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Finding My Way Home

By Nic Sheff

I recently volunteered at a homeless shelter, and it brought me right back to all those times I was on the other side of the soup ladle. MORE  

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  

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New York Times Says: End Prohibition of Weed

The Gray Lady has gone on record in throwing unequivocal support behind legalizing marijuana.

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4 Physical Side Effects of Being Addicted Your Smartphone

Think overuse of smartphones doesn't have physical consequences? Think again.

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Can Ibogaine Curb Afghanistan’s Heroin Problem?

Despite a decade-long battle with crippling heroin addiction, Afghanistan remains reluctant in its desire to treat addicts.

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FDA Approves New Painkiller From Oxy Maker Purdue Pharma

A new oxycodone painkiller called Tarqiniq ER will feature a naloxone inhibitor when tablet is crushed.

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Morning Roundup: July 28, 2014

Fox News anchor pleads guilty in drunk disorderly case, Utah political candidate charged with assault over pill debt, and 'Bio-Dome' star arrested for drunk driving.

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Rehabilitation Directories

Sober Living
Proud to be Sober, Proud to be Catholic

I noticed a decided anti-Catholic bent at the AA meetings I was attending, but my sobriety has only benefited from my religious upbringing.

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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