The Fix Addiction and recovery, straight up. en Does Adoption Cause Substance Abuse? <img src="" alt="" /><p>As National Adoption month comes to a close, <em>The Fix</em> looks into the links between childhood trauma, adoption and addiction.</p> Sun, 29 Nov 2015 21:33:22 -0500 Regina Walker A Spiritual Journey In Recovery <img src="" alt="" /><p>How travel helped me abandon atheism and, in doing so, aided in my recovery from alcoholism.</p> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 10:30:00 -0500 Christopher Dale Bishop Highlights Racial Disparity In U.S. Approach To Addiction <img src="" alt="" /><p>Bishop Talbert Swan is fighting back against the racial undertones of the war on drugs.</p> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 19:30:00 -0500 Victoria Kim Could An Anti-Alcoholism Drug Cure HIV? <img src="" alt="" /><p>Disulfiram may potentially "flush out" HIV from so-called hiding places and could lead to a cure.</p> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 17:30:00 -0500 May Wilkerson Marijuana Arrests Down 40% In New York City <img src="" alt="" /><p>Mayor Bill de Blasio apparently has kept his promise to cut down arrests for minor pot possession.</p> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 15:30:00 -0500 May Wilkerson Kentucky Restores Voting Rights to Former Non-Violent Felons <img src="" alt="" /><p>Gov. Steve Beshear restored voting rights to over 100,000 former convicts.</p> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 13:00:00 -0500 McCarton Ackerman UMass Medical Students Will Be Trained To Treat Opioid Abuse <img src="" alt="" /><p>Preventing and treating opioid addiction has been added to the medical school's curriculum.</p> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 10:30:00 -0500 Paul Gaita Terminally Ill Patients In Florida Could Finally Get Medical Marijuana <img src="" alt="" /><p>Doctors may be able to surpass the state's strictly enforced process and go straight to patients.</p> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:30:00 -0500 May Wilkerson Instant Gratification: Six Things To Do When You're Battling The Beast <img src="" alt="" /><p>Some of the practical tricks I've learned to sit with the discomfort of sobriety.</p> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 07:32:46 -0500 Amber Tozer Is AA Literature Too Antiquated? <img src="" alt="" /><p>In 77 years and four editions, the Big Book's Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions has remained completely unchanged. But most people seem to believe "If it ain't broke, don't fix it."</p> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 07:25:40 -0500 Dee Young