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What Addiction Sounds Like

By Anna David

I snorted so much cocaine that I couldn't do anything but try to avoid the insistent beeps of my computer. I failed every time. MORE  

Free Help Quitting Cigs for Ontario's Drug Addicts

By McCarton Ackerman

The Canadian province comes good for those trying to quit more than one substance at once. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 4, 2012

By Luke Walker

Franklin D. Roosevelt may have been regularly treated with cocaine; Saffron crop could supplant poppies in Afghanistan, and Ex-Miss Russia sentenced to rehab. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Luke Walker

US Cracks Down on Medicare Painkiller Abuse, Californian DUI Deaths Hit All-Time Low, and Woman Caught Smuggling Cocaine in Her Dreadlocks. MORE  

What Happens When Addiction Counselors Relapse?

By Jeff Forester

Relapse is a familiar danger for many recovering addicts. And even longtime drug counselors are not immune from the occasional slip.  MORE  

Shutting the Door on My Coked-Up Past

By Sam Lansky

While my dad was recovering from a massive heart attack, I was on a coke run. Since then, I've tried to become a better son, while still struggling to shut the door on memories I want to forget.   MORE  

Man Hides Cocaine Under Cop Car

By Kirwan Gray

UK coke head busted as he went back for his $400 worth of product. MORE  

British Cocaine Dealers Lived the “James Bond Lifestyle”

By Kirwan Gray

"Do you expect me to talk?" "No, Mr. Bond, I expect you to serve out a lengthy prison term." MORE  

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Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir Talks About Jerry Garcia’s Addiction

The singer-guitarist spoke with HuffPost Live’s Ricky Camilleri about the music icon’s struggle with his addiction and his health.

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Georgia Governor Signs 911 Medical Amnesty Law

Georgia became the 19th state to pass limited prosecution immunity to people calling emergency services to help save someone suffering from an overdose.

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Mobile Addicts on the Rise, According to Data Study

The data analytics company, Flurry, has found a triple-digit increase in the percentage of mobile addicts in the past year alone.

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DOJ To Make Sweeping Changes to Clemency Process

The expanded criteria will allow President Obama to potentially reduce the number of prisoners serving long sentences for federal drug convictions.

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LSD-like Drug 25i Lands Three Teens In Hospital

While closely mimicking the effects of LSD, taking 25i can ultimately lead to increased heart rates, disorientation, and even violent behavior.

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Big Brother, Where Art Thou?

I barely made it out of my troubled adolescence and I had resources; how can I help an underprivileged teen with everything stacked against him?

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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