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Obese Food Addicts Face Added Stigma

By Chrisanne Grise

The public comes down hard on addicts, especially those who are obese, a study finds. MORE  

"The Hope Share" Helps Addicts Connect Online

By Ben Feuerherd

Addicts across the globe are invited to participate in a live storytelling event on February 6. MORE  

The Deadly Stigma of Addiction

By Dr. Richard Juman

Is it possible to separate the disease of addiction from the stigma? Here are eight life-changing reasons we should try. MORE  

Film Seeks to "Sensationalize" Recovery

By Gabrielle Wuhl

A passionate recovery advocate tells The Fix about his goal to fight stigma with a powerful documentary. MORE  

The Great Antidepressant Hypocrisy

By Maia Szalavitz

Most people think Americans are popping Prozac like candy. But in reality, depression is far more common than we think. Could it be that we're not medicated enough? MORE  

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