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SAMHSA Confirms "Garbagehead" Trend

By Hunter R. Slaton

Over a third of people who seek addiction treatment do so for poly-substance-abuse, new data shows. MORE  

10% of US Kids Live With Alcohol Abusing Parents

By Valerie Tejeda

And children of alcoholics are far likelier to develop their own substance abuse problems. MORE  

The Fix's Week in Science: January 11, 2012

By Walter Armstrong

Controversy over a 100% proof opiate painkiller, a potential first treatment for crystal meth addiction, and a new definition of recovery. MORE  

Spiked Drinks Are Sending Thousands to ER Each Year

By Ariel Nagi

Men are victims as well as women—and the 15,000 US ER cases in a year are just the tip of the iceberg. MORE  

US Proclaims National Recovery Month

By Will Godfrey

Hundreds of organizations and events all over the country seek to make addiction more visible and less stigmatized this month. MORE  

"I Don't Wanna Go to Rehab...I Say No, No, No!"

By Dirk Hanson

Only 1.2% of heavy drinkers say they would benefit from treatment. Are they in denial, or is the definition of alcohol dependence due for a revision? MORE  

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Actress Elizabeth Peña's Death Caused By Alcohol Abuse

The La Bamba actress died from cirrhosis of the liver due to alcohol.

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Racially Biased Pot Arrests Remain Same Under De Blasio

After campaigning against racial profiling, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has actually amplified the "unjust" practice.

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Macy Gray Says Drug Use Contributed To Career Decline

Gray admitted that fame made her a "massive asshole" and contributed to her descent into drug abuse.

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After $7.6 Billion, U.S. Drug War In Afghanistan A Stunning Failure

A new report shows that Afghan farmers produced a record amount of opium last year.

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Morning Roundup: Oct. 23, 2014

Drunk clown arrested for firing pellet gun into street, John McEnroe's son bought baking soda instead of cocaine, and man arrested with 'Ebola' heroin.

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