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Katy Perry Went Though Three-Month Detox After Divorce

By Shawn Dwyer

Following her split with Russell Brand, Katy Perry had no alcohol for a whole three months while cleansing herself from her former addict ex-husband. MORE  

Minnesota Struggles With Substance Abuse As Detox Centers Slip Away

By McCarton Ackerman

More than half of Minnesota's centers have been closed over the past two decades despite the state having one of the highest alcohol- and heroin-related death rates in the nation. MORE  

Saying Goodbye to My Inmate Husband

By Jaime Neptune

We met in detox and went to NA together for years. Then he relapsed and got locked up. Again. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 12, 2013

By Mei Schultz

Cigarettes and booze speed up cognitive decline, Russian mafia linked to prescription drug rings in New Jersey, and toddlers' personality traits may predict future alcohol use. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 16, 2013

By The Fix staff

Sen. Schumer seeks to crack down on "academic doping," Southern pastors want to decriminalize drug use, and Paul McCartney smells weed on-stage at Bonnaroo. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 13, 2013

By Bryan Le

Painkiller crackdown may be causing heroin abuse, the brain's "dark side" is key to cocaine addiction, and Philip Seymour Hoffman makes first sober appearance since detox. MORE  

Afghan "Rehab" Chains Up Addicts for 40 Days

By McCarton Ackerman

Addicts unable to afford health care are confined to cells as a drastic "cure." MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 3, 2013

By The Fix staff

Britain's baby boomers boozing more than the young, $24K worth of marijuana delivered to the wrong house, and drinking and smoking did not cause Michael Douglas' throat cancer. MORE  

Philip Seymour Hoffman Bounces Back From Relapse

By McCarton Ackerman

The Oscar-winning actor went through detox for heroin and Rx drugs following 23 years clean. MORE  

Top Treatment Center Opens Medical Drug Detox

By Sponsored Post

Recovering addicts can now transition seamlessly from detox to a higher level of care in the same recovery center—a rarity in the industry. MORE  

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Treatment Center in India Exposed As Drug Den

A group of local activists organized a raid on the government-run agency after hearing multiple reports that officials were dealing drugs to patients.

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Christian Leaders Criticize War on Drugs and Mass Incarceration

Reflecting on the symbolic rebirth of Easter, a group of Christian leaders denounced the costly and ineffective war on drugs while urging policymakers to consider treatment.

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Brain Activity in Rats on PCP Offers Clues to Schizophrenia

When given a dose of angel dust, lab rats displayed changes in their brain chemistry that were comparable to the same changes seen in the schizophrenic brain.

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Everyday Average Couple Accused Of Running Massive Drug Ring

Part of a husband and wife team, Sarah Hannan controlled the finances of an extensive drug operation while on paid maternity leave.

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Global Drug Survey Shows Alcohol Is Most Commonly Used Drug In The World

Far outpacing tobacco and marijuana, alcohol remains humanity's drug of choice.

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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 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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