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Normies React to the 12 Steps

20 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

"I think admitting to having a problem in general is the right first step, but to admit powerlessness is unhealthy... I think admitting powerlessness is more harmful because it doesn't help. Admitting that you want and need help is more useful after admittance."

Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Use Among Teens In Decline

22 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The annual SAMHSA survey found that rates of use for most substances have dropped significantly, though most Americans are still not getting treatment.

Proposed British Alcohol Tax To Help Fund Treatment Programs

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The Centre for Social Justice has proposed a two-pence tax on alcohol in order to pay for addiction treatment.

Bipartisan Senate Bill Seeks Millions for Addiction Treatment

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Even if passed, the $80 million legislation is almost assured to be doomed by the Republican-led House.

How to Make Addiction Treatment Way More Successful - Sage Advice From Two Experts

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Overall, addiction treatment and public policy toward it is actually regressing despite pockets of progress. Two of America's great researchers analyze the current situation.

South Carolina Man Illegally Operated Rehabs In Three States

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Clayton Alfred White declared himself to be a professional drug counselor despite having no license or even training.

Philadelphia Man Accused of Running Illegal 'Recovery Homes'

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Jeffrey Jackson has been accused of putting recovering addicts at risk by housing them in rooms deemed unfit for human dwelling.

Maritime Boat Patrols Seize Drugs at Sea, Let Traffickers Go

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The international Combined Maritime Forces lacks the legal authority to arrest drug smugglers.

Morning Roundup: Sept. 19, 2014

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Australian police seize Batman ecstasy in drug raids, DUI suspect threatens to join ISIS, and man high on PCP hides in kindergarten bathroom.

PTSD and Food Addiction Go Hand-in-Hand for Women

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Researchers have found the stronger the PTSD, the more likely a woman will suffer from eating addiction.

Teens Who Smoke Pot Daily Could Have More Problems Later in Life

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A recent study has claimed that the more frequent the use, the more adversely affected users can become.

Hostel Owner Accused of Drugging and Assaulting Lodgers

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Michael Harris stands accused of sexually assaulting male travelers from Germany, England, and the United States.

Former Nation Leaders Assault The War On Drugs, Call For Blazing Changes

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The GCDP stated, in no uncertain terms, that the half-century spent on the drug war had “failed, with devastating consequences around the world.” It's time to end the criminalization of drugs and pass legalization initiatives.

Addicted to Your Phone? There's (Another) App for That

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Checky is designed to keep users constantly aware of how often and even why they're always checking their phones.

Study Says Pot Smokers Use To Cope With Negative Emotions

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Researchers found that using marijuana to cope with traumatic events could lead to increased dependence.

U.S. Justice Department Says Molly Use Has Declined

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Despite wrecking havoc at concerts across the country, fewer people have reported taking the drug.

Morning Roundup: Sept. 18, 2014

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Chinese cops formally arrest Jackie Chan's son, Wes Walker reinstated under new NFL drug policy, and police called to handle drunk skunk.

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