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Two Bipolar Chicks

By McCarton Ackerman

Wendy K. Williamson and Honora Rose talk mental illness, drug addiction and their new book. MORE  

Bipolar Substance Abusers Twice As Likely to Attempt Suicide

By Paul Gaita

The combination of mental illness and substance abuse has greater potential to drive one over the edge. MORE  

New ABC Drama ‘Black Box’ Tackles Addiction

By Shawn Dwyer

Kelly Reilly plays a world-renowned neuroscientist with bipolar disorder who gets off on skipping her meds. MORE  

Amanda Bynes' Mother Blames Pot for Daughter's Behavior

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite her daughter's out of control behavior and bizarre Twitter posts, Lynn Bynes claims that Amanda has no mental illness and is off her medication. MORE  

Substance Abuse ‘Significantly Higher’ Among Mentally Ill

By Shawn Dwyer

Researchers have found that those with severe psychological illnesses are far more likely to abuse alcohol and drugs. MORE  

A Drunk Mom Fires Back at Her Haters

By Jowita Bydlowska

I relapsed after having a baby and was drunk for his first year. The memoir I wrote told the awful truth, but that was too much information for many outraged critics. Now I know why. MORE  

Double Trouble: Bipolar Disorder and Alcoholism

By Sadie Long

Balancing mental illness and addiction requires both caution and good information. MORE  

Cutting, and the "Total Collapse of a Man"

By Chrisanne Grise

The author of Sharp, a new self-harm memoir, tells The Fix about his cutting compulsion and his recovery. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 16, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

How PTSD and addiction can be treated simultaneously, African grandmothers grow marijuana to support their families, and Bobby Brown is reportedly back in rehab. MORE  

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