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Brazilian Addicts Forced Into Treatment

By McCarton Ackerman

Crack cocaine addicts in Sao Paolo will face mandatory drug treatment under a new law. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 27, 2012

By The Fix staff

Nine killed in Mexican drug cartel gun battle, link between pot and psychosis goes both ways, and a drunk driver is busted at Bill Wilson's home. MORE  

Oregon's State-Funded Addiction Treatment Pays Off

By McCarton Ackerman

The state's strategy of investing in addiction treatment reaps human and financial rewards. MORE  

Can Blocking Memories Help Addicts Recover?

By Valerie Tejeda

Scientists discover a way to suppress memories that could be used to treat PTSD and addiction. MORE  

Addiction Treatment Fails Transgender People

By May Wilkerson

Transgender individuals face a higher rate of addiction. Health-care and treatment services often let them down. MORE  

Fix Columnist Maia Szalavitz Wins Media Award

By May Wilkerson

Szalavitz is tapped by uber-brainiac group for her outstanding addiction journalism. MORE  

Groundhog Day in Rehab

By Christopher O'Connor

One addict's journey through more than a dozen rehabs has taught him more than he needs to know about those shaky first days of treatment. MORE  

Morning Roundup: November 9, 2012

By The Fix staff

Mexico scrambles to change strategy after US pot legalization, energy-drinking soldiers snooze on the job, and Melbourne Cup drunks "heap shame" on Australia. MORE  

George McGovern's Addiction Legacy

By May Wilkerson

The liberal icon's rich legacy includes a treatment center and a book remembering his daughter, who died of alcoholism. MORE  

Cult "Treatment" Leads to Loss of Addict's Leg

By McCarton Ackerman

The leader of a Korean-American Christian group reportedly ordered a New York woman to gag her addicted brother and bind him with duct tape. MORE  

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