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Father Accused of Executing Drunk Driver Acquitted

By Bryan Le

Prosecutors were irate that David Barajas was found not guilty by the jury MORE  

The Failure of Catch and Release Drug Treatment Court

By Ellen Sousares

My son's experience of drug treatment court highlights a system that misunderstands addict psychology with fatal results. MORE  

Jobless Addicted Father of Eight Sentenced To Rehab

By McCarton Ackerman

A judge warned Scott Devine that he would face prison if he refused to grow up and stop his anti-social behavior. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 17, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Olympic fans want booze at Sochi, Italy overturns dumb pot law, racing horses test positive for Viagra, and Indiana court says being drunk and annoying a-okay. MORE  

Court-Forced into 12-Step

By Laura Barcella

The long-term practice of courts sentencing offenders to attend AA and NA meetings is increasing, and the effects on both the fellowships and the sentenced has wide-ranging consequences. The Fix investigates. MORE  

Kentucky Mom Uses State Law to Save Daughter From Heroin

By Victoria Kim

Some states allow parents to petition the court for involuntary drug treatment for their kids. MORE  

Media Labels Cleveland Kidnapper a "Sex Addict"

By Sarah Beller

"Sex addiction has become a convenient excuse for almost anything bad associated with sex," responds one psychologist.  MORE  

Cameron Douglas Loses Appeal for Shorter Sentence

By McCarton Ackerman

Michael Douglas's son will serve 10 years, due to multiple attempts to smuggle drugs inside. MORE  

Lindsay Lohan's "Lockdown Rehab" Doesn't Exist

By McCarton Ackerman

The actress may have to serve jail time since no rehab will hold her against her will. MORE  

Court Rules to Protect Off-Label Rx Drug Promotion

By McCarton Ackerman

A recent court overruling could make it harder for the government to police the marketing and selling of Rx drugs. MORE  

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Marijuana legalization advocate and Princeton University employee Don DeZarn will soon have to make such a choice.

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Voyeuristic Chinese Men Pay to Watch Girls Do Meth

A report by Vice exposed Chinese men paying to watch working girls do meth. But the problem runs much deeper than that.

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Food Addiction Can Be Reversed, Study Says

A focus on eating healthier in concert with education can help food addicts turn toward healthier foods.

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Drug Abuse Crackdown in China Targets Foreigners

In an effort to crack down on drug abuse, China is forcing foreigners to provide random urine samples under the threat of detention.

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Attorney Accused Of Framing PTA Volunteer In Drug Planting Case

Attorney Kent Easter and his wife conspired to set-up Kelli Peters over alleged mistreatment of their son.

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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?

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

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