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Illinois Suburb Residents Protest Inpatient Rehab Center

By McCarton Ackerman

Residents of Englewood are upset about a group of ex-drug offenders moving into their community. MORE  

Father-Son Treatment Center Pioneers Accused of Mass Fraud

By McCarton Ackerman

Alan and Jason Brand are accused of embezzling millions in Medicaid funds. MORE  

Convicted Drug Users Find Freedom Through Portland’s ‘Re-Entry’ Program

By Brent McCluskey

Under court supervision, inmates are reintegrated into society through a rigorous program—if they can stick with it. MORE  

Drug Czar Grants Maine $7.5 Million to Tackle Opioid Abuse

By Victoria Kim

Nineteen communities in the state will receive federal funds to fight substance abuse. MORE  

Philadelphia Man Accused of Running Illegal 'Recovery Homes'

By McCarton Ackerman

Jeffrey Jackson has been accused of putting recovering addicts at risk by housing them in rooms deemed unfit for human dwelling. MORE  

Madison Police Chief Wants To Legalize Pot To Fund Drug Treatment

By McCarton Ackerman

Police Chief Mike Koval pointed to Colorado and Washington as examples, though Wisconsin is not likely to follow their lead anytime soon. MORE  

Kevin LeVar Records Sophomore Album In Rehab Center

By McCarton Ackerman

The Gospel singer decided to record his latest album at The Dream Center in Los Angeles. MORE  

Proposed Bill Would Allow Doctors to Help More Addicts

By Paul Gaita

The Democratic TREAT Act would increase the number of addicted patients doctors could see while providing opioid medications like Suboxone. MORE  

Buddhist Approach to Recovery Offers 12-Step Alternative

By Victoria Kim

Author Noah Levine presents an alternative recovery method for the non-Christian set. MORE  

Vietnam Officials Slam 'Failure' Of Community-Based Drug Treatment

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite offering a cheap way for addicts to get clean, Vietnam's first community-based treatment center has seen most of its patients drop out. MORE  

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Morning Roundup: Oct. 30, 2014

Dog helps police bust drug dealer owner, drunk Flybe pilot arrested before flying plane, and respected softball coach caught with crack cocaine.

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N.J. Internet Gambling Addiction Is Subject of Rutgers Study

Concerned about the impact of internet gambling, Rutgers will examine who, how, and why people become addicted.

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British Teen Petitions Government to Tackle 'Thinspiration' Blogs

Diagnosed with anorexia, 18-year-old Alice Taylor has recovered from her eating disorder and wants help educating others about the disease.

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Fraternity Suspended After Date-Rape Drug Accusations

The Phi Kappa Psi fraternity at Brown University has been suspended after two students claimed they were drugged and sexually assaulted.

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Former Soldier Re-Enlists to Fight Addiction in the Military

Frank Greenagel has returned to active duty in order to wage war against the growing scourge of drug addiction in the military.

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Scott Phillips: You Are What You—

Last February, my oldest friend died of a heroin overdose at the age of 49. He beat me to recovery, and he beat me to death. He also gave a final, drug-alogue interview on my radio show 20 hours before he died.

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