How I Became a Cocaine Addict

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Cocaine temporarily solved a big problem for Brian Cuban. But it created even bigger ones. Now in recovery, he recounts his journey into addiction.

America Anonymous

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Why do we fail so spectacularly at treating addiction? Maybe because we’ve never been able to agree on what it is.

Baking Bad

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Grade A nose candy. Book him, Dan-O.

A Snowball in Hell

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Dan Kimber barely recognizes one of his oldest friends, now in the throes of cocaine addiction.

Brazil State Unveils New Crack Rehabilitation Initiative

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A recent study from the Federal University of Sao Paulo shows that “Brazil is now the world’s largest consumer of both cocaine and its crack derivative.”

The Violence of Homelessness: A Young Male Survivor’s Story [Trigger warning]

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W.R.R. escaped his father’s child sex ring only to endure the horrors of homelessness: illness, starvation, and yet more sexual violence. How does this survivor find meaning in his life today?

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Partying Doesn’t Have to Mean Risking Rape

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Can we create a safer party culture for all?

São Paulo Brazil to Begin Involuntary Commitment of Adult Crack Addicts

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A recent report states that at least 6 million adults in Brazil have used cocaine in some form.

Music for Boys

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Why Fiona Apple’s music mattered to Vincent Scarpa, even when he thought it wasn’t supposed to.

Losing My Religion, Gaining Spirituality

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Brandon Ferdig’s story of getting sober, finding “god”, and relating with his religious family.

Where the F**k Do I Surrender?

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A family history of addiction and recovery.

Has Anyone Seen My Faith?

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 Eighteen years after losing his faith, J.R. Reed would really like to find it again. I can’t stand when I misplace things. On a scale of 1-10 I give it a 12.  If it’s something important I move it up to the 15-20 range, depending on what it is. I tell you this because about […]

On Losing Lance

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Mark Radcliffe was once an elite cyclist who looked up to Lance Armstrong as a role model. Now he knows what a dirty sport it’s always been.

Ten Things I’ve Learned From Not Drinking Alcohol

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Josh Bowman has learned a few things from taking a break from alcohol.

27 Years Without a Fix

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Ron Tannebaum shares his story of the luxurious wealth and crippling addiction that came with smuggling, dealing, and ultimately abusing cocaine and heroin.

Michael Ray Richardson Talks to Good Sports

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We caught up with the former All-Star to talk about Larry Bird, his struggles, and the corruption that is the Premier Basketball League.