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The Fix Anniversary Party

By Anna David

The Fix celebrated our anniversary by raising a glass of raspberry lemonade to our columnist Nic Sheff—and ourselves. MORE  

Supermodels of Sobriety

By McCarton Ackerman

For every tee-totaling cat-walker like Claudia Schiffer, there are countless others who've made headlines for their problems with alcohol and drugs. Meet 10 troubled beauties who tackled their demons—and won. MORE  

What Does Recovery Look Like?

By The Fix staff

Judging from a casual tour of addiction treatment websites nationwide, it looks suspiciously similar to... Hawaii. MORE  

Celeb Rehab Success Stories

By McCarton Ackerman

Now that Celebrity Rehab is part of television history, The Fix looks on the bright side of this dubious experiment in addiction treatment—by catching up with the alumni who've managed to stay clean. MORE  

Famous Parents, Addicted Kids

By McCarton Ackerman

Being an A-lister's kid certainly has its perks. Yet despite (or perhaps because of) all these advantages, addiction finds these offspring—much like it found their parents. MORE  

Just Who Are The Most Surprising Drug Buddies?

By The Fix staff

Drugs, as they say, make for strange bedfellows. So who are the most shocking party pals in history? MORE  

Serenity Skin: Sober Tattoos

By Belisa Vranich

Before they were adopted by hordes of hipsters, tattoos were the badass symbols of rock 'n' roll rebellion. But many people in recovery have also taken up the trend, permanently marking themselves to celebrate their sobriety and remind themselves of their plastered past. MORE  

Literature's Best (And Booziest) Writers

By Ruth Fowler and Sam Lansky

From F. Scott Fitzgerald to Stephen King, many of our most accomplished authors have been addicts and alcoholics. A slideshow of America's most famous poison pens.  MORE  

Making The Perfect Summer Mocktail

By Kristen McGuiness

Struggling to beat this hellish heat, and craving a festive summer cocktail? Us too. So we dispatched a reporter to a bunch of A-list bars to dig up the recipes for their finest "mocktails." They're delicious, they don't look too dorky, and they won't get you drunk (or arrested.) Did we happen to mention that they're all virgins? MORE  

Amy Winehouse, 1983-2011

By Alison Prato

After powerhouse singer and addict Amy Winehouse was found dead in her London apartment, The Fix gathers moments from the supremely talented singer's tumultuous life. MORE  

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Florida Pill Mill Doc Gets 15 Years In Prison

Zachary Rose testified against other employees, but was ultimately dubbed a con artist by a district court judge.

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Study Claims Pot Smoking Doesn't Increase Lung Cancer Risk

Despite new evidence, the jury is still out on whether or not weed does contribute to causing cancer.

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'Star Wars' Ewok Admits Cocaine, Alcohol Addiction

After being caught on camera doing cocaine, actor Paul Grant has admitted to needing help for the addictions that caused him to lose everything.

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Experts Blame the Child Migrant Crisis on America’s Drug War

This past week, experts showed how America's wayward drug war has contributed to the humanitarian crisis spilling over its southern border.

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Study Finds 'Energy Cocktails' Increase Urge To Drink

An Australian study has raised another flag in the dangerous practice of combing booze and energy drinks.

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Rehabilitation Directories

The Rehab Review
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.

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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