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France's First Lady Exits Hospital After Drug Overdose

By McCarton Ackerman

The timing of Valerie Trierweiler's overdose, just after French president Francois Hollande admitted to having an affair with actress Julie Gayet, has people speculating. MORE  

Playmate Cassandra Lynn Hensley Found Dead

By Shawn Dwyer

An overdose is suspected after police found Miss February 2006 floating in a friend's bathtub. MORE  

Coroner Releases Lisa Robin Kelly's Cause of Death

By Allison McCabe

"That 70's Show" actress died in rehab from multiple drug intoxication. MORE  

Top Belfast DJ Dies From 'Speckled Rolex' Ecstasy

By McCarton Ackerman

Gerard Mulholland was one of several people at the house party poisoned by ecstasy laced with PMMA. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 20, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Kristen Johnston opens up some more, French deal blow to e-cigs, Florida pastor died of heroin and cocaine, and Kentucky beefs up heroin drug policy. MORE  

OD Antidote Shows 95% Success Rate

By Victoria Kim

After its success in one Mass. town, police across the country could soon be required to carry the life-saving nasal spray. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 22, 2013

By The Fix staff

Female alcoholics relapse for different reasons, smoking and drinking linked in lab rats, and Tennessee man allegedly stole human ashes believing they were cocaine. MORE  

Monteith Death Reveals "New Face of Heroin"

By McCarton Ackerman

The Glee actor's overdose highlights heroin's new demographic: white men in their 30s. MORE  

Cory Monteith Died From Heroin and Alcohol

By McCarton Ackerman

Coroners confirm the Glee actor died from substances, over a decade after he first got clean. MORE  

Actor Cory Monteith Dies of Suspected Overdose

By McCarton Ackerman

The 31-year-old Glee star had been open about his past relapses and recovery from addiction. MORE  

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Man Mistakenly Takes Meth, Walks Into Walmart Naked

A South Carolina man accidentally took methamphetamine, which made him "paranoid" and "crazy" enough to walk into a Walmart wearing nothing but tennis shoes.

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Support On the Rise for Giving Naloxone to Emergency Personnel

Proponents for equipping emergency responders with the lifesaving overdose antidote have become more vocal, with only those on the edges holding on to their opposition.

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Back From the Abyss: The Autobiography of a Low-Bottom Alky

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Eric Holder Optimistic, Cautious About Legal Marijuana

The nation's top law enforcement officer has sounded a conciliatory tone in recent months, though he remains hesitant to fully embrace legal pot.

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High Price of Breakthrough Hepatitis C Drug Expected to Decline

Though the price potentially will drop, poorer countries will continue to suffer from the disease until a cheaper generic drug is available for sale.

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Sober Living
How I Forgave the Woman Who Helped My Son Die of an Overdose

She introduced him to the drug that eventually killed him. It took a long time, but eventually I had to treat her the way my son would have wanted.

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 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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