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Morning Roundup: January 10, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Amanda Bynes' bong-throwing charges dismissed, France approves cannabis-based drug, teen chops off penis on meow meow, and drunk woman bites into roof. MORE  

20/20 Focuses on Kristen Johnston's Guts

By Benjamin Fairway

The actress and recovery advocate brings heart and humor to addiction awareness on tonight's show. MORE  

NBA Star Jason Kidd Pleads Not Guilty to DWI

By McCarton Ackerman

A weekend arrest forces Jason Kidd to come down from the high of being signed to the Knicks. MORE  

Toxic Booze Kills 24 in India

By Valerie Tejeda

Bootlegged alcohol made from cough syrup and methanol proves fatal—again. MORE  

Video: Florida Students Seek Alcohol Amnesty

By Will Godfrey

A new UCF policy may encourage students to make 911 calls if they or their friends are dangerously drunk. MORE  

New Coast Guard Penalties Target Boozy Boaters

By Dirk Hanson

This weekend marks the start of a new national operation aimed at cutting down on drunk-boating accidents. Punishment includes imprisonment, impoundment of your boat and even loss of your driver's license. MORE  

The 9 DWIs of Heather Higgins

By Kirwan Gray

At the time of her ninth DWI, Higgins was in possession of a valid driver’s license. MORE  

Driving Loaded? There’s an App for That

By Donel DeFreese

Senators were shocked to learn that dozens of applications allow the intoxicated smartphone owner to avoid user-reported speed traps and radar-equipped patrol cars. MORE  

The Quick Fix
Man Mistakenly Takes Meth, Walks Into Walmart Naked

A South Carolina man accidentally took methamphetamine, which made him "paranoid" and "crazy" enough to walk into a Walmart wearing nothing but tennis shoes.

4/18/14 7:30pm
Support On the Rise for Giving Naloxone to Emergency Personnel

Proponents for equipping emergency responders with the lifesaving overdose antidote have become more vocal, with only those on the edges holding on to their opposition.

4/18/14 5:30pm
Back From the Abyss: The Autobiography of a Low-Bottom Alky

Paid Sponsored Post: Follow Kieran Doherty’s wild ride of a life––from altar boy to rebel to alcohol-fueled criminal… bringing a whole new meaning to hitting bottom.

4/18/14 3:31pm
Eric Holder Optimistic, Cautious About Legal Marijuana

The nation's top law enforcement officer has sounded a conciliatory tone in recent months, though he remains hesitant to fully embrace legal pot.

4/18/14 3:30pm
High Price of Breakthrough Hepatitis C Drug Expected to Decline

Though the price potentially will drop, poorer countries will continue to suffer from the disease until a cheaper generic drug is available for sale.

4/18/14 1:00pm

Rehabilitation Directories

Sober Living
How I Forgave the Woman Who Helped My Son Die of an Overdose

She introduced him to the drug that eventually killed him. It took a long time, but eventually I had to treat her the way my son would have wanted.

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 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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