athletes | The Fix
facebook twitter RSS
HOT TOPICS: Alcoholism  Addiction  AA  Cocaine  Heroin

athletes

Are Athletes More Susceptible to Eating Disorders?

By Dana Byerly

Athletes face a lot of pressure to stay fit, stay winning and stay in school. The pressure to be invincible can make it harder to get help for the anxiety and associated eating disorders that often result from this perfectionism. MORE  

Olympics Relax Regulation of Pot

By Victoria Kim

Revised global anti-doping policy will make it harder to test for long-term pot use in athletes. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 17, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Conservatives in Congress push for pot reform, smoking slashes real estate value, and Milwakee Brewers pitcher arrested for drunk driving. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 25, 2013

By The Fix staff

Mexican blogger fights drug war with Facebook, Mischa Barton owes $9k to sobriety coaches, and sober St. Patty's Day spreads to Ireland. MORE  

Aussie Olympic Swim Team Accused of "Toxic" Behavior

By Ben Feuerherd

A report blames a sub-par performance on drug use, drunkenness, and social media hijinx. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 8, 2013

By The Fix staff

Latin America weighs impact of US pot laws, how drinking can destroy your sex life, and "Johnny Football" discovers a booze-loophole. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 13, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Mexican supreme court official arrested for drug cartel links, man shot in Times Square had history of pot arrests, and Hope Solo stays sober after winning Olympic gold. MORE  

"Post-Olympics Let-Down" May Trigger Addiction

By Valerie Tejeda

Olympians "dependent on exercise" may face depression and substance abuse when the games are over. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 2, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Mexican generals are charged for cartel ties, going for Olympic gold can be addictive, and Robert Pattinson may be smoking to deal with his broken heart. MORE  

Hope Solo Admits Being Hammered on Today

By McCarton Ackerman

The US Olympic soccer star chalks up her hard-partying to the "extremism" of athletes. MORE  

Pages

  • Ask an Expert
  • The Blogs
  • Music & Comedy
The Quick Fix
Can Parkinson’s Drugs Cause Addictive Behavior?

The class of Parkinson's drugs known as dopamine receptor agonists can potentially make users more susceptible to compulsive behaviors.

5:30pm
Women Should Stop Worrying About Date Rape Drugs, Says Conservative Think Tank

A video released by the American Enterprise Institute is the latest attempt by conservatives to blame the victims of rape.

3:30pm
Russian Investigators Blame Drunk Driver for Oil Exec’s Death

Christophe de Margerie was killed on October 20 when a snow plow collided with his private jet.

1:00pm
Synthetic 'Spice' Wreaking Havoc Across Russia

Use of the popular synthetic weed has spread across the globe, causing the same problems overseas as it does in the U.S.

10:30am
Islamic State Reportedly Using Drug Trade To Fund Operations

Despite drugs being expressly forbidden, the Islamic militants may have seized upon trafficking routes once used by Al-Qaeda.

8:30am

Rehabilitation Directories

Most Popular
the fix tv

Addiction Recovery

Your One-Stop Resource For Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery News and More

The Fix is an independent, daily website delivering news, articles and opinion pieces on addiction and recovery. Our website is your one-stop source for a broad range of addiction-related information including the latest alcohol and drug addiction recovery therapies, rehab reviews and sober living tips.

You'll also find comprehensive listings for 12-step programs and addiction recovery fellowships, non-faith based programs, professional organizations and other valuable resources. Gain the knowledge and support you need to maintain a healthy recovery with The Fix!