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'X-Men' Director Accused Of Drugging, Raping Teenage Boy

By McCarton Ackerman

Bryan Singer has been accused of using drugs and alcohol to sexually assault a 17 year old in the late 1990s, charges the director has vehemently denied. MORE  

Are Women Safe in AA?

By Amy Dresner

One of the dangers of AA is its open door policy. But is rape really a bigger threat in the rooms than it is anywhere else? MORE  

Wall Street Journal Columnist: It's Not Rape If the Rapist Is Drunk, Too

By Bryan Le

Known for making incendiary remarks about liberals and mass shooting victims, James Taranto stooped to a new low when asking why a drunken "collision" between a drunk male and drunk female is the male's fault. MORE  

Quitting Rage

By Scarlett Fever

On the hunt for my rapist, armed with rage-fueled revenge fantasies, I finally learned to let go of the anger that had defined me. MORE  

From Raped Child to Recovering Food Addict

By Maddy Demberg

After I was raped at the age of 11, food became my enemy and my master. Part of my recovery has been to engage with food in a sober way. MORE  

Media Labels Cleveland Kidnapper a "Sex Addict"

By Sarah Beller

"Sex addiction has become a convenient excuse for almost anything bad associated with sex," responds one psychologist.  MORE  

25 Years for Drug Trafficking, Only 20 for Murder?

By Bryan Le

Rape and murder carry shorter sentences than drug crimes in many Latin American countries, a new report shows. MORE  

Drunken "Consent" Key to Teen Rape Trial

By Ben Feuerherd

Two Ohio teens stand accused, as their town reels from the impact of underage drinking and social media. MORE  

The World's Most Embarrassing Morning After?

By Bryan Le

A woman's drunken bender in Hong Kong begins a horrifying tale with a happy—but excruciating—ending. MORE  

Mariska Hargitay Saved My Life

By Kristen McGuiness

As I watched Law and Order: SVU in early sobriety, I’d think: If Mariska can solve major problems in an episode, there has to be some hope for me. MORE  

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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