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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  

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  

Legalize Recovery!

By Adam Sledd

Recovery space will not be achieved through restriction or regulation of those who can enjoy the recreational use of substances, legal or otherwise. One of the stigmas that we are working to overcome is the idea that we are a bunch of party poopers. Pro-recovery must not be confused with anti-drug. MORE  

The Ibogaine Experience: A Miracle Cure or a Bad Trip?

By Doug Heyes and Alesha Carlander

Is ibogaine a phenomenal tool for addiction or not? We visit a cross-border medical clinic and follow five people who have their own answers. MORE  

In The Gay Community, Meth Has Made an Unwelcome Comeback

By Jason Parsley

Why is meth still so popular in the gay community, and what can be done about it? MORE  

The 12 Wildest School Drug Cases In 2014 (So Far)

By McCarton Ackerman

We still have plenty of 2014 left, but numerous drug cases involving both students and teachers have already happened this year. Here are some of the most memorable ones. MORE  

Synthetic Drugs: Investigating A Global Epidemic

By Remi L. Roy

Many of the more than 300 new synthetic drugs on the market are known to trigger unpredictable, sometimes fatal, highs. They're now commonplace, often legal. And the effects can be devastating. MORE  

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