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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  

Sleepless in Sobriety

By Christopher Dale

I can't fall asleep on command any more than I can defy gravity; both demand changes impossible to execute. The difference is that failure to achieve weightlessness for eight hours won't make me tired, irritable and unproductive for the remainder of the day. MORE  

Big Brother Is Watching You: Paranoia, Surveillance, and the Drug War

By Brian Macaulay

Police have new tech to help them predict and enforce the law better than ever—but that also means enforcing the racial bias of drug arrests faster than ever, too. MORE  

Ending the War on Drugs: A Radical Take From Emerging Leader Dr. Carl Hart

By Hallie Hart Hodenfield

As a public figure neuroscientist Carl Hart is changing minds about drug use itself. This after fighting the drug wars and then fighting the racism and myths behind them. MORE  

Arresting the Deliveryman

By Paul Gaita

When people ship illegal drugs via shipping services, are the shipping services to blame? 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  

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