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Morning Roundup: July 21, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Former Star Wars Ewok caught on camera snorting cocaine, drunk gunman keep investigators from downed airliner, and Scottish mayor banned from town's 36 pubs. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 13, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

'Crystal Methodist' caught on video doing coke, ND students blasted for "Siouxper Drunk" shirts, Illinois man charged for feeding baby pot cake, and NYC driver in PCP crash charged with murder. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 1, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Jennifer Lawrence puked after Oscars, DEA busts CO pot business, attorney laundered money for drug client, and drunk man tasered for throwing underwear at cops. MORE  

Timberline Knolls

Lemont, IL

4 stars

This women-only drug, alcohol and eating disorder rehab outside of Chicago gets high marks for DBT, good cafeteria-style food, and its “get better together” camaraderie. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 14, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Coach busted for buying coke at school, grandma ditches kids for casino, Colorado intros pot vending machine, and man arrested three times in three days for huffing. MORE  

A Small Town Tries to Battle Plague of Opioid Addiction

By John Lavitt

A Heroin Awareness Summit conducted at an Illinois high school tries to address a growing problem that has spread from the cities to rural communities like Winnebago County. MORE  

Morning Roundup: July 5, 2013

By The Fix staff

FDA approves new drug to treat opioid addiction, MLB umpire fired over failed drug test, and a Wisconsin dad faces deportation for smoking pot as a teenager. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 30, 2013

By May Wilkerson

ADHD medications not linked to drug and alcohol abuse, dieters "smoke" booze to save calories, and Lil' Scrappy seeks help for "out of control" marijuana addiction. MORE  

Teacher Takes a Stand Against "Incriminating" Drug Survey

By Victoria Kim

John Dryden could be penalized for informing students of their 5th Amendment right to skip drug/alcohol questions. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 20, 2013

By The Fix staff

Drinking during puberty linked to alcoholism, teens bribed into attending booze-free prom parties, and Toronto mayor Rob Ford denies smoking crack in video. MORE  

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Grandma-Grandson Duo Busted For Running Drug Ring

A family that deals drugs together, goes to jail together.

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Tobacco Company Ordered to Pay $23.6 Billion in Damages to Smoker’s Widow

The objective of the lawsuit was to stop tobacco companies like R.J. Reynolds from targeting kids with their advertising.

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FedEx Indicted for Delivering Illegal Prescription Drugs

Federal prosecutors claimed in their case that the shipping giant knowingly sent illegal prescription drugs through the mail.

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Hillary Clinton Blames Bill's Mom For His Sex Addiction, New Book Claims

Journalist Lucinda Franks claims that the former First Lady told her about Bill Clinton being abused by his mother as a child.

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Bear Breaks Into Florida Home to Steal Beer

Instead of picnic baskets and honey, this bear was in search of brew and piña coladas.

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A Man—With an Eating Disorder

When I tell people I have an eating disorder, I get surprise, sympathy, empathy and laughing-shock: "Men can have eating disorders?”

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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.

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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