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My One Step Program

By Nick Dothée

When you start to realize that the life you’re living looks vastly different than the clear picture you’ve been painting since age six, the drinking is no longer fun, but rather necessary for survival, and then finally, just plain sad. MORE  

Home Visits Reduce Depression, Drug Use In Pregnant Teens

By McCarton Ackerman

Mothers who participated in home education sessions were less likely to use drugs or exhibit signs of depression. MORE  

Drug That Improves Cognitive Functioning Could Help With Depression

By Victoria Kim

Vortioxetine has shown promise in enhancing brain function by boosting concentration, motivation, and interest in life. MORE  

Ever Depressed? Try The Dylan Brody Formula

By John Lavitt

Robin Williams called fellow comedian Brody "brilliant." So's his new useful book on depression and comedy.  Brody goes wise, deep and funny in The Fix Q&A. MORE  

The Link Between Alcohol and Depression

By A.J. Dugger III

Which comes first? Does depression lead to addiction or is it the other way around? MORE  

What We Know, and Don’t Know, About Depression and Alcoholism

By Paul Gaita

The recent death of actor Robin Williams cast a spotlight on the complicated relationship between addiction and depression. MORE  

Robin Williams Was In Early Stages of Parkinson's, Wife Says

By Shawn Dwyer

The actor's wife, Susan Schneider, released a statement describing his mental state at the time of his death. MORE  

Did Robin Williams Show Signs of Depression?

By Shawn Dwyer

According to the Los Angeles Times, the actor's friends saw him slowly slipping away due to mounting pressures and declining health. MORE  

What's Up, Doc?

By Amy Dresner

I took my addicted self from private health insurance to MediCal—it wasn't that bad, until I visited the psychiatrist. MORE  

Chronic Pot Use Can Make You Depressed, Study Says

By Victoria Kim

Despite the cliche of happy stoners, a new study has shown that smoking a ton of weed significantly dampens dopamine levels. MORE  

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