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Former Addict Goes From Homelessness To Magna Cum Laude

By McCarton Ackerman

Daney Hill lived under a highway overpass struggling with substance abuse, but she picked up the pieces and earned high honors in college with a degree in business. MORE  

Spurred By Addiction, Burl Poaching Threatens Redwood Forests

By John Lavitt

Addicts are removing knobby growths from the base of ancient redwoods to sell the prized grains that are made into sought-after decorative crafts. MORE  

Megadeth Bassist David Ellefson Talks Sobriety

By David Konow

The heavy metal rocker detailed his experiences with drugs and alcohol, his several stints in rehab, and finally reaching his sobriety through his faith in God. MORE  

Drug Abusers Raiding Medicine Cabinets During Open Houses

By John Lavitt

A contingent of law enforcement officers, realtors, and drug counselors are teaming up to thwart a rash of medicine cabinet thefts plaguing open houses in Southern California. MORE  

Kelly Osbourne Talks About Drug Addiction Woes

By McCarton Ackerman

Having kicked her drug habit six years ago, Osbourne has made great strides in remaking her trust fund brat image. MORE  

Matthew Perry to Help Raise Money for Addiction Treatment

By John Lavitt

The former ‘Friends’ star and recovering addict will be on hand in Houston this May. MORE  

Fargo Couple Involved in Murder-Suicide Struggled With Meth Addiction

By Shawn Dwyer

Devin Blowers and Katie Ray Christopherson battled addiction to crystal meth before shooting a sheriff’s deputy and taking their own lives. MORE  

Judge Grants Drug Addict His Prison Sentence Wish

By McCarton Ackerman

Christopher Harbourne will receive 32 months in prison in a last-ditch effort to get himself clean after a lifetime of addiction. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 25, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Miley Cyrus swipes beer from audience, substitute teacher arrested for public intoxication, arrest of 'El Chapo' won't stop drugs, and now Ohioans want medical pot. MORE  

5th Annual Experience, Strength and Hope Award Honors Hairstylist Carrie White

By John Lavitt

The famed celebrity salon owner turned author overcame a lifetime of drug and alcohol abuse to achieve sobriety. MORE  

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Wife of Slipknot Bassist Blames Doctor For Overdose Death

Daniel Baldi could face 18 years in prison if convicted for his role in Paul Gray's death, as well as the deaths of several others.

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Morning Roundup: April 24, 2014

Fourth graders busted for selling pot, father strangles son over gaming addiction, woman sold heroin from hospital bed, and playboy blames rich dad for gambling ring bust.

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California Moves To Clean Up Medical Pot Business

Fifteen years after its initial passage, California's medical marijuana law remains a headache for state politicians.

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Michigan Debates Controversial Roadside Saliva Tests for Weed

Despite bipartisan support, medical marijuana opponents and even law enforcement officials have criticized the method being proposed for testing levels of THC.

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Methadone Clinics Shuttered In Crimea After Russian Takeover

Following the annexation of the region, Russia dealt a devastating blow to addicts by banning methadone treatment.

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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?

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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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