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Christians and Muslims Unite to Fight Drug Abuse in Kenya

By Chrisanne Grise

With the government turning a blind eye to a growing "national disaster," religious groups put aside their differences to help. MORE  

Does the Military Have a Drinking Problem?

By Victoria Kim

Lt. Col. Elizabeth Robbins blames alcohol abuse for fueling sex crimes in the military. MORE  

Video: Man Downs 40 Jägerbombs in Six Minutes

By Bryan Le

A reckless casino winner blows his winnings on 40 shots of Jäger, only to lose it all in the bar sink. MORE  

Social Anxiety Linked to Teen Substance Abuse

By Valerie Tejeda

A study finds teens with anxiety disorder are more likely to abuse drugs at an earlier age. MORE  

What Shall We Do With "Drunken Sailor" Jibes?

By Sarah Beller

Stung by politicians' remarks, the Aussie navy snaps that the old stereotype is untrue and insulting. MORE  

Fingerprint Scanner Tests Workers for Booze

By McCarton Ackerman

A new device measuring BAC could soon become commonplace at the office. MORE  

Sober St. Patty's Day Goes Global

By Ben Feuerherd

From NYC to Belfast, booze-free events aim to "reclaim the true spirit" of the holiday, the founder tells The Fix. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 8, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

The Balkans are a drug trafficking hub, Methadone death spurs investigation, and Olympic skier Bode Miller is a "drunk yacht-dweller." MORE  

Photographer Brings Mongolian Addicts to Light

By Ben Feuerherd

Mikel Aristregi documents homeless addicts in Ulan Bator, where the cold forces them underground. MORE  

Alcohol Is World's Third Leading Cause of Illness

By Valerie Tejeda

Booze causes 5.5% of global injury and disease, even though only 40% of people drink. MORE  

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Chinese Triads had kept the elephants loyal by hooking them on opium-laced bananas, but sanctuary workers cured them with methadone.

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Leah Messer allegedly joins the likes of Amber Portwood and Jenelle Evans in publicly struggling with substance abuse.

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Director Anton Corbjin Talks Working With Philip Seymour Hoffman

The director described Hoffman as "full of life" while working with the actor on A Most Wanted Man.

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Andy Roddick's Comeback Stymied By Drug Test

The former No. 1 tennis player in the world is furious over a drug testing requirement that won't allow him to compete in the US Open.

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Mexican Drug Cartel Allegedly Had Stash House In Minnesota

Four men have been charged with operating the spot for an unnamed cartel. One has pleaded guilty, while another remains at large.

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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.

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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