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What I Learned at Rehab

By Simeon Stone

I went to five rehabs, one halfway house and a psychiatric hospital before I got sober. This is what that taught me. MORE  

HIV/AIDS Drug Produces Effects Like LSD

By McCarton Ackerman

Popular antiretroviral drug Efavirenz is found to make users hallucinate. MORE  

LSD Turns 70 Today

By Bryan Le

Since its accidental discovery in 1943, the psychedelic drug has made quite a mark. MORE  

Learning to Sit Still

By Chloe Caldwell

I always prided myself on my ability to handle my drugs. Now that I’m making my first clutches at sobriety, I’m beginning to see that I’d much rather be able to handle me. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 29, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

California could exempt addicts from prosecution if they seek medical help, UK rolls out pills to beat a breathalyzer, and Shia LaBeouf drops acid for a movie role. MORE  

My Father, Drug Icon

By Precious Chong

Rebelling in my family meant not doing drugs and shushing your parents when they’re howling at Thumbelina while on acid. That’s just how it is when Tommy Chong is your dad. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 19, 2012

By Luke Walker

Pinkberry co-founder's drug use may have led him to violence, New therapy could protect liver from drug damage, and Ex-Miss USA appears in court for drunk driving. MORE  

My Psychedelic American Boyhood

By Peter Bebergal

Acid trips and pot sprinkled with hash helped Peter Bebergal escape into a mystic world beyond his drab suburban high school. But then he had to find another way to access his higher spirits. MORE  

The Army's Secret Ecstasy Experiments

By Anneli Rufus

Why military researchers and other doctors are using LSD and ecstasy to heal war-scarred veterans from Afghanistan and Iraq. MORE  

Owsley the Acid King

By Dirk Hanson

Owsley’s contribution to the psychedelic movement: righteous acid. MORE  

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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?

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