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How I Became a Master Thespian Via a Sober Acting Program

By Suzy PetchEam as told to Kate Schmier

I moved to New York to study acting—that's when I started using drugs, eventually working my way up to heroin. But thanks to a sober acting program, I am finally thriving after 15 years of addiction. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 10, 2013

By Bryan Le

Outdoor smoking bans have an ulterior motive, Asiana 214 pilots not tested for drugs or alcohol, and Teen Mom star Farrah Abraham is kicked out of rehab. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 23, 2013

By Victoria Kim

Scientists discover cocaine-blocking moleculefood addiction could be at the root of global obesity epidemic, and rapper Lil' Scrappy goes to rehab for marijuana addiction.  MORE  

Today at 3 pm: Join Our Twitter Chat on Rx Drugs!

By Bryan Le

How did America get hooked on prescription pills? And what can we do about it? Join us with our co-hosts Phoenix House on #rxchat! MORE  

The Loneliness of the Addict Activist

By Maia Szalavitz

Since AIDS, I've worked to try to help addicts unite as a political force. Go ahead and laugh. But we remain the only "disease community" that can't stand up for itself. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 14, 2013

By Bryan Le

Afghanistan tops the list of illegal drug producers—again, Sweden eyes going smoke-free by 2025, and Bloomberg admits to a Cheez-It addiction. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 15, 2013

By Bryan Le

Synthetic marijuana may cause kidney damage, Bloomberg seeks an end to jail time for pot, and a 12-step group helps compulsive shoplifters. MORE  

The Fix's #Drugpol Debate Bursts With Ideas

By Bryan Le

Everyone from feisty netizens to the federal Office of National Drug Control Policy joined our #drugpol Twitter chat with gusto. MORE  

Today: Join Our Twitter Chat on Drug Policy

By Nina Puro

We invite YOU to debate the drug policies that affect us all: February 6 at 3 pm EST. Tweet #drugpol to join! MORE  

What Should Our Drug Laws Be?

By Bryan Le

Legalization, decriminalization, or neither? Have your say: Join a Twitter debate with The Fix and Phoenix House on February 6! MORE  

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