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How I Learned to Love the Holidays

By Harry Healy

Addiction is a three fold disease—Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's. Here's my way out of that obstacle course. MORE  

Morning Roundup: November 25, 2013

By Shawn Dwyer

Josh Brolin goes to rehab, West Virginia gears up for medical pot, North Korean meth ring busted in Thailand, and British thieves steal massive amount of booze. MORE  

Boozed-Up Brit Takes Joyride on Airport Runway

By McCarton Ackerman

There are many ways to spend Christmas Day. Sobering up in an Amsterdam police cell is one of them. MORE  

Santa Claus Quits Smoking

By May Wilkerson

A revised version of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas features a smoke-free Santa. MORE  

Guard Your Rx Meds This Holiday Season

By Bryan Le

The Fix asks an expert for her top tips on safeguarding your pills—and your loved ones—at this time of year. MORE  

How Do You Avoid Relapse During the Holidays?

By Jane Velez-Mitchell

Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell recommends putting yourself (and your sobriety) first. MORE  

Dispensary Gives Out Free Weed to Veterans

By May Wilkerson

An LA medical marijuana dispensary expresses seasonal goodwill to veteran patients in the way it knows best. MORE  

Beware the Santacon Menace

By Nina Puro

The annual event, which takes place this weekend, prompts well-justified fears of drunken carnage. MORE  

Thanksgivings Drunk and Sober

By Carlos Herrera

I’ve been surly, stoned and sober on the our nation’s holiday of gratitude. And for me, sober definitely seems to work out better. MORE  

Holiday Boozing Fuels Surge in Domestic Violence

By Luke Walker

The volatile mix of Yuletide stress and heavy alcohol consumption sets records at abuse shelters. MORE  

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The Quick Fix
More College Students Taking ADHD Drugs to Study

The last 10 years have seen a drastic rise in college students taking Adderall or Ritalin in order to boost their productivity in an increasingly competitive environment.

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Columbus Short Allegedly Threatens Wife With Knife While Drunk

The 'Scandal' star was reportedly intoxicated on wine when he threatened to kill his wife and himself over her alleged affairs.

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Coachella Founder Once Ran Pot Smuggling Operation

Thirty years ago, Gary Tovar smuggled marijuana into the U.S. while helping to spur the homegrown industry.

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Edie Falco Talks 'Nurse Jackie' and Sobriety

As the sixth season of the show is underway, star Edie Falco talks about her pill-popping character's relapse as well as her own 20 years of sobriety.

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North Korean Drug Trafficking Causing Addiction Epidemic

While North Korea's hand in drug smuggling is hardly news, a new report shows just how widespread addiction is in the isolated communist nation.

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Rehabilitation Directories

The Rehab Review
Cliffside Malibu
 
 
 
 
 

The “beach-house-relaxed” Cliffside Malibu claims to provide an oasis for recovering addicts and alcoholics. And that’s just what you'll get—if you’ve got the cash.

Morningside Recovery
 
 
 

For a “rehab near the beach” experience that isn’t quite as costly as similar SoCal competitors, head to this Newport Beach treatment facility.

AToN Center
 
 
 
 

Whether you’re interested in the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery, or holistic treatments, this luxurious San Diego rehab has a program for you—if you can tear yourself away from “the most amazing massages ever."

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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