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World AIDS Day: Solidarity, Struggle—Even Celebration

By May Wilkerson

While the global AIDS epidemic is leveling out, drug users and prisoners remain at high risk. MORE  

Philly Court Helps Sex Workers Heal

By May Wilkerson

Project Dawn Court's innovative methods help women break the cycle of addiction and prostitution. MORE  

Vietnam Frees Sex Workers From Rehab

By Bryan Le

Sex workers will no longer be forced into rehab—but drug addicts will remain in lockdown. MORE  

Morning Roundup: September 18, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Heroin use spikes in Detroit, pimps use K2 to control young sex workers, and Teen Mom star Catelynn Lowell is caught with a bong. MORE  

How to Quit Being a Hooker

By McCarton Ackerman

With sex addiction claiming celebrity headlines in recent years, Sex Workers Anonymous addresses the less glamorous topic: addiction to prostitution. MORE  

A Teacher's Addiction Triggers a National Scandal

By Melissa Petro

When the media discovered her past as a sex worker, Melissa Petro lost her beloved teaching job, triggering a national firestorm. A year later, she wonders if her downfall was the result of her long-time addiction.  MORE  

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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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