Subscribe to The Fix via RSS https://www.thefix.com Addiction and recovery, straight up. en The Blessings of Going Back https://www.thefix.com/blessings-going-back <img src="https://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/dreamstime_s_101412393.jpg" alt="" /><p>“Pulling a geographic? Come to Jackson Hole! Great public transportation, decent jobs, and a beautiful environment to be miserable in.”</p> Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:52:58 -0400 Kiki Baxter https://www.thefix.com/blessings-going-back Canada Legalizes Marijuana In Historic Vote https://www.thefix.com/canada-legalizes-marijuana-historic-vote <img src="https://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/flag_4.jpg" alt="" /><p>Residents are expected to be able to purchase marijuana from licensed producers as early as mid-September 2018.</p> Thu, 21 Jun 2018 19:30:00 -0400 Paul Gaita https://www.thefix.com/canada-legalizes-marijuana-historic-vote Mental Health A Bigger Issue For Teens Than Drug Use, Survey Says https://www.thefix.com/mental-health-bigger-issue-teens-drug-use-survey-says <img src="https://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/teens_2.jpg" alt="" /><p>According to a new survey, the number of teens experiencing more hopelessness, sadness and suicidal ideation is on the rise.</p> Thu, 21 Jun 2018 17:30:00 -0400 Maggie Ethridge https://www.thefix.com/mental-health-bigger-issue-teens-drug-use-survey-says McDonald’s Receipt Foils Detective's Drug Money Scheme https://www.thefix.com/mcdonald-s-receipt-foils-detectives-drug-money-scheme <img src="https://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/Mcd_0.jpg" alt="" /><p>The disgraced detective stole $40,000 in drug money that was waiting to be intercepted by a drug task force.</p> Thu, 21 Jun 2018 15:30:00 -0400 Victoria Kim https://www.thefix.com/mcdonald-s-receipt-foils-detectives-drug-money-scheme Can IV Tylenol Help Curb The Opioid Crisis? https://www.thefix.com/can-iv-tylenol-help-curb-opioid-crisis <img src="https://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/IV_0.jpg" alt="" /><p>Health experts are debating the efficacy of IV acetaminophen as a non-opioid pain management tool.</p> Thu, 21 Jun 2018 13:00:00 -0400 Beth Leipholtz https://www.thefix.com/can-iv-tylenol-help-curb-opioid-crisis Surgeon General Wary Of Marijuana As An Opioid Alternative https://www.thefix.com/surgeon-general-wary-marijuana-opioid-alternative <img src="https://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/Screen%20Shot%202018-06-20%20at%201.06.56%20PM.png" alt="" /><p>Adams said that marijuana's "potential negative consequences, including promoting cancer," played a factor in his stance</p> Thu, 21 Jun 2018 10:30:00 -0400 Paul Gaita https://www.thefix.com/surgeon-general-wary-marijuana-opioid-alternative Lily Allen Discusses Addiction, Self-Medicating https://www.thefix.com/lily-allen-discusses-addiction-self-medicating <img src="https://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/LilyAllen.jpg" alt="" /><p>"I’ve used drugs and alcohol as medicine, almost, when things have been really bad. If I’m in a bad place, psychologically, I shouldn’t be anywhere near drugs and alcohol."</p> Thu, 21 Jun 2018 08:57:00 -0400 David Konow https://www.thefix.com/lily-allen-discusses-addiction-self-medicating Morning Roundup: June 21, 2018 https://www.thefix.com/morning-roundup-june-21-2018 <img src="https://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/dreamstime_m_23945292.jpg" alt="" /><p><strong>Canada</strong> legalizes marijuana, <strong>Janet Jackson</strong> opens up about 'intense' struggle with depression, <strong>eels "getting high"</strong> on cocaine in polluted rivers.</p> Thu, 21 Jun 2018 07:00:00 -0400 The Fix staff https://www.thefix.com/morning-roundup-june-21-2018 "I: The Series" Exposes the Underside of Trauma and Healing https://www.thefix.com/i-series-exposes-underside-trauma-and-healing <img src="https://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/i%20the%20series.png" alt="" /><p>We Q&amp;A with filmmaker Mary Beth Eversole on trauma, the inspirations for her new series, and the challenges of making an indie film.</p> Thu, 21 Jun 2018 04:06:24 -0400 Seth Sandronsky https://www.thefix.com/i-series-exposes-underside-trauma-and-healing Kratom Supporters Converge on Washington to Fight Potential Ban https://www.thefix.com/kratom-supporters-converge-washington-fight-potential-ban <img src="https://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/Screen%20Shot%202018-06-19%20at%2011.46.28%20PM.png" alt="" /><p>Kratom advocates met at the U.S. Capitol in early June to begin a week of lobbying in favor of the substance.</p> Wed, 20 Jun 2018 19:30:00 -0400 Paul Gaita https://www.thefix.com/kratom-supporters-converge-washington-fight-potential-ban