The Fix | News Addiction and recovery, straight up. en Virtual Reality Treatments—Helpful or Harmful? <img src="" alt="" /><p>Experts weigh in on the future of virtual reality technology.</p> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 19:30:00 -0500 Paul Gaita Forced Addiction Treatment Violates Human Rights <img src="" 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 Virginia to Prosecute Drug Dealers for Deaths of Customers <img src="" 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 ONDCP Expands List of High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas <img src="" 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 Alcohol Consumption Riskier For People With HIV <img src="" 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 Republicans Soften Stance On Drug Addiction Over Decades <img src="" 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 Morning Roundup: Feb. 11, 2016 <img src="" 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 Native Americans Are Not More Likely To Suffer From Alcoholism <img src="" alt="" /><p>The false negative stereotype around Native Americans and alcohol only serves to create more stigma.</p> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 20:18:03 -0500 May Wilkerson Chelsea Handler Does Lots of Drugs on Her New Netflix Show <img src="" alt="" /><p>In a drug-laced episode, Chelsea takes on pills, weed, booze, and of course: ayahuasca.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:30:00 -0500 Zachary Siegel Senior Citizens Arrested For Drug Trafficking <img src="" alt="" /><p>These aren’t your average grandparents...</p> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 15:30:00 -0500 McCarton Ackerman