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Surrendering to Silverback Gorillas and Hungry Ghosts

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

“If you are looking for love under rocks or bringing home water moccasins, you might be confusing love and pain.”

Professional Voices—Engaging the High-Rolling Client

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The extremely successful attain their exalted positions for good reasons: they are smart, driven and accustomed to winning. It can be hard to know, let alone convince them, that they need help.

Brain Neuron Is Linked to Nicotine Addiction

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A neuron in the brain triggered by nicotine withdrawal may provide scientists with answers as to why people become addicted to cigarettes.

Tom Hank’s Son Did Rehab Stint for Coke Addiction

Tom Hank’s eldest son, 24-year-old Chet Hanks decided to go public with the fact that he went to rehab for cocaine addiction. Chet Hanks says he’s been struggling with addiction since he was 16-years-old. According to PageSix, “Tom Hanks’ rapper son has gotten sober after years of battling drug and alcohol abuse … The 24-year-old [...]

ATF Stash House Stings Come Under Fire for Racial Profiling

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

An investigation into the ATF's fake drug houses revealed that over 90% of suspects arrested were minorities.

How Europe's Cocaine Habit Fuels Radical Islam in West Africa

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Terrorist groups like Hezbollah and al-Qaeda have benefited from corrupt regimes.

Problem Gamblers With Personality Disorders More Difficult to Treat

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A recent study has linked compulsive gambling to borderline and other personality disorders.

Prescription Heroin Now Available in Vancouver

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A group of 120 severe addicts will begin receiving doctor-approved smack.

Robert Downey Sr. Says Son Getting Sober Is His 'Highlight'

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Forget all the great performances or the summer blockbusters, Robert Downey Jr.'s father is proudest of his sobriety.

Morning Roundup: Nov. 26, 2014

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

CNN anchor Don Lemon causes stir with marijuana comments, Shia LeBeouf doing well (so far) in rehab, and drunk cop fires weapon at another off-duty cop.

Lady Gaga Credits Elton John With Curbing Her Pot Addiction

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Though she still partakes every now and then, Lady Gaga thanks the Rocket Man for being the "soberest" she has been in years.

Bill Cosby Accused of Leaking Daughter’s Drug Abuse

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Once again the Cos is the center of detestable accusations, and he's still not talking.

WHO Wants Expanded Access to Naloxone to Fight Overdoses

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

With worldwide overdoses on the rise, the World Health Organization laid out guidelines for countries to expand access to the lifesaving antidote.

Food Addiction: It's Not An Eating Disorder

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The Fix Q&A with Vera Tarman about her book Food Junkies: The Truth About Food Addiction

LSD Can Permanently End of Life Anxiety in Terminally Ill Patients

3 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The results of the first therapeutic study in 40 years saw a marked difference in subjects receiving a substantial dose of LSD.

Can Coffee Reduce Symptoms of Cocaine Addiction?

3 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Researchers found that caffeine can potentially block changes in the brain caused by cocaine, particularly in women.

Kendra Wilkinson Reveals She Nearly Died From Drug Abuse

3 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The former Playmate revealed that a deadly combo of cocaine and crystal meth nearly led to her death at 14.

Morning Roundup: Nov. 25, 2014

3 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Scott Disick heads to rehab for drugs and alcohol, survey finds drunk men tend to impulse buy, and drug deal caught on camera by local news crew.

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