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Psych Wards No Longer Support Smoking

By McCarton Ackerman

Smoking has long been used to reward and even help medicate mentally ill patients. MORE  

National Prevention Week Is Now

By May Wilkerson

This week celebrates community organizations that help prevent substance abuse—and anyone can get involved. MORE  

Saturday Is Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

By Jennifer Matesa

April 28 is your chance to put any left-over meds in your bathroom cabinet out of commission. MORE  

Surge of Seniors Getting Addicted Later in Life

By Fionna Agomuoh

As many as 40% of older addicts didn't get hooked until their fifties. MORE  

Florida Becomes First State to Drug Test Public Workers

By McCarton Ackerman

Rick Scott continues his controversial crusade to keep tax money from becoming drug money. MORE  

US Army Delays Counseling Program

By Valerie Tejeda

A pilot program's high drop-out rate causes delay. But one in four soldiers has a drink problem. MORE  

The Drunkest States in America

By Ariel Nagi

A new government study ranks the nation's 25 most wasted states. Don't worry, Iowa, you're doing great! MORE  

Colorado Kids Are Nation's Biggest Booze Bingers, Potheads

By Ariel Nagi

"Rocky Mountain High" turns out to be more than just a song. MORE  

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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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Drug Users Welcomed For First Time at Global AIDS Confab

After being shut out of of the AIDS conference for decades, intravenous drug users finally had their own booth.

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New Study Identifies Triggers In Cocaine Relapse

A connection between endogenous amino acids and opioid receptors may offer a clue as to why people relapse.

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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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