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Britney Spears' Ex-Manager Tried to "Save" Her

By Carmela Kelly

Documents obtained by The Fix shed light on claims made in a bitterly disputed, drug-soaked lawsuit that goes to court next week. MORE  

Mystery Actress Divulges Adderall Addiction

By McCarton Ackerman

The anonymous actress tells xoJane that pill-addicted blogger Cat Marnell inspired her to quit. MORE  

8 Terrible Ways to Stop Drinking

By JL Scott

I knew I was an alcoholic but didn’t want to get sober. Thus launched a year of attempts—each less effective than the one before.  MORE  

Everyone and Their Mom Is On Adderall

By McCarton Ackerman

Adderall prescriptions for US women have risen 750%—and many take the drug to become "better mothers." MORE  

Cat Marnell Continues to Use and Tell

By May Wilkerson

In a speed-fueled interview, the former beauty blogger says she's been an Rx addict since she was 15. MORE  

Kids Ever More Medicated for ADHD

By McCarton Ackerman

A new FDA study yields fascinating stats on the quantities of drugs prescribed to US children and adults. MORE  

Students Still Seek Better Grades Through Drugs

By Chrisanne Grise

High-pressure high schools are hotbeds of the risky abuse of "academic steroids" like Adderall. MORE  

Fake Adderall Flooding Internet, Warns FDA

By Valerie Tejeda

Websites are peddling harmful fake versions of the ADHD drug, as demand rises. MORE  

Students OK Adderal, But Not Steroids

By Bryan Le

College students feel taking performance enhancers for sports is worse behavior than using drugs to aid studying. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 2, 2012

By Luke Walker

Boston Counts the Cost of Being Nation's Drunkest City, Adderall Drought Continues into New Year, and UK "Celebrates" With Public Drunkenness. MORE  

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Georgia Governor Signs 911 Medical Amnesty Law

Georgia became the 19th state to pass limited prosecution immunity to people calling emergency services to help save someone suffering from an overdose.

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Mobile Addicts on the Rise, According to Data Study

The data analytics company, Flurry, has found a triple-digit increase in the percentage of mobile addicts in the past year alone.

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DOJ To Make Sweeping Changes to Clemency Process

The expanded criteria will allow President Obama to potentially reduce the number of prisoners serving long sentences for federal drug convictions.

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LSD-like Drug 25i Lands Three Teens In Hospital

While closely mimicking the effects of LSD, taking 25i can ultimately lead to increased heart rates, disorientation, and even violent behavior.

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Wife of Slipknot Bassist Blames Doctor For Overdose Death

Daniel Baldi could face 18 years in prison if convicted for his role in Paul Gray's death, as well as the deaths of several others.

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Big Brother, Where Art Thou?

I barely made it out of my troubled adolescence and I had resources; how can I help an underprivileged teen with everything stacked against him?

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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 San Diego rehab has a program for you—if you can tear yourself away from “the most amazing massages ever."

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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