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Father-Son Treatment Center Pioneers Accused of Mass Fraud

By McCarton Ackerman

Alan and Jason Brand are accused of embezzling millions in Medicaid funds. MORE  

South Carolina Man Illegally Operated Rehabs In Three States

By McCarton Ackerman

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

Philadelphia Man Accused of Running Illegal 'Recovery Homes'

By McCarton Ackerman

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

Serial Fraudster Blames Return to Jail on Gambling Addiction

By Desiree Bowie

Shaun Nixon is currently behind bars for his fourth fraud conviction in seven years. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 5, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Teen caught swinging chihuahua on leash blames booze, man wearing fake breasts scams drunk cab riders, and video of smoking fish sparks outrage. MORE  

NYC Anti-Drug Youth Program Has Scientology Connections Exposed

By McCarton Ackerman

Once again, the controversial religious movement has been caught lying about drugs. MORE  

Maryland Couple Used Troop Donations to Support Drug Habit

By McCarton Ackerman

This wasn't the first time David Michalski and Amanda Miskimon scammed charitable people into believing they were supporting a good cause. MORE  

Scientology Campaigning To Make Seattle Drug-Free

By McCarton Ackerman

A local branch of the controversial church has come under fire for distributing materials promoting Scientology to schools. MORE  

Irish Drug Addiction Charity Accused of Exploiting and Abusing Residents

By McCarton Ackerman

The charity forced recovering addicts to work obscene hours while using the money they raised for staff members' lavish vacations. MORE  

Woman Hooked on Heroin Faked Cancer to Scam Donations

By Shawn Dwyer

The Long Island addict set up a phony website in order to bilk money from unsuspecting donors and even duped her own family. MORE  

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Kentucky Teens Impacted By Drug Abuse Eligible For College Scholarship

Once again, the Sarah Shay Memorial Scholarship and the Michael Donta Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to high school students affected by drugs.

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Philip Seymour Hoffman's Death Contributing to Greater Naloxone Access

The actor's death has triggered dozens of states to enact naloxone programs and Good Samaritan laws.

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Morning Roundup: Oct. 30, 2014

Mike Tyson claims he shared the same drug dealer as Robin Williams, police pull drunk man from burning car, and zombie woman arrested twice for DUI.

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Divorced or Separated Women Report Higher Stress and More Drug Use Than Men

Women who had ended their marriages reported higher levels of drug and alcohol use as a means to relieve stress.

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Banned Drugs Still Found in Weight-Loss Supplements

A new study shows that banned drugs and even anabolic steroids are still found in dietary supplements and sexual enhancement aids.

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Not So Sexy: Tales From a Relapser’s Bed

In darker periods, I would sleep with some guy in the hopes of making him love me. It would work for a couple of months here and there, but I could only keep ‘sloppy drunk girl’ at bay for so long.

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