The Fix Addiction and recovery, straight up. en North Dakota Oil Boom Triggering Spike In Drug Trade <img src="" alt="" /><p>The flow of oil has triggered a flood of meth and heroin, with the feds seeing triple the number of prosecutions for drugs in recent years.</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman Morning Roundup: April 17, 2014 <img src="" alt="" /><p><strong>Rob Kardashian</strong> denies drug abuse, man huffing paint <strong>punches pitbull</strong>, bus driver arrested for driving <strong>drunk teens</strong>, and <strong>middle school</strong> kid wears 'I [Heart] Weed shirt.</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Shawn Dwyer The Rise of Peer-Based Naloxone Distribution Programs <img src="" alt="" /><p>Lawmakers are finally realizing that restricting access to naloxone is a bad idea; by extending the drug's availability to outreach workers, active drug users, and family members, we save lives.</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:41:54 -0400 Tessie Castillo The Worst Advice I’ve Ever Gotten In Recovery <img src="" alt="" /><p>Take what you need and leave the rest; AA is full of suggestions that are asinine at best, harmful at worst.</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:02:26 -0400 Jenny Chu Nearly a Third of Alcoholic Beverages Have Inaccurate Labels <img src="" alt="" /><p>According to a 2013 survey, thirty percent of all booze labels have faulty information about alcohol content.</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:30:00 -0400 John Lavitt Warning Signs: 5 Red Flags in Kids Who Are Susceptible to Addiction <img src="" alt="" /><p>Be sure your child isn't at risk for addictive behavior by keeping an eye out for these signs.</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:24:15 -0400 Marissa Rosado Treatment Center in India Exposed As Drug Den <img src="" alt="" /><p>A group of local activists organized a raid on the government-run agency after hearing multiple reports that officials were dealing drugs to patients.</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:30:00 -0400 John Lavitt Christian Leaders Criticize War on Drugs and Mass Incarceration <img src="" alt="" /><p>Reflecting on the symbolic rebirth of Easter, a group of Christian leaders denounced the costly and ineffective war on drugs while urging policymakers to consider treatment.</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:30:00 -0400 Victoria Kim Brain Activity in Rats on PCP Offers Clues to Schizophrenia <img src="" alt="" /><p>When given a dose of angel dust, lab rats displayed changes in their brain chemistry that were comparable to the same changes seen in the schizophrenic brain.</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:00:00 -0400 Paul Gaita Everyday Average Couple Accused Of Running Massive Drug Ring <img src="" alt="" /><p>Part of a husband and wife team, Sarah Hannan controlled the finances of an extensive drug operation while on paid maternity leave.</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:30:00 -0400 McCarton Ackerman