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Happy (Sober) New Year!

By Sue Smith

Everyone knows this can be a tough time of year for non-drinkers. So here's a guide for how to ring in the New Year without booze, from meeting marathons to drink-free dances. MORE  

Online Resources for Sober Holiday Survival

By Sue Smith

If you need some seasonal sober support, there's plenty out there; here are some of the best options. MORE  

Guard Your Rx Meds This Holiday Season

By Bryan Le

The Fix asks an expert for her top tips on safeguarding your pills—and your loved ones—at this time of year. MORE  

Holiday Tips for People With Eating Disorders

By Nina Puro

This season is a challenge. With the help of an expert on eating disorders, The Fix offers five helpful suggestions. MORE  

Dispensary Gives Out Free Weed to Veterans

By May Wilkerson

An LA medical marijuana dispensary expresses seasonal goodwill to veteran patients in the way it knows best. MORE  

Eat, Drink? Don't Be So Merry

By Valerie Tejeda

Each day of a typical holiday diet of booze, TV and red meat will cut at least 30 minutes off your lifespan, researchers say. MORE  

Beware the Santacon Menace

By Nina Puro

The annual event, which takes place this weekend, prompts well-justified fears of drunken carnage. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 7, 2012

By Bryan Le

Men and women benefit from AA in different ways, Richard Branson writes on "trillion-dollar failure" drug war, and Superman drinks alcohol. MORE  

The Case for a Booze-Free Office Party

By Chrisanne Grise

Drinking at the office holiday party can cost you a day of work—or even your job—treatment experts warn. MORE  

Thanksgivings Drunk and Sober

By Carlos Herrera

I’ve been surly, stoned and sober on the our nation’s holiday of gratitude. And for me, sober definitely seems to work out better. MORE  

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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.

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.

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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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