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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  

Sending Children Home to Die

By The Fix staff

What's the reality behind children fleeing Central America? Read this only if you are willing to be disgusted and outraged, including with Obama and HIllary. MORE  

Dogging Addiction

By Benoit Denizet-Lewis

My dog Casey has been a big part of my recovery—and in the course of traveling around America together, I found four-legged sober companions have helped many others, from Nic Sheff to sober communities. An exclusive excerpt from Travels With Casey. MORE  

Club Soda—Studio 54 For The Millennials

By Neville Elder

A new movement is bringing nightclubs into the daytime with 7am pre-work raves complete with zero drugs and alcohol. MORE  

Dude, I'm In Recovery!

By Dillon Murphy

A decade ago you couldn't get away from the "Dude, You're Getting a Dell" commercials. Then the pitchman got arrested. Now he's sober. And doing The Fix Q&A. MORE  

Sweet Necessity: The Extent and Perils of Sugar Addiction

By Cathy Cassata

Telling a sugar addict to stop eating sugar is like telling an alcoholic to stop drinking. MORE  

Turning Over A New (Pot) Leaf

By Amy Dresner

My fear was that I would spray this stuff under my tongue and 20 minutes later I’d be listening to The Grateful Dead . . . MORE  

Houses of Meth: Is There One Coming to Your Neighborhood?

By A.J. Dugger III

How public attitudes, Big Pharma and medical insurers all contribute to the continuing rise of meth-labs MORE  

Drug Testing and Racial Profiling

By Cameron Turner

Check out the stats below: whites significantly trump blacks in all drug use except crack. So why do so many employers assume that black job applicants are drug users? MORE  

37 Tons of David Victorson: A Tale of Ballsy Redemption

By Paul Krassner

How a brash and colorful big time outlaw drug dealer addict who smuggled record-breaking amounts of marijuana became a brash outspoken popular healer of addicts and defender of AA.  MORE  

For Comedian Jessica Kirson, Staying Sober Is No Laughing Matter

By McCarton Ackerman

Speaking exclusively to The Fix, comedian Jessica Kirson opens up about the struggles of staying sober while on the road, performing in venues where alcohol is flowing and what keeps her grounded through it all.  MORE  

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The Quick Fix
Kentucky Inmate Dies From Methadone-Soaked Underwear

Corey McQueary died after another inmate returned to jail with the drug-soaked contraband.

8:30am
Morning Roundup: Aug. 27, 2014

Sarah Silverman shows off vapor pen before Emmys, cocaine-stuffed tamales seized at airport, and students taught alcohol safety at pub.

7:00am
Survey Reveals Porn Is Part of Everyday Lives for Teenagers

New research shows that a majority of teens are being exposed to online pornography every day.

8/26/14 7:30pm
Utah Woman Gets Five Years for Helping Dump Babysitter’s Body

Dea Millerberg was sentenced last week for her 'depraved' actions in the Alexis Rasmussen case.

8/26/14 5:30pm
Electronic Cigarettes Tempt Non-Smoking Teens to Smoke

Some say e-cigarettes are saving smokers from regular cigarettes, but they're also dragging teens into the habit.

8/26/14 3:30pm

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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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