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Why No One Goes to Rehab During Election Season

By Hunter R. Slaton

According to one insider, uncertainty over who's going to win the White House makes many delay checking in for treatment. MORE  

Indian Tribe Waves White Flag in War on Beer

By Hunter R. Slaton

Prohibition has failed, says an Oglala Sioux tribal leader: "It's time to legalize alcohol." MORE  

Fiona Apple Nabbed for Hash

By Hunter R. Slaton

Cops in a Texas border town stop the singer-songwriter's tour bus—and find just what they're looking for. MORE  

Neil Young Sobers Up

By Hunter R. Slaton

Working on his autobiography prompted the rocker to get clean—along with a simple desire to see what living straight was like. MORE  

Vice's Mexican Mormon War Doc Debuts Online

By Hunter R. Slaton

The seven-part series examines the fight between Mexican drug gangs and relatives of presidential candidate Mitt Romney. MORE  

Rehab Review Adds Five New Centers

By Hunter R. Slaton

The newly reviewed rehabs range from Florida to South Dakota, and from affordable and Big-Book-focused to high-end and with more freedom of choice. MORE  

Narco-Subs: The Next Generation

By Hunter R. Slaton

New, totally submersible "drug submarines" are getting faster, more technologically advanced—and much harder to spot. MORE  

David Foster Wallace's Real-Life Rehab Experience

By Hunter R. Slaton

After hitting bottom in Boston, the author checked into a famed psychiatric hospital and then a gritty halfway house. MORE  

White Zombie Imposter on Nationwide Rehab Scam Tour

By Hunter R. Slaton

A man claiming to be the heavy-metal band's former drummer got caught writing hot checks at a string of luxe rehabs. MORE  

David Foster Wallace's Not-So-Sober Plot

By Hunter R. Slaton

A new bio reveals details of the late novelist's druggy past—including a plan to off Mary Karr's husband. MORE  

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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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