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Malibu Fights Back Against Rehab Rule

By McCarton Ackerman

Local officials say the swanky facilities are driving down the neighborhood's quality of life. MORE  

Meet the Addiction Predators

By Chelsea Carmona

From handlers of addicted celebrities to garden-variety "sober coaches," the addiction treatment world can be a rat's nest of opportunists, charlatans—and worse.  MORE  

Britney Spears' Ex-Manager Testifies in Court

By McCarton Ackerman

Sam Lutfi insists that he didn't enable Spears' "habitual, frequent and continuous" use of drugs. MORE  

Britney Spears "OD'd on Amphetamines"

By McCarton Ackerman

A libel case launched by Britney Spears' ex-manager Sam Lutfi against her parents hears startling claims about the singer's drug problems. MORE  

Britney Spears' Ex-Manager Tried to "Save" Her

By Carmela Kelly

Documents obtained by The Fix shed light on claims made in a bitterly disputed, drug-soaked lawsuit that goes to court next week. MORE  

Morning Roundup: September 13, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Montana's Supreme Court rules there is no right to medical pot, the Czech Republic bans hard liquor sales after deaths, and Britney Spears avoids alcohol on X Factor. MORE  

Celebrity Roundup: August 23, 2012

By Sam Lansky

Britney Spears may have a personality disorder, rapper Machine Gun Kelly spits vodka into fan's mouth, Quentin Tarantino saved Eli Roth from being roofied. MORE  

Demi Lovato: "It's Hard to Ask for Help"

By May Wilkerson

The young pop singer and newest X-Factor judge details some of the struggles of recovery. MORE  

Addiction on The X-Factor

By Sam Lansky

Will The X-Factor's decision to hire Britney and Demi Lovato change the public perception of addiction? MORE  

Britney Spears "Addicts" Find Community Online

By Carmela Kelly

The obsessed fans who run the Britney Addiction website really are addicts, they tell us. MORE  

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Proponents for equipping emergency responders with the lifesaving overdose antidote have become more vocal, with only those on the edges holding on to their opposition.

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Eric Holder Optimistic, Cautious About Legal Marijuana

The nation's top law enforcement officer has sounded a conciliatory tone in recent months, though he remains hesitant to fully embrace legal pot.

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Sober Living
How I Forgave the Woman Who Helped My Son Die of an Overdose

She introduced him to the drug that eventually killed him. It took a long time, but eventually I had to treat her the way my son would have wanted.

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 San Diego rehab has a program for you—if you can tear yourself away from “the most amazing massages ever."

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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