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NJ Hosts Rival Drug-Offender Treatment Plans

By Hunter R. Slaton

Gov. Christie's bid for mandatory treatment for non-violent drug offenders is followed by another, more cautious approach to diverting addicts from prison. MORE  

Video: Recovering Addict Film Hits Festival

By Hunter R. Slaton

Oslo, August 31st—Joachim Trier's portrait of an addict in uncertain early recovery—is being shown in New York. Check out the trailer. MORE  

Caught in the Web: An Internet Addict's Story

By Hunter R. Slaton

Internet addiction doesn’t just mean hours lost to Facebook. For an early online abuser named Pauline, it meant demoralization familiar to any low-bottom alcoholic. So she started a 12-step meeting. MORE  

Smokeless Tobacco "Orbs" Safer, FDA Says

By Hunter R. Slaton

A health-impact study on tobacco "dissolvables" produces a variety pack of pros and cons. MORE  

The Fix Expands Its Rehab Review

By Hunter R. Slaton

Four new drug-and-alcohol treatment centers—and one sober-living house—have been reviewed and rated by the people who know. MORE  

Sobriety Through Social Media

By Hunter R. Slaton

When Paul Carr realized that drinking was killing him, he eschewed AA and turned to an unlikely higher power. MORE  

"The Eight Kindes of Drunkennes"

By Hunter R. Slaton

Which kind of drunken animal were you—a heavie swine or a craftie fox? Check this handy diagnosis, circa 1592. MORE  

What Killed Andrew Breitbart?

By Maer Roshan and Hunter R. Slaton

Mainstream media outlets have jumped on rumors that the controversial conservative icon was assassinated by the President. So why are they ignoring a much likelier scenario? MORE  

SoCal Rehab Defies Closure

By Hunter R. Slaton

Cited for sketchy handling of meds and other violations, Morningside Recovery continues to operate even after it was told to shut down. MORE  

Video: The Artist's Intervention

By Hunter R. Slaton

After The Artist's big Oscar wins, could a flood of tap-dancing silent-film addicts be imminent? MORE  

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The Quick Fix
Man Mistakenly Takes Meth, Walks Into Walmart Naked

A South Carolina man accidentally took methamphetamine, which made him "paranoid" and "crazy" enough to walk into a Walmart wearing nothing but tennis shoes.

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Support On the Rise for Giving Naloxone to Emergency Personnel

Proponents for equipping emergency responders with the lifesaving overdose antidote have become more vocal, with only those on the edges holding on to their opposition.

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Back From the Abyss: The Autobiography of a Low-Bottom Alky

Paid Sponsored Post: Follow Kieran Doherty’s wild ride of a life––from altar boy to rebel to alcohol-fueled criminal… bringing a whole new meaning to hitting bottom.

4/18/14 3:31pm
Eric Holder Optimistic, Cautious About Legal Marijuana

The nation's top law enforcement officer has sounded a conciliatory tone in recent months, though he remains hesitant to fully embrace legal pot.

4/18/14 3:30pm
High Price of Breakthrough Hepatitis C Drug Expected to Decline

Though the price potentially will drop, poorer countries will continue to suffer from the disease until a cheaper generic drug is available for sale.

4/18/14 1:00pm

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Sober Living
How I Forgave the Woman Who Helped My Son Die of an Overdose

She introduced him to the drug that eventually killed him. It took a long time, but eventually I had to treat her the way my son would have wanted.

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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