The Fix http://www.thefix.com Addiction and recovery, straight up. en Suboxone Prescribing Under Scrutiny in Tennessee http://www.thefix.com/content/suboxone-prescribing-under-scrutiny-tennessee <img src="http://d2opwwnn6mpgl2.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/man%20fixing.jpg?itok=G6BJPopY" alt="" /><p>Why are doctors in a small Tennessee city prescribing the most Suboxone in the country?</p> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:30:00 -0400 Zachary Siegel http://www.thefix.com/content/suboxone-prescribing-under-scrutiny-tennessee HHS Secretary Announces $100 Million to Fight Opioid Epidemic http://www.thefix.com/content/hhs-secretary-announces-100-million-fight-opioid-epidemic <img src="http://d2opwwnn6mpgl2.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/opioid%20detox.jpg?itok=EWqQ-vjS" alt="" /><p>Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell has been committed to fighting opioid addiction.</p> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:30:00 -0400 Victoria Kim http://www.thefix.com/content/hhs-secretary-announces-100-million-fight-opioid-epidemic NIDA and NIAAA Come Out In Strong Support of Brain Disease Model of Addiction http://www.thefix.com/content/nida-and-niaa-come-out-strong-support-brain-disease-model-addiction <img src="http://d2opwwnn6mpgl2.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/braindiseasepro.png?itok=dvaKYgiQ" alt="" /><p>Such a position will help to illuminate how drugs and alcohol affect brain processes.</p> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:30:00 -0400 John Lavitt http://www.thefix.com/content/nida-and-niaa-come-out-strong-support-brain-disease-model-addiction Could This New Smartphone App Help Prevent Stoned Driving? http://www.thefix.com/content/could-new-smartphone-app-help-prevent-stoned-driving <img src="http://d2opwwnn6mpgl2.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/driving%20stoned.png?itok=SIZsZJFE" alt="" /><p>The Canary app could be the key to determining if a person is too impaired by pot to drive.</p> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 13:00:00 -0400 May Wilkerson http://www.thefix.com/content/could-new-smartphone-app-help-prevent-stoned-driving Former NBA Star Vin Baker Gets Sober, Takes Job At Starbucks http://www.thefix.com/content/former-nba-star-vin-baker-gets-sober-takes-job-starbucks <img src="http://d2opwwnn6mpgl2.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/vin%20baker.jpg?itok=MsB2SO3C" alt="" /><p>The former All-Star saw his money and career spiral down the drain.</p> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman http://www.thefix.com/content/former-nba-star-vin-baker-gets-sober-takes-job-starbucks Migraine Prevention Drug Could Trigger Eating Disorders in Teens http://www.thefix.com/content/migraine-prevention-drug-could-trigger-eating-disorders-teens <img src="http://d2opwwnn6mpgl2.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/ed%20concept.jpg?itok=Nfk5-xMm" alt="" /><p>Serious concerns have been raised about the migraine medication topiramate.</p> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 08:30:00 -0400 John Lavitt http://www.thefix.com/content/migraine-prevention-drug-could-trigger-eating-disorders-teens Mr. Robot Tackles Schizophrenia and Opiate Addiction http://www.thefix.com/content/mr-robot-tackles-mental-health-and-addiction-stigmas <img src="http://d2opwwnn6mpgl2.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/mrrobot2.jpeg?itok=r_GtIceH" alt="" /><p>The new TV show explores the stigma of mental illness, substance use, and loneliness while calling attention to life-saving medications like Suboxone.</p> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:14:54 -0400 Desiree Bowie http://www.thefix.com/content/mr-robot-tackles-mental-health-and-addiction-stigmas Narcissism and Recovery http://www.thefix.com/content/narcissism-and-recovery <img src="http://d2opwwnn6mpgl2.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/narcissist.jpg?itok=Z7cyuM_F" alt="" /><p>Learning to love yourself a little too much.</p> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:14:34 -0400 Charlotte Grey http://www.thefix.com/content/narcissism-and-recovery Morning Roundup: July 31, 2015 http://www.thefix.com/content/morning-roundup-july-31-2015 <img src="http://d2opwwnn6mpgl2.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/james%20woods%20gun.jpg?itok=j3TrVwHP" alt="" /><p><strong>James Woods</strong> sues over cocaine addict comment on Twitter, <strong>Michael Jordan</strong> drunk dances in San Diego, and <strong>Chelsea Handler</strong> will do drugs on Netflix show.</p> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:00:00 -0400 Shawn Dwyer http://www.thefix.com/content/morning-roundup-july-31-2015 Chinese Drug Treatment Patients Compete in 155-mile Ultramarathon http://www.thefix.com/content/chinese-drug-treatment-patients-compete-155-mile-ultramarathon <img src="http://d2opwwnn6mpgl2.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/ultramarathon%20golbi.jpg?itok=4mYBen6u" alt="" /><p>Two recovering addicts battled through heatwaves and sandstorms in the Golbi Desert.</p> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:30:00 -0400 Paul Gaita http://www.thefix.com/content/chinese-drug-treatment-patients-compete-155-mile-ultramarathon