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West Virginia Struggles With 'Epidemic' of Drug-Addicted Mothers

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The Mountain State has seen a drastic number of pregnant addicts that far surpasses the national average. MORE  

Biogenesis Founder Surrenders To DEA, Admits Steroid Scheme

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With Anthony Bosch now in custody, more PED-related suspensions are sure to follow. MORE  

United Kingdom's 'Most Wanted' Drug Trafficker Captured In South Africa

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British authorities caught up to Martin Evans after he spent three years on the run. MORE  

Alleged Drunk Driver Who Killed Teen Posts Car Wreckage on Facebook

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Michael Vanwagner claimed he didn't know that he hit another car while driving drunk on probation for a previous felony conviction. MORE  

Sex Offender Connected to April Millsap Arrested on Drug Charges

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James VanCallis and his son had their home searched in connection to the murder, but their status as suspects remains unclear. MORE  

University May Start Drug Testing Cheerleaders After Tragic Death

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Danielle Cogwell's "suspected overdose" death last week has prompted calls to change Louisville's drug policy. MORE  

'Teen Mom 2' Star Allegedly Abusing Painkillers

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Leah Messer allegedly joins the likes of Amber Portwood and Jenelle Evans in publicly struggling with substance abuse. MORE  

Andy Roddick's Comeback Stymied By Drug Test

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The former No. 1 tennis player in the world is furious over a drug testing requirement that won't allow him to compete in the US Open. MORE  

Mexican Drug Cartel Allegedly Had Stash House In Minnesota

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Four men have been charged with operating the spot for an unnamed cartel. One has pleaded guilty, while another remains at large. MORE  

Nationwide Clearinghouse Proposed To Monitor Drug And Alcohol Offenses Of Truckers

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Will a nationwide monitoring system to track the drug and alcohol use of truck drivers cause more issues than it proposes to fix? MORE  

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A former New Jersey police officer passionately denounced arresting and imprisoning opiate addicts.

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Study Links Medical Marijuana With Reduced Overdose Deaths

Anti-pot advocates are angry that medical marijuana is being presented as a healthier alternative to pills.

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Kentucky Inmate Dies From Methadone-Soaked Underwear

Corey McQueary died after another inmate returned to jail with the drug-soaked contraband.

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Helping My Wife Survive Childhood Sexual Abuse

My wife revealed to me that she had been sexually abused by her stepfather. The process of healing has been difficult, but together we are working towards her recovery.

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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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