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Substance Abuse

Judge Gisele Pollack was arrested on May 1, 2014 on multiple DUI charges. (Source: BSO)

Broward Judge Suspended From The Bench

A Broward County judge accused of driving drunk and injuring a young man in an accident has been suspended from the bench without pay while an investigation into her actions moves forward.

05/23/2014

Does My Health Insurance Cover Substance Abuse Treatment?

Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.

03/12/2014

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Something Extra: Alcoholic Parents And Their Kids

A sobering statistic from a new study: more than one in ten U.S. children live with an alcoholic parent.

CBS4–02/16/2012

Actress Demi Moore attends the 'Margin Call' premiere at the Landmark Sunshine Cinema on October 17, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Report: Demi Moore Hospitalized For Substance Abuse

Actress Demi Moore was hospitalized late Monday in Los Angeles and TMZ reports the hospitalization was linked to substance abuse.

CBS4–01/25/2012

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FIU Graduate Masters His Addiction

One South Florida man used his education to master his addiction.

CBS4–12/13/2011

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CBS4 Investigates: Teens Huffing A/C Freon

The latest fad for teens to get high involves a very large household appliance. YouTube videos even act as instructional videos for kids who want to huff freon. CBS4′s Gio Benitez has the heads up for parents about the dangers to kids who are huffing.

CBS4–11/14/2011

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Big Spike Recorded In Older Drug, Alcohol Addicts

Substance abuse treatment professionals are dealing with an influx of older addicts and bracing for even more. According to federal statistics, a remarkable shift in the number of older adults reporting substance abuse problems is making this scene more common.

CBS4–05/18/2011