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Breaking Free from Sexual Abuse

By Tessa Stein

The man with pedophilic tendencies lures his prey not with candy so much as by offering a different kind of yearned-for sweetness. He chooses the child hungry for love. MORE  

Genetics Or Self-Fulfilling Prophecy?

By Valerie Tejeda

If your family has addiction issues in the past, does talking to your children about it help or lead them down the same path? MORE  

Flying High

By Gary Leff

It might not be an addiction, but my obsession with frequent flier programs comes pretty close. MORE  

GHB, Conspiracy, and Suicide

By Allison McCabe

How one man's fight to elevate a sleep and fibromyalgia aid cost him his life as the FDA turned a societal dilemma over "crossover" drugs into a nightmare crime. MORE  

What Are You Waiting For? Author Kristen Moeller Dispenses Recovery Advice

By McCarton Ackerman

She managed to get and stay sober after suffering eating disorders, hard partying and after losing her home in a fire that killed three. Now she wants to share her story. MORE  

The Drug War Vs. Civilization – The Evidence that Civilization May Yet Win

By Sanho Tree

Sanity is finally emerging in the U.S and much of the world in reaction to the madness of the war against drugs. One of the world’s foremost drug war experts details why we are likely at a tipping point. Part 2 of a two part series.   MORE  

An Inside Look at the Drug War Vs. Civilization

By Sanho Tree

In which one of the world’s foremost drug war experts stacks up the madness of it with “holy sh*t” details. Part 1 of a two part series. Part 2, coming tomorrow, explores the emerging “thank God already” sanity. MORE  

How to Isolate and Treat Protracted Withdrawal Symptoms

By Jeanene Swanson

Protracted withdrawal syndrome, or PAWS, is the name of the condition that leaves recovering addicts and alcoholics feeling the worse for wear. Here are your options. MORE  

The High Risk of Relapse Leading to Accidental Overdose

By Kristen McGuiness

Philip Seymour Hoffman's death yesterday was not an isolated incident—death by overdose is an all too frequent result for the relapsing addict. Clean time decreases tolerance while cravings remain the same. MORE  

The Balancing Act Of Sobriety: Joe Putignano Talks Acrobatics And Addiction

By McCarton Ackerman

The gymnast, whose dreams were once derailed by his addiction, talks to The Fix about his new memoir documenting his triumphant return as a Cirque du Soleil acrobat. MORE  

God as You

By Jay Levin

If you decided to think like Brooks Greene-Barton, could be you'd light up and love up your life with no limits on how far it might take you.    MORE  

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Morning Roundup: April 23, 2014

Voters fill Cocaine Congressman's seat, drunk father puts daughter in headlock, Florida surgeon general opposes medical pot, and feds say powdered booze an error.

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New ABC Drama ‘Black Box’ Tackles Addiction

Kelly Reilly plays a world-renowned neuroscientist with bipolar disorder who gets off on skipping her meds.

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Republican State Congressman Arrested For DUI

Dan Eagle saw his rising star fade a bit after getting arrested for driving under the influence upon leaving a Taco Bell and blowing a red light in Tallahassee.

4/22/14 5:30pm
San Diego Man Claims Anti- Smoking Drug Made Him Kill Ex-Wife

Tim Danielson said that Chantix plunged him into depression weeks before he shot ex-wife Ming Qi several times and then tried to kill himself.

4/22/14 3:30pm
Supreme Court Smacks Down Rick Scott On Drug Testing

The high court denied Florida's petition to hear new arguments in the case, so naturally Scott remained defiant in his increasingly quixotic pursuit of mandatory drug testing.

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I barely made it out of my troubled adolescence and I had resources; how can I help an underprivileged teen with everything stacked against him?

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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.

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For a “rehab near the beach” experience that isn’t quite as costly as similar SoCal competitors, head to this Newport Beach treatment facility.

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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."

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

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