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Guinness Pulls Support for St. Patrick's Day Parade Over LGBT Issues

By Bryan Le

In protest of policies disallowing gay groups to openly participate in the St. Patrick's Day parade, Guinness will no longer sponsor the event. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 3, 2013

By Victoria Kim

Would-be assassin wanted to "punish" Obama over drug policy, the public hands in 371 tons of unused Rx drugs, and "Billy the Exterminator" is guilty of synthetic pot possession. MORE  

"Parkinson's Meds Made Me a Gay, Gambling Sex Addict"

By Bryan Le

A Parkinson's sufferer wins $255,000 after claiming his life was ruined by Requip. MORE  

Morning Roundup: September 25, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Czech police make arrests in the methanol poisoning case, the Massachusetts drug lab scandal plays out in court, and Rihanna rolls a diamond joint. MORE  

Substance Abuse Higher Among Lesbians

By Valerie Tejeda

An Australian study suggests women in the LGBT community are at a higher risk for binge drinking and drug use. MORE  

Going Gay for Pay

By Nic Sheff

To fuel his meth addiction, a straight guy sold himself to other men. But it wasn’t just money he was after.  MORE  

Fifty Ways to Leave Your Lover

By William Henderson

Falling for another man was a minor problem. Falling for a drug addict was a major one. William Henderson recounts how becoming hooked on another person can be as deadly as being hooked on any drug. MORE  

Gays Gone Wild!

By Will Godfrey

A pack of Gay Pride party promoters is planning to put the sex back into sobriety. MORE  

Are gay and lesbian people more vulnerable to addictions and if so, why?

By Craig Sloane

Licensed Clinical Social Worker and addictions counselor, specializing in LGBT clients and using both harm reduction and abstinence-based models. MORE  

Pride Institute

Eden Prairie, Minn.

3 stars

America's leading gay and lesbian rehab is a safe, clean haven for a wide range of LGBT clients who want to give up drugs and alcohol. But cramming 40 gay addicts into a tiny space can result in occasional fireworks. MORE  

The Quick Fix
Man Mistakenly Takes Meth, Walks Into Walmart Naked

A South Carolina man accidentally took methamphetamine, which made him "paranoid" and "crazy" enough to walk into a Walmart wearing nothing but tennis shoes.

4/18/14 7:30pm
Support On the Rise for Giving Naloxone to Emergency Personnel

Proponents for equipping emergency responders with the lifesaving overdose antidote have become more vocal, with only those on the edges holding on to their opposition.

4/18/14 5:30pm
Back From the Abyss: The Autobiography of a Low-Bottom Alky

Paid Sponsored Post: Follow Kieran Doherty’s wild ride of a life––from altar boy to rebel to alcohol-fueled criminal… bringing a whole new meaning to hitting bottom.

4/18/14 3:31pm
Eric Holder Optimistic, Cautious About Legal Marijuana

The nation's top law enforcement officer has sounded a conciliatory tone in recent months, though he remains hesitant to fully embrace legal pot.

4/18/14 3:30pm
High Price of Breakthrough Hepatitis C Drug Expected to Decline

Though the price potentially will drop, poorer countries will continue to suffer from the disease until a cheaper generic drug is available for sale.

4/18/14 1:00pm

Rehabilitation Directories

Sober Living
How I Forgave the Woman Who Helped My Son Die of an Overdose

She introduced him to the drug that eventually killed him. It took a long time, but eventually I had to treat her the way my son would have wanted.

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 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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