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Tennessee Teens Abusing Drugs At Alarming Rates

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Adolescents in the Volunteer State are abusing drugs like heroin at double the national average. MORE  

15 Bad Grandpas (and Grandmas)

By McCarton Ackerman

Retirement doesn’t have to be boring. These senior citizens bypassed the bingo nights and became involved in some of the most high-profile drug smuggling and dealing cases in recent history. MORE  

Janice Dickinson Visibly Relapses On 'Botched'

By McCarton Ackerman

The former Celebrity Rehab alum appears to have relapsed. MORE  

Robert Downey Jr.'s Son Arrested On Drug Charges

By McCarton Ackerman

Indio Downey has taken the dangerous course of following his father's old footsteps. MORE  

NYC Anti-Drug Youth Program Has Scientology Connections Exposed

By McCarton Ackerman

Once again, the controversial religious movement has been caught lying about drugs. MORE  

Police Make Mass Arrests In Cleveland-to-Chicago Drug Ring

By McCarton Ackerman

The feds continued their crackdown on heroin in the Windy City. MORE  

British Celebrities Call For Drug Law Reform In UK

By McCarton Ackerman

Russell Brand, Sting, and Sir Richard Branson were among those calling on Prime Minister David Cameron to change current drug laws. MORE  

Man Almost Killed Girlfriend After Hallucinating Bear Attack While on MDMA

By McCarton Ackerman

Lucas Gingras convinced Ladonna Merriman to jump off a 70 foot cliff to avoid the bear. MORE  

Sting Admits Using Drugs As a 'Creative Tool'

By McCarton Ackerman

The legendary singer-songwriter has lit up on more than one occasion to overcome writer's block. MORE  

Former Mayor Of Florida's 'Most Corrupt Town' Jailed For Drugs

By McCarton Ackerman

Yet another episode of the continuing saga of drugs and corruption in Florida. MORE  

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The Quick Fix
Morning Roundup: August 1, 2014

Partygoer pours beer on tiger at London Zoo, drunk airline passenger attacks crew with fake leg, and drone carrying drugs crashes outside prison.

7:00am
Mindfulness Can Rewire the Brain of an Addict

Researchers feel that cognitive-behavioral therapy can erase brain patterns that lock addicts into a cycle of abuse.

7/31/14 7:30pm
Former Drug Smuggling Elephants Kick Opium Habit

Chinese Triads had kept the elephants loyal by hooking them on opium-laced bananas, but sanctuary workers cured them with methadone.

7/31/14 5:30pm
'Teen Mom 2' Star Allegedly Abusing Painkillers

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

7/31/14 3:30pm
Director Anton Corbjin Talks Working With Philip Seymour Hoffman

The director described Hoffman as "full of life" while working with the actor on A Most Wanted Man.

7/31/14 1:00pm

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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