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Jeff Forester

The War on Addiction Comes Home

By Jeff Forester

Combat veterans with PTSD and Traumatic Brain Injuries are suffering from skyrocketing rates of addiction, alcoholism and suicide. Thirty-five years after Vietnam, is America creating another lost generation? MORE  

How Bad Is Antabuse?

By Jeff Forester

When you don't trust yourself to stay away from a drink, you can take a pill to make drinking unbearable. But it comes at a price. MORE  

What To Do When AA Isn't Working

By Jeff Forester

Some addicts believe that the 12 steps can solve all their problems. But they're designed to treat addiction—not depression, anxiety, and the like. So how do you know when you need a therapist, and what kind do you need? MORE  

Gummi Bear Menace Threatens Teen Sobriety

By Jeff Forester

Vodka-infused "boozy bears" pack a powerful punch and are difficult for parents and teachers to detect. MORE  

Experiments Could Herald "Sober Pill"

By Jeff Forester

Aussie scientists have identified the immune cells in the brain that cause slurring and staggering when you drink. MORE  

Happy Days for 'Shroom Heads

By Jeff Forester

"Openness," one of the Big Five personality traits, is boosted long-term by magic mushrooms, say scientists. MORE  

AA Sponsor Killed by Relapsing Sponsee

By Jeff Forester

Beloved AA regular in Kentucky was allegedly killed during a brutal fight with his drunk sponsee. MORE  

Beer Companies Target Kids In Violation of Industry Standards

By Jeff Forester

The head of the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth explains to The Fix why Budweiser, Coors and Miller are screwing up on air. MORE  

Your Mom Was Right About Family Dinners

By Jeff Forester

Eating regular meals as a family is associated with dramatically lower rates of teen drug use, finds a CASA study. MORE  

Overdose Deaths Overtake Traffic Toll

By Jeff Forester

Drugs are now out-killing cars nationwide, but illegal substances aren't the chief culprits. MORE  

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The Quick Fix
Man Mistakenly Takes Meth, Walks Into Walmart Naked

A South Carolina man accidentally took methamphetamine, which made him "paranoid" and "crazy" enough to walk into a Walmart wearing nothing but tennis shoes.

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Support On the Rise for Giving Naloxone to Emergency Personnel

Proponents for equipping emergency responders with the lifesaving overdose antidote have become more vocal, with only those on the edges holding on to their opposition.

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Back From the Abyss: The Autobiography of a Low-Bottom Alky

Paid Sponsored Post: Follow Kieran Doherty’s wild ride of a life––from altar boy to rebel to alcohol-fueled criminal… bringing a whole new meaning to hitting bottom.

4/18/14 3:31pm
Eric Holder Optimistic, Cautious About Legal Marijuana

The nation's top law enforcement officer has sounded a conciliatory tone in recent months, though he remains hesitant to fully embrace legal pot.

4/18/14 3:30pm
High Price of Breakthrough Hepatitis C Drug Expected to Decline

Though the price potentially will drop, poorer countries will continue to suffer from the disease until a cheaper generic drug is available for sale.

4/18/14 1:00pm

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Sober Living
How I Forgave the Woman Who Helped My Son Die of an Overdose

She introduced him to the drug that eventually killed him. It took a long time, but eventually I had to treat her the way my son would have wanted.

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 San Diego rehab has a program for you—if you can tear yourself away from “the most amazing massages ever."

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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