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Gaming Addict Lives at Internet Cafe for Six Years

By McCarton Ackerman

China's "poster child" for web addiction leaves only occasionally to eat and bathe. MORE  

Web Addiction Masks Kids' Mental Health Issues

By Valerie Tejeda

Experts say kids with web and gaming addiction may become violent when their "drug" is taken away. MORE  

Silk Road Sales Reach $1 Million a Month

By McCarton Ackerman

Sales doubled in 2012 for the thriving anonymous online drug bazaar. MORE  

What Are the World's Favorite Porn Searches?

By Bryan Le

With addiction to online pornography increasing, a new site breaks down what users in different regions are seeking. MORE  

Desmond Bryant's Drunk Mugshot Goes Viral

By Ben Feuerherd

Jimmy Kimmel coins the term "dezzing" to describe the Oakland Raider's now-iconic pose. MORE  

A Rock-Bottom Gambler Craves Fellowship

By Chris Wright

With no money left to travel to a Gamblers Anonymous meeting, I sought community elsewhere. What I found made me reconsider my motives. MORE  

Study: Getting Offline Is Like Coming Down off Ecstasy

By Ben Feuerherd

A new study finds web addicts and drug addicts experience similar withdrawal symptoms. MORE  

TripSit: A Social Network for Drug Users

By Bryan Le

The founders of the controversial anonymous community tell The Fix that they save lives by helping people to use drugs safely. MORE  

"The Hope Share" Helps Addicts Connect Online

By Ben Feuerherd

Addicts across the globe are invited to participate in a live storytelling event on February 6. MORE  

In China, Drugs Are Just a Click Away

By McCarton Ackerman

YouTube and Facebook are banned in China, but sites peddling illegal drugs are thriving. MORE  

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Mobile Addicts on the Rise, According to Data Study

The data analytics company, Flurry, has found a triple-digit increase in the percentage of mobile addicts in the past year alone.

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DOJ To Make Sweeping Changes to Clemency Process

The expanded criteria will allow President Obama to potentially reduce the number of prisoners serving long sentences for federal drug convictions.

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LSD-like Drug 25i Lands Three Teens In Hospital

While closely mimicking the effects of LSD, taking 25i can ultimately lead to increased heart rates, disorientation, and even violent behavior.

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Wife of Slipknot Bassist Blames Doctor For Overdose Death

Daniel Baldi could face 18 years in prison if convicted for his role in Paul Gray's death, as well as the deaths of several others.

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Morning Roundup: April 24, 2014

Fourth graders busted for selling pot, father strangles son over gaming addiction, woman sold heroin from hospital bed, and playboy blames rich dad for gambling ring bust.

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Big Brother, Where Art Thou?

I barely made it out of my troubled adolescence and I had resources; how can I help an underprivileged teen with everything stacked against him?

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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."

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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