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A Quarter of US Suicide Victims Are Drunk

By Valerie Tejeda

Rates of intoxicated suicide are highest among younger men, veterans and Native Americans. MORE  

Mary Kennedy Found Dead at 52

By Valerie Tejeda

The estranged wife of RFK Jr. had a turbulent history with drugs and alcohol. MORE  

Cutting: A Painful Addiction

By McCarton Ackerman

Cutting yourself to quell emotional pain isn’t all that different from drinking or drugging, though the scars are more apparent. The question is: How dangerous is it? MORE  

Suicide Anonymous: Recovery From Addiction to Death

By May Wilkerson

A fledgling program modeled on AA helps people who have a compulsion to kill themselves. MORE  

Revealed: The Original Artwork of Kurt Cobain

By Cole Louison

Exactly 18 years after the suicide of Kurt Cobain, The Fix unveils five of his original artworks. A dark look into the mind of a tortured heroin addict, they're also ground zero in a battle between Cobain's widow and his publishing company. MORE  

The Radical World of the Recovery Rabbi

By McCarton Ackerman

Rabbi Shais Taub has turned heads with his very unorthodox views on recovery. But his teachings are surprisingly in line with the 12 Steps. MORE  

How AA Made Me a Comic

By Amy Dresner

I never knew I was that funny until my shares started killing. And it wasn’t too long a journey from the rooms to the stage.  MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 8, 2012

By Rebecca Gray

Prescription drug costs are surging, Texas warns spring breakers to steer clear of Mexico, and Demi Lovato admits she still struggles with bulimia and cutting. MORE  

Keeping Your Sobriety in the Psych Ward

By Amy Dresner

A suicide attempt in sobriety landed me in a psych ward, surrounded by people who talked about porn, corn and hearing voices. They just may have saved my life. MORE  

Meth-Fueled Argument Leads Mom to Murder

By Luke Walker

A woman filmed herself smoking meth on an iPad. Soon after, her two kids were dead. MORE  

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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