The Fix https://www.thefix.com Addiction and recovery, straight up. en McCain Fundraising Consultant Fired After Meth Lab Found in Her Home https://www.thefix.com/mccain-fundraising-consultant-fired-after-meth-lab-found-her-home <img src="https://d2opwwnn6mpgl2.cloudfront.net/cdn/farfuture/oaNbm7p7rB-J0EkFYDdKtiRw8TFShZu0WffNeMf8fGw/mtime:1461972615/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/shutterstock_11572987.jpg" alt="" /><p>Emily Pitha reportedly had an active meth lab, LSD, cocaine, heroin, marijuana, ecstasy and counterfeit cash in her Arizona home.</p> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:30:00 -0400 May Wilkerson https://www.thefix.com/mccain-fundraising-consultant-fired-after-meth-lab-found-her-home Actor Columbus Short Violates Probation With Failed Drug Test https://www.thefix.com/actor-columbus-short-violates-probation-failed-drug-test <img src="https://static1.thefix.com/cdn/farfuture/BSPRJ1SJlJ_PBcbO9kZCwW_UL5LP0yrFPF_Wmn9a3zc/mtime:1461965409/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/shutterstock_112632542.jpg" alt="" /><p>The 33-year-old actor has been ordered to appear at a May 9 hearing to address the violation in his felony assault case.</p> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 17:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman https://www.thefix.com/actor-columbus-short-violates-probation-failed-drug-test Chris Christie Expands Prescription Drug Monitoring Program To New York https://www.thefix.com/chris-christie-expands-prescription-drug-monitoring-program-new-york <img src="https://static1.thefix.com/cdn/farfuture/zd23zDojVc8pHqtwcQKkqwrvQrN5JSpEOYoholJTpmc/mtime:1461958206/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/shutterstock_180966965.jpg" alt="" /><p>Christie considers the monitoring program to be one of the best tools in the fight against opiate abuse and doctor shopping.</p> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:30:00 -0400 Dorri Olds https://www.thefix.com/chris-christie-expands-prescription-drug-monitoring-program-new-york Portland Threatens Shutdown of Public Health Center, Needle Exchange https://www.thefix.com/portland-threatens-shutdown-public-health-center-needle-exchange <img src="https://static2.thefix.com/cdn/farfuture/btApoAayHjvtCkYrYdoK6XyQ4smwmXWTxK1IOmZTaiU/mtime:1461962919/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/NeedleExchange%20cropped.jpg" alt="" /><p>The India Street Public Health Center provides services such as HIV care, a needle exchange, and the only STD clinic in the state.</p> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:00:00 -0400 Brian Whitney https://www.thefix.com/portland-threatens-shutdown-public-health-center-needle-exchange Ryan Reynolds Supports Utah Theater Which Served Booze During 'Deadpool' https://www.thefix.com/ryan-reynolds-supports-utah-theater-which-served-booze-during-deadpool <img src="https://d2opwwnn6mpgl2.cloudfront.net/cdn/farfuture/j-cfK-23Zvp5FtvGsVwi-1B1Qhbybyv_ckAkVu6iY1o/mtime:1461940210/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/shutterstock_200670986.jpg" alt="" /><p>Reynolds reportedly donated $5,000 toward the theaters legal fees after taking to Twitter to voice his support for the theater.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman https://www.thefix.com/ryan-reynolds-supports-utah-theater-which-served-booze-during-deadpool Kurt Cobain Letter Reveals Threats to Break Up Nirvana Over Heroin Claims https://www.thefix.com/kurt-cobain-letter-reveals-threats-break-nirvana-over-heroin-claims <img src="https://static1.thefix.com/cdn/farfuture/cMtJoxzsLp8FrMDQ_rQJGc4AKx0_hrKjG6BCAtKjF64/mtime:1461933049/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/kurtcobainletter.jpg" alt="" /><p>Cobain was furious over claims that his wife Courtney Love was using heroin while pregnant.</p> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:30:00 -0400 May Wilkerson https://www.thefix.com/kurt-cobain-letter-reveals-threats-break-nirvana-over-heroin-claims Morning Roundup: Apr. 29, 2016 https://www.thefix.com/morning-roundup-apr-29-2016 <img src="https://static1.thefix.com/cdn/farfuture/MmT69sqgWcQKiWFHlFKKik7c6IO9kzAmw8TMksHnJFM/mtime:1461927635/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/shutterstock_227607187.jpg" alt="" /><p>Pharma company announces&nbsp;<strong>free naloxone</strong> for any US high school, experts examine mental health <strong>mobile apps</strong>, and former <strong>McCain fundraiser</strong> busted for drugs and explosives.</p> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 07:00:00 -0400 Victoria Kim https://www.thefix.com/morning-roundup-apr-29-2016 The Beauty and the Horror of AA Part 3: Bedbugs Will Not Destroy My Serenity! https://www.thefix.com/beauty-and-horror-aa-part-2-its-all-so-beautiful-man <img src="https://static1.thefix.com/cdn/farfuture/Oyd6J0tHjOkouLY1eCF0bJi1TAKBUmAhV5OLQ5Lz6No/mtime:1461926584/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/ITSBEAUTIFUL.png" alt="" /><p>It is in the agnostic meetings that I can live in a place of “rigorous honesty.”&nbsp;</p> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 06:42:49 -0400 Dillon Murphy https://www.thefix.com/beauty-and-horror-aa-part-2-its-all-so-beautiful-man Melissa Hartwig: From Addict to Whole30 Self-Help Queen https://www.thefix.com/melissa-hartwig-heroin-addict-self-help-whole30 <img src="https://static1.thefix.com/cdn/farfuture/LGYm43VnKYIrQM5gkAadIyILwSmqrfD0IfuthiY4iDY/mtime:1461926501/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/melissahartwig_0.png" alt="" /><p>"Quitting heroin is hard. Drinking your coffee black is not hard."</p> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 06:41:39 -0400 Brian Whitney https://www.thefix.com/melissa-hartwig-heroin-addict-self-help-whole30 Drinking, Weight Gain & Processed Meats Could Raise Stomach Cancer Risk https://www.thefix.com/drinking-weight-gain-processed-meats-could-raise-stomach-cancer-risk <img src="https://static2.thefix.com/cdn/farfuture/h9oqmCPbIwHWV_ggFoqxPVBsSVnqRrHU9j3z8zejO18/mtime:1461886214/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/shutterstock_306596315.jpg" alt="" /><p>According to researchers, one in seven cases of stomach cancer in the U.S. could be prevented by adjusting your diet.</p> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 19:30:00 -0400 Valerie Tejeda https://www.thefix.com/drinking-weight-gain-processed-meats-could-raise-stomach-cancer-risk