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Brooke Mueller "Did Not OD"

By Valerie Tejeda

Charlie Sheen's ex-wife was diagnosed with "exhaustion and dehydration," reps say. MORE  

Pete Doherty Reveals Affair With Amy Winehouse

By Chrisanne Grise

The rock star and addict speaks out on Kate Moss, crack and his "explosive romance" with Amy Winehouse. MORE  

3 Lessons from Bon Jovi's Daughter's Overdose

By Maia Szalavitz

A Fix expert offers three key safety rules that could potentially save a life in the event of an opioid overdose. MORE  

Britney Spears "OD'd on Amphetamines"

By McCarton Ackerman

A libel case launched by Britney Spears' ex-manager Sam Lutfi against her parents hears startling claims about the singer's drug problems. MORE  

Garrett Reid Died From Heroin OD, Coroner Confirms

By Bryan Le

The son of Eagles coach Andy Reid had long-struggled with addiction before his August death. MORE  

Glittering Event Makes $500,000 for Recovery

By Anna David

A foundation started by a family who lost their son to addiction draws a who's who of Hollywood heavyweights. MORE  

Slipknot Bassist's Doc Charged With Rx Drug Deaths

By Bryan Le

An Iowa doctor has been charged with involuntarily killing eight patients by overprescribing painkillers. MORE  

Today Honors Those Who Died by OD

By Bryan Le

International Overdose Awareness Day is a chance to promote policies that will cut our soaring fatality rate, the Drug Policy Alliance tells The Fix. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 23, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

The Drug Czar calls for wider distribution of naloxone, a midwestern drought helps cops spot weed, and how Barack Obama quit smoking with the help of his daughters. MORE  

Is AM 2201 the Next "Deadly" Drug?

By McCarton Ackerman

A synthetic drug causes eight ODs in Charleston—and some strong reactions of another kind. MORE  

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The Quick Fix
Whoopi Goldberg to Write Pot Column For Denver Post

Even though she was once a functioning addict, the Oscar-winning actress turned to vaporized weed to treat headaches stemming from glaucoma.

8:30am
Morning Roundup: April 21, 2014

Rob Ford kicks off re-election with free alcohol, Ohio bans more synthetics, pot smokers hiding weed in vaporizers, and government approves powdered booze.

7:00am
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.

4/18/14 7:30pm
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.

4/18/14 5:30pm
Back From the Abyss: The Autobiography of a Low-Bottom Alky

Paid Sponsored Post: Follow Kieran Doherty’s wild ride of a life––from altar boy to rebel to alcohol-fueled criminal… bringing a whole new meaning to hitting bottom.

4/18/14 3:31pm

Rehabilitation Directories

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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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