Dennis Rodman

Dennis Rodman in Rehab

Dennis Rodman, the colorful and well-known NBA star, was pulled over for DUI charges this weekend and now is in rehab. As reported in US Magazine, Rodman checked into an alcohol rehabilitation center on Wednesday, January 17, days after getting a DUI. Rodman’s agent, Darren Prince, said that the NBA star is seeking treatment at Turning Point Rehabilitation Center in… Continue Reading Dennis Rodman in Rehab

Chris Foerster

Chris Foerster – “This s— was out of control”

At some level, maybe Chris Foerster was hoping that the videos he kept sending to his stripper friend Kijuana Nige would go public. He just never imagined how viral it would be once she published him doing cocaine off his desk while at the office. As reported on NFL.com, Foerster had almost reached the point of no return. “I was… Continue Reading Chris Foerster – “This s— was out of control”

Track Palin

Track Palin Freaks Out on Meds – Attacks His Father

Track Palin has been in the news over the years for drinking fueled incidents. This week, things escalated to a new level as he went to his parents house in a drunken rage and beat his own father. Todd Palin had told him not to come to the home because Track Palin had been drinking and taking pain medication, according… Continue Reading Track Palin Freaks Out on Meds – Attacks His Father

John Edwards

Tampa Man Buries Himself Alive To Draw Attention To Drug Overdoses

John Edwards from Tampa, Florida, is spending an unusual few days this holiday season – buried alive in an oversized coffin. By “speaking from the grave”, Edwards is hoping he can stop those who are struggling from winding up in an early one. “I’m raising my voice up to bring hope to the people,” Edwards said. A lot of hope… Continue Reading Tampa Man Buries Himself Alive To Draw Attention To Drug Overdoses

Josh Gordon

Cleveland Browns Wide Receiver Josh Gordon Emerges From Rehab

While he was busy putting up exceptionally high numbers on the field, it turns out that Josh Gordon was also high. In a recent GQ interview, the Cleveland Browns WR described his struggles with addiction, explaining how he started doing drugs as a young kid – “Initially it started for me, [because of] a lot of childhood and adolescent trauma-based… Continue Reading Cleveland Browns Wide Receiver Josh Gordon Emerges From Rehab

alcoholism

Chrissy Teigen Opens Up About Alcohol Struggles, Gets Attacked on Social Media

Chrissy Teigen recently opened up about her struggles with postpartum depression, anxiety and alcohol abuse in a Cosmopolitan interview. “I was, point blank, just drinking too much,” said the model and wife of musician John Legend. Teigen mentioned that she has a family history of alcohol abuse, and that she is the type of person who “can’t have just one… Continue Reading Chrissy Teigen Opens Up About Alcohol Struggles, Gets Attacked on Social Media

alcoholism

Alcoholism Causes More Deaths Than Opioid Overdoses

President Trump recently announced plans to declare the opioid epidemic a national emergency, after being urged by the White House Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis, and with good reason—illegal and legal opioids kill one American every 16 minutes. However, even more deaths are caused by the abuse of another substance, which is more common: alcohol. Don’t… Continue Reading Alcoholism Causes More Deaths Than Opioid Overdoses

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Rate of drug-dependent babies continues to increase in Kentucky

Rate of drug-dependent babies continues to increase in Kentucky From 2003 to 2012, the number of babies born with drug dependency increased drastically; in Kentucky, 15 of every 1,000 babies go through opioid withdrawal within hours of being born. This issue is especially prevalent in rural areas. In Richmond, Kentucky, Jay’la Cy’anne Clay was born dependent on drugs. Within 24… Continue Reading Rate of drug-dependent babies continues to increase in Kentucky

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Pennsylvania Parents Share Late Daughter’s Poem About Heroin Addiction

Pennsylvania Parents Share Late Daughter’s Poem About Heroin Addiction 23-year-old Delaney Farrell passed away last week after a five-year struggle with heroin addiction. She was one of more than 50 people who overdosed in Lycoming County in Pennsylvania, and one of three who died. Five years ago, Delaney was introduced to heroin at a party, not knowing what it was.… Continue Reading Pennsylvania Parents Share Late Daughter’s Poem About Heroin Addiction

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Heroin Epidemic Costing United Stated Billions

Heroin Epidemic Costing United Stated Billions Since the year 2000, the number of reported heroin users has more than doubled. At the same time, heroin-related deaths, especially from overdoses, have more than tripled. In a study conducted by University of Illinois at Chicago, heroin usage costs were calculated by looking at all of the ways over one million active heroin… Continue Reading Heroin Epidemic Costing United Stated Billions