The Fix Addiction and recovery, straight up. en How Does Your Drinking Impact Your Long-Term Health? <img src="" alt="" /><p>Experts agree staying within “healthy” drinking guidelines is the best way to avoid substance abuse issues.</p> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 13:00:00 -0400 May Wilkerson New Jersey Drug Overdose Deaths Two Times Higher Than Road Fatalities <img src="" alt="" /><p>A wide range of factors have led to the drastic increase in drug-related deaths.</p> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 10:30:00 -0400 Brent McCluskey The OxyContin Cartel: Billionaire Family 16th Richest in the U.S. <img src="" alt="" /><p>The Sackler family have profited handsomely from the highly addictive painkiller, according to Forbes.</p> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 08:30:00 -0400 Zachary Siegel 9 Things To Consider When Dating A Normie <img src="" alt="" /><p>My boyfriend, who I have been dating for eight months, is not sober. He is a normie, someone who can sit down with a beer, drink it, and move on with his life. It's an eye opening experience.</p> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 06:51:41 -0400 Beth Leipholtz Zen and the Art of Harm Reduction <img src="" alt="" /><p>Ilse Thompson speaks with&nbsp;Jana Drakka, the San Francisco-based Zen priest, about her&nbsp;approach&nbsp;to helping the homeless, and addicted people through her street ministry.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 06:51:20 -0400 Ilse Thompson Study Finds Link Between Blue Eyes and Alcoholism <img src="" alt="" /><p>Researchers found that eye color and alcohol dependency share the same genes.</p> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 19:30:00 -0400 May Wilkerson Over-Medicated Kids in Foster Care Get Some Relief <img src="" alt="" /><p>California addresses the startling trend of medicating young children in foster care.</p> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:30:00 -0400 Zachary Siegel Addiction Experts Weigh In on Charleston Shooter's Past Arrest for Suboxone Possession <img src="" alt="" /><p>Some addiction experts say Dylann Roof's possession of suboxone should have been a red flag.</p> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:30:00 -0400 May Wilkerson Can High Blood Pressure Meds Prevent Alcohol and Drug Relapse? <img src="" alt="" /><p>Researchers found that a dose of isradipine could possibly eliminate psychological cravings.</p> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:00:00 -0400 Paul Gaita Comfort Food <img src="" alt="" /><p>The tricky part about recovery from binge eating is that I can’t just avoid my addiction, or quit cold turkey.</p> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:00:00 -0400 Amanda M. McNeil