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Bite Me

By Hallie Hart Hodenfield

TV host Mika Brzezinski wrote a book about food addiction. The Fix shows how the book has nothing to do with addiction, and everything to do with the economy. And vanity. MORE  

Do TV's Drunk Dads Give Fatherhood a Bad Rap?

By Bryan Le

A parenting website says there's nothing funny about portraying dads as drunk, lazy buffoons. MORE  

Video: Samuel L. Jackson Channels Walter White

By Bryan Le

To raise funds for an Alzheimer's charity, the movie star performs a famous meth cook's monologue from Breaking Bad. MORE  

Making Amends to My Dead Father

By John Dee

One of the mysteries in AA is making a Ninth Step amends to the departed. One member recalls how he went about it.  MORE  

Skin Cream Ad Accused Of Mocking Addiction

By McCarton Ackerman

A controversial British TV ad with the slogan "you'll be hooked" parodies a recovering addict. MORE  

What I've Learned About Pain Management

By Nic Sheff

I drank and used to escape the pain I was in but my problems only magnified. As it turns out, the clichés are true: the only way to get over those feelings is to go through them. MORE  

Rehab Was a Friend to Matthew Perry

By Gabrielle Wuhl

The Friends star says his own experiences in recovery are helping him with a new TV role. MORE  

"Vodka Mom" Kills Herself After TV Shaming

By McCarton Ackerman

The alcoholic woman was vilified by Nancy Grace after accidentally killing her newborn son earlier this year. MORE  

Charlie Sheen's Anger Management Panned

By McCarton Ackerman

Charlie Sheen's post-meltdown project, and alleged last acting role, riles the critics. MORE  

Sober Snooki "Still a Nut Job"

By May Wilkerson

Back on TV, pregnant Snooki claims her craziness—not her drunkenness—is what makes her fun to watch. MORE  

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The Quick Fix
Mobile Addicts on the Rise, According to Data Study

The data analytics company, Flurry, has found a triple-digit increase in the percentage of mobile addicts in the past year alone.

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DOJ To Make Sweeping Changes to Clemency Process

The expanded criteria will allow President Obama to potentially reduce the number of prisoners serving long sentences for federal drug convictions.

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LSD-like Drug 25i Lands Three Teens In Hospital

While closely mimicking the effects of LSD, taking 25i can ultimately lead to increased heart rates, disorientation, and even violent behavior.

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Wife of Slipknot Bassist Blames Doctor For Overdose Death

Daniel Baldi could face 18 years in prison if convicted for his role in Paul Gray's death, as well as the deaths of several others.

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Morning Roundup: April 24, 2014

Fourth graders busted for selling pot, father strangles son over gaming addiction, woman sold heroin from hospital bed, and playboy blames rich dad for gambling ring bust.

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Rehabilitation Directories

Sober Living
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?

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 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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