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R&B Singer Kem Talks Beating Drug Addiction, Homelessness

By McCarton Ackerman

The top R&B artist is giving back to his hometown Detroit with a free concert to benefit the homeless. MORE  

Ohio Launches Drug Court For Women

By McCarton Ackerman

After noticing the high rate of female repeat offenders, Judge Gregory Singer has decided to create a drug court that specifically addresses the issues of women addicts. MORE  

Matthew Perry Spars with Peter Hitchens Over Addiction

By Shawn Dwyer

The former Friends star goes toe-to-toe with the British blowhard on BBC Newsnight, leading to a visibly frustrated Perry mocking Hitchens’ 'ludicrous' stance. MORE  

Veterans Court Gives Addicted Military Members A Second Chance

By McCarton Ackerman

Soldiers suffering from addiction can benefit from a strict, but highly successful program that includes treatment therapy, meditation, and mandatory drug testing. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 17, 2013

By Victoria Kim

US Drug Czar and Matthew Perry speak at drug court conference, coroner confirms Cory Monteith died from alcohol and heroin, and Kate Moss was "never anorexic or on drugs." MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 27, 2013

By Victoria Kim

Eating disorders among the middle aged remain hidden, Iran burns 100 tons of illegal drugs, and Texas cities send prostitutes to rehab instead of jail. MORE  

Matthew Perry Defends Drug Courts

By May Wilkerson

The Friends star and recovering addict lobbies Congress as a way to give back. MORE  

A Day at the Drug Court

By Sarah Beller

Treatment-based drug courts are more widespread than ever; advocates say they humanely cut crime and save cash. So why are they controversial? The Fix sits in on some hearings. MORE  

Philly Court Helps Sex Workers Heal

By May Wilkerson

Project Dawn Court's innovative methods help women break the cycle of addiction and prostitution. MORE  

Drug-Court Motorcycle Relay Rolls Into DC

By West Huddleston

The US Attorney General praised drug courts—and their graduates—at the tour's closing event on Thursday. MORE  

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