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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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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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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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Bradley Cooper’s Weight Gain Was Natural To Maintain Sobriety

Bradley Cooper’s weight gain was done naturally for his lead role in the new hit film American Sniper in order for him to maintain his 10 years of sobriety. Bradley Cooper’s Weight Gain Don’t be […]

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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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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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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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Liquid Marijuana Used By Celebrities Influences Fans While Its Popularity Rises

Liquid marijuana has become the latest trend, from defiant youth to carefree celebrities.  Naturally, the media pays particularly close attention to those in the public’s eyes that practically advertise their drug use. Instead of the […]

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Robin Williams Death: Tribute to His Life Raises Awareness of Suicide

Yesterday, news of Robin Williams death struck the world with shock and an overwhelming swath of sadness.  Sympathies went out worldwide for the inspirational comedic actor on the day of his suicide on August 11. Robin […]

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Drunk Driver Crashes Into Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s Family’s Car

Car accidents involving a drunk driver on the road unfortunately occur time and time again, but these incidents certainly come to light when someone like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s family gets injured as a result! […]

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Celebrities On Drugs: Drew Barrymore’s Past Catches Up With Her

When you hear of celebrities on drugs, what names come to your mind first?  You may think of Lindsey Lohan, Shia LaBeouf, or even Indio Falconer, but what about Drew Barrymore or even her half-sister, […]

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Amber Valletta: Model-Actress Opens Up About Substance Abuse

When most people think of Amber Valletta, they think of her glowing beauty and talent, but a dark history of  have substance abuse issues probably wouldn’t come to mind.  Amber Valletta went into detail about the […]

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Indio Falconer Downey Caught With Drugs and Arrested

Indio Falconer Downey, the son of Robert Downey, Jr., has a recent history of battling a pill addiction, reported as recently as 2013.  Being the progressive disease that addiction is, the 20-year-old Falconer Downey appears […]

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Mindy McCready: Did Substance Abuse Lead To Suicide?

On Sunday, at her home in Heber Springs, AK, former country star Mindy McCready took her own life in an apparent suicide. Authorities report McCready died of a suspected self-inflicted gunshot to the head. She was […]

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Anti-Depressants and Tony Scott Death Story

This past August critically acclaimed Hollywood director Tony Scott leapt to his death from a Los Angeles bridge. Scott was the younger brother of another popular director, Ridley Scott, famous for directing the movie Gladiator […]

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Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Puts Recovery First

In the world of celebrity rehab and rock stars in recovery, a new (but famous) name has joined the ranks of those pursuing a clean and sober life. Guitarist and vocalist Billie Joe Armstrong, front […]

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Johnny Lewis Dead: New Smiles Drug In Question

Move over bath salts. The designer drug scene has become even more crowded with the introduction of a little known synthetic hallucinogen named “smiles” or the more sterile sounding “2C-1.” This latest designer drug has […]

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More Drug and Alcohol Related Celebrity Arrests

Continuing on the famous-people-that-are-drug-addicts train, news of the Lindsey Lohan arrest and the Amanda Bynes DUI debacle has been circulating throughout the media world the last few days. Unlike some of Bynes’ and Lohan’s other […]

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