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Sleepless in Sobriety

By Christopher Dale

I can't fall asleep on command any more than I can defy gravity; both demand changes impossible to execute. The difference is that failure to achieve weightlessness for eight hours won't make me tired, irritable and unproductive for the remainder of the day. MORE  

Ambien Zombies, Murder, and Other Disturbing Behavior

By Allison McCabe

The number one prescription sleep aid is becoming better known for triggering bizarre behavior than it is for treating insomnia. MORE  

Binge Drinking Keeps Seniors Up All Night

By Valerie Tejeda

A study finds older people who binge drink frequently are more likely to have insomnia. MORE  

Rachel McAdams "Tripped" on Marijuana

By Bryan Le

The actress says smoking weed as an insomnia cure caused her to hallucinate. MORE  

The Trick to Sleeping Sober

By Jane Velez-Mitchell

Fix video columnist Jane Velez-Mitchell offers tips for beating night time anxiety without drugs or alcohol. MORE  

I Was a Sober College Student

By Lily Weinstein

With school starting this month, I've been reflecting on my sober university life—which involved an a cappella singing group, a Pimps and Hos fraternity party, depression and, ultimately, freedom. MORE  

Nicotine Addicts Struggle to Sleep

By Valerie Tejeda

The latest research suggests that lighting up keeps you up—and insomnia is linked to yet more health problems. MORE  

Sleeping Pills Pose Addiction Threat

By Valerie Tejeda

Researchers urge insomniacs to explore other ways of getting a better night. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 7, 2012

By May Wilkerson

Casey Anthony's probation report says she's sober, Ukraine's winter death toll blamed on alcoholism, and Sony Pictures pays big for boozy Sundance movie, Smashed. MORE  

Trazodone Ineffective in Battling Insomnia for Recovering Addicts

By Valerie Tejeda

In clinical studies, the antidepressant Trazodone is no better than placebo for treating insomnia in addicts. MORE  

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PMS: A Natural Threat to Sobriety

I remember slamming things around the kitchen one night and feeling like I’d lost my mind. I was angry about something so minor, I literally can’t remember what it was and I don’t know that I knew then either

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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.

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

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