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Tom Arnold Cleans Up

By Kristen McGuiness

When he became addicted to painkillers after nearly two decades of sobriety, Tom Arnold kept it a secret. Then he almost died. Now he’s back to tell the tale. MORE  

Why I Share the Way I Do

By Amy Dresner

I’ve been called self-indulgent, crazy, angry and outrageous for writing and talking about my addiction and mental illness. But there's a method to the madness. MORE  

Amy Winehouse's Ex Is in a Coma

By Gabrielle Wuhl

Blake Fielder-Civil suffers multiple organ failure after allegedly taking a cocktail of alcohol and drugs. MORE  

Brigitte Nielsen: "A Relapse Can Happen"

By McCarton Ackerman

The Celebrity Rehab star speaks out about her recent, highly-publicized relapse. MORE  

The Quality of Sober Living

By Nic Sheff

Every rehab I went to suggested that I go directly to a Sober Living. Unfortunately the houses ranged from fantastic to egregious and you had no way of knowing which it was going to be until you got there. MORE  

Celeb Rehab's Brigitte Nielsen Relapses, Very Publicly

By McCarton Ackerman

"I just hope she keeps fighting the fight," a Dr. Drew regular tells The Fix. MORE  

AA’s Revolving Door

By Amy Dresner

I’ve relapsed more times than I can count. While it hasn’t been easy, it's at least taught me that what other people think really is none of my business.  MORE  

Burning Tree

Kaufman and Elgin, Texas

3 stars

This no-nonsense Texas rehab gives relapsing hard cases another shot at sobriety with clear rules, tough love and long-term, 12-step-focused treatment. MORE  

Kelly Osbourne's Drunken Meltdown on Plane

By McCarton Ackerman

Kelly Osbourne says she got wasted and had to be carried off due to stress over her brother's MS diagnosis. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 29, 2012

By Gabrielle Wuhl

Mexican election campaign ignores drug war, a 20,000-year-old bowl found in China may have brewed alcohol, and Snoop Dogg is (yet again) busted with pot. MORE  

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Drug Users Welcomed For First Time at Global AIDS Confab

After being shut out of of the AIDS conference for decades, intravenous drug users finally had their own booth.

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New Study Identifies Triggers In Cocaine Relapse

A connection between endogenous amino acids and opioid receptors may offer a clue as to why people relapse.

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World Health Organization Suggests Decriminalizing Personal Drug Use

Following the WHO's suggestion could lead to a drastic drop in the rate of drug abuse, as shown by Portugal.

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Kesha Displays New Outlook After Rehab For Eating Disorder

The 'Tik Tok' singer has found a new lease on life following a stint in rehab to combat anorexia and bulimia.

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Number of Drug Users In United Kingdom Jumps To 2.7 Million

A new survey has revealed a significant rise in the use of various illicit drugs despite an overall drop in recent years.

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Rehabilitation Directories

Sober Living
What's Up, Doc?

I took my addicted self from private health insurance to MediCal—it wasn't that bad, until I visited the psychiatrist.

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.

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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