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Kate Middleton Visits Charity Project Helping Families Cope With Addiction

By Victoria Kim

The Duchess of Cambridge checked on the progress of the charity project she helped launch to help families coping with addiction. MORE  

Robert Downey Jr.'s Son Arrested On Drug Charges

By McCarton Ackerman

Indio Downey has taken the dangerous course of following his father's old footsteps. MORE  

First Grader Brings Heroin to School, Classmates Sent to Hospital

By McCarton Ackerman

The mother of an elementary school girl is suspected of being the source of the drugs that sent 20 kids to Children's Hospital. MORE  

Parents’ Drug, Alcohol Use Has Huge Influence on Children

By Paul Gaita

Parents who use drugs and alcohol as means of relaxing or celebrating can have a strong influence on children and adolescents. MORE  

Methadone Dose Confirmed as Cause of Death of Young Ohio Girl

By Victoria Kim

For three years, Amya Hawthorne's health deteriorated following a devastating dose of methadone given to her by a family friend. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 17, 2012

By The Fix staff

Cocaine addicts' children may develop resistance to the drug, heroin threatens NY suburbs, and Russell Brand celebrates a decade sober. MORE  

New Video Game Aims to Help Children of Addicts

By McCarton Ackerman

Papo y Yo is based on the game creator's own experience of growing up with an addicted father. MORE  

Kids Pen Plea to Pill-Popping Parents

By Valerie Tejeda

Children in one of Canada's First Nations communities are at the front line of a staggering prescription drug problem. MORE  

10% of US Kids Live With Alcohol Abusing Parents

By Valerie Tejeda

And children of alcoholics are far likelier to develop their own substance abuse problems. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 14, 2012

By May Wilkerson

Whitney Houston drank beer and Champagne before her death, Internet addiction may predict teen substance abuse, and court decides if searching students' bras for drugs is ok. MORE  

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Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death Contributing to Greater Naloxone Access

The actor's death has triggered dozens of states to enact naloxone programs and Good Samaritan laws.

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Morning Roundup: Oct. 30, 2014

Mike Tyson claims he shared the same drug dealer as Robin Williams, police pull drunk man from burning car, and zombie woman arrested twice for DUI.

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Divorced or Separated Women Report Higher Stress and More Drug Use Than Men

Women who had ended their marriages reported higher levels of drug and alcohol use as a means to relieve stress.

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Banned Drugs Still Found in Weight-Loss Supplements

A new study shows that banned drugs and even anabolic steroids are still found in dietary supplements and sexual enhancement aids.

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Insurance Companies Will Only Pay for Expensive Hep C Drugs If Patients Are Really Sick

Insurance companies don't seem to care about stopping hepatitis C in the early stages and preventing patients from developing permanent liver damage.

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Not So Sexy: Tales From a Relapser’s Bed

In darker periods, I would sleep with some guy in the hopes of making him love me. It would work for a couple of months here and there, but I could only keep ‘sloppy drunk girl’ at bay for so long.

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