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Morning Roundup: August 13, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Mexican supreme court official arrested for drug cartel links, man shot in Times Square had history of pot arrests, and Hope Solo stays sober after winning Olympic gold. MORE  

The "Golden Voice" Cleans Up

By McCarton Ackerman

Ted Williams was homeless when a viral video made him instantly famous. But the so-called Golden Voice had to get sober to keep his life from falling apart. MORE  

Drug Addicts Forced Into "Modern Slavery"

By Chrisanne Grise

Addicted farmworkers claim they were forced into unpaid labor at Florida's Bulls-Hit Ranch. MORE  

Ottawa Pays for Homes for Addicts

By Fionna Agomuoh

A province-funded program will take 96 addicts off the streets, hopefully helping them to get clean. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 21, 2012

By Bryan Le

Women are prescribed more drugs than men but don't always take them, Adele quits smoking, and drunk fan swings swan at Grand Prix. 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  

Photographer Captures Bronx Faces of Addiction

By May Wilkerson

Chris Arnade captures raw, vivid portraits of street addicts in the Bronx. He tells us how it's changed his attitudes. MORE  

The Amazing Story of Lost in Woonsocket

By Luke Walker

The director of an addiction documentary airing this weekend tells The Fix how it changed his life. MORE  

Old Dutch Junkies Retire Comfortably

By Bryan Le

In this old-folks home, drug users who are "beyond rehabilitation" can do their thing in peace. MORE  

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Methamphetamine Use on the Rise in India

Loopholes in the law and corruption among officials has led to a staggering increase in meth production and abuse.

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University May Start Drug Testing Cheerleaders After Tragic Death

Danielle Cogwell's "suspected overdose" death last week has prompted calls to change Louisville's drug policy.

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Morning Roundup: August 1, 2014

Partygoer pours beer on tiger at London Zoo, drunk airline passenger attacks crew with fake leg, and drone carrying drugs crashes outside prison.

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Mindfulness Can Rewire the Brain of an Addict

Researchers feel that cognitive-behavioral therapy can erase brain patterns that lock addicts into a cycle of abuse.

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Former Drug Smuggling Elephants Kick Opium Habit

Chinese Triads had kept the elephants loyal by hooking them on opium-laced bananas, but sanctuary workers cured them with methadone.

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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, 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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