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Fiona Apple Nabbed for Hash

By Hunter R. Slaton

Cops in a Texas border town stop the singer-songwriter's tour bus—and find just what they're looking for. MORE  

Rehab Review Adds Five New Centers

By Hunter R. Slaton

The newly reviewed rehabs range from Florida to South Dakota, and from affordable and Big-Book-focused to high-end and with more freedom of choice. MORE  

Serenity House

Fredericksburg, Texas

3 stars

It’s “nothing fancy, just recovery” at this Texas Hill Country rehab, where zero tolerance for rule-breakers is balanced by individual attention to every resident. MORE  

DEA Recruitment Hurts Texas Trucking Co.

By McCarton Ackerman

The company owner says the DEA's use of his (now murdered) employee as an undercover agent cost him a fortune. MORE  

Fix Rehab Review Adds Four New Treatment Centers

By Hunter R. Slaton

The newly reviewed rehabs include good options for chronic relapsers, Christians, video-game addicts and more. MORE  

Burning Tree

Kaufman and Elgin, Texas

3 stars

This no-nonsense Texas rehab gives relapsing hard cases another shot at sobriety with clear rules, tough love and long-term, 12-step-focused treatment. MORE  

Texas Band Seeks Functioning Alcoholic

By Hunter R. Slaton

The ability to remain upright for up to two hours at a stretch trumps musicianship in this search for a new bassist. MORE  

Video: Zetas Trained Texas Teen as Hitman

By Bryan Le

This 22-year-old mass murderer from Texas was just 13 when he made his first kill for the cartel. MORE  

"Cheese Heroin" Is Back on the Dallas Drug Scene

By McCarton Ackerman

The snorted mix of black tar heroin and cold meds seems popular mainly in North Texas, where it's implicated in two more fatal ODs. MORE  

Booze Ban at Boxing Match an "Insult to El Paso"

By Will Godfrey

Now that drug cartel leaders have promised not to attend, an alcohol ban at a big fight is being disputed. MORE  

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The 'Scandal' star was reportedly intoxicated on wine when he threatened to kill his wife and himself over her alleged affairs.

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Coachella Founder Once Ran Pot Smuggling Operation

Thirty years ago, Gary Tovar smuggled marijuana into the U.S. while helping to spur the homegrown industry.

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Edie Falco Talks 'Nurse Jackie' and Sobriety

As the sixth season of the show is underway, star Edie Falco talks about her pill-popping character's relapse as well as her own 20 years of sobriety.

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North Korean Drug Trafficking Causing Addiction Epidemic

While North Korea's hand in drug smuggling is hardly news, a new report shows just how widespread addiction is in the isolated communist nation.

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Rehabilitation Directories

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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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