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Arbitrator blames Sovereign Health for overdose, awards brain-damaged man $8.8 million

The addiction treatment company was deemed negligent in allowing Zachary Peterson to pick up his own pain medication prescription and then overdose, causing a fall that resulted in brain damage.

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Sovereign Health tells workers they won’t be paid; closes California drug rehab facilities

One of the bigger addiction treatment providers in Southern California, Sovereign Health, is closing its doors amid financial difficulties and an ongoing investigation following allegations of insu…

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Deaths, financial chaos bring scrutiny to Rehab Riviera recovery industry

The son of a high-profile Chicago politician died in February at a sober living home affiliated with addiction treatment provider New Existence Recovery. In March, a co-owner of New Existence, poss…

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Addiction Rehab Is Broken. Can Technology Fix It?

My time in rehab left me humiliated and desperate to know why my friends were dying. A wave of app developers are trying to do better.

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UFC Champ Jon Jones Tests Positive for Cocaine, Enters Rehab - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has tested positive for benzoylecgonine, the main metabolite in cocaine, stemming from a Dec. 4 random drug test requested by the Nevada Athletic Commission in the lead-up to his UFC 182 bout wit