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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  

Eminem Shares His Rock Bottom and Recovery

By Chrisanne Grise

In a new documentary, the recovering rapper talks candidly about his near-fatal battle with addiction. MORE  

Matthew Perry Turns His Malibu Mansion Into a Sober Home

By May Wilkerson

The sober Friends actor hopes to help other addicts navigate the bumpy road after rehab. MORE  

Philip Seymour Hoffman Bounces Back From Relapse

By McCarton Ackerman

The Oscar-winning actor went through detox for heroin and Rx drugs following 23 years clean. MORE  

Charlie Brown Actor Ordered To Rehab

By McCarton Ackerman

The former Peanuts actor is sent to drug treatment to serve his one-year sentence for stalking MORE  

Cat Marnell Lands a Book Deal

By May Wilkerson

The infamous blogger is reportedly being paid $500K to chronicle her drug-fueled exploits. MORE  

Chaz Bono Fights Food Addiction

By May Wilkerson

Cher's son talks about his battle to lose weight after beating drug and alcohol addiction. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 1, 2013

By The Fix staff

Heroin use rises among Afghan youth, task force debates how to tax weed in Colorado, and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. hit with 900k fine for pot. MORE  

Wilco's Jeff Tweedy Surrenders to Sobriety

By McCarton Ackerman

The Wilco frontman says now even the thought of opiates makes him "anxious and sick." MORE  

Chaz Bono Beat Rx Addiction

By McCarton Ackerman

Cher's son says his high profile struggle with gender identity contributed to his addiction. MORE  

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Kentucky Teens Impacted By Drug Abuse Eligible For College Scholarship

Once again, the Sarah Shay Memorial Scholarship and the Michael Donta Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to high school students affected by drugs.

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Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death Contributing to Greater Naloxone Access

The actor's death has triggered dozens of states to enact naloxone programs and Good Samaritan laws.

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Morning Roundup: Oct. 30, 2014

Mike Tyson claims he shared the same drug dealer as Robin Williams, police pull drunk man from burning car, and zombie woman arrested twice for DUI.

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Divorced or Separated Women Report Higher Stress and More Drug Use Than Men

Women who had ended their marriages reported higher levels of drug and alcohol use as a means to relieve stress.

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Banned Drugs Still Found in Weight-Loss Supplements

A new study shows that banned drugs and even anabolic steroids are still found in dietary supplements and sexual enhancement aids.

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Not So Sexy: Tales From a Relapser’s Bed

In darker periods, I would sleep with some guy in the hopes of making him love me. It would work for a couple of months here and there, but I could only keep ‘sloppy drunk girl’ at bay for so long.

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