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Chasing Amy, North London Superstar

By Will Godfrey

Amy Winehouse may have been famous around the world, but she could often be seen living and drinking in North London where she was born. MORE  

Counterfeit Booze Spiked with Anti-Freeze Hits UK

By Will Godfrey

Emergency rooms are being hit by drunks sick on bootlegger booze cut with killer chemicals. MORE  

Ahmadinejad's Answer

By Will Godfrey

Iran's government uses its draconian drug-trafficking laws to hang hundreds and crush dissent. MORE  

Sewage Spat at England's Druggy Glastonbury Festival

By Will Godfrey

Britain's most popular music festival has a longstanding tradition of drug use. Is that why organizers turned down researchers' requests to test the sewage from the event? MORE  

Gays Gone Wild!

By Will Godfrey

A pack of Gay Pride party promoters is planning to put the sex back into sobriety. MORE  

The Fix Weighs in On Weiner

By Will Godfrey

Our own Joe Schrank gave a TV interview on Weiner's addiction, public perceptions of the disease and even New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. MORE  

Stanton Peele's Hack-Appeal

By Will Godfrey

A new line of work for the AA iconoclast? MORE  

The Hungry Housewife Who Founded Overeaters Anonymous

By Will Godfrey

Half a century ago, a housewife named Rozanne S. launched Overeaters Anonymous in her dining room, building it into a huge movement worldwide. Now 81 and battling cancer, she recalls the highs, lows and bitter controversies along the way. MORE  

Andrew Zimmern: Food Junkie

By Will Godfrey

Before he started snacking on wildebeest eyeballs for a living, Andrew Zimmern was a homeless, purse-snatching addict. In an exclusive interview, the celebrated chef reveals how he bounced back from the brink. MORE  

How to Smuggle Drugs Into Prison

By Will Godfrey

It's no surprise that prison inmates regularly get high. But just how do they get their hands on the goods? A former worker at a notorious London jail spills the inside secrets. MORE  

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What We Know, and Don’t Know, About Depression and Alcoholism

The recent death of actor Robin Williams cast anew a spotlight on the complicated relationship between addiction and depression.

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Father Accused of Executing Drunk Driver Acquitted

Prosecutors were irate that David Barajas was found not guilty by the jury

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Sick of Hangovers? Consider Changing Your DNA

A new study revealed that the answer to why you're hungover might be in your genes.

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Weed Can Reduce Domestic Violence in Married Couples

It should come as no surprise that there are significantly fewer incidents of domestic violence among weed-smoking couples.

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WHO Calls for Stronger Electronic Cigarette Regulation

The World Health Organization also wants a ban of indoor use of the product until conclusive proof that exhaled vapor is not harmful.

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Helping My Wife Survive Childhood Sexual Abuse

My wife revealed to me that she had been sexually abused by her stepfather. The process of healing has been difficult, but together we are working towards her recovery.

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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