Amy Winehouse’s Story: A Window into Addiction

A documentary about Amy Winehouse’s life presents an opportunity to better understand the disease of addiction and the people affected by it.

Guest Blogger: David Sheff’s Family Journey to Get “Clean”

David Sheff is the author of Clean: Overcoming Addiction and Ending America’s Greatest Tragedy. On March 13, we will welcome David as a featured speaker in an opiate addiction forum.

#Rxchat: Our Top Ten Takeaways

Last week, The Fix and Phoenix House hosted a lively #Rxchat on prescription drug abuse. Participants debated why teens abuse Ritalin, how to help addicted veterans, whether abuse-resistant pills are a good idea, and more.

The Myth of Crack Mothers and Babies

One film predicted to win big at this year’s Oscars is Precious, the story of a young African American woman who shows remarkable resilience in the face of incredible odds—including her mom’s physical and emotional abuse. While Mo’Nique tackles the r