The Marchman Act: What is it and how can it help you?

Often times, loved ones of an addict do not know where to turn when the addict refuses to see there is a problem with their drug use. This can be a trying time for loved ones because it truly feels […]

Non-Addictive Painkillers, how will this affect Prescription Painkiller Abuse?

While prescription drug abuse has risen drastically over the last decade, there seems to be a solution developing at pharmaceutical company, Cara Therapeutics: a non-addictive painkiller. The company recently unveiled a new prescription opiod drug that is supposedly far less […]

Addiction Recovery is a Lifestyle Change

When you are in the grips of addiction, the lifestyle you take on is a pretty gruesome one. You no longer care about many things, such as: Personal hygiene Personal relationships Diet Health Mental state of mind All of these […]

Signs of Alcohol Addiction

Although alcohol is a legal substance that you can purchase if you are 21 years old or older, it is possible to develop an addiction to alcohol. When you are worried about the heavy drinking of a loved one, you […]

England Football Star Paul Gascoigne Fights To Save His Own Life

Getting Help for His Addiction When former England football star Paul Gascoigne reached out for help April 10, his friends and doctors put him on a plane the same day to a rehabilitation clinic in United States to be treated […]
Rocker Ozzy Osbourne Admits to Drug Relapse, Now 44 Days Sober

Rocker Ozzy Osbourne Admits to Drug Relapse, Now 44 Days Sober

A Setback in His Recovery In a heartfelt Facebook post, Ozzy Osbourne recently confessed to suffering a drug and alcohol relapse. The rocker says he is now clean after seeking treatment. Osbourne confessed to being in a very “dark place” […]
Top 7 Signs of Substance Abuse

Top 7 Signs of Substance Abuse

Recognize the Signs Could a loved one be suffering from addiction or substance abuse? Learning to identify the signs and symptoms of substance abuse are essential to helping a loved one in need. This list of the top 7 warning […]
Dozens Arrested for Prescription Drug Trafficking in MI, OH

Dozens Arrested for Prescription Drug Trafficking in MI, OH

Prescription Drug Traffic on the Rise in Michigan Prescription drug traffic and health care fraud are on the rise in Michigan and Ohio, says the U.S. Attorney’s Office. The U.S. Attorney’s Office indicted dozens of alleged drug traffickers in late […]
The History of Drug Abuse: Ancient Drug Use and Addiction

The History of Drug Abuse: Ancient Drug Use and Addiction

Drug Abuse History: The Industrial Revolution to Prohibition & Depression

Drug Abuse History: The Industrial Revolution to Prohibition & Depression

History of Drug Abuse: Drug & Alcohol Abuse from WWII – 1980s

History of Drug Abuse: Drug & Alcohol Abuse from WWII – 1980s

The History of Drug Abuse: The War on Drugs & Beyond

The History of Drug Abuse: The War on Drugs & Beyond

Matthew Perry Visits D.C. to Share His Drug Use History and Support Drug Courts

Matthew Perry Visits D.C. to Share His Drug Use History and Support Drug Courts

Hiding The Problems Well During his days on the highly popular NBC sitcom “Friends,” you probably couldn’t tell Matthew Perry was struggling with drugs from his portrayal of the beloved Chandler Bing, but it all happened during the height of […]
Glee Star Corey Monteith Checks Into Rehab

Glee Star Corey Monteith Checks Into Rehab

Actor Corey Monteith, star of the hit TV show “Glee”, voluntarily checked into rehab for substance addiction over the weekend. Monteith, 30, has been open about his past struggles with substance abuse. The star previously sought treatment at age 19 […]
The Death of Mindy McCready Brings Increased Scrutiny to Celebrity Rehab

The Death of Mindy McCready Brings Increased Scrutiny to Celebrity Rehab

A Popular and Edgy Show The popular VH1 reality television show “Celebrity Rehab” has skyrocketed Dr. Drew Pinsky into further fame. “Celebrity Rehab” follows celebrities — often a mixture of B-list celebs and former child stars — in their struggles […]
Samuel L Jackson's Struggles with Addiction

Samuel L Jackson's Struggles with Addiction

It was at Morehouse college that Samuel L. Jackson he first developed a serious dependency on alcohol and cocaine.
Storage Wars Reality TV Star Mark Balelo Commits Suicide After Drug Bust

Storage Wars Reality TV Star Mark Balelo Commits Suicide After Drug Bust

A&E’s “Storage Wars” star Mark Balelo committed suicide earlier this week after being released from jail following a drug bust.
Slash… Slashing the Drug Habit

Slash… Slashing the Drug Habit

Although the fame played a role in his addiction to drugs, the rocker admits that his initial drug use was also related to his image and idea of himself.
Families Come Together to Help Overcome Addiction During The Holidays

Families Come Together to Help Overcome Addiction During The Holidays

When families and friends gather for the holidays, it can be difficult to avoid the fact that a loved one is suffering from an addiction problem.
"Octomom" Nadya Suleman Seeks Treatment for Xanax Addiction

"Octomom" Nadya Suleman Seeks Treatment for Xanax Addiction

For many individuals who find themselves thrust into the spotlight, the pressures of fame leads to a downward spiral. In January 2009, Nadya Suleman received international media attention when she gave birth to a second full set of octuplets born […]