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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  

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  

A Sister's Grief and Charity

By Zachary Siegel

When my friend Alex was found dead, his sister Chelsea started an organization that turned the tragedy into something far more than a sad loss. MORE  

Professional Voices—Depression: A Drop to Diagnose

By Richard Juman

Professional Voices returns to The Fix—Today's Column: The onward march of the medicalization of psychiatry and addiction treatment. MORE  

Have Some Compassion!

By Cathy Cassata

Renowned Buddhist teacher Jack Kornfield discusses how compassion, forgiveness and mindfulness can help free you from addiction. MORE  

Sober Trans Housing

By Jason Parsley

Many treatment centers and sober houses claim to be gay and trans-friendly, but that’s not always the case. MORE  

One Man’s War for the Medical Treatment of Addiction

By Matthew Leichter

Naltrexone is a 30-year old drug therapy for addiction. This medical solution has been dismissed by most, but Percy Menzies is fighting back. 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  

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