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Physicians Giving Heroin Interventions To Pregnant Women Who Don't Use Heroin

By McCarton Ackerman

A new and unusual program seeks to stop potential pregnant heroin users from picking up the habit in the first place. MORE  

The Strange Man in My Bedroom

By Emma Stein

Just over a year ago my family staged an intervention on me. It saved my life. MORE  

When Your Patient's Partner Is a Drinker in Denial

By Mark R. Edison

Support groups and forced interventions aren't the only options to offer a client desperate to address a partner's overdrinking. The little-known CRAFT approach is a valuable toolkit. MORE  

Are Interventions Effective?

By Jane Velez-Mitchell

Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell says interventions can help, but the addict must want to get clean. MORE  

TV's Mother-and-Son Intervention Team

By Will Godfrey

The subject of the first ever TV intervention now works alongside his mom in tonight's TLC special: Cracking Addiction. They speak with The Fix. MORE  

Andy Dick's Boss Stages On-Air Intervention

By May Wilkerson

The comedian goes to rehab for the 13th time, after his boss and friends intervene during a live taping of his show. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 29, 2012

By Bryan Le

Prescription and illicit drug use linked, study examines effectiveness of brief interventions, and man denies spiking company coffee with meth. MORE  

When Recovery Gets Creative

By Judy McGuire

Tony Fitzpatrick isn’t just a successful artist, writer, actor, entrepreneur and dad—he’s also 28 years sober.  MORE  

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