The Fix | Blog Addiction and recovery, straight up. en App Provides Safe, Accessible Recovery Social Media <img src="" alt="" /><p>Better aims to bridge gaps in recovery by creating a community that works for everyone.</p> Wed, 12 May 2021 01:41:09 -0400 The Fix staff 10 Celebrities Who Talked About Rehab, Recovery and Relapses Amidst COVID-19 <img src="" alt="" /><p>The age of COVID-19 has been challenging for those looking to stay sober, and celebrities are no exception.</p> Tue, 11 May 2021 01:29:00 -0400 Preston Powell A Pandemic of Grief <img src="" alt="" /><p>As roughly 5 million Americans process the loss of loved ones to COVID-19, more people could be at risk for substance abuse.</p> Mon, 19 Apr 2021 02:59:57 -0400 The Fix staff Should Happiness Be the Goal? Not Necessarily <img src="" alt="" /><p>Happiness feels nice, but feeling fulfilled could lead to longer-term success in recovery. </p> Mon, 12 Apr 2021 04:41:37 -0400 The Fix staff The Science of Addiction and the Brain <img src="" alt="" /><p>Scare tactics about the impact of addiction are common, but the science speaks for itself.</p> Fri, 02 Apr 2021 03:01:57 -0400 The Fix staff Tenets of Treatment for a New Generation <img src="" alt="" /><p>Too often, when someone goes to treatment they’re told exactly what their recovery and their sobriety needs to look like.</p> Wed, 31 Mar 2021 03:05:26 -0400 The Fix staff Alcohol Awareness Month: Tackling the Nation’s Leading Cause of Preventable Death <img src="" alt="" /><p>Given more than 500,000 COVID-19 deaths and 81,000 annual opioid overdoses, it's&nbsp;easy to forget the almost 100,000 Americans who die each year because of alcohol.</p> Mon, 29 Mar 2021 01:03:28 -0400 Steve Sarin 6 Ways to Create Meaning in Your Life <img src="" alt="" /><p>Focusing on these steps can help you develop a meaningful life.</p> Wed, 24 Mar 2021 03:43:39 -0400 The Fix staff Zombies and Other Future Threats to the Health of American Youth <img src="" alt="" /><p>The nation’s mental health has taken a significant battering during the last, corona-filled calendar year; for teens, the impact has been devastating.</p> Mon, 22 Mar 2021 02:28:35 -0400 Robert Castan Medically-Assisted Detox Versus Medication-Assisted Treatment <img src="" alt="" /><p>The names sound similar, but these are&nbsp;two different approaches to recovery.</p> Fri, 19 Mar 2021 02:00:23 -0400 The Fix staff