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Fix Contributor Amber Tozer's 'Sober Stick Figure' Draws Rave Reviews

Last Comic Standing’s Amber Tozer is a treasured writer here at The Fix—but we aren’t...

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Morning Roundup: May 23, 2017

Student art on opioid addiction gives $10,000 in prizes, 11-year-old turns in dad for selling drugs, Instagram ranked worst for young people's mental...

Kelly Fitzgerald: Am I Worthy of Recovery?

The author on a recent trip to Turks and Caicos I don't think it's unusual to walk through life and continuously wonder, "Why...
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NEWS

Fake Xanax is Here…And It’s Deadly

We’re feeling the anxiety these days and an increasing number of people are turning to drugs like Xanax – a mild sedative used...

5 Scary Facts You Didn’t Know About Prescription Opioid Painkillers

Every day in America, approximately 50 people die from overdosing on prescription painkillers. An opioid epidemic has swept the nation. Every day in America,...

How I Juggled Probation and Active Addiction

After my arrest, I took the probation option without reading the fine print. In 2010, I was arrested for a “DUI with Enhancements” and...
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ADDICTION

Magic mushroom compound could help treat depression

A hallucinogenic compound found in "magic mushrooms" could lead to a new antidepressant, says...

Morning Roundup: Feb. 14, 2017

Report: sharp rise in older Americans' use of multiple psychiatric drugs, ex-narc exposes systemic...

Moderate drinking may benefit 'good' cholesterol levels

New research offers further support for the possible heart health benefits of moderate drinking,...

Morning Roundup: Oct. 12, 2016

Bioelectronics tries to shock patients out of addiction, San Francisco has a new mental...

Study Highlights Racial Disparities In Oregon Drug Arrests

African Americans make up less than...

TREATMENT

Samantha Rodman PhD: 'My Daughter Is On Drugs And My...

Reader Trying To Be There writes, My daughter is now almost 21 and lives with her boyfriend at his mom's home. She has struggled with...

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Mothers May Get Too Many Opioids After C-Sections

When Theresa Edwards, a freelance writer in Austin, Texas, was giving birth to her daughter in 2006, she had a cesarean delivery, or...