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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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