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Occasional Stimulant Use Changes Brain Of Users

By McCarton Ackerman

A new research study shows that even part-time stimulant use can alter brain chemistry. MORE  

U.K. Sees Staggering Rise In 'Legal High' Deaths

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite overall drug use being at record lows, Britain has seen a sudden explosion of deaths related to dietary supplements and laughing gas. MORE  

The Third Reich's Love Affair With Meth

By Victoria Kim

It was seen as the "ideal war drug" by the Nazis. Incredibly, German troops were still offered it as late as 1988. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 21, 2013

By Victoria Kim

Jon Bon Jovi says daughter's heroin overdose was "my worst moment as a father," a new toothbrush shoots caffeine into your mouth, and 1 in 10 teens use "study drugs." MORE  

Treating Sex and Drug Addictions All at Once

By Ben Feuerherd

Drug and sex addictions can "fuse" into a single "hybrid" condition, the inventor of a specialized high-end treatment program tells The Fix. MORE  

Kids With ADHD Want Their Meds

By McCarton Ackerman

Highly controversial ADHD medications receive a ringing endorsement from the kids who take them. MORE  

Students Still Seek Better Grades Through Drugs

By Chrisanne Grise

High-pressure high schools are hotbeds of the risky abuse of "academic steroids" like Adderall. MORE  

Driver High on Bath Salts Arrested for DUI

By Jeff Forester

"It's the law trying to keep up with the chemistry," explains Minnesota Sheriff Dave Bellows. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Dirk Hanson

Another Look at Anti-Addiction Vaccines, Heroin Comes to Kindergarten, and Drug Smugglers Go Ultralight. MORE  

NBC Video: College Students’ Widespread Abuse of Adderall

By Dirk Hanson

“When I’m on Adderall and I’m looking at the textbook I can forget about everything else around me,” one student told the Today Show. MORE  

The Quick Fix
Man Mistakenly Takes Meth, Walks Into Walmart Naked

A South Carolina man accidentally took methamphetamine, which made him "paranoid" and "crazy" enough to walk into a Walmart wearing nothing but tennis shoes.

4/18/14 7:30pm
Support On the Rise for Giving Naloxone to Emergency Personnel

Proponents for equipping emergency responders with the lifesaving overdose antidote have become more vocal, with only those on the edges holding on to their opposition.

4/18/14 5:30pm
Back From the Abyss: The Autobiography of a Low-Bottom Alky

Paid Sponsored Post: Follow Kieran Doherty’s wild ride of a life––from altar boy to rebel to alcohol-fueled criminal… bringing a whole new meaning to hitting bottom.

4/18/14 3:31pm
Eric Holder Optimistic, Cautious About Legal Marijuana

The nation's top law enforcement officer has sounded a conciliatory tone in recent months, though he remains hesitant to fully embrace legal pot.

4/18/14 3:30pm
High Price of Breakthrough Hepatitis C Drug Expected to Decline

Though the price potentially will drop, poorer countries will continue to suffer from the disease until a cheaper generic drug is available for sale.

4/18/14 1:00pm

Rehabilitation Directories

Sober Living
How I Forgave the Woman Who Helped My Son Die of an Overdose

She introduced him to the drug that eventually killed him. It took a long time, but eventually I had to treat her the way my son would have wanted.

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 San Diego rehab has a program for you—if you can tear yourself away from “the most amazing massages ever."

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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