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Memorial Daze

By Amy Dresner

I appreciate that this guy died as a result of alcoholism, but only at an AA memorial do people harp on WHY the person died. MORE  

Indie Singer Jason Molina Dies From Alcoholism

By Hunter R. Slaton

The cult singer-songwriter passes away at age 39 from organ failure due to drinking. MORE  

Why Americans Die So Young

By Ben Feuerherd

People in the US drink and smoke less than Europeans—but eating, driving and drug habits shorten our lives. MORE  

Carnival Cruises in the Dock Over Booze Death

By McCarton Ackerman

A Texas woman claims Carnival Cruise Lines "conditioned" her husband to drink excessively and falsely reported his death as suicide. MORE  

Rodney King Dies at 47

By Valerie Tejeda

The famous victim of police brutality is found dead in his pool after a lifelong struggle with drugs and alcohol. MORE  

Mary Kennedy Found Dead at 52

By Valerie Tejeda

The estranged wife of RFK Jr. had a turbulent history with drugs and alcohol. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 21, 2012

By Will Godfrey

Mexican riot that killed 44 was cover for Zetas Cartel jailbreak, smoking bans outside bars can curb "social smoking," and Asian kids seem at higher risk of gambling addiction. MORE  

Toxic Booze Kills 24 in India

By Valerie Tejeda

Bootlegged alcohol made from cough syrup and methanol proves fatal—again. MORE  

Would AA Have Saved Jim Morrison?

By Joe Schrank

What would have been the Doors frontman's 68th birthday yesterday was a chance to reflect on the alcoholism that killed him. MORE  

The Quick Fix
Morning Roundup: April 23, 2014

Voters fill Cocaine Congressman's seat, drunk father puts daughter in headlock, Florida surgeon general opposes medical pot, and feds say powdered booze an error.

7:00am
New ABC Drama ‘Black Box’ Tackles Addiction

Kelly Reilly plays a world-renowned neuroscientist with bipolar disorder who gets off on skipping her meds.

4/22/14 7:30pm
Republican State Congressman Arrested For DUI

Dan Eagle saw his rising star fade a bit after getting arrested for driving under the influence upon leaving a Taco Bell and blowing a red light in Tallahassee.

4/22/14 5:30pm
San Diego Man Claims Anti- Smoking Drug Made Him Kill Ex-Wife

Tim Danielson said that Chantix plunged him into depression weeks before he shot ex-wife Ming Qi several times and then tried to kill himself.

4/22/14 3:30pm
Supreme Court Smacks Down Rick Scott On Drug Testing

The high court denied Florida's petition to hear new arguments in the case, so naturally Scott remained defiant in his increasingly quixotic pursuit of mandatory drug testing.

4/22/14 1:00pm

Rehabilitation Directories

Sober Living
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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