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Animal Rights Activism in Sobriety

By Sadie Long

Fighting injustice while living by the principles of the Serenity Prayer can be a fine line to tread, I've found. MORE  

Oregonian Creates Beer for Dogs

By Sarah Beller

A beer-loving dog-owner markets "Dawg Grog," a non-alcoholic brew for canines. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 10, 2012

By The Fix staff

Investigation lifts lid on reckless prescribing, NFL star charged with manslaughter of teammate after "drunk" crash, and unsealed autopsy shows Notorious BIG died sober. MORE  

Drug Dealers Hook Dogs on Heroin

By Sarah Beller

Dealers reportedly inject their dogs with heroin to increase their aggression and make them attack cops. MORE  

It's a Man-Eat-Dog World

By Chrisanne Grise

In the latest "Zombie" attack, a Texas man high on synthetic drugs partially devours the family canine. MORE  

Bizarre Hangover Cure Endangers Rhinos

By May Wilkerson

The demand for ground-up rhinoceros horn in Vietnam—where it sells for more than cocaine—threatens an entire species. MORE  

Indian Ravers Get High on Cobra Venom

By McCarton Ackerman

Pills made from cobra venom are popular with partygoers in India—but not with wildlife activists. MORE  

Owner of Drunk Puppy Banned From Keeping Dogs

By Will Godfrey

A DJ's dog had to be put on a drip for hours. MORE  

Two Dolphins Die of Suspected Ecstasy ODs at Swiss Rave

By Luke Walker

Cops investigate the deaths of two marine mammals after a two-day techno party was held at Switzerland's version of Seaworld. MORE  

Video: Woman Kills Kitty with Heroin Smoke During Cat Fight with Lover

By Kirwan Gray

Heroic rescue measures fail—Did Muffin the cat OD on smack? MORE  

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Vietnam Officials Slam 'Failure' Of Community-Based Drug Treatment

Despite offering a cheap way for addicts to get clean, Vietnam's first community-based treatment center has seen most of its patients drop out.

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Drew Bees Drug Tested Twice After Boasts Of Physical Prowess

The New Orleans Saints quarterback was 'randomly' selected for a drug test after claiming he could play till he was 45.

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Morning Roundup: July 29, 2014

Scott Disick swears off booze for Kourtney Kardashian, dozens arrested for drunk incidents at Keith Urban concert, and Chicago alderman arrested for DUI.

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Pakistan Drug 'Clinic' Allegedly Tortured Addicts

A Pakistani clinic run by an extreme Islamic mullah has been shut down after police found patients chained to the ground and forced to recite the Qur'an.

7/28/14 7:30pm
Brain-Boosting 'Smart Drugs' On The Rise

With the wider availability of brain-boosting pills comes growing concern over sever side effects like depression and withdrawal.

7/28/14 5:30pm

Rehabilitation Directories

Sober Living
Proud to be Sober, Proud to be Catholic

I noticed a decided anti-Catholic bent at the AA meetings I was attending, but my sobriety has only benefited from my religious upbringing.

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.

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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