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Kate Middleton Visits Charity Project Helping Families Cope With Addiction

By Victoria Kim

The Duchess of Cambridge checked on the progress of the charity project she helped launch to help families coping with addiction. MORE  

FAMM Fights for a Fairer Deal for Drug Offenders

By Seth Ferranti

Drug prisoners tell The Fix what Families Against Mandatory Minimums means to them. 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  

Treating Alcoholism Saves You Money

By Chrisanne Grise

Despite the cost of treatment for alcoholism, it ultimately saves the whole family money, a German study shows. MORE  

Melanie Griffith's Daughters Got Her Sober

By May Wilkerson

The actress says she was finally able to kick pain pills after her kids—and husband Antonio Banderas—intervened. MORE  

Video: Drug Busts Enrage Small Town

By McCarton Ackerman

People in the town of Ferriday, Louisiana complain that a recent drug swoop makes it harder for them to sell their own substances. MORE  

NYC Hosts Sober St. Patrick's Day

By Renae Kaslovsky

A groundbreaking event promises a festival of Irish music, dance and comedy—but no booze. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 6, 2012

By May Wilkerson

New pill reportedly cuts binge drinking by 66%, Joe Biden debates drugs in Mexico, and Boston tries to banish St. Patrick's Day drunkenness. MORE  

Addicts and Families Run for Recovery

By May Wilkerson

Fundraising events sponsored by the Runwell foundation offer addicts and their families a way to help themselves and others. MORE  

Video: Celebs Share Their Recoveries to Give Hope

By McCarton Ackerman

A new video campaign, "You Are Not Alone," aims to inspire and encourage the families of young addicts. MORE  

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