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I Spent 16 Months Of My Childhood Locked In A Warehouse
, Guest Writer
The ACLU called it “a concentration camp for throwaway teens.”
John Oliver Needles The 'Dangerously Unregulated' Rehab Industry
Watch him try to rehabilitate the rehab biz.
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Feds Now Pushing States Toward Medical Treatment For Heroin Addicts
Some federal grants will even require rehab centers to offer it.
Here's How Much Money People Are Wasting On Illegal Drugs (INFOGRAPHIC)
Clarity Way created the infographic below to show that "the expensiveness factor with the emotional, health, and career costs
The Importance of Keeping a Diary
Writer, Britney Spears Is My Higher Power
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
Attorney and Blogger
Sure, his staff is still probably working diligently, but no one is at the Capitol debating or voting on their behalf. In
Another Creepy Example Of How Real Life Is Way Scarier Than The Made-Up Stuff
This is the true story of a drug rehab that operated from 1976 to 1993. There are definitely legitimate treatment programs
What the Heck Is Sex and Relationship Rehab?
Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S
Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S
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.
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.
TV & FILM
'Rehab With Dr. Drew': Deanna Discusses Her History Of Sexual Abuse (VIDEO)
She talked about being molested as a child, and then raped twice as an adult. "He held me overnight the second time. He held
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Drug Rehab Deaths: Ban On Medical Care In Rehab Centers Is 'Outdated' And 'Disturbing'
Hill said the Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs has improved its oversight in recent years, but the future is unclear
Rehab Surges In Bad Economy With Executives Who Won't Stop Working
"Maybe there's a tweak that can be done to make that less stimulating in a negative way," said McKinsey. By taking work calls
Astoria Characters: The Lady and the Parrot
Author of "Astoria Characters"
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.
Residential Rehab Again? 4 Concepts to Consider Before Writing the Check
Carole Bennett, MA
Substance abuse counselor; activist; author, 'Reclaim Your Lif...
If I can be of service, please visit my website, www.familyrecoverysolutions.com. I also invite you to explore my new book
THE WORLD POST
Afghanistan: Eight Days From the Ground -- Part 2 of 8
Sara R. Nichols
Environmental and political activist
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
Untreated alcohol and drug addiction in the United States remains at pandemic levels, with little change from year to year
Setting the Record Straight About the Minnesota Teen Challenge
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.
Changing Our Prison Systems Will Take a Little Bit of Intelligence
Michealene Cristini Risley
Filmmaker, activist, author
Think about it, for each person per year that we incarcerate, we are spending almost as much to house them as it would cost per person to pay off the national debt. Does this make sense?
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