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Can the NFL Tackle Its DUI Problem?

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"We've had enough of death to show us this is not what you do," says one linebacker. MORE  

David Cameron: UK Drug Laws Are "Just Fine"

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The British Prime Minister rejects lawmakers' plea to consider radical drug policy reform. MORE  

Video Games are Designed to Get You Hooked

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The gaming industry uses "pure Las Vegas" psychology to make their products more addictive. MORE  

Who Should Pay for Drug "Take-Back" Programs?

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Drug makers are challenging a new California law that would require distributers to fund take-back programs for unused meds. MORE  

Betty and Gerald Ford's Son Shares His Own Recovery

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Steven Ford tells his own story of alcoholism and sobriety, drawing on his mother's strength. MORE  

LeAnn Rimes and Brandi Glanville Trade Addiction Jibes

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Two sides of a love triangle swap ugly public charges of alcoholism, eating disorders and narcissism. MORE  

John Travolta Dragged Into Narconon Death Lawsuits

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The star supports the Scientology-backed Narconon Arrowhead rehab, describing it as "the best." MORE  

Rio Nabs 63 Cops In Corruption Crackdown

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Dozens of officers whose duty is to clean up the city are themselves charged with drug trafficking and kidnapping. MORE  

Court Rules to Protect Off-Label Rx Drug Promotion

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A recent court overruling could make it harder for the government to police the marketing and selling of Rx drugs. MORE  

Sobriety's New Prepaid Card

By McCarton Ackerman

Three sober addicts have created the Next Step Card to help people in early recovery manage their money.  MORE  

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Morning Roundup: April 23, 2014

Voters fill Cocaine Congressman's seat, drunk father puts daughter in headlock, Florida surgeon general opposes medical pot, and feds say powdered booze an error.

7:00am
New ABC Drama ‘Black Box’ Tackles Addiction

Kelly Reilly plays a world-renowned neuroscientist with bipolar disorder who gets off on skipping her meds.

4/22/14 7:30pm
Republican State Congressman Arrested For DUI

Dan Eagle saw his rising star fade a bit after getting arrested for driving under the influence upon leaving a Taco Bell and blowing a red light in Tallahassee.

4/22/14 5:30pm
San Diego Man Claims Anti- Smoking Drug Made Him Kill Ex-Wife

Tim Danielson said that Chantix plunged him into depression weeks before he shot ex-wife Ming Qi several times and then tried to kill himself.

4/22/14 3:30pm
Supreme Court Smacks Down Rick Scott On Drug Testing

The high court denied Florida's petition to hear new arguments in the case, so naturally Scott remained defiant in his increasingly quixotic pursuit of mandatory drug testing.

4/22/14 1:00pm

Rehabilitation Directories

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Big Brother, Where Art Thou?

I barely made it out of my troubled adolescence and I had resources; how can I help an underprivileged teen with everything stacked against him?

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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