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Star Athelete Turned Heroin Addict Tells Oprah Her Story

By Shawn Dwyer

Last week, Oprah Winfrey interviewed a former high school star athlete whose life was quickly turned upside down after being introduced to opioid painkillers. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 18, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Russell Brand talks Philip Seymour Hoffman, Silk Road 2.0 hacked for millions, drunk driver plows through two houses, and man punches friend to stop him from driving drunk. MORE  

Russell Brand Raises Money In U.K. To Develop ‘Recovery Communities’

By John Lavitt

The comedian recounted his own experiences with transitioning from addiction to sober living as the impetus for the new venture. MORE  

Katy Perry Went Though Three-Month Detox After Divorce

By Shawn Dwyer

Following her split with Russell Brand, Katy Perry had no alcohol for a whole three months while cleansing herself from her former addict ex-husband. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 7, 2013

By Victoria Kim

Vermont decriminalizes marijuana possession, IRS officials' cocktail costs were removed from bills, and 2-year-old Toddlers and Tiaras star fiends for "tinker tea." MORE  

Russell Brand's Rehab Gets Federal Funding

By Chrisanne Grise

The actor is opening "Freehab," a no-cost drug treatment program for LA's homeless. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 17, 2012

By The Fix staff

Cocaine addicts' children may develop resistance to the drug, heroin threatens NY suburbs, and Russell Brand celebrates a decade sober. MORE  

Russell Brand to Open Yoga Studio for Addicts

By Valerie Tejeda

Now ten years clean, the comedian hopes to help other addicts find their "spiritual soul." MORE  

Morning Roundup: November 19, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Russia bans vodka on holiday flights, Venezuelan smugglers disguise themselves as Olympians, and Boy George talks about kicking drugs. MORE  

Morning Roundup: October 10, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Social media "more tempting" than sex or cigarettes, the FDA wants to reargue cigarette warning label rules, and Russell Brand celebrates 10 years sober. MORE  

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Nearly a Third of Alcoholic Beverages Have Inaccurate Labels

According to a 2013 survey, thirty percent of all booze labels have faulty information about alcohol content.

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Treatment Center in India Exposed As Drug Den

A group of local activists organized a raid on the government-run agency after hearing multiple reports that officials were dealing drugs to patients.

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Christian Leaders Criticize War on Drugs and Mass Incarceration

Reflecting on the symbolic rebirth of Easter, a group of Christian leaders denounced the costly and ineffective war on drugs while urging policymakers to consider treatment.

4/16/14 3:30pm
Brain Activity in Rats on PCP Offers Clues to Schizophrenia

When given a dose of angel dust, lab rats displayed changes in their brain chemistry that were comparable to the same changes seen in the schizophrenic brain.

4/16/14 1:00pm
Everyday Average Couple Accused Of Running Massive Drug Ring

Part of a husband and wife team, Sarah Hannan controlled the finances of an extensive drug operation while on paid maternity leave.

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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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