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Facing Fear Sober

By Anna David

I used to hoover cocaine and drown myself in alcohol. Plus, I was so ruled by terror I couldn’t even admit I was scared. Sobriety has changed most of that. MORE  

Online Writing for the Alcoholic

By Taylor Ellsworth

There's a constant stream of negativity coming at me—and I don't mean the critical voice of my own addiction. I'm talking about Internet commenters. MORE  

Twenty-Six Miles to Recovery

By Taylor Ellsworth

First I thought I could never run a marathon. Then I thought it would cure my eating disorder. I was wrong on both counts. MORE  

Never Not Sober

By Anna David

Before he quit drinking, Jimmy Pardo—the host of the popular podcast Never Not Funny—used to get tossed out of casinos. Now, every Thanksgiving, he raises money for disabled kids. That's no joke. MORE  

Morning Roundup: November 14, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Tennis considers anti-doping tests, feds and states tangle over pot legalization, and Richie Sambora talks about his booze and painkiller abuse. MORE  

You're Invited to Recovery Fair

By Benjamin Fairway

The Fix and The Hills will gather with thousands of addicts in LA tomorrow to celebrate recovery. We hope you'll join us. MORE  

Why Sobriety Is a Marathon

By Will Godfrey

Running Ransom Road is one man's story of confronting his alcoholic past through a series of grueling marathons. The author tells The Fix how it works. MORE  

Rehab's Tough Guy

By McCarton Ackerman

For the sixth season, Will Smith is keeping Dr. Drew's patients in line. But his own life story is far wilder than anything you've seen on TV. MORE  

Morning Roundup: October 10, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Social media "more tempting" than sex or cigarettes, the FDA wants to reargue cigarette warning label rules, and Russell Brand celebrates 10 years sober. MORE  

Fifth Time’s a Charm

By Amy Dresner

I’ve been going to rehab for the past 15 years. But this is my last one—I hope.  MORE  

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