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Mom Admits She Force-Fed Her Kids Beer and Cocaine

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A Connecticut woman put in her bid for worst mother of the year. MORE  

Bad Economy Could Be Curbing Drunk Driving

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In a silver-lining effect, the tough economy could be responsible for a slump in drunk driving in recent years. MORE  

Chicago's Suburbanites Graduate from Oxy to Smack

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Prescription pills have long since overtaken heroin use in the US, but they can also lead back there. MORE  

Female Sex Addicts Miss Out

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Women are underrepresented in sex addiction treatment, which may be one reason why they don't always get the therapy they need. MORE  

Locals Rally For Recovery Near You

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In one of hundreds of Recovery Month events, massed addicts and politicians spread the love at a Westchester hospital. MORE  

Winehouse Dad Declines to Blame Ex-Husband For Her Death

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The late singer's father launches an international addiction charity on the day she would have turned 28. MORE  

Video: Addiction Can Be Cured, Claims Controversial Film

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A provocative new documentary assembles an array of treatment pros who oppose the widely-held belief that addiction is an incurable disease. MORE  

Other Teens Do Drugs, Not Mine

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Alcohol and drug use reach new heights among American teens, but most parents believe their children are immune, MORE  

London is Home of High Finance

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Economic crisis sees addiction snowball in London's Square Mile, where you can order cocaine at a pub before trading. MORE  

Amy Fisher Enters the Ring

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Celebrity Rehab grad slash porn star Amy Fisher has backed her reputation for violence by signing up for Celebrity Boxing, but has she considered the consequences? MORE  

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Think overuse of smartphones doesn't have physical consequences? Think again.

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Despite a decade-long battle with crippling heroin addiction, Afghanistan remains reluctant in its desire to treat addicts.

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FDA Approves New Painkiller From Oxy Maker Purdue Pharma

A new oxycodone painkiller called Tarqiniq ER will feature a naloxone inhibitor when tablet is crushed.

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Sober Living
Proud to be Sober, Proud to be Catholic

I noticed a decided anti-Catholic bent at the AA meetings I was attending, but my sobriety has only benefited from my religious upbringing.

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Cliffside Malibu
 
 
 
 

The “beach-house-relaxed” Cliffside Malibu claims to provide an oasis for recovering addicts and alcoholics. And that’s just what you'll get—if you’ve got the cash.

Morningside Recovery
 
 
 
 

For a “rehab near the beach” experience that isn’t quite as costly as similar SoCal competitors, head to this Newport Beach treatment facility.

AToN Center
 
 
 
 

Whether you’re interested in the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery, or holistic treatments, this luxurious, appealing and commendable 4.5 star (our system doesn't yet show the 1/2 star) San Diego rehab has a program for you. 

Reflections
 
 
 
 

This exclusive Northern California rehab is all about client choice—as well as golf outings, Buddhist field trips and keeping up with the office.

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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