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Scott Stapp Opens Up on Struggling with Bipolar Disorder, Alcohol, and Drugs

Singer and former Creed band member, Scott Stapp, has revealed how serious his bipolar disorder episodes became in November 2014 before receiving treatment.  His alcohol and drug use worsened his illness.  The concern with a […]

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Death of Fredric Brandt Draws Focus on Mental Illness and Suicide

The tragic death of Fredric Brandt occurred on Sunday, April 5 in Coconut Grove, Florida at his home, according to spokesperson Frederica Burden who was working with Miami police. Brandt was a man who had […]

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Jon Hamm Rehab: ‘Mad Men’ Star Completes 30-day Rehab

In late March, TMZ reported that Mad Men actor Jon Hamm had completed a 30-day rehab program for alcohol abuse. Jon Hamm Rehab News A cocktail culture Hamm is best known for his role as […]

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SLAM NYC: Recovery Star Kristen Johnston Partners with New School

Kristen Johnston  is well-known for her work creating SLAM NYC and her advocacy for addiction recovery.  She set an example to the public with this message: “Making any dream a reality is to never, ever, ever […]

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Demi Lovato 3 Years Sober: Star Reflects Journey and Credits Boyfriend

With Demi Lovato 3 years sober now, the woman is stronger than she’s ever been before.  On March 15, the former Disney starlet celebrated her sober anniversary.  “I wasn’t given this voice just to sing,” […]

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Courtney Love Documentary Reveals Star Abused Heroin While Pregnant

A new Courtney Love documentary reveals more than just how active the star was in her addiction.  The skilled musician, singer, and actress slipped into a troubled lifestyle until implementing some serious life changes. In the […]

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Bobbi Kristina Brown Update: Drugs May Have Been Involved

Bobbi Kristina Brown remains in a medically induced coma at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia where family claims she is “fighting for her life.”  Police are working to uncover more information on what occurred, […]

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Artist, Plastic Jesus, Displays Life-Size Oscar Statues Doing Drugs

Most artists have a keen understanding that shock value is still one of the best ways to get our attention. A clear demonstration of this understanding could be seen this past Thursday on the streets […]

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David Carr, Journalist for NY Times, Dead at 58

David Carr, the 58-year-old respected journalist and media columnist at the New York Times, has died. In just moments prior to his death, Carr was in the midst of conducting a double interview with Oscar-nominated director […]

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Stevie Nicks Cocaine Abuse: Star Reflects on Drug Addicted Past

Stevie Nicks cocaine use escalated in the 1980′s.  The long time celebrity music artist recently opened up in detail about her addiction to alcohol and drugs during the peak of her music career. Stevie Nicks […]

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Psychedelic Drugs In Demand In Silicon Valley

Psychedelic drugs have gained a reputation in Silicon Valley, California.  Even successful and reputable businessman, like Steve Jobs, were reported to have abused the hallucinogenic substances. Some of these substances included the ever popular lysergic acid […]

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Letroy Guion: Felony Charges for Marijuana and Possession of Firearm

Letroy Guion is known as an NFL  defensive tackle for the Green Bay Packers, but this week he gained greater attention for his belligerent behavior when he received two felony charges for marijuana and possession of […]

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UFC Drug Testing: Nick Diaz and Anderson Silva Test Positive

This was a rough week for UFC drug testing.  Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz fought one another in the octagon Saturday, but they also both failed their recent drug screenings. UFC Drug Testing Fighter Nick […]

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Josh Gordon Suspended, Breaks NFL Substance Abuse Policy Third Time

NFL Wide Receiver Josh Gordon suspended a third time for breaking substance abuse policy.  This past week, the Cleveland Browns athlete again violated the NFL’s substance abuse policy, resulting in at least a 1 year […]

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Actor Wes Bentley Opens Up About Struggling With Heroin Addiction

Actor Wes Bentley was once one of the most promising young talents in Hollywood before his addiction to heroin led to him quickly plummeting out of the industry. Now sober, Bentley has rejuvenated his career […]

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Hunter Biden, Vice President’s Son Was Dismissed from Navy for Cocaine

The Vice President of the United States’ son, Hunter Biden, was administratively discharged from the Navy Reserve early this year for cocaine use – proving that the disease of addiction does not discriminate, even when […]

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What Happened To Amanda Bynes?

What happened to Amanda Bynes?  Before reporters jumped on the recent Amanda Bynes reports, the star was all giggles and smiles as she was rising to fame after winning herself a spot on the hit […]

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Michael Phelps DUI: Pulled Over By Police, Receives Second Charge

Michael Phelps rose to fame as a proclaimed prodigy for his technique and skill when it came to professional Olympian championships for swimming.  The man seemed to have a great deal of charisma and beamed with intense […]

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Miley Cyrus Focuses On Homeless Teens But Not Teen Drug Use

Miley Cyrus’s drug use is a topic spewed out in the media almost routinely.  It’s not unheard of for her to be going around Hollwood boasting about how she is in favor of marijuana legislation […]

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Sir Richard Branson Explains How The War On Drugs Has Failed In The US

Sir Richard Branson has made quite the name for himself as founder of the entire Virgin Empire but recently his name stuck out when he spoke out particularly on drug policies.  The man voiced his […]

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Football Star, Josh Gordon, Gets Arrested for DWI

Josh Gordon is known to the public as a multi-season member of the Cleveland Browns football team, but to former teammates, he is known for getting himself into some trouble.  After a previous history of […]

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Philip Seymour Hoffman Dead From Apparent Overdose

Sunday morning came the very unfortunate news: Philip Seymour Hoffman dead from apparent overdose, found in his NYC apartment. This story is flooding the news, as it should. Hoffman was not only an award winning […]

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Justin Bieber Arrested: DUI and Drug Use in Miami

Throughout all the controversy with pop star’s vandalism allegations with his neighbor, Justin Bieber arrested for a DUI is now making headlines. Bieber has been arrested early Thursday morning due to him allegedly drag racing on […]

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