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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  

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This week, Johnson pulled out of competition and suddenly announced a leave of absence. Now we know why.

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Pregnancy Criminalization Laws Shed Light on Struggle of Mothers With Addiction

Reproductive rights, criminal justice advocates, and most medical organizations have slammed Tennessee's draconian law punishing women addicts.

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Failure to Launch: North Carolina Drug Test Program Fizzles

A lack of funding and an overwhelming backlog of applications has stalled the testing program before it could begin.

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Methamphetamine Use on the Rise in India

Loopholes in the law and corruption among officials has led to a staggering increase in meth production and abuse.

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Rehabilitation Directories

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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.

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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