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Children of Addicts Must Work Harder to Fight Impulses

By Brent McCluskey

Researchers found that improperly developed brains were as much of a factor as being in a substance abusing environment. MORE  

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  

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