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Here's How Much Money You're Wasting On Illegal Drugs (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 03.21.2014 | Crime

Buying illegal drugs isn't just terrible for you, it's also no good for your wallet. Online black markets like Silk Road -- which the FBI shut down...

The Importance of Keeping a Diary

Weston Ashley | Posted 04.29.2014 | Gay Voices
Weston Ashley

I was stuck there and had no way out. But I could write it down. I could tell my story to someone. I had to trust that what I had to say was important. It was and still is.

Questionable Convictions: Congressman's Cocaine Problem Shows Need for a Political Bullpen

Steven Kurlander | Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics
Steven Kurlander

Normally, if a person is convicted of a crime and goes into a drug rehabilitation program, he or she often must cope with harsh consequences. But not...

Another Example Of How Real Life Is Scarier Than Fiction

www.upworthy.com | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News

This is the true story of a drug rehab that operated from 1976 to 1993. There are definitely legitimate treatment programs out there. But the scariest...

What the Heck Is Sex and Relationship Rehab?

Robert Weiss | Posted 10.05.2013 | Women
Robert Weiss

Yes, most people know about drug and alcohol rehab. If they haven't been to one themselves, they're familiar with someone who has had to face those demons in a residential setting. But sex rehab? That's a joke, right?

When Relapse Turns Deadly: What You Need to Know About Drug Overdose

David Sack, M.D. | Posted 09.21.2013 | Healthy Living
David Sack, M.D.

For most people, relapse is not the end of recovery; it's another step on the journey. But those who accidentally overdose -- often people who are sincerely trying to get better -- make one miscalculation and suffer the only fate that means hope is lost.

Brazil Cracking Down On Crack

AP | STAN LEHMAN | Posted 05.10.2013 | Latino Voices

SAO PAULO -- Brazil's most populous and wealthiest state expanded its attack on crack cocaine abuse on Thursday by unveiling a program that will provi...

Escaped Killer Caught After 32 Years On The Lam

AP | Posted 05.14.2013 | Crime

MONROVIA, Calif. — California corrections officials have finally caught up with a parolee convicted of murder who had eluded them for more than ...

'Rehab With Dr. Drew': Deanna Talks About Her History Of Sexual Abuse

Posted 09.24.2012 | TV

Deanna's stint on "Rehab with Dr. Drew" has certainly gotten off to a rocky start, if this week's episode was any indication. She was able to take adv...

Why You Don't Want To Be A Drug Addict In CA

| Posted 09.05.2012 | Los Angeles

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch By Christina Jewett State Senate investigators are calling on lawmakers to lift a ban on m...

Alexander Eichler

Executives In Rehab Won't Quit This Habit

HuffingtonPost.com | Alexander Eichler | Posted 02.27.2012 | Business

When Natalie was in rehab last year, she noticed a lot of people on the phone. Many of the other patients at Passages Malibu -- the California trea...

The Many Lives Saved By Betty Ford

AP | SHAYA TAYEFE MOHAJER and ANTHONY MCCARTNEY | Posted 09.08.2011 | Healthy Living

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. — Before she is laid to rest, Betty Ford will be memorialized in the Southern California desert region that she and her re...

Astoria Characters: The Lady and the Parrot

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 07.17.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

This story is not about Laurie Lieberman, or at least that's what she says. It is, according to her, about Zeus, who has just hopped onto her fingers. Zeus is her 4 ½-year-old Congo African grey parrot.

Is Your Loved One Considering Rehab Again? 4 Questions To Ask First

Carole Bennett, MA | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carole Bennett, MA

One of the most common questions clients and I discuss is that their loved one has already been in a residential rehab two or more times and recently ...

Inside Scientology's Rehab Program

The Fix | Posted 06.04.2011 | Home

L. Ron Hubbard was a strange candidate to emerge as the self-proclaimed scientific leader of one of the world's largest anti-addiction enterprises. Hi...

Elizabeth Taylor Found Being of Service Her Drug of Choice

Dr. Howard Samuels | Posted 05.27.2011 | Home
Dr. Howard Samuels

Elizabeth Taylor's disregard for public opinion when it came to her personal life served her well as she let everyone know that even the biggest movie star in the world could survive addiction, one day at a time, just like you and me.

Our Addicted Nation Needs to Talk Solutions, Not Blame

Dr. Howard Samuels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Howard Samuels

Shaming and blaming addicts for their use and behavioral conditions is like putting out a fire with gasoline.

Gunmen Open Fire On AA Meeting In Mexico, Killing 1

AP | E. EDUARDO CASTILLO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

MEXICO CITY -- Gunmen burst into an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting and opened fire in a violence-plagued Mexican border state, killing one person and wo...

Afghanistan: Eight Days From the Ground -- Part 2 of 8

Sara R. Nichols | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sara R. Nichols

After breakfast on our first full day, we donned our oppressive scarves and hopped onto the minibus to head for the Kabul headquarters of Women for Women International.

Addiction In U.S. At Pandemic Levels

wellness.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Untreated alcohol and drug addiction in the United States remains at pandemic levels, with little change from year to year, an expert says....

Loose Reins On Nurses In Drug Abuse Program

ProPublica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Over 4 1/2 years, Melony Currier had been discovered high in her car at a Hollywood hospital, stolen anesthetics at a San Gabriel Valley hospital, bee...

Setting the Record Straight About the Minnesota Teen Challenge

Rich Scherber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rich Scherber

Minnesota Teen Challenge is a leading and respected treatment center in Minnesota, part of a large network of Teen Challenge centers across the United States.