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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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With the wider availability of brain-boosting pills comes growing concern over sever side effects like depression and withdrawal.

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New York Times Says: End Prohibition of Weed

The Gray Lady has gone on record in throwing unequivocal support behind legalizing marijuana.

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4 Physical Side Effects of Being Addicted Your Smartphone

Think overuse of smartphones doesn't have physical consequences? Think again.

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Can Ibogaine Curb Afghanistan’s Heroin Problem?

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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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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