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Foreigner Frontman Is Born Again Sober

By McCarton Ackerman

Lou Gramm says a spiritual awakening led him to get clean and become a devout Christian. MORE  

Are Painkillers a Bigger Problem Than Pain?

By Chrisanne Grise

A poll finds most Americans are more concerned with painkiller abuse than chronic pain. MORE  

Cat Marnell Lands a Book Deal

By May Wilkerson

The infamous blogger is reportedly being paid $500K to chronicle her drug-fueled exploits. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 1, 2013

By The Fix staff

Painkiller deaths keep rising, UPS pays $40 million over illegal drug shipments, and Madonna's homeless alcoholic brother blames his family. MORE  

Sober College: Part Rehab, Part School

By Ben Feuerherd

A program mixing academia with addiction treatment helps young addicts get back on track. MORE  

Crack and Heroin Use Hits Record Low in UK

By Valerie Tejeda

A report credits the nation's comprehensive treatment system for rapidly declining drug use. MORE  

Substance Abuse Can Ruin Sex for Years

By McCarton Ackerman

A new study links heavy drug and alcohol use to long-term male sexual dysfunction. MORE  

Pete Doherty Reveals Affair With Amy Winehouse

By Chrisanne Grise

The rock star and addict speaks out on Kate Moss, crack and his "explosive romance" with Amy Winehouse. MORE  

You're Invited to Recovery Fair

By Benjamin Fairway

The Fix and The Hills will gather with thousands of addicts in LA tomorrow to celebrate recovery. We hope you'll join us. MORE  

Jada Pinkett Smith Thought She'd Be Dead by 21

By McCarton Ackerman

The multi-millionaire actress says she was raised in a "war zone" of poverty and drug addiction. MORE  

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The Quick Fix
Nearly a Third of Alcoholic Beverages Have Inaccurate Labels

According to a 2013 survey, thirty percent of all booze labels have faulty information about alcohol content.

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Treatment Center in India Exposed As Drug Den

A group of local activists organized a raid on the government-run agency after hearing multiple reports that officials were dealing drugs to patients.

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Christian Leaders Criticize War on Drugs and Mass Incarceration

Reflecting on the symbolic rebirth of Easter, a group of Christian leaders denounced the costly and ineffective war on drugs while urging policymakers to consider treatment.

4/16/14 3:30pm
Brain Activity in Rats on PCP Offers Clues to Schizophrenia

When given a dose of angel dust, lab rats displayed changes in their brain chemistry that were comparable to the same changes seen in the schizophrenic brain.

4/16/14 1:00pm
Everyday Average Couple Accused Of Running Massive Drug Ring

Part of a husband and wife team, Sarah Hannan controlled the finances of an extensive drug operation while on paid maternity leave.

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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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