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New Statistics Show Prescription Drug Deaths Quadrupled In U.S.

By McCarton Ackerman

The number of overdoses have skyrocketed in recent years, particularly among older Americans. MORE  

Madison Police Chief Wants To Legalize Pot To Fund Drug Treatment

By McCarton Ackerman

Police Chief Mike Koval pointed to Colorado and Washington as examples, though Wisconsin is not likely to follow their lead anytime soon. MORE  

NFL Players Union Accepts Revised Drug Policy

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite players accepting the deal, tensions remain between both sides. MORE  

Drug Dealers Devise New Methods for Instagram Deals

By McCarton Ackerman

Drug dealers are finding new and creative ways to cover their online tracks. MORE  

'Curly Sue' Child Star Reveals Adult Alcoholism In Blog Post

By McCarton Ackerman

The former child star wrote about her struggle with addiction on the website Lil' Mamas. MORE  

Police Raid Results In Nine Arrests In L.A.'s Fashion District

By McCarton Ackerman

Joan Rivers had nothing on the LAPD's "Operation Fashion Police." MORE  

Drug Combo "Gumbo" Ravages Southeast Texas

By McCarton Ackerman

Authorities in Southwest Texas have seen a rash of overdoses caused by marijuana laced with cocaine, PCP, or synthetic weed. MORE  

Chicago-Based Uber and Lyft Drivers Will Now Be Drug Tested

By McCarton Ackerman

A non-drug related incident in Atlanta prompted a South Side alderman to push "common sense" drug testing on drivers. MORE  

Robin Hood Drug Dealer Dies, Receives Praise From Law Enforcement

By McCarton Ackerman

Louisville police praised Reggie "Double R" Rice for being "honest" and "courteous." MORE  

Positive Drug Tests Increase at Work for First Time In Decade

By McCarton Ackerman

Does a slight uptick in positive tests mean more American workers are using drugs? MORE  

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Stevie Nicks Opens Up About Her Cocaine Abuse

The Fleetwood Mac singer recalled her frightening days as a cocaine addict and discussed what inspired her to seek treatment.

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New research adds further urgency to the movement for government-sanctioned medical cannabis.

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Suboxone: Trading One Prison Cell for Another

Suboxone seemed like a get-out-of-jail-free card, the answer to my opiate addiction. Instead, I had a new ten-year addiction, complete with thinning hair and lost motivation.

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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.

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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