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College Sober—It's Like Cheating

By Zachary Siegel

My priorities and constructs as a student addicted to heroin were a farce MORE  

University May Start Drug Testing Cheerleaders After Tragic Death

By McCarton Ackerman

Danielle Cogwell's "suspected overdose" death last week has prompted calls to change Louisville's drug policy. MORE  

North Dakota Students' "Siouxper Drunk" T-Shirts Deemed Offensive

By Bryan Le

A T-shirt design by University of North Dakota students featuring the retired "Fighting Sioux" mascot drinking from a beer bong has been condemned as being racist by the school's American Indian Student Services. MORE  

More College Students Taking ADHD Drugs to Study

By Shawn Dwyer

The last 10 years have seen a drastic rise in college students taking Adderall or Ritalin in order to boost their productivity in an increasingly competitive environment. MORE  

Former Addict Goes From Homelessness To Magna Cum Laude

By McCarton Ackerman

Daney Hill lived under a highway overpass struggling with substance abuse, but she picked up the pieces and earned high honors in college with a degree in business. MORE  

Report Lists Colleges With the Most Drug and Alcohol Arrests

By Bryan Le

While these top-ranking schools may seem like institutions to avoid, the schools say there's a good reason why so many of their students get busted for alcohol and drugs. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 12, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

'Blarney Blowout' leads to mass arrests, drunk boat captain abandons snorkelers, Denver hosts pot jobs fair, and Twitter pick of beer-drinking dog results in arrests. MORE  

College Pageant Queen Resigns Over Pot And Assault Charges

By McCarton Ackerman

Porsha Simone Harvey won the title of beauty queen, but failed to live up to expectations after being charged for pot possession and resisting arrest. MORE  

Wall Street Journal Columnist: It's Not Rape If the Rapist Is Drunk, Too

By Bryan Le

Known for making incendiary remarks about liberals and mass shooting victims, James Taranto stooped to a new low when asking why a drunken "collision" between a drunk male and drunk female is the male's fault. MORE  

Marijuana Use Linked to Academic Problems

By McCarton Ackerman

A study finds that consistent pot use by students leads to lower attendance, grades and IQs. MORE  

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WHO Calls for Stronger Electronic Cigarette Regulation

The World Health Organization also wants a ban of indoor use of the product until conclusive proof that exhaled vapor is not harmful.

10:30am
Turkey Struggling With Synthetic Drug 'Bonzai'

A new form of synthetic cannabis has caused a rash of schizophrenia-like behavior and heart failure among users.

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Morning Roundup: Aug. 28, 2014

Josh Gordon loses suspension appeal after failed drug test, B-Real does ice bucket challenge with weed, and bus driver caught smoking drugs before crash.

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Dangerous Eating Disorder Behaviors Are Not Exclusive to Rail-Thin Teens

The study showed that eating disorders are not diagnosed early enough when specialists focus exclusively on weight.

8/27/14 7:30pm
Boston Globe Editorial Calls for End of Heroin Prohibition

A former New Jersey police officer passionately denounced arresting and imprisoning opiate addicts.

8/27/14 5:30pm

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Sober Living
Helping My Wife Survive Childhood Sexual Abuse

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.

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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