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May Wilkerson

Video: Drug War Comedy Cuts Truth With Laughter

By May Wilkerson

US filmmaker Greg Berger tells The Fix about raising awareness—and hope—through satirical drug war videos. MORE  

"Hippy Crack" Sweeps the UK

By May Wilkerson

More young adults are using laughing gas to get high, says a new report. MORE  

Drunk Canadian Swims From Ontario to Detroit

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After fulfilling a lifelong goal, his intercontinental swim was disrupted by a rescue mission. MORE  

Hollywood Stuntmen Rescue Drunk, Suicidal Woman

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Three stuntmen promoting the film Kick Ass II at Comic Con stage a real-life rescue. MORE  

Parents Find Pot Pipe in Burger King Kids' Meal

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An employee chose the wrong place to hide his drug paraphernalia while at work. MORE  

Rob Delaney Tells Addicts to Have Hope

By May Wilkerson

After another celebrity tragedy, the comic reminds people it is possible to beat addiction. MORE  

Kat Von D Celebrates Six Years Sober

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The celebrity tattoo artist declares: "Yay for not being a drunken a**shole!" MORE  

Nikki Sixx Celebrates Sober Birthday

By May Wilkerson

The Mötley Crüe bassist says sobriety is the "greatest gift you will ever receive." MORE  

Florida Man Stole Menthols After Drugs Made Him "Invisible"

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He returns to Walgreens four months later and tries to make amends for the unseen crime. MORE  

Poppy Seed Bagel Case Leads to Drug Policy Changes

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Elizabeth Mort, whose newborn was taken after a poppy seed bagel set off a positive drug test, settles her lawsuit. MORE  

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The Quick Fix
Head Shop Owner Gets 17½ Years for Selling Synthetic Drugs

Jim Carlson's long prison sentence will serve as a testing ground for future synthetic drug prosecutions.

8/20/14 7:30pm
Survey Says: Alcohol Still the Deadliest Drug

The most dangerous drug is still the most popular—and the most legal.

8/20/14 5:30pm
'Girls' Star Zosia Mamet Reveals Eating Disorder

The actress wrote about her long struggle in a column published in Glamour magazine.

8/20/14 3:30pm
E-Cigarettes Are Not As Harmless As We've Been Told

A number of recent studies have shown that vapor contains harmful byproducts that can cause asthma, cancer, and heart disease.

8/20/14 1:00pm
Documentary Examines Addiction Among Classical Musicians

The British-made Addicts Symphony explores the surprising rise of drug abuse among classical musicians.

8/20/14 10:30am

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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.

Capo By The Sea
 
 
 
 

Capo By The Sea offers an executive rehab program complete with medical detox and a focus on dual-diagnosis issues, as well as an outpatient option in an environment that exudes the kind of beach house optimism one would expect from an Orange County recovery outfit.

Journey Malibu
 
 
 
 

Want many of the luxury amenities A-listers have come to expect—including an enormous backyard with a pool and patio, an herb garden, a volleyball net and a spectacular vista of the Santa Monica mountains—with a recovery program to match?

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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