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Rob's Highs and Lowes

By Camilla Davies

Rob Lowe has overcome addictions to sex and alcohol. He talks about how he has gone on to enjoy a successful career post recovery. MORE  

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  

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Shaun Nixon is currently behind bars for his fourth fraud conviction in seven years.

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Veterans who have been overprescribed medications are starting to take matters into their own hands.

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Study: Teen Pot Smokers May End Up on Disability as Adults

An extensive study conducted by Swedish researchers found that male pot smokers are more likely to require disability pensions when they're older.

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Iran Opens First State-Run Rehab For Alcoholism

Despite doling out the death penalty for just drinking alcohol, Iran has now made combating alcoholism a top priority.

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Australia's Top Junior Tennis Player Banned For Ecstasy Use

Bradley Mousley won't be allowed to compete again until next year.

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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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