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Morning Roundup: June 6, 2013

By Bryan Le

Dutch coffeeshops defy ban and sell pot to tourists, England opens first highway rest stop pub, and olympic skier Lindsey Vonn is drug tested on the red carpet. MORE  

Opioids Linked to Rising Suicide Rate

By Sarah Beller

Suicide deaths now surpass road fatalities, and the availability of lethal Rx drugs plays a role. MORE  

Colleges Clamp Down on ADHD Drugs

By Sarah Beller

Rampant abuse of "study drugs" drives many colleges to adopt stricter policies. Students tell The Fix they doubt much will change. MORE  

Mindy McCready "Left Rehab Too Soon"

By McCarton Ackerman

The late singer's ex says she was at high risk and her suicide could have been prevented. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 18, 2013

By The Fix staff

Israel fights eating disorders, a new medicine could "sober you up in seconds," and country singer Mindy McCready found dead at 37. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 4, 2013

By The Fix staff

Adderall-fueled suicide raises concerns over ADHD drugs, ecstasy could save marriages, and Justin Bieber partied with a bottle of codeine. MORE  

Jovan Belcher Was Drunk at Time of Murder-Suicide

By Sarah Beller

The Kansas City Chief linebacker's BAC was twice the legal limit, today's autopsy reveals. 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  

Gov. Anti-Suicide Plan Relies on Facebook

By Chrisanne Grise

In Suicide Prevention Week, the US government launches a strategy with an extra focus on teens and veterans. MORE  

Why I Share the Way I Do

By Amy Dresner

I’ve been called self-indulgent, crazy, angry and outrageous for writing and talking about my addiction and mental illness. But there's a method to the madness. MORE  

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