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Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Use Among Teens In Decline

By Paul Gaita

The annual SAMHSA survey found that rates of use for most substances have dropped significantly, though most Americans are still not getting treatment. MORE  

Former Nation Leaders Assault The War On Drugs, Call For Blazing Changes

By Paul Gaita

The GCDP stated, in no uncertain terms, that the half-century spent on the drug war had “failed, with devastating consequences around the world.” It's time  to end the criminalization of drugs and pass legalization initiatives. MORE  

Addicted to Your Phone? There's (Another) App for That

By Paul Gaita

Checky is designed to keep users constantly aware of how often and even why they're always checking their phones. MORE  

White House Celebrates 25 Years of National Recovery Month

By Paul Gaita

Today the Office of National Drug Control Policy will pay tribute to individuals in recovery with a live streaming event at 2pm EST. MORE  

Sugar Not Addictive, Study Says

By Paul Gaita

It's the act of consuming food, not the kind of food that spurs addiction. MORE  

Can You Still Buy Illegal Drugs Online? You Bet!

By Paul Gaita

In the wake of Silk Road's demise, online drug marketplaces have become smarter and are offering a wider variety of illegal products. MORE  

Scientists Discover Gene That Links Alcoholism to Heredity

By Paul Gaita

Researchers may have found a genetic way to decrease the amount of alcohol consumption. MORE  

Despite Fears, No Clear Connection Between Pot and Driving Fatalities

By Paul Gaita

Fears of THC-caused traffic accidents are either inconclusive or exaggerated. MORE  

Colorado’s Weed Tax Income Misses the Expected Mark

By Paul Gaita

Despite showing modest gains in the first months of legal weed, Colorado's weed tax revenues have so far been off the mark. MORE  

College Students More Prone To Cell Phone Addiction

By Paul Gaita

A new study shows that students can spend up to 10 hours a day glued to their phones. MORE  

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Diego Maradona Admits Past Drug Use Has Caught Up to Him

The Argentinian soccer legend admitted that his cocaine and alcohol abuse hindered his potential while damaging his health.

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Morning Roundup: Sept. 22, 2014

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Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Use Among Teens In Decline

The annual SAMHSA survey found that rates of use for most substances have dropped significantly, though most Americans are still not getting treatment.

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Proposed British Alcohol Tax To Help Fund Treatment Programs

The Centre for Social Justice has proposed a two-pence tax on alcohol in order to pay for addiction treatment.

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An Audience with Gabor Maté

According to the rock star of addiction theory, every addict had a traumatic childhood whether they realize it or not.

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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?

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

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