facebook twitter RSS
HOT TOPICS: Alcoholism  Addiction  AA  Cocaine  Heroin

research study

Studies Show Women Using Crystal Meth for Weight Loss

By Paul Gaita

A solid minority of women abusers, particularly in Australia, have reported initially taking meth in order to lose weight, only to fall victim to its addictive properties. MORE  

German Scientists Claim Cannabis Caused Two Deaths

By Shawn Dwyer

The deaths included one man who had a serious heart condition, and another who had a history with cocaine and amphetamines. MORE  

Smoking Increases Risk of Breast Cancer in Younger Women

By Bryan Le

Researchers found that women who are long-term heavy smokers were 60 percent more likely to develop a common form of breast cancer. MORE  

Is Tanning Addiction Real?

By Bryan Le

While on the surface it may sound ridiculous, some researchers believe tanning addiction is a real medical issue. MORE  

Video Gaming Addiction Up 66% in Netherlands

By Bryan Le

Eight Dutch electronic game addiction clinics treated 256 clients in 2011. Two years later, that number nearly doubled. MORE  

Can Pot Stop the Spread of HIV?

By Bryan Le

Researchers found that a daily dose of THC to HIV-infected monkeys significantly slowed down immune tissue damage. MORE  

New Study Claims Pornography Addiction Not Real

By Shawn Dwyer

After examining past studies, researchers have concluded that excessive porn use is not an addiction and can actually be beneficial to long-term relationships. MORE  

Legalizing Marijuana Could Lower Suicide Rates, Report Says

By Paul Gaita

Though it focused on data from states legalizing medical marijuana, the study found yet another potential health benefit for weed. MORE  

Does Watching Television Cause Binge Eating?

By Paul Gaita

Though binge eating can be linked to a variety of factors, like depression, a new study shows that television plays a vital role. MORE  

Study Shows Parents’ Marijuana Use May Spur Addiction in Children

By Paul Gaita

Researchers found that subsequent generations of THC-laden lab mice were more prone to addiction and other compulsive disorders. MORE  

Pages

  • Ask an Expert
  • The Blogs
  • Music & Comedy
The Quick Fix
Venezuelan Officials Tied To Colombian Drug Traffickers

A former top intelligence officer was among those indicted for helping Colombian traffickers run drugs into the United States.

7:30pm
Phoenix Suns' P.J. Tucker Arrested For 'Super Extreme' DUI

The team knew about the charges when signing the restricted free agent to a multi-million dollar deal last week.

5:30pm
Ex-Detroit Cop Suspected of Running Ohio Drug Ring

A former police officer leading a drug ring was arrested before he was able to flee the country.

3:30pm
Mortality Rates for Anorexia Remain Unchanged in 2014

Eating disorders like anorexia nervosa remain a potent, but silent killer for young women.

1:00pm
Vietnam Officials Slam 'Failure' Of Community-Based Drug Treatment

Despite offering a cheap way for addicts to get clean, Vietnam's first community-based treatment center has seen most of its patients drop out.

10:30am

Rehabilitation Directories

Sober Living
Proud to be Sober, Proud to be Catholic

I noticed a decided anti-Catholic bent at the AA meetings I was attending, but my sobriety has only benefited from my religious upbringing.

The Rehab Review
Cliffside Malibu
 
 
 
 

The “beach-house-relaxed” Cliffside Malibu claims to provide an oasis for recovering addicts and alcoholics. And that’s just what you'll get—if you’ve got the cash.

Morningside Recovery
 
 
 
 

For a “rehab near the beach” experience that isn’t quite as costly as similar SoCal competitors, head to this Newport Beach treatment facility.

AToN Center
 
 
 
 

Whether you’re interested in the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery, or holistic treatments, this luxurious, appealing and commendable 4.5 star (our system doesn't yet show the 1/2 star) San Diego rehab has a program for you. 

Reflections
 
 
 
 

This exclusive Northern California rehab is all about client choice—as well as golf outings, Buddhist field trips and keeping up with the office.

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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!