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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  

Tanning Addiction. For Real.

By Cathy Cassata

Studies show that the need to excessively tan may be a symptom of a mental health issue, and possibly even an addiction. MORE  

A Rendezvous with Hope

By Bill White

What I learned from these remarkable women was that, for the disempowered, the spark of recovery is a synergy of pain and hope experienced in the context of a catalytic relationship. MORE  

A Veteran Addiction Researcher Tells All

By John Lavitt

Whats going on in Iraq and Vietnam with drug addiction? What's up with Obamacare? With research and unlicensed addiction counselors? The word from Dr. Richard Rawson. MORE  

The Fight Against Medical Marijuana

By Paul Gaita

The pushback against medical marijuana is gaining momentum. MORE  

On the Phrase: They Did the Best They Could

By Amy Eden

Why not say the truth? They didn’t do their best! I got the shaft! MORE  

To Nitrous or Not To Nitrous

By Kristen Rybandt

The other day my husband and I were talking about this and he said “So what, you’d refuse painkillers if you had surgery?” I recognized a loaded question I know absolutely nothing about, so I said I’ll cross that bridge when (not if) I come to it. MORE  

Does Porn Equal Brain Damage and Inevitable Addiction?

By Salatha Helton

70% of us have viewed porn. Some of us are very addicted. Kids start on average at 11. The consequences vs. the pleasures are real issues in human life. MORE  

Ask an Expert: Is It Possible For A Relapser to Drink Moderately?

By The Fix staff

Today's question is on whether someone who has had a dangerous relapse can ever drink moderately. Send your questions to editor@thefix.com with the subject "Ask an Expert." MORE  

Boozy Genes—The Making of an Alcoholic?

By Jeanene Swanson

The more we learn about the genetics of alcoholism, the clearer it becomes that evidence-based treatment should become the norm. MORE  

Comic Relief—Chris Rock on the War on Drugs

By The Fix staff

The government wants you to take their drugs . . . . MORE  

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Teens Who Smoke Pot Daily Could Have More Problems Later in Life

A recent study has claimed that the more frequent the use, the more adversely affected users can become.

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Hostel Owner Accused of Drugging and Assaulting Lodgers

Michael Harris stands accused of sexually assaulting male travelers from Germany, England, and the United States.

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Addicted to Your Phone? There's (Another) App for That

Checky is designed to keep users constantly aware of how often and even why they're always checking their phones.

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Study Says Pot Smokers Use To Cope With Negative Emotions

Researchers found that using marijuana to cope with traumatic events could lead to increased dependence.

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U.S. Justice Department Says Molly Use Has Declined

Despite wreaking havoc at concerts across the country, fewer people have reported taking the drug.

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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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