The Fix | Blog https://www.thefix.com/blog Addiction and recovery, straight up. en App Provides Safe, Accessible Recovery Social Media https://www.thefix.com/app-provides-safe-accessible-recovery-social-media <img src="https://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/dreamstime_s_105446552.jpeg" 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 https://www.thefix.com/app-provides-safe-accessible-recovery-social-media 10 Celebrities Who Talked About Rehab, Recovery and Relapses Amidst COVID-19 https://www.thefix.com/10-celebrities-who-talked-about-rehab-recovery-and-relapses-amidst-covid-19 <img src="https://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/dreamstime_s_191002466.jpeg" 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 https://www.thefix.com/10-celebrities-who-talked-about-rehab-recovery-and-relapses-amidst-covid-19 A Pandemic of Grief https://www.thefix.com/pandemic-grief <img src="https://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/dreamstime_s_149510427.jpg" 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 https://www.thefix.com/pandemic-grief Should Happiness Be the Goal? Not Necessarily https://www.thefix.com/should-happiness-be-goal-not-necessarily <img src="https://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/dreamstime_s_85220266.jpg" 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 https://www.thefix.com/should-happiness-be-goal-not-necessarily The Science of Addiction and the Brain https://www.thefix.com/science-addiction-and-brain <img src="https://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/dreamstime_s_104708862.jpg" 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 https://www.thefix.com/science-addiction-and-brain Tenets of Treatment for a New Generation https://www.thefix.com/tenets-treatment-new-generation <img src="https://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/dreamstime_s_31099445.jpg" 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 https://www.thefix.com/tenets-treatment-new-generation Alcohol Awareness Month: Tackling the Nation’s Leading Cause of Preventable Death https://www.thefix.com/alcohol-awareness-month-tackling-nation-s-leading-cause-preventable-death <img src="https://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/dreamstime_s_71496559.jpg" 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 https://www.thefix.com/alcohol-awareness-month-tackling-nation-s-leading-cause-preventable-death 6 Ways to Create Meaning in Your Life https://www.thefix.com/6-ways-create-meaning-your-life <img src="https://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/dreamstime_s_7835850.jpg" 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 https://www.thefix.com/6-ways-create-meaning-your-life Zombies and Other Future Threats to the Health of American Youth https://www.thefix.com/zombies-and-other-future-threats-health-american-youth <img src="https://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/dreamstime_s_161878592.jpg" 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 https://www.thefix.com/zombies-and-other-future-threats-health-american-youth Medically-Assisted Detox Versus Medication-Assisted Treatment https://www.thefix.com/medically-assisted-detox-versus-medication-assisted-treatment <img src="https://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/dreamstime_s_44683488.jpg" 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 https://www.thefix.com/medically-assisted-detox-versus-medication-assisted-treatment