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Morning Roundup: March 4, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Rob Ford parties in Hollywood post Oscar, Ricky Gervais offers to host Oscars drunk, Richie Incognito admitted to counseling, and Dr. Drew's daughter reveals battle with eating disorders. MORE  

Oscars and Alcoholics: What a Great Movie!

By Brian Macaulay

Nebraska's Oscar nomination isn’t breaking new ground. Stories about characters who struggle with booze or drugs have long captivated filmmakers, and by extension Oscars. Why do addicts so endear themselves to awards voters? MORE  

Hollywood, Addiction and Recovery - An Insider's View

By John Lavitt

Norman Stephens produced such recovery-focused movies as My Name is Bill W and My Name is Sarah. He tells The Fix about his interest in portraying recovery, and how Hollywood's attitudes about addiction have changed over the last few decades. MORE  

Darker, Drunker Noah Stirs Christian Controversy

By Bryan Le

Test screenings of Darren Aronofsky's upcoming biblical epic Noah, starring Russell Crowe as an intense and intoxicated Noah, haven't exactly been smooth sailing. MORE  

Former 'SNL' Star Chris Kattan Arrested for DUI

By Bryan Le

Spotted swerving on the road and hitting a parked Department of Transportation vehicle, the comedian was found to have been under the influence of prescription medication. MORE  

Leonardo DiCaprio: I've Never Done Drugs

By Bryan Le

While his inspired performance in The Wolf of Wall Street may suggest otherwise, the Oscar-nominated actor says he's never done drugs. MORE  

Saving Tom Sizemore

By Amy Dresner

I don't care who you are—if you're an addict and you relapse, you deserve our compassion, not our judgement. MORE  

Philip Seymour Hoffman, RIP

By Maddy Demberg

Why am I choking back tears when an actor I never knew personally dies of an overdose? MORE  

‘Breaking Bad’ Contest Winner Busted for Drugs

By Shawn Dwyer

Ryan Carroll won a trip to Hollywood to watch the series finale with cast and crew, but turned out to be more like Walter White than expected. MORE  

Demi Lovato Opens Up About Cocaine, Alcohol Abuse

By Shawn Dwyer

In her most frank discussion of her dark days of substance abuse, the Disney star has confessed to some surprising details about her past addiction. MORE  

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Treatment Center in India Exposed As Drug Den

A group of local activists organized a raid on the government-run agency after hearing multiple reports that officials were dealing drugs to patients.

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Christian Leaders Criticize War on Drugs and Mass Incarceration

Reflecting on the symbolic rebirth of Easter, a group of Christian leaders denounced the costly and ineffective war on drugs while urging policymakers to consider treatment.

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Brain Activity in Rats on PCP Offers Clues to Schizophrenia

When given a dose of angel dust, lab rats displayed changes in their brain chemistry that were comparable to the same changes seen in the schizophrenic brain.

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Everyday Average Couple Accused Of Running Massive Drug Ring

Part of a husband and wife team, Sarah Hannan controlled the finances of an extensive drug operation while on paid maternity leave.

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Rehabilitation Directories

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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 San Diego rehab has a program for you—if you can tear yourself away from “the most amazing massages ever."

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

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