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Alcoholic Fathers, Alcoholic Sons

By Tony O'Neill

Dan Fante watched his writer father John Fante descend into alcoholism before succumbing himself. Tony O’Neill asks him about his new memoir, Fante, which explores fathers, sons, and the drink that first fueled and then foiled them. MORE  

Murder in the Rooms of AA

By Tony O'Neill

One AA sponsor was falsely implicated in the slaying of a prostitute, while another was gunned down after divulging someone's top-secret "fourth step" confession. Just how protected are you when helping people who may be mentally ill—or even dangerous?  MORE  

Europe's Great Heroin Drought

By Tony O'Neill

The sudden scarcity of dope in cities across the continet is driving frightened addicts to increasingly desperate tactics. MORE  

Will Legalizing Pot Put An End to Mexico's Massacres?

By Tony O'Neill

In the past five years, the bloody drug wars on the border have caused more civilian deaths than our decade-long war in Iraq. How can the U.S. help break this awful cycle of violence? Maybe by legalizing marijuana. MORE  

Junkie Legend Jerry Stahl

By Tony O'Neill

Jerry Stahl is the lavishly-lauded author of cultish,  comic classiscs as Permanent Midnight, Perv. He's also a former junkie. Tony O'Neill quizzed him about writing while high, his days as a porn writer, and his endless fascination with drugs. MORE  

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Vietnam Officials Slam 'Failure' Of Community-Based Drug Treatment

Despite offering a cheap way for addicts to get clean, Vietnam's first community-based treatment center has seen most of its patients drop out.

10:30am
Drew Bees Drug Tested Twice After Boasts Of Physical Prowess

The New Orleans Saints quarterback was 'randomly' selected for a drug test after claiming he could play till he was 45.

8:30am
Morning Roundup: July 29, 2014

Scott Disick swears off booze for Kourtney Kardashian, dozens arrested for drunk incidents at Keith Urban concert, and Chicago alderman arrested for DUI.

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Pakistan Drug 'Clinic' Allegedly Tortured Addicts

A Pakistani clinic run by an extreme Islamic mullah has been shut down after police found patients chained to the ground and forced to recite the Qur'an.

7/28/14 7:30pm
Brain-Boosting 'Smart Drugs' On The Rise

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

7/28/14 5:30pm

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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