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More Teen Rx Addicts Switch to Smack

By Gabrielle Wuhl

Young painkiller addicts often "graduate" to cheaper, more intense heroin. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 11, 2012

By The Fix staff

US-Honduran relations survive deadly drug raid, California landlord imposes smoking ban on 2,000 apartments, and Michigan man busted for DUI in stolen wheelchair. MORE  

Marc Jacobs Was a Heroin Addict—But Not a Fat One

By McCarton Ackerman

The fit fashion icon gives the skinny on his addiction and puts an odd rumor to rest. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 24, 2012

By May Wilkerson

Columbia seizes two tons of Cocaine from the Farc, fish could repair artery damage from smoking, and acid-influenced celebrities. MORE  

Guns N' Roses Enter Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

By McCarton Ackerman

The founding band members have survived the ravages of addiction—and at least two are now sober. MORE  

Withdrawal With Electricity

By Reina Berger

Many recipients of NeuroElectric Therapy swear by its ability to reduce withdrawal symptoms and enable long-term sobriety. MORE  

Revealed: The Original Artwork of Kurt Cobain

By Cole Louison

Exactly 18 years after the suicide of Kurt Cobain, The Fix unveils five of his original artworks. A dark look into the mind of a tortured heroin addict, they're also ground zero in a battle between Cobain's widow and his publishing company. MORE  

On Location With Faces of Addiction Photographer

By May Wilkerson

Chris Arnade invites The Fix to shadow him for a day of meeting addicts in the Bronx. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 13, 2012

By May Wilkerson

Florida enforces drug tests for state employees, politicians block heroin treatment for heroin addicts, and smahed horse-and-buggy drivers collide with cops.  MORE  

California Users' Union Fights for Safe-Injection Site

By McCarton Ackerman

A San Francisco group argues that America's first supervised injection facility would bring major health benefits. MORE  

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The Quick Fix
Wife of Slipknot Bassist Blames Doctor For Overdose Death

Daniel Baldi could face 18 years in prison if convicted for his role in Paul Gray's death, as well as the deaths of several others.

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Morning Roundup: April 24, 2014

Fourth graders busted for selling pot, father strangles son over gaming addiction, woman sold heroin from hospital bed, and playboy blames rich dad for gambling ring bust.

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California Moves To Clean Up Medical Pot Business

Fifteen years after its initial passage, California's medical marijuana law remains a headache for state politicians.

4/23/14 7:30pm
Michigan Debates Controversial Roadside Saliva Tests for Weed

Despite bipartisan support, medical marijuana opponents and even law enforcement officials have criticized the method being proposed for testing levels of THC.

4/23/14 5:30pm
Methadone Clinics Shuttered In Crimea After Russian Takeover

Following the annexation of the region, Russia dealt a devastating blow to addicts by banning methadone treatment.

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Big Brother, Where Art Thou?

I barely made it out of my troubled adolescence and I had resources; how can I help an underprivileged teen with everything stacked against him?

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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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