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Saving My Teenage Junkie

By Meredith O'Brien

Haley doesn't understand her own mortality. She could be one careless combination of substances away from death. If she was home, I lived in a continuing state of fear. I realized she had to be in long term treatment, I couldn't allow her to destroy herself as well as the family. MORE  

Drop the Sin Talk: The Fix Q&A with Drew Brooks

By Cathy Cassata

Drew Brooks from Faith Partners discusses how congregations across the country are getting real with substance abuse prevention, intervention and more. MORE  

Vietnam Officials Slam 'Failure' Of Community-Based Drug Treatment

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite offering a cheap way for addicts to get clean, Vietnam's first community-based treatment center has seen most of its patients drop out. MORE  

I'm Coming Out

By John J. Caswell Jr.

After being in long term recovery, I started drinking again to varying degrees of excess. There have been dry spells, heavy drinking spells, and many attempts at moderation. MORE  

Tim McGraw Reveals Former Addictions, Faith Hill Intervention

By McCarton Ackerman

McGraw is the latest country singer to recently open up about his battles with addiction. MORE  

A Reason to Exist

By Zachary Siegel

All the religion and spirituality in AA couldn't fill the void in my life, but an understanding of existentialism did. MORE  

Former NBA Star Chris Herren Raises Money For Recovery

By McCarton Ackerman

By finishing the Boston Marathon, Harren took another big step in his own recovery from opiate addiction while also raising funds to help others like him. MORE  

The Worst Advice I’ve Ever Gotten In Recovery

By Jenny Chu

Take what you need and leave the rest; AA is full of suggestions that are asinine at best, harmful at worst. MORE  

Former Addict Goes From Homelessness To Magna Cum Laude

By McCarton Ackerman

Daney Hill lived under a highway overpass struggling with substance abuse, but she picked up the pieces and earned high honors in college with a degree in business. MORE  

Living Without Denial

By Thérèse McHale

While addicted, I slipped into an uncut, deluded sense of reality that kept me sick for a long time. MORE  

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Sober Living
An Audience with Gabor Maté

According to the rock star of addiction theory, every addict had a traumatic childhood whether they realize it or not.

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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