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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  

Can You Still Buy Illegal Drugs Online? You Bet!

By Paul Gaita

In the wake of Silk Road's demise, online drug marketplaces have become smarter and are offering a wider variety of illegal products. MORE  

Interview with a Fallen Angel

By Nathan A Thompson

Paul Bayes Kitcher talks with The Fix about Risen, his all-recovering addicts dance group. MORE  

Fun At Social Gatherings Sober?

By Julie Elsdon-Height

If you’re attending events and find you’re feeling out of place, perhaps ask yourself if you’re allowing yourself to have FUN and remember you’re not under a spotlight, people aren’t focusing on whether you’re drinking or not. MORE  

A Safe Place To Be Gay and Get Straight

By Jason Parsley

The first LGBT treatment center paved the way for other programs to embrace more sensitive and aware treatment practices. PRIDE is still going strong 28 years later. MORE  

13 Valuable Alternative Treatments for Addiction

By Jeanene Swanson

The Fix lists some outside-the-box modalities that are playing increasingly important roles in substance abuse treatment. MORE  

Ever Depressed? Try The Dylan Brody Formula

By John Lavitt

Robin Williams called fellow comedian Brody "brilliant." So's his new useful book on depression and comedy.  Brody goes wise, deep and funny in The Fix Q&A. MORE  

So You Thought You Could Get Off Suboxone?

By Dawn Roberts

Why is there no official medical protocol to detox addicts off of Suboxone? The Fix goes to the pharmaceutical companies for answers. MORE  

Gambling in High Places

By Kathleen Phalen Tomaselli

Addiction to gambling is not exactly the same as an addiction to a substance, but the compulsion it inspires and the wreckage it creates are on the same level. MORE  

The Link Between Alcohol and Depression

By A.J. Dugger III

Which comes first? Does depression lead to addiction or is it the other way around? MORE  

These Violent Delights Have Violent Ends

By Mary Killian

I tried to reassure myself, but it was a terrible thought. Sometimes, I wondered if I could ever get away. Charlie would never let me leave. I'd have to kill him, and I didn't know if I could pull that off. MORE  

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Syringes Used As Currency In Heroin-Addicted Myanmar

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

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Mind Over Matter: Psychologist Explains the Biology of Addiction

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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Lena Dunham Humorously Bares Her Dark Past in New Memoir

The Girls star revealed her struggles with OCD, sexual abuse, and eating disorders.

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Numerous Marijuana Grow Operations Raided In Colorado

Despite marijuana being legal, people are still getting busted in Colorado.

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