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Coping with Food Addiction Through the Holiday Season

By Emily Wade Will

Four food addicts—with 103 years of combined abstinence—share their strategies for staying healthy through holiday feasts MORE  

How Do You Spend a Sober New Year's?

By Jane Velez-Mitchell

Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell says you don't need booze to have a blast this NYE. MORE  

Happy (Sober) New Year!

By Sue Smith

Everyone knows this can be a tough time of year for non-drinkers. So here's a guide for how to ring in the New Year without booze, from meeting marathons to drink-free dances. MORE  

Guard Your Rx Meds This Holiday Season

By Bryan Le

The Fix asks an expert for her top tips on safeguarding your pills—and your loved ones—at this time of year. MORE  

How Do You Avoid Relapse During the Holidays?

By Jane Velez-Mitchell

Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell recommends putting yourself (and your sobriety) first. MORE  

Compulsive Shoplifting Spikes in the Holidays

By Chrisanne Grise

The good news is, there are plenty of ways to cope with your urge to steal, an expert tells The Fix. MORE  

Beware the Santacon Menace

By Nina Puro

The annual event, which takes place this weekend, prompts well-justified fears of drunken carnage. MORE  

How Do You Tell Your Family You're an Addict?

By Jane Velez-Mitchell

Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell says take care of yourself first and be "a living example of sobriety." MORE  

Rehab for the Holidays

By Nic Sheff

What happens when you bottom out during the “most joyful” time of year and end up in rehab before New Year's Eve? You'd be surprised... MORE  

Survive the Holidays in Style!

By Kristen McGuiness

With all the weird family dynamics and abundant alcohol, it's not easy to stay sober during the holidays. Let us help you get through it. MORE  

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Back From the Abyss: The Autobiography of a Low-Bottom Alky

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Eric Holder Optimistic, Cautious About Legal Marijuana

The nation's top law enforcement officer has sounded a conciliatory tone in recent months, though he remains hesitant to fully embrace legal pot.

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High Price of Breakthrough Hepatitis C Drug Expected to Decline

Though the price potentially will drop, poorer countries will continue to suffer from the disease until a cheaper generic drug is available for sale.

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Death Penalty Could Be Issued In Drug Conspiracy Case

Three suspects, including the alleged head of an entrenched drug dealing operation, face numerous criminal charges, including homicide.

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How I Forgave the Woman Who Helped My Son Die of an Overdose

She introduced him to the drug that eventually killed him. It took a long time, but eventually I had to treat her the way my son would have wanted.

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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 San Diego rehab has a program for you—if you can tear yourself away from “the most amazing massages ever."

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

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