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An Addict's Dilemma: AA or NA?

By Zachary Siegel

My five years as a junkie was a mass of contradictions. Today, over a year clean, life can still be that way.  MORE  

Forrest’s Fire

By Sacha Z. Scoblic

Before he was the sage of Celebrity Rehab, Bob Forrest was a notoriously drugged-out singer on the LA punk-rock scene. Now he's clean and devoted to helping save others. Meet addiction's unlikely idol.  MORE  

First Person: How I Became a Junkie

By Amy Dresner

A guy I met in rehab shot me up for the first time. And then the needle and I had a love affair all our own.  MORE  

A Junkie's Christmas

By Jeff Deeney

William S. Burroughs gives a new spin to the season with some help from Francis Ford Coppola.  MORE  

The Needle and the (Infectious) Damage Done

By Dirk Hanson

With needles, you’re at risk for infections you can’t even pronounce. MORE  

Junkie Legend Jerry Stahl

By Tony O'Neill

Jerry Stahl is the lavishly-lauded author of cultish,  comic classiscs as Permanent Midnight, Perv. He's also a former junkie. Tony O'Neill quizzed him about writing while high, his days as a porn writer, and his endless fascination with drugs. MORE  

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