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

synthetic drugs

Synthetic Drug 'Sass' Causes Death In Illinois

By McCarton Ackerman

The ecstasy-like synthetic derived from sassafras oil is the latest drug to wreak havoc on young lives. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Nov. 14, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Defiant Cake Boss Buddy Valastro arrested for DWI, two heroin smugglers beheaded in Saudi Arabia, and viral drunk woman prank turns out to be a hoax. MORE  

Parents Who Blame Son's Death on K2, Campaign for Statewide Synthetic Drug Ban

By Victoria Kim

Jerrald Meek turned to using synthetic marijuana to quell the PTSD he suffered from serving three tours in Afghanistan. MORE  

First-Ever Synthetic Drug Sniffing Dog Will Soon Report For Duty

By McCarton Ackerman

The dog was donated by a local Atlanta family who lost their 14-year-old son to synthetic drugs. MORE  

Synthetic Drug 'Cloud 9' Causes Dozens of Hospitalizations

By John Lavitt

Michigan parents and state officials are taking action to protect teenagers from the synthetic cannabinoid. MORE  

Synthetic 'Spice' Wreaking Havoc Across Russia

By McCarton Ackerman

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

Morning Roundup: Oct. 17, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Kesha revealed sexual assault while in rehab, Denver cops warn about pot candy on Halloween, and woman pulls cocaine from bra during arrest. MORE  

Drug Overdose Deaths Exceed Traffic Fatalities for the First Time In Minnesota

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite efforts to curb abuse and to inform the public, the North Star State has been plagued by a number of drug-related problems. MORE  

Sen. Charles Schumer Urges DEA to Ban Synthetic Drugs

By Desiree Bowie

The senator from New York wants synthetic marijuana to become a Schedule I drug. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Sept. 26, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

The Situation court-ordered to stay off drugs, Spokane testing sewage for marijuana, and couple busted for selling medical weed on Facebook. MORE  

Pages

  • Ask an Expert
  • The Blogs
  • Music & Comedy
The Quick Fix
Brain Neuron Is Linked to Nicotine Addiction

A neuron in the brain triggered by nicotine withdrawal may provide scientists with answers as to why people become addicted to cigarettes.

11/26/14 7:30pm
ATF Stash House Stings Come Under Fire for Racial Profiling

An investigation into the ATF's fake drug houses revealed that over 90% of suspects arrested were minorities.

11/26/14 5:30pm
How Europe's Cocaine Habit Fuels Radical Islam in West Africa

Terrorist groups like Hezbollah and al-Qaeda have benefited from corrupt regimes.

11/26/14 3:30pm
Problem Gamblers With Personality Disorders More Difficult to Treat

A recent study has linked compulsive gambling to borderline and other personality disorders.

11/26/14 1:00pm
Prescription Heroin Now Available in Vancouver

A group of 120 severe addicts will begin receiving doctor-approved smack.

11/26/14 10:30am

Rehabilitation Directories

Sober Living
Surrendering to Silverback Gorillas and Hungry Ghosts

“If you are looking for love under rocks or bringing home water moccasins, you might be confusing love and pain.”

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!