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Should All Doctors Check Out AA?

By Hunter R. Slaton

An NYU researcher urges physicians to attend 12-step meetings for "education." Some recovering addicts tell The Fix they agree. MORE  

How Does Service Help You Stay Sober?

By Jane Velez-Mitchell

Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell talks about sharing her experience, and making living amends. MORE  

Cocaine Anonymous Celebrates 30 Years

By Owen Osborne

A joyful, poignant gathering in LA marks a special occasion for many thousands of recovering cocaine addicts. MORE  

Morning Roundup: September 11, 2012

By May Wilkerson

Former Mexican liaison to the US charged with cartel involvement, UK heroin users face anthrax threat, and new Mark Ruffalo film explores sex addiction and recovery. MORE  

12-Steps Help Teens

By Valerie Tejeda

New evidence suggests that working a 12-step program can offer substance abusing teens a better chance. MORE  

Suicide Anonymous: Recovery From Addiction to Death

By May Wilkerson

A fledgling program modeled on AA helps people who have a compulsion to kill themselves. MORE  

Caught in the Web: An Internet Addict's Story

By Hunter R. Slaton

Internet addiction doesn’t just mean hours lost to Facebook. For an early online abuser named Pauline, it meant demoralization familiar to any low-bottom alcoholic. So she started a 12-step meeting. MORE  

Video: "Sh*t 12 Steppers Say"

By Sam Lansky

The latest of a viral video trend captures some of recovering addicts' favorite verbal tics to a tee. MORE  

'Hung' Star Thomas Jane on Sex, Drugs and Sobriety

By Anna David

Squelching gay-for-pay rumors, Hung's Thomas Jane opens up about the DUI that was actually a failed suicide attempt, and how waking up in jail to a cop asking for his autograph got him to clean up his life. MORE  

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