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The Book of Drugs by Mike Doughty
3 years ago

The Book of Drugs by Mike Doughty

Regret, unfiltered anger, disappointment, hope, compassion, practical drug-coping information, dispiriting hookups, Jeff Buckley player-hating, Thanksgiving overdoses, Buzz Bin sausage making, unfiltered assholery, easy-to-decipher music-industry pseudonyms, 12-step knowledge, and a painfully honest look …
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Philip Seymour Hoffman: His Death, Their Lives
3 years ago

Philip Seymour Hoffman: His Death, Their Lives

For some in A.A. and other addiction recovery groups, the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman hits home. In the first hours and days that followed Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death from an …
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Junky by William Burroughs
3 years ago

Junky by William Burroughs

In 1953, at the height of American conformism and anti-communist hysteria, William S. Burroughs published Junky, an irresistible strung-out ode to the joys and perversities of drug addiction. The pulp …
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Lowering the Deadly Cost of Drug Abuse
3 years ago

Lowering the Deadly Cost of Drug Abuse

As even quaint New England towns deal with desperate residents chasing their next hit of heroin, pain killers or other hard drugs, and with overdose deaths increasing, officials trying to …
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Clean & Cool: 3 in Recovery
3 years ago

Clean & Cool: 3 in Recovery

By  • Heroin, People

Ah yes that cool, cool water. I love the taste of water in the morning, and so do our friends in recovery: David Bowie, Anthony Bourdain, and Neil Young. David …
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