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Study Finds Link Between Hallucinogens and Prison Recidivism

By Paul Gaita

Researchers have found that prisoners with so-called hallucinogen use disorder were far less likely to return to jail than convicts using marijuana, alcohol, and cocaine. MORE  

Were Cavemen Getting High on Psychedelics?

By Victoria Kim

Researchers suggest prehistoric cave paintings were painted under the influence of drugs. MORE  

Man on Shrooms Severs Own Manhood

By Bryan Le

An Ohio man's horrifying mushroom trip is sure to scar him—and everyone who reads about it. MORE  

Hallucinogens in Addiction Treatment: The Trippy New Era

By Kelly Bourdet

LSD, ecstasy and magic mushrooms are helping people face death, cope with trauma and quit booze and smokes. Can these drugs revolutionize addiction treatment, or is it all just tangerine trees and marmalade skies? MORE  

LSD Turns 70 Today

By Bryan Le

Since its accidental discovery in 1943, the psychedelic drug has made quite a mark. MORE  

Tripping in Prison

By Seth Ferranti

An inmate tells The Fix about the pros and cons of doing acid behind bars. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 15, 2013

By The Fix staff

New Jersey votes on new law to curb drug OD deaths, men are increasingly diagnosed with eating disorders, and Casey Pachall is back in the game after rehab. MORE  

Does Banning Psychedelics Hinder Science?

By Ariel Nagi

Prohibition of psychedelic drugs is blocking vital medical advances, claims a high-profile neuroscientist. MORE  

PCP, Quaaludes, Mescaline. What Became of Yesterday's "It" Drugs?

By Adam K. Raymond

Once decried as threats to our civilization, they're now all but forgotten. How did they fall under the radar? MORE  

Can Ecstasy Combat Autism?

By Dirk Hanson

A group of scientists believes that autism can be treated with the ultimate club drug. But not everyone is convinced. MORE  

The Quick Fix
Georgia Governor Signs 911 Medical Amnesty Law

Georgia became the 19th state to pass limited prosecution immunity to people calling emergency services to help save someone suffering from an overdose.

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Mobile Addicts on the Rise, According to Data Study

The data analytics company, Flurry, has found a triple-digit increase in the percentage of mobile addicts in the past year alone.

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DOJ To Make Sweeping Changes to Clemency Process

The expanded criteria will allow President Obama to potentially reduce the number of prisoners serving long sentences for federal drug convictions.

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LSD-like Drug 25i Lands Three Teens In Hospital

While closely mimicking the effects of LSD, taking 25i can ultimately lead to increased heart rates, disorientation, and even violent behavior.

10:30am
Wife of Slipknot Bassist Blames Doctor For Overdose Death

Daniel Baldi could face 18 years in prison if convicted for his role in Paul Gray's death, as well as the deaths of several others.

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Rehabilitation Directories

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Big Brother, Where Art Thou?

I barely made it out of my troubled adolescence and I had resources; how can I help an underprivileged teen with everything stacked against him?

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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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