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Women Are Not Powerless

By Hallie Hart Hodenfield

Gabrielle Glaser tells The Fix that the rise of women's drinking in America isn't because they're alcoholics—and treating them that way, including by AA, could make it worse. MORE  

The Next Phase in Recovery—The Tommy Rosen Solution

By The Fix staff

Tommy Rosen—architect of Recovery 2.0—on his own recovery, drug laws, recovery modes and how yoga can save your life in The Fix Q&A MORE  

Recovery with a Laugh-Track

By Malina Saval

Chuck Lorre and Gemma Baker on the story behind their recovery themed sitcom Mom. MORE  

Pregnancy and Addiction Treatment

By Jeanene Swanson

The number of pregnant women who receive treatment for substance abuse is shockingly low, but options do exist. MORE  

Two Bipolar Chicks

By McCarton Ackerman

Wendy K. Williamson and Honora Rose talk mental illness, drug addiction and their new book. MORE  

K2: A Dangerous Peak to Climb

By Daniel Genis

The stuff is available not just in head shops where drug paraphernalia is sold, but even in gas stations. So what could be the harm? MORE  

The David Sheff Solution

By John Lavitt

Author David Sheff on the stigma of addiction, the concept of rock bottom, the rise of video game addiction, and how to help the most vulnerable among us, in The Fix Q&A. MORE  

Substituting Addictions

By Jeanene Swanson

Many people will substitute one addiction for another during or after the recovery process from their original addiction. Are these people destined to become addicts for life, battling a never-ending cycle of recovery and relapse? MORE  

Finally Free: Sobriety After 21 Years in Prison

By Seth Ferranti

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

A Time-Out for Death

By Neville Elder

Free Narcan kits give hope to parents in Staten Island OD epidemic. MORE  

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Heroin sells for as little as one dollar and every home has an addict.

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Dr. Brad Lander has shown how a small part of the brain controlling motivation and pleasure is the key to understanding addictive behavior.

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UK Study Finds Punitive Drug Laws Don't Reduce Drug Use

Despite new evidence, the government has no intention to decriminalize drugs.

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