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Bipolar Substance Abusers Twice As Likely to Attempt Suicide

By Paul Gaita

The combination of mental illness and substance abuse has greater potential to drive one over the edge. MORE  

New ABC Drama ‘Black Box’ Tackles Addiction

By Shawn Dwyer

Kelly Reilly plays a world-renowned neuroscientist with bipolar disorder who gets off on skipping her meds. MORE  

Amanda Bynes' Mother Blames Pot for Daughter's Behavior

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite her daughter's out of control behavior and bizarre Twitter posts, Lynn Bynes claims that Amanda has no mental illness and is off her medication. 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  

A Drunk Mom Fires Back at Her Haters

By Jowita Bydlowska

I relapsed after having a baby and was drunk for his first year. The memoir I wrote told the awful truth, but that was too much information for many outraged critics. Now I know why. MORE  

Double Trouble: Bipolar Disorder and Alcoholism

By Sadie Long

Balancing mental illness and addiction requires both caution and good information. MORE  

Cutting, and the "Total Collapse of a Man"

By Chrisanne Grise

The author of Sharp, a new self-harm memoir, tells The Fix about his cutting compulsion and his recovery. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 16, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

How PTSD and addiction can be treated simultaneously, African grandmothers grow marijuana to support their families, and Bobby Brown is reportedly back in rehab. MORE  

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Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Use Among Teens In Decline

The annual SAMHSA survey found that rates of use for most substances have dropped significantly, though most Americans are still not getting treatment.

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Proposed British Alcohol Tax To Help Fund Treatment Programs

The Centre for Social Justice has proposed a two-pence tax on alcohol in order to pay for addiction treatment.

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Bipartisan Senate Bill Seeks Millions for Addiction Treatment

Even if passed, the $80 million legislation is almost assured to be doomed by the Republican-led House.

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South Carolina Man Illegally Operated Rehabs In Three States

Clayton Alfred White declared himself to be a professional drug counselor despite having no license or even training.

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Philadelphia Man Accused of Running Illegal 'Recovery Homes'

Jeffrey Jackson has been accused of putting recovering addicts at risk by housing them in rooms deemed unfit for human dwelling.

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Sober Living
Normies React to the 12 Steps

"I think admitting to having a problem in general is the right first step, but to admit powerlessness is unhealthy. .. I think admitting powerlessness is more harmful because it doesn't help. Admitting that you want and need help is more useful after admittance."

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.

Capo By The Sea
 
 
 
 

Capo By The Sea offers an executive rehab program complete with medical detox and a focus on dual-diagnosis issues, as well as an outpatient option in an environment that exudes the kind of beach house optimism one would expect from an Orange County recovery outfit.

Journey Malibu
 
 
 
 

Want many of the luxury amenities A-listers have come to expect—including an enormous backyard with a pool and patio, an herb garden, a volleyball net and a spectacular vista of the Santa Monica mountains—with a recovery program to match?

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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