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College Sober—It's Like Cheating

By Zachary Siegel

My priorities and constructs as a student addicted to heroin were a farce MORE  

Stalking Got Me Sober

By Dufflyn Lammers

They say it is a program of attraction. They are right. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 24, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Cameron Diaz upset over Drew Barrymore drug questions, Daniel Radcliffe says no booze means better sex, and drunk man gets into fist fight with bus stop sign. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 23, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Lars Ulrich credits Noel Gallagher for quitting cocaine, Shia LaBeouf says Brad Pitt helped him get sober, and daughter of Real Housewives star arrested for DUI. MORE  

Comic Transformation

By Amy Dresner

With 20 years of sobriety, comedian Ian Harvie looks back on coming out as a lesbian, then as an alcoholic and then as transitioning into a male body in The Fix Q&A. MORE  

Clean and Serene Sex Work

By Veronica Monet

Prostitution and sobriety are not mutually exclusive. MORE  

An Addict By Any Other Name

By Vicki Abelson

You can't turn a pickle into a cucumber. I've always been an addict. This is how I stay sober. MORE  

How To Help Your Kid Stay Clean

By Cathy Cassata

Practical tips from experts on how to help your children avoid the pitfalls of addiction. Spoiler alert—it starts at home. MORE  

Don't Drink No Matter What

By Christopher Tepedino

The Fix interviews a courageous soul who took his first drink at age seven, and maintains his 20 plus years of sobriety today, despite battling leukemia. MORE  

Online Dating in Sobriety

By Neville Elder

I used to rely heavily on alcohol to start, maintain and end relationships with women. Dating online sober has been a shaky experience, to say the least. MORE  

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The Quick Fix
Rob Schneider Blames Big Pharma For Death of Robin Williams

The Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo actor took to Twitter to vent about the side effects of prescription drugs.

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Morning Roundup: Aug. 20, 2014

Ryan Malone pleads no contest to DUI charge, private schools in Cleveland to start drug testing, and Saudis behead four men for smuggling drugs.

7:00am
Tobacco Plants Are Key in Containing Ebola Outbreak

A new, experimental plant-based treatment has saved the lives of five infected patients, including two Americans.

8/19/14 7:30pm
Al Olson Leaves NBC News for Marijuana News

The veteran reporter is leaving to head Marijuana.com as the site's managing editor and revealed his lifelong love for marijuana along the way.

8/19/14 5:30pm
National Marijuana Arrests Have Tripled Since 1991

This despite the growing acceptance of marijuana at the state and even federal level.

8/19/14 3:30pm

Rehabilitation Directories

The Rehab Review
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, appealing and commendable 4.5 star (our system doesn't yet show the 1/2 star) San Diego rehab has a program for you. 

Reflections
 
 
 
 

This exclusive Northern California rehab is all about client choice—as well as golf outings, Buddhist field trips and keeping up with the office.

Capo By The Sea
 
 
 
 

Capo By The Sea offers an executive rehab program complete with medical detox and a focus on dual-diagnosis issues, as well as an outpatient option in an environment that exudes the kind of beach house optimism one would expect from an Orange County recovery outfit.

Journey Malibu
 
 
 
 

Want many of the luxury amenities A-listers have come to expect—including an enormous backyard with a pool and patio, an herb garden, a volleyball net and a spectacular vista of the Santa Monica mountains—with a recovery program to match?

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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