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A Look at the Myth of Sex, Drugs and Rock 'n' Roll

By Remi L. Roy

Are rock stars really the drugged-out partiers we think they are, or are they just trying to boost sales with an image? MORE  

DEA Downplays Krokodil Sightings

By Shawn Dwyer

As media hysteria grows, the drug agency tries to tamp down reports of the infamous flesh-eating synthetic heroin infesting the U.S. MORE  

Do TV's Drunk Dads Give Fatherhood a Bad Rap?

By Bryan Le

A parenting website says there's nothing funny about portraying dads as drunk, lazy buffoons. MORE  

Anti-Booze Laws Fuel Turkish Protests

By Tony O’Neill

The Turkish Prime Minister's strict new alcohol laws are seen by protesters as symptoms of creeping autocracy. MORE  

Amanda Bynes: "I Have an Eating Disorder"

By McCarton Ackerman

The former Nickolodeon star says the media has exacerbated her body issues. MORE  

Fix Columnist Maia Szalavitz Wins Media Award

By May Wilkerson

Szalavitz is tapped by uber-brainiac group for her outstanding addiction journalism. MORE  

Join the Fix Twitter Chat Today!

By The Fix staff

Log on to Twitter at 3pm EST today to take part in a #popchat on media, celebrity, addiction and recovery, co-hosted with Phoenix House. MORE  

Teens Promote Sobriety With New Fashion Line

By Bryan Le

The young founders of "Party Sober" clothing hope to demonstrate that sobriety can be cool, they tell The Fix. MORE  

Next Week: Join Our Twitter Chat on Celebs and Addiction

By The Fix staff

Clear September 12, 3–4 pm EST in your diary and get ready to tweet your thoughts in our #popchat. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 1, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Drunk drivers in DC will face harsher penalties, TV addiction may boost diabetes risk in seniors, and Dennis Hopper's son is accused of drugged rape. MORE  

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Pakistan Drug 'Clinic' Allegedly Tortured Addicts

A Pakistani clinic run by an extreme Islamic mullah has been shut down after police found patients chained to the ground and forced to recite the Qur'an.

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Brain-Boosting 'Smart Drugs' On The Rise

With the wider availability of brain-boosting pills comes growing concern over sever side effects like depression and withdrawal.

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New York Times Says: End Prohibition of Weed

The Gray Lady has gone on record in throwing unequivocal support behind legalizing marijuana.

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4 Physical Side Effects of Being Addicted Your Smartphone

Think overuse of smartphones doesn't have physical consequences? Think again.

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Can Ibogaine Curb Afghanistan’s Heroin Problem?

Despite a decade-long battle with crippling heroin addiction, Afghanistan remains reluctant in its desire to treat addicts.

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Rehabilitation Directories

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Proud to be Sober, Proud to be Catholic

I noticed a decided anti-Catholic bent at the AA meetings I was attending, but my sobriety has only benefited from my religious upbringing.

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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