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Comic Transformation

By Amy Dresner

With 20 years of sobriety, comedian Ian Harvie looks back on coming out as a lesbian, then as an alcoholic and then as transitioning into a male body in The Fix Q&A. MORE  

Does Being Drunk Make You Funnier?

By Bryan Le

If your audience is getting drunk as well, then yes. Otherwise, not so much. MORE  

Comedy Central's Drunk History Makes Online Debut

By Bryan Le

The first TV episode of everyone's favorite slurred history show is now available for viewing. MORE  

Liquored-Up Aubrey Plaza "Pulls a Kanye"

By Bryan Le

The actress and her "hot liquor breath" crash Will Ferrell's speech at the MTV Movie Awards. MORE  

Improv and AA Are the Same Thing

By Sue Smith

Right after I got sober, I started my first comedy class. Since then, nearly everything I've learned in AA has been echoed by improv, and vice versa. MORE  

The Funny Business of Addiction

By McCarton Ackerman

One comedy company has discovered that there’s a market for creating laughter out of the pain of addiction.  MORE  

Artie Lange, Heroin-Free for Over Two Years

By McCarton Ackerman

The comedian, who swore he'd never get clean, is clean. And "more creative than ever." MORE  

Marc Maron: The Addict's Comic

By May Wilkerson

The popular comedian and podcaster admits that he worships addicts—and some worship him back. MORE  

Celebrity Roundup: June 15, 2012

By Sam Lansky

Betty White says no to drug-related comedy, naked man on drugs caught outside Orlando Bloom's home, and Demi Moore's daughters worry she might not be sober. MORE  

Sober Andy Dick Revisits Old Haunts

By Will Herbst

The newly sober comedian returns to perform in Temicula, CA—the scene of past drunken escapades. MORE  

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Florida Pill Mill Doc Gets 15 Years In Prison

Zachary Rose testified against other employees, but was ultimately dubbed a con artist by a district court judge.

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Study Claims Pot Smoking Doesn't Increase Lung Cancer Risk

Despite new evidence, the jury is still out on whether or not weed does contribute to causing cancer.

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'Star Wars' Ewok Admits Cocaine, Alcohol Addiction

After being caught on camera doing cocaine, actor Paul Grant has admitted to needing help for the addictions that caused him to lose everything.

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Experts Blame the Child Migrant Crisis on America’s Drug War

This past week, experts showed how America's wayward drug war has contributed to the humanitarian crisis spilling over its southern border.

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Study Finds 'Energy Cocktails' Increase Urge To Drink

An Australian study has raised another flag in the dangerous practice of combing booze and energy drinks.

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Rehabilitation Directories

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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, appealing and commendable 4.5 star (our system doesn't yet show the 1/2 star) San Diego rehab has a program for you. 

Reflections
 
 
 
 

This exclusive Northern California rehab is all about client choice—as well as golf outings, Buddhist field trips and keeping up with the office.

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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