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Experts Blame the Child Migrant Crisis on America’s Drug War

By Victoria Kim

This past week, experts showed how America's wayward drug war has contributed to the humanitarian crisis spilling over its southern border. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 20, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Kate Major sentenced to eight months for DUI arrest, naked man on LSD gets hit by car, and Florida senate panel okays needle exchange program. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 7, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

PayPal exec fired for drunken Twitter rant, Zac Efron feels "great" after talking addiction, Arizona says okay to public drunkenness, and intoxicated woman arrested for loud sex on flight. MORE  

Mexican President Convinced Drug War Violence Has Been 'Contained'

By McCarton Ackerman

President Enrique Peña Nieto pointed to an overall improvement in murder and robbery rates, while at the same time acknowledging problems have grown in certain regions of the country. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 21, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Bree Walker and pitbull arrested for DUI, Arctic Monkeys' frontman gives drunk acceptance speech, puppy dies after eating e-cig cartridge, and British preschoolers get booze-filled chocolate. MORE  

Binge Drinking Threatens Spring Breakers

By Chrisanne Grise

Thousands of young Americans descend on Mexico to drink dangerously. MORE  

Philippines Gunman Kills Eight in Drugged Spree

By McCarton Ackerman

The killer, who shot a number of young kids, was reportedly on an alcohol and meth binge for days. MORE  

Zetas Cartel Ravages Torreon, Mexico

By McCarton Ackerman

City leaders are so desperate to banish the ultra-violent Zetas that they may appeal to the Sinaloa cartel for help. MORE  

Guadalajara Engulfed in Drug War Violence

By McCarton Ackerman

Armed gangs block highways and set up roadblocks in the west Mexican city. MORE  

"Face-Eating" Man Wasn't on Bath Salts After All

By Valerie Tejeda

The nationwide outcry got it wrong—the attacker used marijuana, and nothing else. MORE  

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15 Australians Die From Alcohol Every Day, Report Says

A stunning increase in the numbers of Aussies injured by alcohol has prompted calls for tough warning labels.

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Riker's Island Officers Arraigned for Smuggling Drugs Into Prison

An undercover sting operation in June busted two officers and one former officer smuggling prescription pills into Rikers Island prison.

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Drew Barrymore's Half-Sister Found Dead of Apparent Overdose

Jessica Barrymore was parked on the street in her car surrounded by drugs, according to police.

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Zac Efron Talks Addiction With...Bear Grylls?

The Neighbors actor spoke with the reality TV survivalist about addiction while eating worms in the Caskill mountains.

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Nationwide Clearinghouse Proposed To Monitor Drug And Alcohol Offenses Of Truckers

Will a nationwide monitoring system to track the drug and alcohol use of truck drivers cause more issues than it proposes to fix?

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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, 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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