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Harry Potter the Drunk: An Alternative Theory

By Kirwan Gray

“The problem: We expect teen celebrities to fail, to reveal themselves as drug addicts, to turn up in rehab.” MORE  

Amy Winehouse Bombs in Belgrade: Cancels Comeback Tour

By Kirwan Gray

Drunken diva cancels long-awaited concert tour after bitter fans in Belgrade boo her off the stage. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Dirk Hanson

Oxy Gets Harder to Snort, New Danish Alcoholism Drug Looks Promising, and Rand Corp. Releases Report on Latin American Drug Trade. MORE  

Report Spells Out Tragedy of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

By Dirk Hanson

Medical workers are getting better at recognizing FAS, but treatment funds are scarce. MORE  

Busted for DUI Enroute to DUI Court

By Kirwan Gray

Mr. Estrada does not have a valid driver’s license, and has not, in fact, had a valid driver’s license for more than 25 years. MORE  

Patrick Kennedy Ends Political Career to Concentrate on Rehab

By Dirk Hanson

Ted Kennedy's son will forego political life to focus on "long-term, steady recovery." MORE  

Booze and Cigarettes: U.N. Report on the State of the Planet

By Dirk Hanson

It may be the 21st Century, but the world remains in the Dark Ages when it comes to grappling with the effects of the most popular intoxicants. MORE  

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Seattle Prosecutor Drops All Weed Tickets Thanks to One Cop

Over 80% of Seattle's marijuana tickets this year were written by weed-hating officer Randy Jokela.

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Death of ‘Distressed’ Rutgers Student May Be Alcohol-Related

Friends remembered Caitlyn Kovacs as an "upbeat" and "bubbly" person with a good head on her shoulders.

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Stephen Fry Opens Up About 15-Year Cocaine Habit

The British comedian opened up about his addiction in his new autobiography.

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GOP Candidate Walks Back Proposal to Drug Test Officials

The Republican Party's candidate for governor in California later claimed that he was kidding about the proposal after being roundly criticized.

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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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