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How the Rehab Fame Game Distorts Drug and Alcohol Treatment

By Brian Macaulay

If everything we know about rehab comes from celebrity stories, how are we supposed to recognize and accept real help? MORE  

True That

By Kelsey Osgood

True Detective may be over, but the addictive head games are just beginning—an Infinite Jest for our age and what that says about the nature of alcoholism. MORE  

First U.S. Medical Marijuana Commercial Plays For Laughs

By Bryan Le

MarijuanaDoctors.com's one minute ad, which features a shady sushi dealer, will air on major networks such as Fox, CNN and ESPN. MORE  

Jimmy Kimmel Urges Rob Ford to Get Help

By Bryan Le

The infamous mayor of Toronto was welcomed with a barrage of embarrassing questions, jokes, and video clips, before Kimmel made a sincere plea. MORE  

Does Watching Television Cause Binge Eating?

By Paul Gaita

Though binge eating can be linked to a variety of factors, like depression, a new study shows that television plays a vital role. MORE  

'Teen Mom' Amber Portwood Admits Being High During All Her TV Appearances

By McCarton Ackerman

The reality show personality tried and failed to complete rehab, but ultimately found her path by going to prison. MORE  

Relapsing Comes With a Price For Actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers

By McCarton Ackerman

The long-troubled star finds incentive to stay sober MORE  

It's Time to Let Go of Intervention

By Sarah Beller

After a 13-year run, A&E's popular addiction-themed reality series is ending. MORE  

Autism Linked to Video Game Addiction

By Valerie Tejeda

Kids with autism are playing video games far more than their peers, a study finds. MORE  

Sitcom's "Drunken Indian" Joke Angers Tribes

By McCarton Ackerman

Navajo Nation leaders say the joke on CBS' Mike & Molly makes light of a serious problem. MORE  

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Meth Lab Trio Throw Toilet, Sink At Imagined Attackers

Police had to calm the three down and ensure their "attackers" were gone.

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Colorado’s Legal Weed Shows Up In Over 40 States

The rapid spread of Colorado weed to other states has created a new black market that has caused headaches for law enforcement.

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Former Playboy Model Sentenced To Jail For Drug Smuggling

Brandi Brandt, who was once married to Motley Crue's Nikki Sixx, was sentenced to prison for six years.

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New Nail Polish Could Detect Date Rape Drugs

The brainchild of four male undergrads, Undercover Colors aims to empower women to protect themselves from horrendous crimes.

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Soldier Who Blamed Chantix for Murder Gets New Trial

Defendant George MacDonald may have been suffering some side effects of Chantix, which include depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, and hallucinations.

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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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