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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  

The Quick Fix
Man Mistakenly Takes Meth, Walks Into Walmart Naked

A South Carolina man accidentally took methamphetamine, which made him "paranoid" and "crazy" enough to walk into a Walmart wearing nothing but tennis shoes.

4/18/14 7:30pm
Support On the Rise for Giving Naloxone to Emergency Personnel

Proponents for equipping emergency responders with the lifesaving overdose antidote have become more vocal, with only those on the edges holding on to their opposition.

4/18/14 5:30pm
Back From the Abyss: The Autobiography of a Low-Bottom Alky

Paid Sponsored Post: Follow Kieran Doherty’s wild ride of a life––from altar boy to rebel to alcohol-fueled criminal… bringing a whole new meaning to hitting bottom.

4/18/14 3:31pm
Eric Holder Optimistic, Cautious About Legal Marijuana

The nation's top law enforcement officer has sounded a conciliatory tone in recent months, though he remains hesitant to fully embrace legal pot.

4/18/14 3:30pm
High Price of Breakthrough Hepatitis C Drug Expected to Decline

Though the price potentially will drop, poorer countries will continue to suffer from the disease until a cheaper generic drug is available for sale.

4/18/14 1:00pm

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Sober Living
How I Forgave the Woman Who Helped My Son Die of an Overdose

She introduced him to the drug that eventually killed him. It took a long time, but eventually I had to treat her the way my son would have wanted.

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 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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