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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  

7 Songs With Explicitly Anti-Drug Messages

By Maggie Serota

Relax... don't do it! These songs go against the druggy image of the hedonistic music industry, advocating self-control or abstinence instead of excess. MORE  

The 12 Steps in Reverse

By Juliet Abram

What if I told you... You are smarter than addiction? MORE  

12 Steps to Middle East Peace

By Malina Saval

We can bring peace to the Middle East... with the 12 Steps. Seriously. MORE  

Can Deep Brain Stimulation Cure Addiction?

By Jeanene Swanson

This relatively simple neurosurgical procedure can be used to treat a variety of disorders originating from abnormal brain activity such as Parkinson's, OCD, Tourette's, and more. So why does nobody know about it? MORE  

The Truth About Drug Treatment in Prison

By Daniel Genis

Eleven years ago "the apologetic bandit" was sentenced to prison. Now free, Daniel Genis details what happens in a system where virtually every prisoner is mandated to drug treatment. MORE  

Drop the Sin Talk: The Fix Q&A with Drew Brooks

By Cathy Cassata

Drew Brooks from Faith Partners discusses how congregations across the country are getting real with substance abuse prevention, intervention and more. MORE  

Hazy Outlook: The Struggle Between Employer Drug Testing and Legalized Marijuana

By Paul Gaita

If you legally use medical marijuana on your own time, should your employer be able to fire you for a failed drug test? MORE  

Orthorexia: When Healthy Eating Goes Too Far

By Erica Sweeney

Is there such a thing as eating too healthy? The strange eating disorder that masquerades as concern for a healthy diet. MORE  

Robin Williams And The Dark Legacy Of An Era Of Brilliant Addicts

By John Lavitt

Our genius comedian Robin Williams died in an apparent suicide after two decades sober, and in the wake of relapses and treatment over the past eight years.  MORE  

A VA Clinic Tries a New Course

By Neville Elder

New England vets will be treated with a process called "ACT." Veterans and others seeking relief from chronic pain could be spared joining the millions unwillingly addicted to narcotic pain pills. So what is "Acceptance and Commitment Therapy"? MORE  

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