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Face of Meth Recovery Goes Viral

By William Georgiades

Photos showing a recovering addict's stunning transformation receive thousands of "likes." MORE  

Silk Road Under Cyber Attack by Hackers

By Bryan Le

The anonymous online drug marketplace is under fire, putting conspiracy theorists on overdrive. MORE  

TalkSession: Mental Health Care for the Digital Age

By Ben Feuerherd

Extending access, giving patients power and providing personally matched practitioners are the goals of an exciting new website. MORE  

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  

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A pair of scientists claimed in the New England Journal of Medicine that electronic cigarettes can alter brain chemistry like cocaine.

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Gold Medalist Michael Phelps Arrested for DUI

This is the second time the Olympic star has been busted for driving under the influence.

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America Consumes 80% of the World's Prescription Painkillers

Though ranking 24th in literacy and dead last among developed nations in healthcare, the U.S. is number one when it comes to taking prescription drugs.

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Student Athletes In Oregon Demand School Drug Testing

In a surprising turn, students in one Oregon school district actually want to get tested for drugs.

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Rehabilitation Directories

The Rehab Review
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.

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.

Journey Malibu
 
 
 
 

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?

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

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

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