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Occasional Stimulant Use Changes Brain Of Users

By McCarton Ackerman

A new research study shows that even part-time stimulant use can alter brain chemistry. MORE  

U.K. Sees Staggering Rise In 'Legal High' Deaths

By McCarton Ackerman

Despite overall drug use being at record lows, Britain has seen a sudden explosion of deaths related to dietary supplements and laughing gas. MORE  

The Third Reich's Love Affair With Meth

By Victoria Kim

It was seen as the "ideal war drug" by the Nazis. Incredibly, German troops were still offered it as late as 1988. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 21, 2013

By Victoria Kim

Jon Bon Jovi says daughter's heroin overdose was "my worst moment as a father," a new toothbrush shoots caffeine into your mouth, and 1 in 10 teens use "study drugs." MORE  

Treating Sex and Drug Addictions All at Once

By Ben Feuerherd

Drug and sex addictions can "fuse" into a single "hybrid" condition, the inventor of a specialized high-end treatment program tells The Fix. MORE  

Kids With ADHD Want Their Meds

By McCarton Ackerman

Highly controversial ADHD medications receive a ringing endorsement from the kids who take them. MORE  

Students Still Seek Better Grades Through Drugs

By Chrisanne Grise

High-pressure high schools are hotbeds of the risky abuse of "academic steroids" like Adderall. MORE  

Driver High on Bath Salts Arrested for DUI

By Jeff Forester

"It's the law trying to keep up with the chemistry," explains Minnesota Sheriff Dave Bellows. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Dirk Hanson

Another Look at Anti-Addiction Vaccines, Heroin Comes to Kindergarten, and Drug Smugglers Go Ultralight. MORE  

NBC Video: College Students’ Widespread Abuse of Adderall

By Dirk Hanson

“When I’m on Adderall and I’m looking at the textbook I can forget about everything else around me,” one student told the Today Show. MORE  

The Quick Fix
Morning Roundup: April 23, 2014

Voters fill Cocaine Congressman's seat, drunk father puts daughter in headlock, Florida surgeon general opposes medical pot, and feds say powdered booze an error.

7:00am
New ABC Drama ‘Black Box’ Tackles Addiction

Kelly Reilly plays a world-renowned neuroscientist with bipolar disorder who gets off on skipping her meds.

4/22/14 7:30pm
Republican State Congressman Arrested For DUI

Dan Eagle saw his rising star fade a bit after getting arrested for driving under the influence upon leaving a Taco Bell and blowing a red light in Tallahassee.

4/22/14 5:30pm
San Diego Man Claims Anti- Smoking Drug Made Him Kill Ex-Wife

Tim Danielson said that Chantix plunged him into depression weeks before he shot ex-wife Ming Qi several times and then tried to kill himself.

4/22/14 3:30pm
Supreme Court Smacks Down Rick Scott On Drug Testing

The high court denied Florida's petition to hear new arguments in the case, so naturally Scott remained defiant in his increasingly quixotic pursuit of mandatory drug testing.

4/22/14 1:00pm

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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