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Controversial Professor Says Heroin Epidemic Is Overblown

By Shawn Dwyer

Columbia University professor Carl Hart has said that we should only count the number of addicts, not how many have actually used the drug. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 18, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Russell Brand talks Philip Seymour Hoffman, Silk Road 2.0 hacked for millions, drunk driver plows through two houses, and man punches friend to stop him from driving drunk. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 16, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Gordon Ramsay busted with bubbly, Wisconsin set to fight heroin addiction, D.C. next to decriminalize pot, and 'Cheers Perfection' star arrested for possession. MORE  

Vermont Governor Focuses State Of The State On Drug Abuse

By John Lavitt

Governor Peter Shumlin used his entire annual address to outline an ambitious plan to combat the state’s "full blown" heroin epidemic. MORE  

Macaulay Culkin Reportedly Drug-Free Thanks To New Girlfriend

By McCarton Ackerman

Once widely rumored to have been addicted to heroin and oxycodone, Macaulay Culkin is now looking healthy and happy once again. MORE  

Olympia's Heroin Use On the Rise

By McCarton Ackerman

But funds to treat low-income users is on the way down. MORE  

Exaggerating the Risk of Drugs Harms Us All

By Maia Szalavitz

Doing drugs can be plenty harmful. The same goes for other activities, from big wave surfing to heli-skiing. But our tendency to overestimate the risks of drugs hampers our ability to tackle addiction. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 8, 2013

By The Fix staff

Toy company owner charged with drug money laundering, binge eating disorder is made official, and Teen Mom's Jenelle Evans speaks about her heroin addiction. MORE  

The Land of a Million Addicts

By Shaun McCanna

During the US occupation, Afghanistan's heroin production has soared, exacting a heavy toll on a traumatized population. With exclusive video and images, The Fix reports on the crisis. MORE  

Macaulay Culkin "Shooting Heroin Again"

By Valerie Tejeda

Reports claim that the Home Alone star's life is in danger after a relapse. MORE  

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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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Morning Roundup: July 22, 2014

Farrah Franklin found passed out drunk on lawn, Tulisa Contostavlos sees drug case thrown out of court, and Jet Blue pilot busted for heroin possession.

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Columbian Drug Lord Dubbed 'The Rat' Trapped In Spain

Hernan Alonso Villa, known as The Mouse, inherited Pablo Escobar's now-defunct Medellin cartel.

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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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