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Head of Berlin Police Department Decries Gambling Problem

By John Lavitt

In recent years, Berlin has become a gambling mecca for Germany and Eastern Europe, though it still has a long way to go in rivaling Las Vegas or Monaco. MORE  

Online Gaming in NJ Sparks New Concerns About Addiction

By Shawn Dwyer

After going live last month, mental health professionals have recently reiterated their fears about a growing number of gambling addicts in the Garden State. MORE  

Online Gambling Set to Launch in New Jersey

By Shawn Dwyer

Residents of New Jersey will be able to enjoy all the fun and excitement of Atlantic City right from their own homes. And that has anti-gambling advocates worried. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 28, 2013

By The Fix staff

Marijuana baked goods send kids to the ER, Rob Ford's crack scandal linked to homicide, and police fatally shoot a drunk Korean War vet at his Connecticut mansion. MORE  

Morning Roundup March 29, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Drug addiction plagues Egypt, casinos drive rising gambling addiction, and Lady Gaga celebrates a booze-free birthday. MORE  

More Casinos, Fewer Gamblers?

By McCarton Ackerman

A study from Iowa finds falling rates of gambling and gambling addiction—despite a growing number of casinos. MORE  

Morning Roundup: October 3, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Gas prices help cut teen drunk driving, addictions cause homeless people to die younger, and country singer Kenny Rogers is a lifelong teetotaler. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 30, 2012

By May Wilkerson

Teen smokers show early signs of heart disease, Canadian casinos tackle gambling addiction, and Prince Harry's naked party may have involved cocaine. MORE  

Ohio's Gambling Addicts Can Ban Themselves

By Chrisanne Grise

A 52-year-old man opts to exclude himself from Ohio's casinos for life; officials expect he'll be the first of many. MORE  

Oklahoma Casinos Ban 11,000 Problem Gamblers

By McCarton Ackerman

Many are self-banned, and placed on a list of people subject to stringent restrictions. MORE  

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Study Links Medical Marijuana With Reduced Overdose Deaths

Anti-pot advocates are angry that medical marijuana is being presented as a healthier alternative to pills.

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Kentucky Inmate Dies From Methadone-Soaked Underwear

Corey McQueary died after another inmate returned to jail with the drug-soaked contraband.

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My wife revealed to me that she had been sexually abused by her stepfather. The process of healing has been difficult, but together we are working towards her recovery.

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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?

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

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