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Reflections

Novato, Calif.

4 stars

This exclusive Northern California rehab is all about client choice—as well as golf outings, Buddhist field trips and keeping up with the office. MORE  

SF's New Archbishop Confesses to DUI

By McCarton Ackerman

Roman-Catholic archbishop-elect Salvatore Cordileone apologizes for the "disgrace" of his drunk driving arrest. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 28, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

San Francisco's new archbishop is arrested for DUI, teen pot use is linked to a drop in IQ, and Colin Farrell talks sobriety. MORE  

San Fran Seeks Smoking Ban—But Not for Pot

By Chrisanne Grise

A new bill would ban tobacco, but not medical marijuana, from public events on city-owned property. MORE  

Alta Mira

Sausalito, Calif.

4 stars

This luxe San Francisco rehab remains free-thinking in some ways—see for instance its Native American sweat lodge—while it grows more traditional in others. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 5, 2012

By The Fix staff

Hundreds protest in San Francisco over pot crackdown, cocaine found in Whitney Houston's bathroom, and Kazakhstan Muslims' fury over "Allah" vodka bottles. MORE  

Workplaces Weed Out Medical Marijuana Users

By McCarton Ackerman

How much protection can users of prescribed MMJ expect from employers' drug tests? MORE  

California Users' Union Fights for Safe-Injection Site

By McCarton Ackerman

A San Francisco group argues that America's first supervised injection facility would bring major health benefits. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 25, 2012

By Luke Walker

Virgin founder Richard Branson pleads for decrim drugs, Many cancer patients keep smoking, and 100 years of the War on Drugs.  MORE  

Police Lab Worker "Skimmed Impounded Coke"

By Will Herbst

The Feds say working with cocaine seized as evidence was too much temptation for one lab technician. MORE  

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The Quick Fix
Michigan Debates Controversial Roadside Saliva Tests for Weed

Despite bipartisan support, medical marijuana opponents and even law enforcement officials have criticized the method being proposed for testing levels of THC.

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Methadone Clinics Shuttered In Crimea After Russian Takeover

Following the annexation of the region, Russia dealt a devastating blow to addicts by banning methadone treatment.

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Cattle-Worming Drug Found In British Cocaine

Authorities issued an alert saying 80 percent of cocaine seized in the UK has been cut with Levamisole, a cattle deworming drug that allegedly rots human skin.

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Former NBA Star Chris Herren Raises Money For Recovery

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.

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Willie Nelson's Daughter Busted For Marijuana Possession

Paula Nelson followed her father's footsteps by getting busted with just under two ounces of weed in Texas.

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Rehabilitation Directories

Sober Living
Big Brother, Where Art Thou?

I barely made it out of my troubled adolescence and I had resources; how can I help an underprivileged teen with everything stacked against him?

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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