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Vets Fight Against Prescription Drugs and Prescribing Doctors

By John Lavitt

Veterans who have been overprescribed medications are starting to take matters into their own hands. MORE  

Killing Veterans With Painkillers

By Cameron Turner

Our veterans' overdose death rate was 33% higher than average as VA doctors blithely prescribed opioid and other dangerous drugs. Some good changes are happening - but then there is stiff resistance from pill pushers. MORE  

Why Care for Veterans Benefits Us All

By Sarah Beller

Paying to help vets with mental health and addiction problems is the smart course of action, as well as the right one. MORE  

Drug-Court Motorcycle Relay Rolls Into DC

By West Huddleston

The US Attorney General praised drug courts—and their graduates—at the tour's closing event on Thursday. MORE  

Epic Motorcycle Ride Celebrates Drug Courts

By West Huddleston

A relay of riders is covering 3,000 miles to attend inspiring events at Drug, DWI and Veterans Treatment Courts. MORE  

Cannabis Use Prolongs PTSD Symptoms

By McCarton Ackerman

The latest study indicates that marijuana does anything but help with PTSD. MORE  

Center Offers Free Addiction Treatment to War Vets

By McCarton Ackerman

Soldiers suffering from alcohol and drug addiction get free online counseling. MORE  

The War on Addiction Comes Home

By Jeff Forester

Combat veterans with PTSD and Traumatic Brain Injuries are suffering from skyrocketing rates of addiction, alcoholism and suicide. Thirty-five years after Vietnam, is America creating another lost generation? MORE  

Coke May Make You Blind

By Ariel Nagi

Data on millions of veterans flags correlation between coke-use and early glaucoma. MORE  

Giving Back: Recovery Housing for Veterans

By Dirk Hanson

Chicago addict renovates homes for addicted vets with help from Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs. MORE  

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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.

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.

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?

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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