The Fix | News Addiction and recovery, straight up. en Opioid Overdose Deaths Are Wiping Out The Population Gains In One New York County <img src="" alt="" /><p>Erie County overdose death rates could climb to more than 500 by the end of this year.</p> Mon, 02 May 2016 19:30:00 -0400 Keri Blakinger Vancouver Clinic's Prescription Heroin Injection Program Shows Promise <img src="" alt="" /><p>Providence Health Care’s Crosstown Clinic saves lives and taxpayers money but is it enough to stop Canada's courts from shutting it down?&nbsp;</p> Mon, 02 May 2016 17:30:00 -0400 Paul Gaita Steph Curry, NBA Logo Used To Brand Heroin Baggies <img src="" alt="" /><p>“Thinking Steph Curry wouldn’t be happy that he is this week’s brand for heroin in Philly,” tweeted police chief Thomas Nestel.</p> Mon, 02 May 2016 15:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman Recovery Czar Michael Botticelli Honors Champions Of Change At The White House <img src="" alt="" /><p>The Addict's Mom founder&nbsp;Barbara Theodosiou&nbsp;was among those honored for leadership, vision and advocacy in the face of the opioid epidemic.</p> Mon, 02 May 2016 13:00:00 -0400 John Lavitt Bobbi Kristina Brown's Fiancé Discusses Her Drug Use on Dr. Phil <img src="" alt="" /><p>In the two-part event, Nick Gordon discussed the couple's drug abuse and revealed that Whitney Houston once saved her daughter's life.</p> Mon, 02 May 2016 10:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman Michael Phelps, ‘Are You an Alcoholic?’ <img src="" alt="" /><p>In a candid interview with <em>The</em>&nbsp;<em>Today Show,</em>&nbsp;Phelps&nbsp;discussed the downward spiral that led to a 45-day turn in rehab.</p> Mon, 02 May 2016 08:30:00 -0400 Dorri Olds Morning Roundup: May 2, 2016 <img src="" alt="" /><p>US Surgeon General says addiction is not a <strong>moral failing</strong>, Woody Harrelson medical marijuana dispensary plans <strong>rejected</strong>, Philadelphia heroin marketed with face of<strong> Steph Curry</strong>.</p> Mon, 02 May 2016 07:00:00 -0400 Victoria Kim McCain Fundraising Consultant Fired After Meth Lab Found in Her Home <img src="" 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 Actor Columbus Short Violates Probation With Failed Drug Test <img src="" 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 Chris Christie Expands Prescription Drug Monitoring Program To New York <img src="" 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