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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
Man Mistakenly Takes Meth, Walks Into Walmart Naked

A South Carolina man accidentally took methamphetamine, which made him "paranoid" and "crazy" enough to walk into a Walmart wearing nothing but tennis shoes.

4/18/14 7:30pm
Support On the Rise for Giving Naloxone to Emergency Personnel

Proponents for equipping emergency responders with the lifesaving overdose antidote have become more vocal, with only those on the edges holding on to their opposition.

4/18/14 5:30pm
Back From the Abyss: The Autobiography of a Low-Bottom Alky

Paid Sponsored Post: Follow Kieran Doherty’s wild ride of a life––from altar boy to rebel to alcohol-fueled criminal… bringing a whole new meaning to hitting bottom.

4/18/14 3:31pm
Eric Holder Optimistic, Cautious About Legal Marijuana

The nation's top law enforcement officer has sounded a conciliatory tone in recent months, though he remains hesitant to fully embrace legal pot.

4/18/14 3:30pm
High Price of Breakthrough Hepatitis C Drug Expected to Decline

Though the price potentially will drop, poorer countries will continue to suffer from the disease until a cheaper generic drug is available for sale.

4/18/14 1:00pm

Rehabilitation Directories

Sober Living
How I Forgave the Woman Who Helped My Son Die of an Overdose

She introduced him to the drug that eventually killed him. It took a long time, but eventually I had to treat her the way my son would have wanted.

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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