The Fix http://www.thefix.com Addiction and recovery, straight up. en Designated Driver: Uber and MADD Team Up http://www.thefix.com/content/uber-MADD-Mothers-Against-Drunk-Driving-Memorial-Day-Neville-Elder-0523 <img src="http://d21no8zvelat5l.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/Crash-Spader-Koteas.jpg?itok=iTjsK5bs" alt="" /><p>Memorial Day driving could be safer this year, due to an unlikely alliance.</p> Fri, 22 May 2015 23:02:42 -0400 Neville Elder http://www.thefix.com/content/uber-MADD-Mothers-Against-Drunk-Driving-Memorial-Day-Neville-Elder-0523 How a Computer Can Tell If You’re Drunk http://www.thefix.com/content/how-computer-can-tell-if-you%E2%80%99re-drunk <img src="http://d21no8zvelat5l.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/computer%20algorithm.jpg?itok=DqaHUYfL" alt="" /><p>This could be the start of a Skynet-like takeover of drunk driving enforcement. Or not.</p> Fri, 22 May 2015 19:30:00 -0400 Paul Gaita http://www.thefix.com/content/how-computer-can-tell-if-you%E2%80%99re-drunk Indiana Teen Dies in Police Custody After Taking Synthetic Marijuana http://www.thefix.com/content/indiana-teen-dies-police-custody-after-taking-synthetic-marijuana <img src="http://d21no8zvelat5l.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/spilled%20synthetic%20pot.jpg?itok=KTtAnbN8" alt="" /><p>Kyler Myers died while being transported to the hospital from county jail.</p> Fri, 22 May 2015 17:30:00 -0400 Victoria Kim http://www.thefix.com/content/indiana-teen-dies-police-custody-after-taking-synthetic-marijuana Harlem Choir Using Music to Overcome Addiction and Inspire Others http://www.thefix.com/content/harlem-choir-using-music-overcome-addiction-and-inspire-others <img src="http://d21no8zvelat5l.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/arc%20gospel%20choir.jpg?itok=p1Lc4sV4" alt="" /><p>The Arc Gospel Choir is entirely comprised of former drug abusers.</p> Fri, 22 May 2015 15:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman http://www.thefix.com/content/harlem-choir-using-music-overcome-addiction-and-inspire-others Incidence of Heroin Fatalities Actually Much Higher Than First Thought http://www.thefix.com/content/incidence-heroin-fatalities-actually-much-higher-first-thought <img src="http://d21no8zvelat5l.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/cooking%20heroin_1.jpg?itok=YQLvziOQ" alt="" /><p>It’s likely hundreds who have died from heroin overdose are not counted in the latest statistics.</p> Fri, 22 May 2015 13:00:00 -0400 Zachary Siegel http://www.thefix.com/content/incidence-heroin-fatalities-actually-much-higher-first-thought Washington Pot Stores Busted For Selling to Minors http://www.thefix.com/content/washington-pot-stores-busted-selling-minors <img src="http://d21no8zvelat5l.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/pot%20store%20counter.jpeg?itok=ksHLMoPO" alt="" /><p>Four out of 22 pot retailers were caught in a statewide sting.</p> Fri, 22 May 2015 10:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman http://www.thefix.com/content/washington-pot-stores-busted-selling-minors Woman Sues Former Employer After Being Fired While In Rehab http://www.thefix.com/content/woman-sues-former-employer-after-being-fired-while-rehab <img src="http://d21no8zvelat5l.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/you%20are%20fired.jpg?itok=i3VY-zlS" alt="" /><p>Lucy Dafala claimed she was fired in 2012 for seeking help for her battle with booze.</p> Fri, 22 May 2015 08:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman http://www.thefix.com/content/woman-sues-former-employer-after-being-fired-while-rehab Morning Roundup: May 22, 2015 http://www.thefix.com/content/morning-roundup-may-22-2015 <img src="http://d21no8zvelat5l.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/chris%20pratt.jpg?itok=kuvM7qpr" alt="" /><p>Drunk <strong>Chris Pratt</strong> dispenses bad acting advice, cop shoots two black men for <strong>stealing beer</strong>, and cocaine charges against <strong>Trick Daddy</strong> dropped.</p> Fri, 22 May 2015 07:00:00 -0400 Shawn Dwyer http://www.thefix.com/content/morning-roundup-may-22-2015 Shame Knows Your Name http://www.thefix.com/content/shame-knows-your-name <img src="http://d21no8zvelat5l.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/shameknows.jpg?itok=Uz1GTRaN" alt="" /><p>Shame does not need anyone physically present to become manifest. All we need to do is imagine another being there and there comes shame.</p> Fri, 22 May 2015 06:30:36 -0400 Zachary Siegel http://www.thefix.com/content/shame-knows-your-name Comedian Craig Gass Talks the Sober Side of Comedy http://www.thefix.com/content/comedian-craig-gass-talks-sober-side-comedy <img src="http://d21no8zvelat5l.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/craiggass.jpg?itok=nUQj3gXU" alt="" /><p>Cocaine addiction that started in his teens and continued into his 30s threatened to take all of his success away. Gass has now been clean and sober for over 10 years.</p> Fri, 22 May 2015 06:30:08 -0400 McCarton Ackerman http://www.thefix.com/content/comedian-craig-gass-talks-sober-side-comedy