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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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Morning Roundup: Oct. 30, 2014

Dog helps police bust drug dealer owner, drunk Flybe pilot arrested before flying plane, and respected softball coach caught with crack cocaine.

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N.J. Internet Gambling Addiction Is Subject of Rutgers Study

Concerned about the impact of internet gambling, Rutgers will examine who, how, and why people become addicted.

10/30/14 7:30pm
British Teen Petitions Government to Tackle 'Thinspiration' Blogs

Diagnosed with anorexia, 18-year-old Alice Taylor has recovered from her eating disorder and wants help educating others about the disease.

10/30/14 5:30pm
Fraternity Suspended After Date-Rape Drug Accusations

The Phi Kappa Psi fraternity at Brown University has been suspended after two students claimed they were drugged and sexually assaulted.

10/30/14 3:30pm
Former Soldier Re-Enlists to Fight Addiction in the Military

Frank Greenagel has returned to active duty in order to wage war against the growing scourge of drug addiction in the military.

10/30/14 1:00pm

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Scott Phillips: You Are What You—

Last February, my oldest friend died of a heroin overdose at the age of 49. He beat me to recovery, and he beat me to death. He also gave a final, drug-alogue interview on my radio show 20 hours before he died.

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