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New Statistics Show Prescription Drug Deaths Quadrupled In U.S.

By McCarton Ackerman

The number of overdoses have skyrocketed in recent years, particularly among older Americans. MORE  

National Take-Back Initiative Marks Shift in U.S. Drug Policy

By John Lavitt

Drop-off boxes for prescription drugs have been cropping up all across the country. MORE  

Study Shows Sharp Increase in Drug-Related Suicide Attempts

By John Lavitt

A staggering number of people use prescription medication, not illegal drugs, to attempt suicide. MORE  

DEA Imposes New Rules to Combat Hydrocodone Threat

By Bryan Le

It's about to become a lot harder to get prescriptions for hydrocodone-based medications thanks to new DEA rules. MORE  

White House Clamps Down on Narcotic Drug Prescriptions

By McCarton Ackerman

Hydrocodone combination drugs like Vicodin will be reclassified in an effort to reduce drug abuse. MORE  

Vets Fight Against Prescription Drugs and Prescribing Doctors

By John Lavitt

Veterans who have been overprescribed medications are starting to take matters into their own hands. MORE  

Rob Schneider Blames Big Pharma For Death of Robin Williams

By McCarton Ackerman

The Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo actor took to Twitter to vent about the side effects of prescription drugs. MORE  

Oklahoma Receives Grant To Tackle Prescription Drug Problem

By McCarton Ackerman

The state was given $1 million that will be used to prevent overdoses and address triggers for addiction. MORE  

FedEx Hires Barry Bonds' Attorney For Drug Distribution Case

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite Bonds being convicted on obstruction, the delivery giant hopes that his high-profile lawyer can help them avoid hefty fines and prison for employees. MORE  

FedEx Indicted for Delivering Illegal Prescription Drugs

By Paul Gaita

Federal prosecutors claimed in their case that the shipping giant knowingly sent illegal prescription drugs through the mail. MORE  

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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, 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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