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Erasing Your Traumas

By Jeanene Swanson

Could it be possible to erase memories of "people, places and things" that trigger us, including into addictive behaviors? MORE  

Research Study Finds Addiction in Internet Use

By Shawn Dwyer

Scientists have found a connection between Internet usage and certain addictive behaviors like withdrawal and loss of control. MORE  

Is Addiction a Pathology of Choice?

By Sarah Beller

New research suggests that drug cravings and decision-making are linked in the brain. MORE  

No Longer High Art

By McCarton Ackerman

His band may share the same name as a potent form of alcohol, but Everclear lead singer Art Alexakis has more than two decades of sobriety under his belt. MORE  

Food Cravings: A Quick Guide

By Fionna Agomuoh

Real hunger? Or emotional eating? Knowing the difference can help prevent food addiction. MORE  

The Latest Research on Drugs and Addiction

By Walter Armstrong

Cocaine really depresses lab mice, low-income smokers have the most trouble quitting, and scientists identify biological markers that predict alcohol withdrawal seizures. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 1, 2012

By Will Godfrey

Pot legalization forges ahead in key states, Cops filmed beating Bronx teen during drug arrest, and singer Florence Welch got so drunk she set fire to her hotel room. MORE  

Why Some People Crave Alcohol More Than Others

By Valerie Tejeda

Heavy drinkers' brains release more booze-induced endorphins than other people's. MORE  

The Fix's Week in Science

By Walter Armstrong

Trouble for female alcoholics, new anti-craving drugs, a rise in caffeine addiction, and other medical news. MORE  

Temptations While Traveling

By Melissa Burton

Airports can be dangerous to even the most sober travelers. Melissa Burton white-knuckles it through a recent journey.  MORE  

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Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Use Among Teens In Decline

The annual SAMHSA survey found that rates of use for most substances have dropped significantly, though most Americans are still not getting treatment.

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Proposed British Alcohol Tax To Help Fund Treatment Programs

The Centre for Social Justice has proposed a two-pence tax on alcohol in order to pay for addiction treatment.

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Bipartisan Senate Bill Seeks Millions for Addiction Treatment

Even if passed, the $80 million legislation is almost assured to be doomed by the Republican-led House.

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South Carolina Man Illegally Operated Rehabs In Three States

Clayton Alfred White declared himself to be a professional drug counselor despite having no license or even training.

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Philadelphia Man Accused of Running Illegal 'Recovery Homes'

Jeffrey Jackson has been accused of putting recovering addicts at risk by housing them in rooms deemed unfit for human dwelling.

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Normies React to the 12 Steps

"I think admitting to having a problem in general is the right first step, but to admit powerlessness is unhealthy. .. I think admitting powerlessness is more harmful because it doesn't help. Admitting that you want and need help is more useful after admittance."

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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