beach house optimism one would expect from an Orange County recovery outfit.

Journey Malibu
 
 
 
 

Want many of the luxury amenities A-listers have come to expect—including an enormous backyard with a pool and patio, an herb garden, a volleyball net and a spectacular vista of the Santa Monica mountains—with a recovery program to match?

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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