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Morning Roundup: March 13, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Top Mexican drug cartel teams up with the FARC, Nancy Pelosi defends legal pot, and Snoop Lion wants to get high with Obama and Bill Clinton. MORE  

Online Resources for Sober Holiday Survival

By Sue Smith

If you need some seasonal sober support, there's plenty out there; here are some of the best options. MORE  

Growing Up in the Rooms of AA

By Eleanor Rose

A childhood of AA meetings didn't save me from my own drinking problem. But at least I knew where to go when my own end came. MORE  

Tie-Dyed Treatment

By Amy Dresner

To get sober, I had to go as far from LA as possible: to my dad’s hippie town—where the food’s organic, the people are happy, and I see red.  MORE  

My Daughter and Me

By Rachael Brownell

I drank alcoholically when my children were little. And now I worry they’ll grow up to be just like me. MORE  

Survive the Holidays in Style!

By Kristen McGuiness

With all the weird family dynamics and abundant alcohol, it's not easy to stay sober during the holidays. Let us help you get through it. MORE  

If You See Him in Your AA Meeting, Hide Your Checkbook

By Kenneth Garger

AA fraudster used meetings to rip off elderly alcoholics. MORE  

Going Home for the Holidays

By Ruth Fowler

Thanksgiving is about gratitude—and surviving a sober weekend with the folks. MORE  

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Proud to be Sober, Proud to be Catholic

I noticed a decided anti-Catholic bent at the AA meetings I was attending, but my sobriety has only benefited from my religious upbringing.

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.

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

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