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Ritalin Kid

By Nick Dothée

People downplay the severity of this chemical imbalance, and as I get older and struggle with the link between my ADD and my addictions, the flippancy people have about ADD is beginning to piss me off. MORE  

Landmark Study Wrongly Claimed Meds Best Treatment for ADHD, Authors Say

By Allison McCabe

Experts now believe that a combination of medication and therapy may yield the best treatment results. MORE  

Colleges Clamp Down on ADHD Drugs

By Sarah Beller

Rampant abuse of "study drugs" drives many colleges to adopt stricter policies. Students tell The Fix they doubt much will change. MORE  

Mom Blames Adderall for Son's Tiger-Den Leap

By Bryan Le

"The voices told him to jump," claims the mother of a man who was mauled at the Bronx Zoo. MORE  

Life as a Tweaker

By Amy Dresner

In my early twenties, I discovered speed. The affair was short but not at all sweet—unless you count the all Caramello bars. MORE  

Morning Roundup: November 1, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Smokers miss more days of work, how ADD and sex addiction are connected, and energy drinks "had role" in student's death from alcohol poisoning. MORE  

Morning Roundup: October 11, 2012

By The Fix staff

Doc claims drugging kids could boost grades in failing schools, smoking grounds for divorce in Saudi Arabia, and LiLo claims her mom is on coke. MORE  

The Rebel Doctor

By Kristen McGuiness

Meet Gabor Maté, a doctor who works with North America’s only supervised injection site and believes that addicts are some of the happiest people he knows. MORE  

Meth-Using Moms Cause Behavior Issues in Kids

By Valerie Tejeda

Children as old as five whose mothers used meth while pregnant exhibit a range of behavioral problems, reveals a new study. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 30, 2012

By Will Godfrey

Ritalin won't work long-term, Caffeine alters estrogen levels in young women, and Student gets free cocaine with Amazon textbook order. MORE  

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Weed or Your Job: Which Would You Choose?

Marijuana legalization advocate and Princeton University employee Don DeZarn will soon have to make such a choice.

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Voyeuristic Chinese Men Pay to Watch Girls Do Meth

A report by Vice exposed Chinese men paying to watch working girls do meth. But the problem runs much deeper than that.

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Food Addiction Can Be Reversed, Study Says

A focus on eating healthier in concert with education can help food addicts turn toward healthier foods.

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Drug Abuse Crackdown in China Targets Foreigners

In an effort to crack down on drug abuse, China is forcing foreigners to provide random urine samples under the threat of detention.

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Attorney Accused Of Framing PTA Volunteer In Drug Planting Case

Attorney Kent Easter and his wife conspired to set-up Kelli Peters over alleged mistreatment of their son.

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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.

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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