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Chris Brown Blames 'Hood Cocktail' Addiction For Bad Behavior

By McCarton Ackerman

The controversial artist laid the blame for his abhorrent behavior on his alleged addiction rather than on himself. MORE  

Mind Over Matter: Psychologist Explains the Biology of Addiction

By Paul Gaita

Dr. Brad Lander has shown how a small part of the brain controlling motivation and pleasure is the key to understanding addictive behavior. MORE  

Researchers Link Child Abuse to Higher Risk of Relapse

By John Lavitt

Addicts with a history of abuse as children could have a greater chance of relapsing while in early recovery. MORE  

The David Sheff Solution

By John Lavitt

Author David Sheff on the stigma of addiction, the concept of rock bottom, the rise of video game addiction, and how to help the most vulnerable among us, in The Fix Q&A. MORE  

Habit or Addiction—Who Decides?

By Jeanene Swanson

Most of what we call addictions these days are simply behaviors that get reinforced and lead to adverse consequences. MORE  

California Chips Away at the Stigma of Addiction

By Meghan Ralston

Some people may never stop using drugs, but they also never stop being human beings. MORE  

New Study Disproves So-Called 'Cross-Addiction' Myth

By Victoria Kim

People who overcome one addiction are less prone to developing another. MORE  

So You Thought You Could Get Off Suboxone?

By Dawn Roberts

Why is there no official medical protocol to detox addicts off of Suboxone? The Fix goes to the pharmaceutical companies for answers. MORE  

Mork and Me

By Amy Dresner

Can you ever get better when your career is based on being ill? Fix columnist Amy Dresner on being bipolar, an addict and a comedian. MORE  

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As they do every year, the independent research group is looking to cull drug and alcohol use data for its 2015 survey.

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Former Miss USA Tara Conner Opens Up About Getting Sober

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