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Janice Dickinson Visibly Relapses On 'Botched'

By McCarton Ackerman

The former Celebrity Rehab alum appears to have relapsed. MORE  

Addiction Is Top Concern For Patients Prescribed Narcotics

By Victoria Kim

Over a third of patients prescribed opioid painkillers voiced concerns about addiction, poll shows. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 12, 2013

By Shawn Dwyer

Ohio tackles painkiller addiction, woman caught wearing cocaine diaper goes to jail, drunk ambulance driver causes accident, and NY pushes for legal pot. MORE  

Medicaid Policies Restrict Opioid Addiction Treatment

By McCarton Ackerman

Some experts say limited access to opioid addiction meds could put addicts' lives in danger. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 22, 2013

By The Fix staff

iPad addiction lands four-year-old in treatment, Puerto Rico might make marijuana legal, and DMX was "tricked" into sharing about his drug use on OWN. MORE  

Metallica Bassist Talks Rx Addiction and "Rebirth"

By Liam Delaney

Jason Newsted has recovered after a severe injury led to an addiction to painkillers. MORE  

Bloomberg Announces Rx Drug Crackdown

By McCarton Ackerman

The NYC mayor's plan to limit Rx pain drugs in emergency rooms is met with heavy criticism. MORE  

Canada Approves Generic Oxy

By McCarton Ackerman

The Health Minister's decision has provoked massive outcry from provinces and tribes already pummeled by painkiller addiction. MORE  

Melanie Griffith's Daughters Got Her Sober

By May Wilkerson

The actress says she was finally able to kick pain pills after her kids—and husband Antonio Banderas—intervened. MORE  

"The Situation" Taunted for Getting Sober

By McCarton Ackerman

Recently out of rehab, the Jersey Shore star finds himself harassed for his new-found sobriety. MORE  

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Robin Thicke Admits Drug Abuse in ‘Blurred Lines’ Deposition

The singer admitted to being drunk and high on Vicodin when he recorded the hit song.

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The festival will run September 26 to October 2 in Greenwich Village.

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Gov. Christ Christie Says: Smoke Up, New Jersey

The presidential hopeful vetoed a law passed by the legislature that would have banned smoking in public parks.

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Steroids Now More Common with Long Island High School Athletes

Despite the dangers to health, more student athletes are boosting performance with steroids and other PEDs now more than ever.

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Drug Dealers Devise New Methods for Instagram Deals

Drug dealers are finding new and creative ways to cover their online tracks.

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Sober Living
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

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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