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4th Western Conference on Behavioral Health and Addictive Disorders
A maximum of 27 contact hours are available for this conference. Nineteen core credit hours for full-time attendance (October 10-12, 2013). Read More
A Crying Shame
Man kills self in Middleton after trying to pass prescription for OxyContin
Middleton, Mass. -A man who tried to pass a fraudulent prescription for the narcotic OxyContin killed himself after being confronted by police in Middleton Wednesday night, police said. See Video
Rehab News
Betty Ford, Hazelden merger a good step
The new foundation will be the largest nonprofit provider of substance abuse treatment programs in the nation. Read More
Divorce increases risk of early death, substance abuse, suicide and depression
Divorce might leave some with a broken heart but it also causes real health problems for men, according to researchers. Read More
Cocaine May Increase Person's Susceptibility to HIV Infection
The report in Journal of Leukocyte Biology reveals the ability of cocaine to render immune cells  more susceptible to the virus in addition to increasing the pathogen's ability to proliferate. Read More
Doctors abuse prescription drugs in 'self-medication' attempt
Doctors said they used the drugs to "get high" while others said they used them to treat symptoms of drug withdrawal. Read More
Breaking Bad Enters Columbian Cocaine Cowboy Territory
While audiences in the US and the UK entered a state of mourning as Breaking Bad's Walter White died alone in a meth lab, the show has been sold to Columbia' Teleset and Sony Pictures Television for cocaine cowboy territory. Read More

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Amanda Bynes checks into the Canyon in Malibu for 55K a month
Amanda Bynes has been moved from the psych ward of a major hospital to a ritzy rehab place in Malibu for her own good. She rides the horses. Read More
Campus News
College Students' Drinking Habits Formed in First Six Weeks of College
In many cases, college freshmen are living away from their parents for the first time, and they often have easier access to alcohol, even though drinking is illegal for those under 21. Read More
West Michigan Parents Coping With Child's Heroin Addiction
For help with heroin or other addiction call the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration at  1-800-662-HELP.  Services are still available during the government shutdown. See Video
Good News
New Jersey Increases Substance Abuse Insurance For  Public Workers
The State of New Jersey announced that over 200,000 public workers will receive improved insurance that will cover alcoholism and drug addiction. Read More
Drug experts are to reach out to the oil and gas industry to tackle abuse of cocaine and other substances by high-earning workers.  Read More
Pietman Roos and Bathabile Dlamini debate the proposed restrictions on alcohol advertising.  Read More
Woman critically ill after taking drugs at Warehouse Project
"Anyone found to be dealing drugs at The Warehouse Project, or any other venues across Manchester, can expect to be arrested and will feel the full weight of the law upon them - we simply will not tolerate it."  Read More
Up In Smoke
As has been covered by the Portland Press Herald in the past few days, the Marijuana Policy Project has launched a new ad campaign with the Portland Metro bus system touting marijuana as a "safer choice."  Read More
In The News
Women - the anonymous alcoholics?
Recent research in the UK reveals that affluent, middle-aged women, many with beautiful homes and families, are drinking more than any other social group. Read More
Meth arrives in Boston
After many years of not needing to worry, the Boston area is now seeing an increase in drug incidents related to methamphetamine use. See Video
Bill W.
All 72 images in The Bill W. Collection are available on a to Lease-to-Buy basis. You may lease any of the photographs from 90 ninety days up to a year for your home, office, recovery clubhouse or treatment center. Read More