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Dangerous Eating Disorder Behaviors Are Not Exclusive to Rail-Thin Teens

By Victoria Kim

The study showed that eating disorders are not diagnosed early enough when specialists focus exclusively on weight. MORE  

Moderate Drinking Can Sharpen Sense Of Smell

By John Lavitt

Israeli researchers have found that a few drinks improved an individual's ability to smell, though too many had the adverse effect. MORE  

Study Links Medical Marijuana With Reduced Overdose Deaths

By McCarton Ackerman

Anti-pot advocates are angry that medical marijuana is being presented as a healthier alternative to pills. MORE  

Survey Reveals Porn Is Part of Everyday Lives for Teenagers

By Desiree Bowie

New research shows that a majority of teens are being exposed to online pornography every day. MORE  

Women Can Be As Addicted to Porn As Men

By Shawn Dwyer

A study conducted by German researchers found that women show the same symptoms of porn addiction as men. MORE  

Study: Teen Pot Smokers May End Up on Disability as Adults

By Paul Gaita

An extensive study conducted by Swedish researchers found that male pot smokers are more likely to require disability pensions when they're older. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Aug. 14, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Justin Bieber cops plea in DUI case, drunk dad locks children out of house, and NHL player Ryan Malone 'baffled' over cocaine possession. MORE  

Italian Research Team Develops New Method For Testing Meth

By John Lavitt

Researchers developed a sensor that can detect the methamphetamine molecule common to almost all formulations of the drug. MORE  

Study Reveals Failure Rate in Addiction Treatment for Gays

By Paul Gaita

While more traditional programs try to sweep an addict's orientation under the rug, more effective treatment targeted toward gay patients is available. MORE  

Mindfulness Can Rewire the Brain of an Addict

By Victoria Kim

Researchers feel that cognitive-behavioral therapy can erase brain patterns that lock addicts into a cycle of abuse. MORE  

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Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Use Among Teens In Decline

The annual SAMHSA survey found that rates of use for most substances have dropped significantly, though most Americans are still not getting treatment.

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Proposed British Alcohol Tax To Help Fund Treatment Programs

The Centre for Social Justice has proposed a two-pence tax on alcohol in order to pay for addiction treatment.

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Bipartisan Senate Bill Seeks Millions for Addiction Treatment

Even if passed, the $80 million legislation is almost assured to be doomed by the Republican-led House.

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South Carolina Man Illegally Operated Rehabs In Three States

Clayton Alfred White declared himself to be a professional drug counselor despite having no license or even training.

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Philadelphia Man Accused of Running Illegal 'Recovery Homes'

Jeffrey Jackson has been accused of putting recovering addicts at risk by housing them in rooms deemed unfit for human dwelling.

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Normies React to the 12 Steps

"I think admitting to having a problem in general is the right first step, but to admit powerlessness is unhealthy. .. I think admitting powerlessness is more harmful because it doesn't help. Admitting that you want and need help is more useful after admittance."

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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