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Demi Lovato Opens Up About Cocaine, Alcohol Abuse

By Shawn Dwyer

In her most frank discussion of her dark days of substance abuse, the Disney star has confessed to some surprising details about her past addiction. MORE  

Sober Living Homes Are Too "Clean"

By Anne M. Fletcher

I was heartened by Matthew Perry's openness about addiction—but then dismayed by his sober living home's backward thinking on maintenance drugs. Such policies are illegal, as well as unethical. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 18, 2013

By The Fix staff

Prescription drugs are a killer in Canada, marijuana arrests outnumber violent crime arrests, and Mob Wives star breaks omertà on her pill addiction. MORE  

Demi Lovato Lives in a Sober Home

By Valerie Tejeda

The pop star has reportedly lived in an LA sober house for a year, while filming the X-Factor. MORE  

Life as a Tweaker

By Amy Dresner

In my early twenties, I discovered speed. The affair was short but not at all sweet—unless you count the all Caramello bars. MORE  

Florida Sober Houses in the Crosshairs

By Hunter R. Slaton

Delray Beach officials are renewing their efforts to regulate what they see as a Wild West environment of sober-living homes. MORE  

Rehab's Tough Guy

By McCarton Ackerman

For the sixth season, Will Smith is keeping Dr. Drew's patients in line. But his own life story is far wilder than anything you've seen on TV. MORE  

Fifth Time’s a Charm

By Amy Dresner

I’ve been going to rehab for the past 15 years. But this is my last one—I hope.  MORE  

The Quality of Sober Living

By Nic Sheff

Every rehab I went to suggested that I go directly to a Sober Living. Unfortunately the houses ranged from fantastic to egregious and you had no way of knowing which it was going to be until you got there. MORE  

The Beach House

Malibu, Calif.

3.5 stars

This relaxed sober-living manse is a great next step for rehab grads who’ve become enamored with the Southern-California recovery lifestyle—so long as you don’t mind just a touch of obligatory “bunch of strangers living together” drama. MORE  

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