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Drug, Addiction and Rehab News: December 16 - 17 - Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment

Drug, Addiction and Rehab News: December 16 - 17

 

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Drug Mules Caught on CT ScansCBS News

 

Scientists are comparing computer tomography (CT) scanning to see how they can be used to help find people smuggling drugs inside their bodies.

 

‘The Fighter’ shows struggles of addiction, dysfunctionPhiladelphia Daily News

 

This is a great movie review of Mark Wahlberg’s new movie “The Fighter”, particularly the ways in which the film breaks down what it means to live with an addict.

 

Prejudice and Discrimination against AddictsDaily Mail

 

There is much debate about how to treat drug addicts, especially when a rehabilitation center moves into the door. What is the best way to embrace and incorporate recovering addicts into the community?

 

Criminalize Coffee, Not CannabisThe Daily Beast

 

The Daily Beast looks at caffeine as an addictive substance and questions what would happen if we turned “all the coffee shops into marijuana dealers.”

 

Failed Tribeca Condo Building Goes to Hazelden RehabCurbed

 

Because of the foreclosure crisis around the country, many beautiful and very expensive homes and townhouses remain vacant due to lack of buyers. Unless, of course, you are Hazelden.

 

Is Sex Addiction Really A Disorder?Neon Tommy

 

Awesome conglomeration of the top news about sex addiction and the debate around whether or not sex addiction is a clinically diagnosable disorder.

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