06/10/2010 08:52 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

'Sober College' Combines Rehab With Education

Since graduating from high school a few years ago, Emily, a 21 year-old from South Carolina, has studied at the College of Charleston, the University of South Carolina and a few community colleges.

Since January, when she arrived at Sober College -- an inpatient rehab center for young adults in Woodland Hills, Calif. - Emily, who asked that her last name not be used, has finished two college-credit courses; she is now taking two more. "I proved that I can do it and actually pass," she says. "I just needed to get my life straight first."

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