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The Truth About Teens and Heroin

By Tony O'Neill

More teenagers are using heroin than ever before, thanks in part to the opiate introduction they’re getting prescribed. Just another way the War on Drugs is missing the mark. MORE  

The OC You Don't See on TV

By Anna David

An unflinching documentary about teenage addiction in upwardly mobile Orange County premieres May 2 at the Newport Beach Film Festival. MORE  

Kids Choke Themselves to Get High

By May Wilkerson

Middle-schoolers who drink, gamble or have sex are more likely to play a hazardous "choking game." MORE  

New Study: 15% of US Teens Abuse Substances

By Valerie Tejeda

Researchers say starting before the age of 18 often leads to a lifetime of addiction. MORE  

My Mom’s Addiction

By Taylor Ellsworth

My mother has struggled with various forms of addiction for her whole life. And I’ve struggled to forgive her. MORE  

My First Drink

By Taylor Ellsworth

As a teenager, I was plagued by anxiety and acne—until the night I drank with the cool girls. MORE  

Plastic-Eating Teen's Habit Threatens Her Life

By Fionna Agomuoh

A girl from Sacramento prefers swallowing cocktail swords and TV remotes to actual food. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 17, 2012

By Will Godfrey

Big Pharma will be forced to report its payments to doctors, Why teens are more prone to addiction and mental illness, and Signs that you might be addicted to change. MORE  

Video: The Teen Addiction Epidemic

By Shoshana Davis

Concerned parents banded together to produce this stark documentary. MORE  

The Marlboro Man's Last Stand

By Dirk Hanson

After years of tightening regulation and a dramatic decline in adult smokers, Big Tobacco prepares its endgame: Teenagers. MORE  

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A South Carolina man accidentally took methamphetamine, which made him "paranoid" and "crazy" enough to walk into a Walmart wearing nothing but tennis shoes.

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Proponents for equipping emergency responders with the lifesaving overdose antidote have become more vocal, with only those on the edges holding on to their opposition.

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Back From the Abyss: The Autobiography of a Low-Bottom Alky

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Eric Holder Optimistic, Cautious About Legal Marijuana

The nation's top law enforcement officer has sounded a conciliatory tone in recent months, though he remains hesitant to fully embrace legal pot.

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Though the price potentially will drop, poorer countries will continue to suffer from the disease until a cheaper generic drug is available for sale.

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How I Forgave the Woman Who Helped My Son Die of an Overdose

She introduced him to the drug that eventually killed him. It took a long time, but eventually I had to treat her the way my son would have wanted.

The Rehab Review
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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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