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Do Recovering Addicts Make the Best Counselors?

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Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell says people in recovery are best equipped to help other addicts. MORE  

Is Anyone Completely Sober?

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Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell talks about taking it one addiction at a time. MORE  

Why Does My Family Give Me a Hangover?

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Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell says preparing for triggering situations can help prevent emotional "hangovers." MORE  

Should I "Come Out" as an Alcoholic?

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Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell advises sharing your sobriety slowly, over time. MORE  

Can Sober People Eat Food Cooked in Booze?

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Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell says it's better to avoid the risk. MORE  

How Do I Kick a Sugar Addiction?

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Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell shares first-hand experience of beating a sugar habit. MORE  

Is Food Addiction Harder to Kick Than Drugs?

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Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell says food addiction is tougher to beat, but it's possible. MORE  

The Trick to Sleeping Sober

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Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell offers tips for beating night time anxiety without drugs or alcohol. MORE  

Are We Overmedicating Our Kids?

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ADHD drugs are overprescribed and easily abused, cautions Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell. MORE  

How Does Service Help You Stay Sober?

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Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell talks about sharing her experience, and making living amends. MORE  

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Nearly a Third of Alcoholic Beverages Have Inaccurate Labels

According to a 2013 survey, thirty percent of all booze labels have faulty information about alcohol content.

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Treatment Center in India Exposed As Drug Den

A group of local activists organized a raid on the government-run agency after hearing multiple reports that officials were dealing drugs to patients.

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Christian Leaders Criticize War on Drugs and Mass Incarceration

Reflecting on the symbolic rebirth of Easter, a group of Christian leaders denounced the costly and ineffective war on drugs while urging policymakers to consider treatment.

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Brain Activity in Rats on PCP Offers Clues to Schizophrenia

When given a dose of angel dust, lab rats displayed changes in their brain chemistry that were comparable to the same changes seen in the schizophrenic brain.

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Everyday Average Couple Accused Of Running Massive Drug Ring

Part of a husband and wife team, Sarah Hannan controlled the finances of an extensive drug operation while on paid maternity leave.

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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 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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