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13 Valuable Alternative Treatments for Addiction

By Jeanene Swanson

The Fix lists some outside-the-box modalities that are playing increasingly important roles in substance abuse treatment. MORE  

Buddhist Approach to Recovery Offers 12-Step Alternative

By Victoria Kim

Author Noah Levine presents an alternative recovery method for the non-Christian set. MORE  

DMT Use Skyrockets Among American Users

By Paul Gaita

Despite powerful hallucinogenic effects and intense vomiting among users, DMT has also been seen as an alternative treatment for addiction. MORE  

Ibogaine Hits Mainstream TV

By Brent McCluskey

In a recent episode of the CIA drama Homeland, a character withdrew from heroin addiction with the use of ibogaine, and the depiction was surprisingly accurate. The Fix digs a little deeper. MORE  

Introducing... Wolf Therapy for Addicts

By Ben Feuerherd

A new hybrid treatment program helps addicts and wolf dogs recover. MORE  

Can You Dance Internet Addiction Away?

By May Wilkerson

Dance therapy can be used to treat Internet and gaming addiction, believes an institute in China. MORE  

Brain Games Used for Recovery

By Bryan Le

One treatment center is using computer games to help patients overcome some of the problems associated with addiction. MORE  

Psychologist's Anti-AA Screed Stirs Up a Furor

By Bryan Le

An article in the Huffington Post slams the 12 Steps, arguing that people with addictive behaviors are hurt by self-identifying as addicts. MORE  

Heroin Treatment (Inconveniently) Beats Methadone

By Valerie Tejeda

Medically prescribed heroin seems to be more effective and more cost-effective than methadone—but less politically acceptable. MORE  

Can LSD Be Used to Treat Alcoholism?

By McCarton Ackerman

A mind-blowing new study indicates that a single dose of acid may have real benefits for alcoholics in treatment. MORE  

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