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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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California's Fair Sentencing Act Makes All Crack Crimes Equal

California has put into law a bill that will equalize sentences for crack and powder cocaine offenders.

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Stevie Nicks Opens Up About Her Cocaine Abuse

The Fleetwood Mac singer recalled her frightening days as a cocaine addict and discussed what inspired her to seek treatment.

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Morning Roundup: Oct. 1, 2014

Michael Phelps 'deeply sorry' for DUI arrest, man on drugs drowns dog with a bowling ball, and smuggler busted at airport with cocaine in shoes.

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How Smoking Pot May Alleviate PTSD Symptoms

New research adds further urgency to the movement for government-sanctioned medical cannabis.

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Study Describes E-Cigarettes as Gateway To Illegal Drugs

A pair of scientists claimed in the New England Journal of Medicine that electronic cigarettes can alter brain chemistry like cocaine.

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Suboxone: Trading One Prison Cell for Another

Suboxone seemed like a get-out-of-jail-free card, the answer to my opiate addiction. Instead, I had a new ten-year addiction, complete with thinning hair and lost motivation.

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.

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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