Subscribe to The Fix via RSS https://www.thefix.com Addiction and recovery, straight up. en Could Alcohol Use Screenings Become More Common For Adults? https://www.thefix.com/could-alcohol-use-screenings-become-more-common-adults <img src="https://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/alcohol_16.jpg" alt="" /><p>One task force suggests that if an adult reports drinking more than recommended amounts, doctors should take steps to help them cut back.</p> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 19:30:00 -0500 Beth Leipholtz https://www.thefix.com/could-alcohol-use-screenings-become-more-common-adults Parents Grapple With Cutting Off Children With Addiction https://www.thefix.com/parents-grapple-cutting-children-addiction <img src="https://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/family_2.jpg" alt="" /><p>“It’s easy to pay for court costs and to bail them out of every situation. It takes a very long time to gain the strength, courage, and faith to say no," said one parent.</p> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 17:30:00 -0500 Kelly Burch https://www.thefix.com/parents-grapple-cutting-children-addiction Lil Xan On Mac Miller's Death, His Own Sobriety: "I'm Not Completely Clean Yet" https://www.thefix.com/lil-xan-mac-millers-death-his-own-sobriety-im-not-completely-clean-yet <img src="https://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/Screen%20Shot%202018-11-14%20at%2011.20.55%20PM.png" alt="" /><p>"You relapse. You don't want to. You get clean again. And you relapse. It's a process. You need treatment, and sometimes, that doesn't even help."</p> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:30:00 -0500 Paul Gaita https://www.thefix.com/lil-xan-mac-millers-death-his-own-sobriety-im-not-completely-clean-yet Why Some Pharmacies Still Fail To Carry Naloxone https://www.thefix.com/why-some-pharmacies-still-fail-carry-naloxone <img src="https://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/naloxone_7.jpg" alt="" /><p>Though many states have passed laws to expand naloxone access, some pharmacies have been too slow to get on board.</p> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 13:00:00 -0500 Victoria Kim https://www.thefix.com/why-some-pharmacies-still-fail-carry-naloxone Medical Marijuana Advocate’s Death Sentence Sparks Outcry https://www.thefix.com/medical-marijuana-advocate-s-death-sentence-sparks-outcry <img src="https://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/Screen%20Shot%202018-11-14%20at%2010.48.43%20PM.png" alt="" /><p>Medical marijuana advocate Muhammad Lukman is just one among about 900 other people on death row for drug offenses in Malaysia.</p> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 10:30:00 -0500 Victoria Kim https://www.thefix.com/medical-marijuana-advocate-s-death-sentence-sparks-outcry Gary Busey Reflects On Cocaine Addiction, Becoming Sober https://www.thefix.com/gary-busey-reflects-cocaine-addiction-becoming-sober <img src="https://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/Screen%20Shot%202018-11-14%20at%2011.07.40%20PM.png" alt="" /><p>Busey says he stopped using cocaine on May 3, 1995, and has been sober ever since.</p> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 08:30:00 -0500 Paul Gaita https://www.thefix.com/gary-busey-reflects-cocaine-addiction-becoming-sober Morning Roundup: Nov. 15, 2018 https://www.thefix.com/morning-roundup-nov-15-2018 <img src="https://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/dreamstime_m_78580053.jpg" alt="" /><p>Spiritual first responders hit the streets, Facebook and Instagram use AI to spot drug dealers, Indiana suing major opioid manufacturer.</p> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 07:00:00 -0500 The Fix staff https://www.thefix.com/morning-roundup-nov-15-2018 Support for President Trump is Not Sober https://www.thefix.com/support-president-trump-not-sober <img src="https://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/dreamstime_s_88994610.jpg" alt="" /><p>We would not accept from our sponsees things that President Trump does, without remorse, on a daily basis.</p> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 01:56:35 -0500 John Teufel https://www.thefix.com/support-president-trump-not-sober Why People With Internet Addiction React Worse When Wifi Fails https://www.thefix.com/why-people-internet-addiction-react-worse-when-wifi-fails <img src="https://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/wifi.jpg" alt="" /><p>Researchers explored the reaction to digital technology failure in people with internet addiction for a recent study.</p> Wed, 14 Nov 2018 19:30:00 -0500 Paul Gaita https://www.thefix.com/why-people-internet-addiction-react-worse-when-wifi-fails Homeless Shelter Will Start Requiring Sobriety https://www.thefix.com/homeless-shelter-will-start-requiring-sobriety <img src="https://www.thefix.com/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/shelter.jpg" alt="" /><p>Under the new policy, anyone who appears intoxicated or has alcohol on their breath will not be allowed in.</p> Wed, 14 Nov 2018 17:30:00 -0500 Kelly Burch https://www.thefix.com/homeless-shelter-will-start-requiring-sobriety