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Woman Commits Suicide After Being Accused of Facebook Addiction

By John Lavitt

A 24-year-old Indian woman was confronted by her parents over her obsession with Facebook. She responded by hanging herself from a ceiling fan. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 5, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

George Lopez claims downing 52 shots, drunk man jumps off Mumbai bridge, Idaho police shoot dog in drug raid, and man high on PCP does ninja moves. MORE  

Legalizing Marijuana Could Lower Suicide Rates, Report Says

By Paul Gaita

Though it focused on data from states legalizing medical marijuana, the study found yet another potential health benefit for weed. MORE  

Oh The Guilt

By Jared Mazzaschi

Kurt Cobain and the suicide solution 20 years later. MORE  

Severe Mental Illness and Substance Use Linked

By Sarah Peters

New research linking mental health and substance use could mean more effective treatment options for mental patients and addicts alike. MORE  

Vodka Saves Drunk Russian From Death Leap

By Jennifer Blue

Rescuers use booze to lure a man threatening to jump off a five-story building. MORE  

Hollywood Stuntmen Rescue Drunk, Suicidal Woman

By May Wilkerson

Three stuntmen promoting the film Kick Ass II at Comic Con stage a real-life rescue. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 14, 2013

By Bryan Le

Major landlord bans smoking in apartments across the country, Lindsay Lohan bounces from Betty Ford to a Malibu rehab, and NYPD bust illegal fireworks and find cocaine. MORE  

When a Patient in Addiction Treatment Talks Suicide

By Richard Juman

People with a substance use disorder who are in therapy have one of the highest risks of suicide. Yet many skilled clinicians are clueless about how to help in this emergency. MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 6, 2013

By Bryan Le

Dutch coffeeshops defy ban and sell pot to tourists, England opens first highway rest stop pub, and olympic skier Lindsey Vonn is drug tested on the red carpet. MORE  

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The Quick Fix
Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir Talks About Jerry Garcia’s Addiction

The singer-guitarist spoke with HuffPost Live’s Ricky Camilleri about the music icon’s struggle with his addiction and his health.

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Georgia Governor Signs 911 Medical Amnesty Law

Georgia became the 19th state to pass limited prosecution immunity to people calling emergency services to help save someone suffering from an overdose.

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Mobile Addicts on the Rise, According to Data Study

The data analytics company, Flurry, has found a triple-digit increase in the percentage of mobile addicts in the past year alone.

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DOJ To Make Sweeping Changes to Clemency Process

The expanded criteria will allow President Obama to potentially reduce the number of prisoners serving long sentences for federal drug convictions.

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LSD-like Drug 25i Lands Three Teens In Hospital

While closely mimicking the effects of LSD, taking 25i can ultimately lead to increased heart rates, disorientation, and even violent behavior.

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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?

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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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