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Down for the Count: The Discipline of Moderation

By André Wasp

Many newcomers to Moderation Management come to find there's a whole lot more counting than they thought. But it's worth it. MORE  

The Rehab That Teaches You How to Drink Safely

By Hunter R. Slaton

Is moderate drinking a realistic treatment goal for drug users and heavy boozers? The Fix visits a radical Beverly Hills rehab to find out. MORE  

Drinking for Health Is a Zero-Sum Game

By Ben Feuerherd

Claims that moderate drinking boosts your health may be misleading, say doctors. MORE  

When Friends Relapse

By Laura Barcella

It’s not easy to watch the people you’ve been sober with decide to leave. But I’ve learned to not make it any harder on myself. MORE  

Half of Counselors Don't Always Advise Abstinence

By Valerie Tejeda

The last 20 years has seen a dramatic rise in addiction counselors willing to consider moderation as their clients' ultimate goal. MORE  

Study of Studies: Moderate Drinking Beats Dementia

By Jason Gotlieb

Exhaustive new research concludes that for unknown reasons, a little alcohol lowers the risk of dementia—but please don't go crazy, say scientists. MORE  

The Argument Against Abstinence

By Tony O'Neill

AA's total-abstinence policy works for many addicts. But it didn't work for me. After a decade of heroin hell it took a newborn baby and a few tabs of ecstasy to finally set me free. MORE  

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