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Taking The Stigma Out Of Addiction

By Paul Gaita

Addiction—a mental illness or a moral failing? MORE  

California Chips Away at the Stigma of Addiction

By Meghan Ralston

Some people may never stop using drugs, but they also never stop being human beings. MORE  

Normies React to the 12 Steps

By Juliet Abram

"I think admitting to having a problem in general is the right first step, but to admit powerlessness is unhealthy. .. I think admitting powerlessness is more harmful because it doesn't help. Admitting that you want and need help is more useful after admittance." MORE  

Michigan Senate Approves Drug Testing of Welfare Recipients

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite the stigmatization of welfare recipients and the failure of testing programs in other states, Michigan went ahead and passed the bill anyway. MORE  

Recovering Celebrities "Come Out" in New Film

By Sarah Beller

A bold new documentary, The Anonymous People, breaks the invisibility of addiction. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 26, 2013

By The Fix staff

Russian President OK's smoking ban, more sex partners linked to higher addiction risk, and Jennifer Lawrence gets drunk at the Oscars. 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 Brains Behind Beit T’Shuvah

By McCarton Ackerman

Thirty years ago, Harriet Rossetto wanted to help rehabilitate Jewish prisoners. Then she realized addiction was their biggest battle. 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  

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