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Jewish Group Rescues Drunk Girls From Abuse

By Ben Feuerherd

During this weekend's Purim festival in Israel, volunteers will swoop in and drive "at risk" girls to safety. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 16, 2013

By The Fix staff

NYPD announces plan to target Rx drug abuse, new treatment for cocaine addiction targets relapse, and Lindsay Lohan turns down rehab deal. MORE  

Morning Roundup: January 9, 2013

By The Fix staff

CDC stresses "serious problem" of female binge drinking, Washington's pot business is poised to boom, and a new probe confirms Amy Winehouse died from drinking. MORE  

Drinking Diaries: Blog Becomes Book

By Chrisanne Grise

The founders of the renowned blog now have a new way to share stories of women's relationships with booze. MORE  

Binge Drinking Linked to Unemployment for Women

By McCarton Ackerman

Women who binge drink are more likely than men to experience long-term unemployment, claims a new study. MORE  

Binge Drinking Hikes Sexual Assault Risk

By May Wilkerson

Female college freshman are 33% more likely to become victims if they binge drink, say researchers. MORE  

Women Wear Stronger "Beer Goggles"

By Valerie Tejeda

Although alcohol makes everyone rate potential partners as sexier than before, it effects women more. MORE  

Baby Boomers and Women in the Firing Line

By Jennifer Matesa

Alcohol threatens the post-war generations and women the most, claims Columbia's comprehensive review of studies. MORE  

She Who Drinks Moderately "Ages Successfully"

By Ariel Nagi

Older women are the latest focus of the never-ending moderate drinking debate. MORE  

Mommy's Little Secret: The Truth About Diane Schuler

By Susan Cheever

Until a devoted mom named Diane Schuler killed eight people, including herself, her daughter, and three nieces in a horrific car accident, no one suspected she could be an alcoholic. Nice, middle class women like her just weren't made that way. MORE  

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Treatment Center in India Exposed As Drug Den

A group of local activists organized a raid on the government-run agency after hearing multiple reports that officials were dealing drugs to patients.

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Christian Leaders Criticize War on Drugs and Mass Incarceration

Reflecting on the symbolic rebirth of Easter, a group of Christian leaders denounced the costly and ineffective war on drugs while urging policymakers to consider treatment.

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Brain Activity in Rats on PCP Offers Clues to Schizophrenia

When given a dose of angel dust, lab rats displayed changes in their brain chemistry that were comparable to the same changes seen in the schizophrenic brain.

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Everyday Average Couple Accused Of Running Massive Drug Ring

Part of a husband and wife team, Sarah Hannan controlled the finances of an extensive drug operation while on paid maternity leave.

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Global Drug Survey Shows Alcohol Is Most Commonly Used Drug In The World

Far outpacing tobacco and marijuana, alcohol remains humanity's drug of choice.

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Rehabilitation Directories

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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