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Addiction Blog – ‘A’ is for addiction

A comprehensive blog covering trends and discoveries in both chemical and behavioral addiction treatment.

www.addictionblog.org

Addiction Inbox

A blog written by Dirk Hanson, former Senior Contributing Editor of The Fix, that contains articles and health studies about the science behind substance abuse.

addiction-dirkh.blogspot.com

Brain Posts

A blog devoted to analysis and commentary on research in clinical neuroscience, including the effects of drugs and alcohol, by research psychiatrist Bill Yates.

www.brainposts.blogspot.com

CPDD Community Website

A blog run by the College on Problems of Drug Dependence that provides information on substance abuse research, treatment, and related issues.

www.cpddblog.com

Dawn Farm Addiction and Recovery News

A blog written from the addict’s point of view on behalf of the Dawn Farm community of programs, providing news and articles on addiction and recovery.

www.dawnfarm.org/blog

Discovering Alcoholic

A personal blog by a recovering alcoholic, ranging from news and celebrity commentary to whimsical musings.

www.discoveringalcoholic.com

Drinking Diaries

A blog about women and drinking, with contributions from such writers as Jennifer Egan, Julie Powell and Kathryn Harrison.

www.drinkingdiaries.com

Drug Monkey

A blog written by an anonymous drug researcher at the National Institutes of Health about ‘careerism in science’ and drugs.

www.scientopia.org/blogs/drugmonkey

Mental Health Update

A blog that summarizes research on psychology, psychiatry, mental health and drugs and addiction in plain English.

www.mentalhealthupdate.blogspot.com

Neuroanthropology

A blog written by two anthropological academics that includes coverage of drugs and addiction.

www.blogs.plos.org/neuroanthropology

Neurological Correlates

A blog written by an anonymous biopharmaceutical industry insider that focuses on issues related to dysfunctional behavior, such as addiction.

www.neurologicalcorrelates.com/wordpress

Neuroskeptic

A brain blog written by an anonymous UK neuroscientist that frequently analyzes scientific findings concerning drugs and addiction.

www.neuroskeptic.blogspot.com

Parent Pathway

Three moms whose children struggle with substance abuse share their experiences.

www.parentpathway.com/blog

Recovery People

An Austin-based weekly podcast for the Recovery Community, featuring activists, authors, artists, researchers, thought leaders, and other news makers.

http://www.recoverypeople.org/

Suboxone Talk Zone: A Suboxone Blog

Questions and Answers about Opioid Dependence and Buprenorphine

www.suboxonetalkzone.com

Terra Sigillata

A science-oriented drug blog written by David J. Kroll, PhD, a molecular cancer pharmacologist and state university professor in the southern US.

www.cenblog.org/terra-sigillata

Thump

A privately run site that aims to present AA honestly and perhaps suggest a back to basics approach.

www.thumpblog.com

Wall Street Journal Health Blog

A blog providing coverage of pharmaceutical developments, as well as news on general health and substance abuse.

www.online.wsj.com/public/page/news-health-industry.html

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Visions offers top-of-the-line treatment for 13 to 18 year old addicts, with alumni that includes Elizabeth Brockovich—daughter of Erin Brockovich—who found treatment in Vision's outpatient, day school, sober living and their Launch program.

Rating: 5 stars
33335 Mulholland Highway, Malibu, CA 115 Barrington Walk, Los Angeles, CA 90049
$40,000/30 days (45 day minimum)

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.

Rating: 5 stars
Malibu, Calif.
$61,000/mo.

This SoCal rehab fosters a regimented but respectful recovery environment, where teens learn how to live sober through plenty of 12-step meetings and life-skills classes—not to mention "equine-assisted psychotherapy" and mixed martial arts.

Rating: 5 stars
Newport Beach, Calif.
$30,000/mo.

The kind of addict who comes to Sunset Malibu is frequently using drugs to cope with a deep pain; for these people, life is just too painful to deal with without the buffer of drugs or alcohol.

Rating: 5 stars
Malibu, CA
$58,000/mo. for a semi-private room;

At Sober College, young people learn life skills and can take accredited college courses while going through treatment for addiction.

Rating: 4.5 stars
Woodland Hills, CA
$15,000 - $25,000 per month;

Whether you’re interested in the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery, or holistic treatments, this luxurious, appealing and commendable 4.5 star San Diego rehab has a program for you. 

Rating: 4.5 stars
San Diego
$45,000 - $149,900 per month

Located a nine-iron away from century city and bordering Beverly Hills, in the quiet upscale neighborhood of Cheviot Hills, is Genesis House.

Rating: 4.5 stars
Cheviot Hills, CA
$10,000 - 15,000/mo.

Access Malibu offers five-star treatment and luxury amenities at a more accessible price.

Rating: 4.5 stars
Malibu, CA
$36,500 per/month.

This 12-step based non-profit Tennessee facility for men offers meetings, groups and camaraderie.

Rating: 4.5 stars
Burns, TN
30-day program: $6500; LTR Program / Extended Care: $5500 (monthly); step-down program (outpatient): $1500

This Austin, Texas rehab provides substance abuse and mental health services as an outpatient programs. It is universally beloved by its clients and alumni for the therapy provided to the individual and the support freely given by a caring staff.

Rating: 4.5 stars
Austin, TX
$190/day