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8 Takeaway Lessons From Quitting Drinking

By Aaron Kuchta

I've just managed to quit drinking without a program, and even learned a few things in the process. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 5, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

George Lopez claims downing 52 shots, drunk man jumps off Mumbai bridge, Idaho police shoot dog in drug raid, and man high on PCP does ninja moves. MORE  

Mom Posts Facebook Photo of Drunk Son Covered In Vomit

By McCarton Ackerman

Nikki Hunter drunk-shamed her son after he downed a ridiculous amount of booze while taking part in the neknominate craze. MORE  

Substance Abuse ‘Significantly Higher’ Among Mentally Ill

By Shawn Dwyer

Researchers have found that those with severe psychological illnesses are far more likely to abuse alcohol and drugs. MORE  

Minnesota Struggles With Substance Abuse As Detox Centers Slip Away

By McCarton Ackerman

More than half of Minnesota's centers have been closed over the past two decades despite the state having one of the highest alcohol- and heroin-related death rates in the nation. MORE  

Condom Use Among College Women Unchanged by Alcohol

By Shawn Dwyer

Despite media depictions of women hopelessly succumbing to risky sexual behavior while under the influence, a new study shows evidence that women can still make good decisions while drunk. MORE  

Hospital Films Its Drunk Patients

By Victoria Kim

A controversial alcohol treatment center uses hidden cameras to "educate" people. MORE  

Even Moderate Drinking May Slow Your Brain

By Chrisanne Grise

A new study finds drinking three pints a week can permanently slow your brain by 20%. 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  

Binge Drinking Keeps Seniors Up All Night

By Valerie Tejeda

A study finds older people who binge drink frequently are more likely to have insomnia. MORE  

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Florida Pill Mill Doc Gets 15 Years In Prison

Zachary Rose testified against other employees, but was ultimately dubbed a con artist by a district court judge.

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Study Claims Pot Smoking Doesn't Increase Lung Cancer Risk

Despite new evidence, the jury is still out on whether or not weed does contribute to causing cancer.

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'Star Wars' Ewok Admits Cocaine, Alcohol Addiction

After being caught on camera doing cocaine, actor Paul Grant has admitted to needing help for the addictions that caused him to lose everything.

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Experts Blame the Child Migrant Crisis on America’s Drug War

This past week, experts showed how America's wayward drug war has contributed to the humanitarian crisis spilling over its southern border.

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Study Finds 'Energy Cocktails' Increase Urge To Drink

An Australian study has raised another flag in the dangerous practice of combing booze and energy drinks.

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Rehabilitation Directories

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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