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

law

The Failure of Catch and Release Drug Treatment Court

By Ellen Sousares

My son's experience of drug treatment court highlights a system that misunderstands addict psychology with fatal results. MORE  

UnVaping: A New Ban Treats E-Cigs the Same as Tobacco. Are They?

By Sarah Peters

Even though science has yet to pass judgement on e-cigarettes, states have started restricting vaping like smoking. MORE  

European Parliament Set to Regulate Electronic Cigarettes

By Bryan Le

The European Union's proposed regulations could set a template for the rest of the world to follow. MORE  

Tennessee to Ban Open Alcohol in Moving Cars

By Bryan Le

One of the last states to allow open containers of alcohol in moving cars may soon fall in line with federal road regulations. MORE  

Los Angeles Seeks to Ban Electronic Cigarettes

By Bryan Le

Lawmakers fear that normalizing the act of smoking, even if it's just vaping, could undo decades of anti-smoking efforts. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 28, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Jerseylicious star arrested in drug sting, medical pot advances in Florida, California law would ban filtered cigarettes, and mother and son launch wine condom business. MORE  

Former Celebrity Drug Prosecutor Found Dead

By McCarton Ackerman

David Schubert dies from apparent suicide after serving a prison sentence for crack cocaine. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 21, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Coffee may reduce auto-accidents, lawmakers seek to regulate Hydrocodone, and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony rapper makes medical marijuana. MORE  

Venezuela Bans Booze to Mourn Chavez

By Bryan Le

The nation goes dry for a full week after the passing of their president. MORE  

Mexico Enacts Law to Help Drug War Victims

By McCarton Ackerman

Mexico's new president promises reparations for thousands of victims and their families. MORE  

Pages

  • Ask an Expert
  • The Blogs
  • Music & Comedy
The Quick Fix
Former Soldier Re-Enlists to Fight Addiction in the Military

Frank Greenagel has returned to active duty in order to wage war against the growing scourge of drug addiction in the military.

1:00pm
Kentucky Teens Impacted By Drug Abuse Eligible For College Scholarship

Once again, the Sarah Shay Memorial Scholarship and the Michael Donta Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to high school students affected by drugs.

10:30am
Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death Contributing to Greater Naloxone Access

The actor's death has triggered dozens of states to enact naloxone programs and Good Samaritan laws.

8:30am
Morning Roundup: Oct. 30, 2014

Mike Tyson claims he shared the same drug dealer as Robin Williams, police pull drunk man from burning car, and zombie woman arrested twice for DUI.

7:00am
Divorced or Separated Women Report Higher Stress and More Drug Use Than Men

Women who had ended their marriages reported higher levels of drug and alcohol use as a means to relieve stress.

10/29/14 7:30pm

Rehabilitation Directories

Sober Living
Not So Sexy: Tales From a Relapser’s Bed

In darker periods, I would sleep with some guy in the hopes of making him love me. It would work for a couple of months here and there, but I could only keep ‘sloppy drunk girl’ at bay for so long.

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!