The Fix | News https://www.thefix.com/news Addiction and recovery, straight up. en Video Of New Jersey Woman Being Revived With Narcan Goes Viral https://www.thefix.com/video-new-jersey-woman-being-revived-narcan-goes-viral <img src="https://d2opwwnn6mpgl2.cloudfront.net/cdn/farfuture/9A0VDJ4yrKTve-gTl-_lQJ_kmBJl7aV74oX8K-ITpA4/mtime:1455298775/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/shutterstock_294488999.jpg" alt="" /><p>A dramatic&nbsp;video&nbsp;of a New Jersey police officer reviving an unconscious woman with Narcan has gone viral and sparked discussions about the benefits of the life-saving substance.</p> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 10:30:00 -0500 McCarton Ackerman https://www.thefix.com/video-new-jersey-woman-being-revived-narcan-goes-viral MADD Calls for Wider Use of Interlock Devices to Prevent Drunk Driving https://www.thefix.com/madd-calls-wider-use-interlock-devices-prevent-drunk-driving <img src="https://static2.thefix.com/cdn/farfuture/XaPYqUg81084XPg9UPXBI6GNFTdGt5zKHFlIq-ArYxw/mtime:1455289300/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/512px-Guardian_Interlock_AMS2000_1.jpg" alt="" /><p>The car-locking systems have already saved over one million lives.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:30:00 -0500 May Wilkerson https://www.thefix.com/madd-calls-wider-use-interlock-devices-prevent-drunk-driving Morning Roundup: Feb. 12, 2016 https://www.thefix.com/morning-roundup-feb-12-2016 <img src="https://static2.thefix.com/cdn/farfuture/dFcDcKRIryCl3x005Hzx2gDS5vjIAqPliATZeDDUcIs/mtime:1455280841/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/shutterstock_332555468.jpg" alt="" /><p>Clinton, Sanders talk <strong>systemic racism</strong> during debate, proposed legislation would protect students from <strong>losing financial aid</strong> over drugs, and <strong>dental schools adopt strategy</strong> to combat opioid abuse.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 07:00:00 -0500 Victoria Kim https://www.thefix.com/morning-roundup-feb-12-2016 Virtual Reality Treatments—Helpful or Harmful? https://www.thefix.com/virtual-reality-treatments%E2%80%94helpful-or-harmful <img src="https://d2opwwnn6mpgl2.cloudfront.net/cdn/farfuture/lOMTSgrMdjmWYFiTAKVH06jsFpaKxjp_R9RNX9rHaJk/mtime:1455237200/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/shutterstock_311860928.jpg" alt="" /><p>Experts weigh in on the future of virtual reality technology.</p> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 19:30:00 -0500 Paul Gaita https://www.thefix.com/virtual-reality-treatments%E2%80%94helpful-or-harmful Forced Addiction Treatment Violates Human Rights https://www.thefix.com/forced-addiction-treatment-violates-human-rights <img src="https://static1.thefix.com/cdn/farfuture/JbAVHMipBvWgSDxG89Y7vteeRFkM9xK6sp5K-3WI-Zo/mtime:1455232036/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/shutterstock_151516118.jpg" alt="" /><p>Forced treatment is also less effective than voluntary treatments for drug dependence.</p> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:30:00 -0500 Zachary Siegel https://www.thefix.com/forced-addiction-treatment-violates-human-rights Virginia to Prosecute Drug Dealers for Deaths of Customers https://www.thefix.com/virginia-prosecute-drug-dealers-deaths-customers <img src="https://d2opwwnn6mpgl2.cloudfront.net/cdn/farfuture/wi6ZW2YKHYbrF2TsCTwzi9qMfEi6-_5tb2dKob-Nyvg/mtime:1455223128/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/shutterstock_128247038.jpg" alt="" /><p>Drug dealers in Virginia could soon be held legally accountable for the overdose deaths of their customers.</p> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 15:30:00 -0500 May Wilkerson https://www.thefix.com/virginia-prosecute-drug-dealers-deaths-customers ONDCP Expands List of High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas https://www.thefix.com/ondcp-expands-list-high-intensity-drug-trafficking-areas <img src="https://static1.thefix.com/cdn/farfuture/_njctR5owOR5yudkg-lPuztt0Upy9kRaOkAR6paJGtQ/mtime:1455223129/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/shutterstock_208675933.jpg" alt="" /><p>The ONDCP aim to help even more communities with their&nbsp;drug-prohibition enforcement program.</p> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 13:00:00 -0500 John Lavitt https://www.thefix.com/ondcp-expands-list-high-intensity-drug-trafficking-areas Alcohol Consumption Riskier For People With HIV https://www.thefix.com/alcohol-consumption-riskier-people-hiv <img src="https://d2opwwnn6mpgl2.cloudfront.net/cdn/farfuture/lcyXt6lez9UZd9fegozzX2MzFFWfbA6RvTmFm_3rEzo/mtime:1455204737/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/shutterstock_240718351.jpg" alt="" /><p>A recent study reveals that even moderate alcohol consumption may be more dangerous for people with HIV.</p> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:30:00 -0500 McCarton Ackerman https://www.thefix.com/alcohol-consumption-riskier-people-hiv Republicans Soften Stance On Drug Addiction Over Decades https://www.thefix.com/republicans-soften-stance-drug-addiction-over-decades <img src="https://static1.thefix.com/cdn/farfuture/K9oYJOeWbLI4oXF0Ip8TGtubZyNon-pwEYGxeBvvQcE/mtime:1455197918/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/shutterstock_353116895.jpg" alt="" /><p>When it comes to drug addiction and how to best address it, Republicans are now taking a drastically different approach than they did decades ago.</p> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:30:00 -0500 McCarton Ackerman https://www.thefix.com/republicans-soften-stance-drug-addiction-over-decades Morning Roundup: Feb. 11, 2016 https://www.thefix.com/morning-roundup-feb-11-2016 <img src="https://d2opwwnn6mpgl2.cloudfront.net/cdn/farfuture/gZRYLGgwA-MeoYW5HPDa7O5SxLia9llG6ZEKp14o9aA/mtime:1455197919/sites/default/files/styles/feature/public/shutterstock_162261095.jpg" alt="" /><p>DMX <strong>doing fine after being revived</strong> by paramedics, 7 <strong>ex-sheriff's deputies convicted</strong> in major drug sting, and man blames <strong>10th drunk driving charge</strong> on beer-battered fish.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 07:00:00 -0500 Victoria Kim https://www.thefix.com/morning-roundup-feb-11-2016