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Nevada Law Protects Job Seekers Who Use Cannabis | The Fix

Nevada has passed protections for people who use cannabis, by barring employers from skipping over applicants who tested positive for pot. "It is unlawful for any employer in this State to fail or refuse to hire a prospective employee because the ...

Is The Opioid Lobby Behind Attacks On The CDC Prescribing Guidelines? | The Fix

"Opioid manufacturers stand to lose substantial profits with the widespread adoption of the CDC guideline. Public health, however, benefits from the guideline, and attacks on it bear industry’s fingerprints." Since the Centers for Disease Control ...

Massachusetts Construction Companies Stop Work To Protest Fatal Overdoses | The Fix

Construction companies and labor unions across Massachusetts held work stoppages on June 5th to protest rising numbers of fatal opioid overdoses among their members.A recent state Department of Public Health report found that construction workers ...

Expert: Johnson & Johnson Played Bigger Role In Opioid Crisis Than Purdue Pharma | The Fix

The company may be best-known for its sweet-smelling baby washes and lotion, but Johnson & Johnson has a sinister side, according to an expert witness who said that the company may have played an even bigger role in the opioid epidemic than Purdue ...

Chris Cornell’s Daughter Explains Decision To Take Mental Health Break From College | The Fix

Lily Cornell Silver, the daughter of late rock star Chris Cornell, took to Instagram on Thursday to reveal that she is taking a break from college for the sake of her mental and emotional health. “I did not ‘drop out of college’ (although it ...

A Newborn Kitten, 12 Steps, and One Night of Fatherhood | The Fix

As a product of too many 12-step meetings to count in my multi-decade fight with three addictions, many themes stream through my inner recovery. One recurring theme that is anchored in that addiction library is the seminal moment when a fellow ...

Prescott House | The Fix

Introduction and Basic ServicesLocated in Prescott, Arizona, Prescott House has been providing residential treatment in the North Central Arizona area since 1988. Prescott is a small mountain town getaway that can be a welcome change of pace. There ...

Cirque Lodge | The Fix

Introduction and Basic ServicesThe Cirque is a luxury residential treatment facility that specializes in the care of clients struggling with alcohol and substance use disorders, as well as individuals with co-occurring mental health issues such as ...

Women Push For Gender-Targeted Harm Reduction, Drug Treatment Programs | The Fix

Women around the world are being failed by harm reduction and drug addiction treatment programs designed for men, according to a report published in the Pacific Standard. In order to address this problem, organizations such as Women and Harm ...

Medical Schools Rethink Training Amid Opioid Epidemic | The Fix

Medical schools are rethinking how they train doctors in pain management and addiction treatment, in hopes of graduating a generation of medical professionals that are better able to serve the needs of patients living amid the opioid epidemic. In a ...