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Pro-Ana: ‘Thinspiration' and Social Media

By Salatha Helton

Is the ‘Pro-Ana’ phenomenon in social media a danger to the recovery process for anorexics? MORE  

Teens Reportedly Smoking Coffee to Get High

By Bryan Le

One local news station says that teenage beanheads all over the states are lighting up caffeine sticks for a hallucinogenic rush. MORE  

How To Help Your Kid Stay Clean

By Cathy Cassata

Practical tips from experts on how to help your children avoid the pitfalls of addiction. Spoiler alert—it starts at home. MORE  

Substance Abuse Treatment for Adolescents: What to Ask

By Judy Kirkwood

Finding addiction treatment for your teen can be daunting. Here are 11 primary and many subsidiary questions you need to ask. MORE  

Advocacy Groups Accuse Marlboro of Targeting Teens

By Bryan Le

A new report by Corporate Accountability International accuses Phillip Morris of purposely targeting teenagers in countries that do not have advertising restrictions. MORE  

Majority of Meth Users Start As Teenagers, Study Says

By Paul Gaita

According to the study, users started their habit between the ages of 16 and 20, with some users being younger when first trying the drug. MORE  

Teen Smoking Rates 'Aggravated' By E-Cigarettes, Study Says

By Bryan Le

E-cigarettes aren't stopping teens from smoking. Instead, they're actually helping them keep the habit. MORE  

Utah and Colorado to Raise Smoking Age to 21

By Bryan Le

Both states recently voted through measures to treat cigarettes like alcohol. MORE  

Candy-Flavored E-Cigs Highly Appealing to Teenagers

By Bryan Le

Thanks to electronic cigarettes, some kids may never smoke a regular cigarette in their lives. But that's not necessarily a good thing. MORE  

Neknomination: The Incredibly Dumb and Destructive Social Media Drinking Game

By Bryan Le

The Internet game where players try to outdo each other with dangerous feats of drinking has led to several deaths with more certain to follow. MORE  

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The Quick Fix
Willie Nelson's Daughter Busted For Marijuana Possession

Paula Nelson followed her father's footsteps by getting busted with just under two ounces of weed in Texas.

8:30am
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.

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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

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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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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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