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NJ Hosts Rival Drug-Offender Treatment Plans

By Hunter R. Slaton

Gov. Christie's bid for mandatory treatment for non-violent drug offenders is followed by another, more cautious approach to diverting addicts from prison. MORE  

Video: Recovering Addict Film Hits Festival

By Hunter R. Slaton

Oslo, August 31st—Joachim Trier's portrait of an addict in uncertain early recovery—is being shown in New York. Check out the trailer. MORE  

Caught in the Web: An Internet Addict's Story

By Hunter R. Slaton

Internet addiction doesn’t just mean hours lost to Facebook. For an early online abuser named Pauline, it meant demoralization familiar to any low-bottom alcoholic. So she started a 12-step meeting. MORE  

Smokeless Tobacco "Orbs" Safer, FDA Says

By Hunter R. Slaton

A health-impact study on tobacco "dissolvables" produces a variety pack of pros and cons. MORE  

The Fix Expands Its Rehab Review

By Hunter R. Slaton

Four new drug-and-alcohol treatment centers—and one sober-living house—have been reviewed and rated by the people who know. MORE  

Sobriety Through Social Media

By Hunter R. Slaton

When Paul Carr realized that drinking was killing him, he eschewed AA and turned to an unlikely higher power. MORE  

"The Eight Kindes of Drunkennes"

By Hunter R. Slaton

Which kind of drunken animal were you—a heavie swine or a craftie fox? Check this handy diagnosis, circa 1592. MORE  

What Killed Andrew Breitbart?

By Maer Roshan and Hunter R. Slaton

Mainstream media outlets have jumped on rumors that the controversial conservative icon was assassinated by the President. So why are they ignoring a much likelier scenario? MORE  

SoCal Rehab Defies Closure

By Hunter R. Slaton

Cited for sketchy handling of meds and other violations, Morningside Recovery continues to operate even after it was told to shut down. MORE  

Video: The Artist's Intervention

By Hunter R. Slaton

After The Artist's big Oscar wins, could a flood of tap-dancing silent-film addicts be imminent? MORE  

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Experts Blame the Child Migrant Crisis on America’s Drug War

This past week, experts showed how America's wayward drug war has contributed to the humanitarian crisis spilling over its southern border.

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Study Finds 'Energy Cocktails' Increase Urge To Drink

An Australian study has raised another flag in the dangerous practice of combing booze and energy drinks.

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Morning Roundup: July 22, 2014

Farrah Franklin found passed out drunk on lawn, Tulisa Contostavlos sees drug case thrown out of court, and Jet Blue pilot busted for heroin possession.

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Columbian Drug Lord Dubbed 'The Rat' Trapped In Spain

Hernan Alonso Villa, known as The Mouse, inherited Pablo Escobar's now-defunct Medellin cartel.

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Fish Oil Could Reduce Risk of Alcoholic Dementia

Drinking can cause long-term neurological damage and dementia, but these effects may be prevented with fish oil.

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Rehabilitation Directories

The Rehab Review
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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