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Now-Infamous NY Prison Being Probed by FBI for Drug Ring

10 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Clinton Correctional Facility has bigger headaches than Richard Matt and David Sweat.

Heroin User Population Growing Faster Than Meth, Cocaine and Cannabis

8 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The Drug Enforcement Administration released a disturbing new drug threat assessment last week.

Presidential Hopeful Rand Paul Fundraises With Marijuana Industry

12 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The junior senator from Kentucky has advocated for medical marijuana and sentencing reform for non-violent offenders.

New App Tracks Your Drinking Habits and Shares the Info with Alcohol Companies

14 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

BARTENDr can track how much alcohol you consume even over the course of a year.

Eating Disorders an Endemic Problem on College Campuses

17 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A quarter of college women use binging and purging as a weight-management technique.

Higher Quality American Weed Flows South of the Border as Demand Grows

19 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Mexican drug cartels are rapidly losing their grip on the marijuana business.

Morning Roundup: July 1, 2015

20 hours agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Drunk driver ditches kids to run from cops, drunk thieves trash convenience store, and legal weed heading for Ohio ballot.

How Did Middle America Become Addicted to Heroin? Sam Quinones Has an Answer.

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Author of the book Dream Land: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic talks with The Fix

Byrds of a Feather—How Addiction Brought Down Two Rock Legends

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

While Gene Clark and Gram Parsons—both members of The Byrds, one of the most influential groups of the '60s and '70s—had a lot more in common than music, both shared some of the same bad habits.

Addict-Turned-Athlete Helps Fight Drug Addiction in Colorado Town

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Rob Archuleta has been helping addicts recover by going extreme with exercise.

Brain Activity of Porn Addicts Is Different From Other Addicts

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Scientists are still undecided on their positions about sex and porn addiction.

Drug Czar and U.S. Senator Champion Evidence-Based Prevention Programs

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

The Obama administration and a Republican senator teamed up in an effort to reduce drug use.

Discovery of New ‘Legal High’ Psychoactive Drugs on the Rise

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Studies show a growing number of synthetic drugs available worldwide.

Women Deterred From Drug Treatment Due to Stigma and Fear of Losing Child Custody

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

One in three addicts globally are women, but only one in five are in treatment.

'Microdosing' Psychedelics in Daily Life Shows Increased Focus, Emotional Clarity

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Taking a small amount of psychedelics as part of your daily routine can potentially have positive results.

Morning Roundup: June 30, 2015

yesterdayHealth / Addiction : The Fix

Nick Gordon drunk outside Bobbi Kristina's hospice, Supreme Court okays execution drugs, and man on PCP destroys liquor store.

An Alcoholism Paper that 'Proved' Harm Reduction Was Wrong

2 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A 1982 study published in Science is an affront to science and the addiction field.

Sober Summer!

For those trying to cut back on their drinking or for sober alcoholics, the summertime and the many celebrations that accompany it can be temptations.Many will report that the warm weather, the outdoor bars, family gatherings, vacations, the beach, sporting events, etc. can bring back memories of “the good ole’ days”. Here are some tips for sober summertime fun!

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