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Where Bill W. Came From

By Susan Cheever

Born behind the bar in his family's big red inn—117 years ago this week—Wilson's Vermont youth wasn't exactly bucolic. His encounters with early adversity show how the child was father to the man. MORE  

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Morning Roundup: July 14, 2014

Texas Rangers' Geovany Soto regrets pot arrest, drunk man steals friend's car and crashes into parklet, and Seattle's only pot shop runs out of weed in three days.

7:00am
Drug Treatment Worker Arrested for Driving Client to Score Drugs

The City of Bridgeport in idyllic Connecticut plays host to yet another a sketchy drug incident.

7/11/14 7:30pm
U.S. Mayors Shocked by Spike in Heroin Use

Attendees of the 2014 U.S. Conference of Mayors were informed of dismal statistics for the country's major cities.

7/11/14 5:30pm
Frank Stallone To Enter Rehab

The brother of Sylvester Stallone has sought help in his battle with alcohol abuse.

7/11/14 3:30pm
Expert Refutes Tabloid's Claim That Gaming Is As Addictive As Heroin

Unsurprisingly, the infamous British tabloid The Sun blurred a few lines and fudged some facts to generate a shocking headline.

7/11/14 1:00pm

Rehabilitation Directories

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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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