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Underlying Social Issues May Be Fueling The Opioid Epidemic | The Fix
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A new study has affirmed that there are underlying social issues when it comes to the opioid epidemic.The study, published Thursday (Sept. 20) in the journal ...

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Why Hospitals Offer Treatment Referrals In Lieu Of Addiction Services? | The Fix
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A recent Huffington Post feature highlights a conundrum within the medical community's response to the opioid crisis: emergency room patients with opioid use ...

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How Drugs, Alcohol & Suicide Are Affecting The Average Lifespan | The Fix
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A new CDC report reveals that the average life expectancy in the United States is falling for the first time since 1993.Drugs, alcohol, and suicide are taking ...

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Pennsylvania Prisons Ban Books Due To “Drug Smuggling,” Twitter Erupts | The Fix
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The Pennsylvania prison system got hilariously dragged on Twitter after officials claimed they’d intercepted a letter about drug-smuggling—when in fact the ...

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Me, My Psych Meds & My 12-Step Recovery | The Fix
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As I sat in my jail cell I had to question the admonition I got from an old-timer at a 12-step meeting I frequented."If you trust your Higher Power enough, you ...

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Could A Skin Graft Prevent Cocaine Abuse? | The Fix
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The drug addiction "epidemic" claims tens of thousands of lives each year in America, but until now there has been little talk of ways to immunize people ...

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More Than 3,000 Open Marijuana Cases To Be Dismissed In New York | The Fix
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In what's been described as an action "in the interest of justice," Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance has vacated more than 3,000 outstanding warrants ...

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Pain Patients Rally To Have Voices Heard | The Fix
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People suffering from chronic pain gathered earlier this week in New Hampshire, hoping to share their frustrations about prescription opioid restrictions in ...

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New York Times Op-Ed Slams “Incompetent” DEA Over Opioid Crisis | The Fix
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A recent op-ed in the New York Times does not mince words in its critique of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). “Because of its incompetence, the ...

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“Brady Bunch” Star Maureen McCormick Credits Family For Sobriety | The Fix
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Maureen McCormick, formerly known as Marcia Brady in the 1970s sitcom The Brady Bunch, says she owes her sobriety to her parents and husband. “My mom and dad, ...

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