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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  

reSTART

Fall City, Wash.

3 stars

If an addiction to video games, technology or the Internet has your life flashing "Game Over," reSTART treatment center might be able to help you unplug. MORE  

Video Game Addiction Wrecked NFL Career

By Fionna Agomuoh

Defensive tackle Quinn Pitcock reveals his ongoing struggle with video game addiction, depression and ADHD.  MORE  

Morning Roundup: June 1, 2012

By Gabrielle Wuhl

Video gamers exhibit "pathological patterns" of play, Greeks count mental health cost of crisis, and "tanorexic" racks up $50,000 sunbed bill. MORE  

Are Kids Becoming "Screen Addicts"?

By McCarton Ackerman

By age seven, an average child born today will spend a whole year watching screens, warns a scientist. MORE  

Chinese Gaming Addicts "Become Gigolos"

By McCarton Ackerman

Many "second generation farmers" in China are reportedly turning to prostitution to support online gaming. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 17, 2012

By Bryan Le

LA MMJ dispensaries fight for more pot regulation, why addiction is tougher on women, and South Korea could limit gaming addicts to four hours a day online. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Top Colombian Drug Dealer Captured, Families Turn to Shrinks to Help Kids Hooked on Gaming, and Rapper TI Salutes Eminem for Helping Him Overcome Addiction. MORE  

Wasted on "World of Warcraft?"

By Matt Dickinson

A college professor, who nearly committed suicide after playing the popular game for 60 hours a week, says gaming is a real addiction. Not everyone agrees. MORE  

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Eating disorders like anorexia nervosa remain a potent, but silent killer for young women.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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