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Morning Roundup: March 31, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Fourth person dies in SXSW crash, naked man on cocaine found riding tricycle, Philly bans e-cigs in public, and drunk hockey referee has fun on the ice. MORE  

Mother Suspected of Heroin Nod Has Daughter Taken Away

By Bryan Le

After a video of a child trying to wake her mother from an alleged heroin-induced stupor went viral, authorities located and removed the child from her mother's home. MORE  

An Epidemic of Heroin Overdoses

By Shawn Dwyer

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s tragic death has shined a public light on an epidemic of heroin-related deaths that has until now been largely ignored. MORE  

Philly Demolition Operator Was "High" During Collapse

By McCarton Ackerman

Sean Deschamp was allegedly on pot and codeine during last week's fatal building collapse. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 8, 2013

By The Fix staff

Toy company owner charged with drug money laundering, binge eating disorder is made official, and Teen Mom's Jenelle Evans speaks about her heroin addiction. MORE  

Philly Court Helps Sex Workers Heal

By May Wilkerson

Project Dawn Court's innovative methods help women break the cycle of addiction and prostitution. 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  

Philly Hosts Huge Walk For Recovery

By Chrisanne Grise

Last year, 15,000 people made it the biggest addiction recovery walk ever. Organizers tell The Fix they hope for even more on Saturday. MORE  

Philly Feels Pain of Recovery House Cuts

By Jeff Deeney

The loss of welfare payments that helped people into sober housing forces poor addicts back onto the streets. MORE  

Suicide Anonymous: Recovery From Addiction to Death

By May Wilkerson

A fledgling program modeled on AA helps people who have a compulsion to kill themselves. MORE  

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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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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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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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