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My Journey to Hazelden: 50 Days That Changed Everything

Tommy Rosen | Posted 11.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Tommy Rosen

When I arrived in rehab, I was acutely aware that all my thoughts, words and actions up to that point in my life had led me to this place. This was the result of the sum total of all my activities. What I could not realize was that I had hit the jackpot. My authentic self was awakening.

The Tragedy of the Betty Ford-Hazelden 'Alliance'

Anna David | Posted 08.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Anna David

I do know that as major treatment centers start to move away from abstinence-based treatment, what I -- and many people I know and love -- received when we were desperate for help is in jeopardy.

How Can an Addict and Addict's Family Heal? An Interview With William Moyers

Martha Rosenberg | Posted 12.26.2012 | Books
Martha Rosenberg

William C. Moyers, the son of Bill Moyers, is known for his 2006 bestseller, Broken, which describes his near-fatal addiction to alcohol and other drugs. In his new book, Now What?, Moyers uses his recovery experiences to help addicts and their loved ones.

Why One-Size-Fits-All Drinking Rules Don't Work

Leah Odze Epstein | Posted 03.18.2012 | Women
Leah Odze Epstein

Most of us need mentoring, and appreciate all the information that scientists, researchers and others share. Guidance is fine. Strict, all-or-nothing, one-size-fits-all rules are not.

Perhaps Charlie Sheen Should Try a Different Approach

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Stanton Peele

Charlie Sheen's repeated relapses -- and returns to treatment -- suggest that perhaps he might look at different approaches to his addictive problems. What he's been doing doesn't seem to be working so well for him -- as it has failed many others.

Rehab For "Terminally Unique" Lawyers

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Iris Erlingsdottir

Whether it is because they are members of a stressful profession or because personalities with a penchant for addictive disorders are drawn to the law, lawyers have twice the addiction rate of the general population.

Should Manny Play?

Jim Lichtman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jim Lichtman

Manny Ramirez is gone, suspended for 50 regular season games for testing positive for a banned substance, but should he be allowed to play in this year's All-Star Game?