Subscribe to The Fix via RSS Addiction and recovery, straight up. en Teens Are Choosing Marijuana Over Cigarettes, Alcohol As Their First Drug <img src="" alt="" /><p>While some are choosing marijuana for their first time, a new survey revealed that a lot of teens have chosen to abstain from substance use.</p> Mon, 21 May 2018 19:30:00 -0400 Keri Blakinger Can Changing The Way Opioids Are Delivered Reduce Addiction? <img src="" alt="" /><p>For a recent study, researchers tested a new prescribing standard to figure out how opioids can be used more safely and effectively.</p> Mon, 21 May 2018 17:30:00 -0400 Beth Leipholtz First-Ever Suboxone Distribution Program Announced In San Francisco <img src="" alt="" /><p>Experts praised the new plan which is slated to kick off in the fall.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 21 May 2018 15:30:00 -0400 Keri Blakinger Even Small Gifts Can Affect How Doctors Prescribe Opioids <img src="" alt="" /><p>A new study found that receiving a free lunch from pharmaceutical companies was linked to an increase in opioid prescribing.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 21 May 2018 13:00:00 -0400 Kelly Burch Michael Voltaggio Discusses Addiction Among Chefs <img src="" alt="" /><p>"I wish somebody told me 10 or 15 years ago to not go out so much after work, to spend more time doing things other than partying and doing the sort of stereotypical thing that a chef did."</p> Mon, 21 May 2018 10:30:00 -0400 Bryan Le Josh Gad Gets Candid About Mental Health, Anxiety For Awareness Series <img src="" alt="" /><p>For the #MyYoungerSelf series, the "Frozen" actor detailed the anxiety he experienced in his college years.</p> Mon, 21 May 2018 09:10:00 -0400 Bryan Le What Is the Success Rate of Rehab? <img src="" alt="" /><p>ABT's level of care and commitment demonstrates that a “success rate” means something much more than a percentage.</p> Mon, 21 May 2018 08:30:00 -0400 The Fix staff Morning Roundup: May 21, 2018 <img src="" alt="" /><p><strong>Woman shares</strong> her addiction struggle in journal, <strong>why chefs struggle</strong> with addiction, Surgeon General: most think <strong>opioid use disorder</strong> is not local.</p> Mon, 21 May 2018 07:00:00 -0400 The Fix staff Michael Pollan Wants to Change Your Mind with Psychedelic Drugs <img src="" alt="" /><p>Thousands of patients were treated for addiction and alcoholism with LSD and other psychedelics in the ‘50s and ‘60s, which proved so successful that the Canadian government for a time made it a standard option for treatment.</p> Mon, 21 May 2018 00:33:37 -0400 Kevin Franciotti Long Island Workforce Hit Hard By Opioid Crisis <img src="" alt="" /><p>“The opioid epidemic is not only ruining the lives of young people and families on Long Island... but also our business community."</p> Fri, 18 May 2018 19:30:00 -0400 Beth Leipholtz