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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

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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  

Do Women Relapse for Different Reasons?

By Sarah Beller

Addiction expert David Sack outlines the main challenges that female addicts face, but says they're still less likely to relapse than males. MORE  

Why I Prefer Male Sponsors

By Amy Dresner

Conventional wisdom dictates that the sexes should stick together when it comes to sponsorship. What happens if I’d rather do it with a guy? MORE  

The Dead Kennedys’ Sober Drummer

By Kristen McGuiness

D.H. Peligro broke stereotypes as one of the few African-Americans in the punk movement. He also nearly broke himself. MORE  

Relapsing on Mouthwash

By Vicki Hogarth

The meetings I went to were creepy enough for me to avoid the program altogether—and eventually relapse while gargling. Then I realized something had to change: me. MORE  

Portrait of Recovery: Bill Clegg's 90 Days

By Mike Guy

With his dazzling new memoir, 90 Days, the literary wunderkind discovers that hitting rock bottom can be the easiest part of addiction. The tricky part is staying sober. MORE  

Does Rehab in Your Own Home Actually Work?

By Bryan Le

A Florida-based company conveniently offers to bring rehab services to addicts' homes. MORE  

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The Quick Fix
Poll Shows Americans Are Against Legalizing Other Drugs

While support for legal marijuana has grown in recent years, most people remain staunchly opposed harder drugs being legalized.

10:30am
Whoopi Goldberg to Write Pot Column For Denver Post

Even though she was once a functioning addict, the Oscar-winning actress turned to vaporized weed to treat headaches stemming from glaucoma.

8:30am
Morning Roundup: April 21, 2014

Rob Ford kicks off re-election with free alcohol, Ohio bans more synthetics, pot smokers hiding weed in vaporizers, and government approves powdered booze.

7:00am
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.

4/18/14 7:30pm
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.

4/18/14 5:30pm

Rehabilitation Directories

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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