The Fix http://www.thefix.com Addiction and recovery, straight up. en Joe Sober—Because God http://www.thefix.com/content/24-hours-day-according-joe-sober <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/THANKS-FOR-SHARING-JOSH.jpg?itok=UOD63llZ" alt="" /><p>I didn't rewrite the Big Book, but that '24 Hours a Day' book needed some of that Joe Sober-power. You're welcome.</p> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:50:00 -0400 Joe Sober http://www.thefix.com/content/24-hours-day-according-joe-sober Ottawa Gunman Had Lengthy History Of Drug Addiction http://www.thefix.com/content/ottawa-gunman-had-lengthy-history-drug-addiction <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/ottawa%20gunman.jpg?itok=Gz09oWD4" alt="" /><p>Michael Zehaf-Bibeau tried in vain to kick his crack cocaine and heroin addictions.</p> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman http://www.thefix.com/content/ottawa-gunman-had-lengthy-history-drug-addiction Daughter of Porn King Larry Flynt in Critical Condition After Drunk Driving Accident http://www.thefix.com/content/daughter-porn-king-larry-flynt-critical-condition-after-drunk-driving-accident <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/larry%20flynt.jpg?itok=bDeLH9KS" alt="" /><p>Lisa Flynt's blood alcohol was twice the legal limit when she crashed into an Ohio store last Friday.</p> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman http://www.thefix.com/content/daughter-porn-king-larry-flynt-critical-condition-after-drunk-driving-accident Nicotine Vaccine Could Help Smokers Kick the Habit http://www.thefix.com/content/nicotine-vaccine-could-help-smokers-kick-habit <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/vaccine%20concept.jpg?itok=IimS3ITw" alt="" /><p>The vaccine deprives the brain of nicotine, thereby eliminating the high caused by tobacco.</p> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:30:00 -0400 Brent McCluskey http://www.thefix.com/content/nicotine-vaccine-could-help-smokers-kick-habit The David Sheff Solution http://www.thefix.com/content/beyond-beautiful-boy-battling-america%E2%80%99s-greatest-tragedy <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/semel.png?itok=G1n9LPA6" alt="" /><p>Author David Sheff on the stigma of addiction, the concept of rock bottom, the rise of video game addiction, and how to help the most vulnerable among us, in <em>The Fix</em> Q&amp;A.</p> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:57:23 -0400 John Lavitt http://www.thefix.com/content/beyond-beautiful-boy-battling-america%E2%80%99s-greatest-tragedy Prepubescent Drug Dealer Highlights Australia’s Growing Meth Problem http://www.thefix.com/content/prepubescent-drug-dealer-highlights-australia%E2%80%99s-growing-meth-problem <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/meth%20pipe_0.jpg?itok=bD1Cq88S" alt="" /><p>Not only is meth use on the rise in Australia, but addicts are becoming younger.</p> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:00:00 -0400 Paul Gaita http://www.thefix.com/content/prepubescent-drug-dealer-highlights-australia%E2%80%99s-growing-meth-problem Father-Son Treatment Center Pioneers Accused of Mass Fraud http://www.thefix.com/content/father-son-treatment-center-pioneers-accused-mass-fraud <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/embezzlement.jpg?itok=e1-0ySsu" alt="" /><p>Alan and Jason Brand are accused of embezzling millions in Medicaid funds.</p> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman http://www.thefix.com/content/father-son-treatment-center-pioneers-accused-mass-fraud Alleged Drug Dealer Arrested For Selling 'Ebola' http://www.thefix.com/content/alleged-drug-dealer-arrested-selling-ebola-heroin <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/ebola%20up%20close.jpg?itok=sDq_Y-Xv" alt="" /><p>It was only a matter of time until someone used an 'Ebola' stamp.</p> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman http://www.thefix.com/content/alleged-drug-dealer-arrested-selling-ebola-heroin Morning Roundup: Oct. 24, 2014 http://www.thefix.com/content/morning-roundup-oct-24-2014 <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/george%20clinton.jpg?itok=F9vok0Rx" alt="" /><p>World's top badminton player <strong>tests positive</strong> for drugs, CHP officer accused of sending himself <strong>nude photos</strong> of DUI suspect, and drunk man falls into <strong>septic tank</strong>.</p> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Shawn Dwyer http://www.thefix.com/content/morning-roundup-oct-24-2014 25 to 35-Year-Olds Most Affected by Eating Disorders in Ireland http://www.thefix.com/content/25-35-year-olds-most-affected-eating-disorders-ireland <img src="http://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/young%20woman%20grasss.jpg?itok=3T2LnZEG" alt="" /><p>The new report stresses that eating disorders can affect people of any age, not just teenagers.</p> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:30:00 -0400 John Lavitt http://www.thefix.com/content/25-35-year-olds-most-affected-eating-disorders-ireland