The Fix | News Addiction and recovery, straight up. en New Treatment to Reduce Alcohol Consumption Targets Brain Receptor, Not Dopamine <img src="" alt="" /><p>Treatments targeting brain receptors could be less expensive than current medications.</p> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 08:30:00 -0400 Paul Gaita Global Rallies to Take Place on International Overdose Awareness Day <img src="" alt="" /><p>A day for communities to come together and mourn for loved one’s lost, while calling for action.</p> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:30:00 -0400 Zachary Siegel Maine Recovery Organizations Scrambling After State Pulls $570,000 Contract <img src="" alt="" /><p>Legislators have written Gov. Paul LePage a letter asking him to reverse the state's decision. Good luck with that.</p> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman Treatment Authorization Request For Buprenorphine and Suboxone No Longer Required By Medi-Cal <img src="" alt="" /><p>Medi-Cal patients in need of Suboxone will still need a DEA waiver.</p> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:30:00 -0400 John Lavitt Drug Dealers Are Mixing Fentanyl with Heroin In Potentially Deadly Combo <img src="" alt="" /><p>Drug labs are now illegally making fentanyl from scratch.</p> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:00:00 -0400 May Wilkerson Researchers Say 'Beer Goggles' Are A Myth <img src="" alt="" /><p>A new study contradicts findings made by the same research team.</p> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 10:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman White Teen Killed by Police Over Weed Largely Overlooked <img src="" alt="" /><p>An autopsy of Zachary Hammond undermined the official police account of what happened on July 26.</p> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:30:00 -0400 Victoria Kim Morning Roundup: Aug. 28, 2015 <img src="" alt="" /><p>Justin Bieber <strong>look-alike</strong> found dead with drugs, <strong>Derrick Rose</strong> accused of drugged raped, and couple offers <strong>weed bar</strong> at wedding.</p> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:00:00 -0400 Shawn Dwyer New Memoir Brings Awareness to Blackout Trend <img src="" alt="" /><p>Sarah Hepola's new book details blacking out while having sex and doing stand-up comedy.</p> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman Maine Drug Clinic Blames Closing on Governor’s Anti-Treatment Stance <img src="" alt="" /><p>Gov. Paul LePage continues his fight against compassion and common sense.</p> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:30:00 -0400 Paul Gaita