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Morning Roundup: February 12, 2013

By The Fix staff

Psychotropics drugs "intensify" veterans' suffering, ADHD meds don't benefit pre-schoolers, and John Goodman talks about being a "raging alcoholic." MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 7, 2013

By The Fix staff

Lower drinking ages lead to more binge drinking, the marijuana industry could save unions, and Colorado Rockies baseman is busted for DUI. MORE  

Drunk Segway Riders Get the Green Light

By May Wilkerson

Segway DUIs don't count, rules a Minnesota court. MORE  

Ireland May Allow "Moderately" Drunk Driving

By Chrisanne Grise

A controversial new proposal would let rural residents drive after "two or three drinks." MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 22, 2013

By The Fix staff

Thinner syringes could cut HIV transmissions, hospitals see fewer child asthma visits after UK smoking ban, and an ex-cop claims the NYPD fired him for beng a "future alcoholic." MORE  

A Smartphone App to Catch Drunk Drivers

By Valerie Tejeda

"DuiCam" users can record footage of suspects and send it directly to the cops. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 16, 2013

By The Fix staff

NYPD announces plan to target Rx drug abuse, new treatment for cocaine addiction targets relapse, and Lindsay Lohan turns down rehab deal. MORE  

Supreme Court Weighs Blood-Test Warrants

By McCarton Ackerman

A landmark case considers how cops should be able to administer blood tests to DUI suspects. MORE  

Gerard Depardieu Ignores DUI Hearing

By McCarton Ackerman

The French film star is too busy hobnobbing with the famous and powerful around Europe. MORE  

Which US Cities Have the Most Drunk Driving?

By Sarah Beller

There's only one major US city where a majority of fatal crashes involve intoxication. Is it yours? MORE  

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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, 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.

Capo By The Sea
 
 
 
 

Capo By The Sea offers an executive rehab program complete with medical detox and a focus on dual-diagnosis issues, as well as an outpatient option in an environment that exudes the kind of beach house optimism one would expect from an Orange County recovery outfit.

Journey Malibu
 
 
 
 

Want many of the luxury amenities A-listers have come to expect—including an enormous backyard with a pool and patio, an herb garden, a volleyball net and a spectacular vista of the Santa Monica mountains—with a recovery program to match?

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What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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