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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  

Homeless and Addicted, Yet Surviving

By Salatha Helton

Which came first, the addiction or the homelessness? MORE  

America's Senior Addiction Problem

By John Lavitt

The Fix Q&A with Dr. Damon Raskin and Mrs. Ruth Dent about the addiction epidemic amongst the elderly from a professional and a personal perspective respectively.  MORE  

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  

10 Addiction Movies You've Never Seen

By Kristen McGuiness

Forget Trainspotting and Leaving Las Vegas, here’s a list that goes from Sinatra to Pacino. MORE  

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  

Florida’s Marchman Act: Why Involuntary Commitment Works

By Jessica Zimmer

Mandating addicts to treatment often prevents later incarceration. MORE  

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  

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  

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  

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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Marion Barry was both a beloved and maddening figure whose accomplishments will be forever overshadowed by his faults.

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