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Virginia AG Determined to Tackle Opiate Addiction Problem

By Victoria Kim

With overdoses skyrocketing in the Commonwealth, Mark Herring wants more accountability from dealers and doctors. MORE  

Study Shows Weed Addiction in Teens Might Actually Be Real

By Brent McCluskey

Participants who frequently smoked weed reported symptoms of withdrawal, including anxiety, irritability, and depression. MORE  

Robin Williams Was In Early Stages of Parkinson's, Wife Says

By Shawn Dwyer

The actor's wife, Susan Schneider, released a statement describing his mental state at the time of his death. MORE  

Did Robin Williams Show Signs of Depression?

By Shawn Dwyer

According to the Los Angeles Times, the actor's friends saw him slowly slipping away due to mounting pressures and declining health. MORE  

Addiction.com: Drugs and Tech in Silicon Valley

By Paul Gaita

The recent overdose death of Google executive Forrest Hayes has shed a light on the tech industry's growing drug problem. MORE  

'Teen Mom 2' Star Allegedly Abusing Painkillers

By McCarton Ackerman

Leah Messer allegedly joins the likes of Amber Portwood and Jenelle Evans in publicly struggling with substance abuse. MORE  

Rehab Clinics Say Smartphones Can Exacerbate Addictions

By McCarton Ackerman

Smartphones have made scoring drugs or delving into porn easier, while making recovery harder. MORE  

Rob Ford’s Rehab Stint a “Circus,” Sources Claim

By Paul Gaita

Though he was contrite during his return press conference, is Rob Ford truly on the path to sobriety? MORE  

Pete Doherty Talks Addictions, Amy Winehouse In New Book

By McCarton Ackerman

The allegedly sober front man for the Libertines opens up in a new book culled from his private diaries. MORE  

Massachusetts Hospital To Begin Mandatory Drug Screening For Patients

By McCarton Ackerman

The drug epidemic in the Bay State has led to some drastic and controversial responses. MORE  

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Robin Thicke Admits Drug Abuse in ‘Blurred Lines’ Deposition

The singer admitted to being drunk and high on Vicodin when he recorded the hit song.

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The Reel Recovery Film Festival Returns to New York City

The festival will run September 26 to October 2 in Greenwich Village.

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Gov. Christ Christie Says: Smoke Up, New Jersey

The presidential hopeful vetoed a law passed by the legislature that would have banned smoking in public parks.

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Steroids Now More Common with Long Island High School Athletes

Despite the dangers to health, more student athletes are boosting performance with steroids and other PEDs now more than ever.

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Drug Dealers Devise New Methods for Instagram Deals

Drug dealers are finding new and creative ways to cover their online tracks.

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Sober Living
PMS: A Natural Threat to Sobriety

I remember slamming things around the kitchen one night and feeling like I’d lost my mind. I was angry about something so minor, I literally can’t remember what it was and I don’t know that I knew then either

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.

Capo By The Sea
 
 
 
 

Capo By The Sea offers an executive rehab program complete with medical detox and a focus on dual-diagnosis issues, as well as an outpatient option in an environment that exudes the kind of beach house optimism one would expect from an Orange County recovery outfit.

Journey Malibu
 
 
 
 

Want many of the luxury amenities A-listers have come to expect—including an enormous backyard with a pool and patio, an herb garden, a volleyball net and a spectacular vista of the Santa Monica mountains—with a recovery program to match?

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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