Darryl Strawberry

Darryl Strawberry Takes A Swing Against Addiction

He was NL Rookie of the year, and with his distinctive high kick swing eventually went on to have 1,000 RBIs and win 4 World Series. However, it turns out that much of his career was a blur of drugs and sex. As reported by Newsday, the Mets star concentrates on helping those struggling with drug and alcohol addiction. “I… Continue Reading Darryl Strawberry Takes A Swing Against Addiction

Miss Tennessee

Miss Tennessee Caty Davis Speaks Out Against Addiction

“I’m not just a blonde pageant girl,” says the energetic 22-year-old from Knoxville. In her role as the current Miss Tennessee, she has traveled over 80,000 miles speaking to 50,000 schoolchildren about Character Education. One of her main goals is to educate children about the dangers of drug and alcohol addiction. As reported at KnoxNews.com, when Davis speaks to school… Continue Reading Miss Tennessee Caty Davis Speaks Out Against Addiction

Heath Ledger

Heath Ledger’s Overdose 10 Years Later

In terms of the opioid crisis, 2008 – when Heath Ledger died from an overdose, was a time of innocence and even ignorance. Now with the benefit of hindsight, we can see that Ledger was just at the beginning edge of a wave of opioid related overdoses that would claim dozens of celebrities and hundreds of thousands of ordinary Americans.… Continue Reading Heath Ledger’s Overdose 10 Years Later

Tom Petty

Tom Petty Autopsy – Free Falling on Deadly Mix of Drugs

The music world was stunned when Tom Petty died suddenly last fall. Now, the coroner’s report has revealed that Petty was on a deadly mix of pain meds related to a broken hip. As reported by TMZ, The autopsy report says when paramedics arrived he was in full cardiac arrest, but CPR revived him — but on the way to… Continue Reading Tom Petty Autopsy – Free Falling on Deadly Mix of Drugs

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

Mary Jo Blige

Queen of Hip Hop Shares Addiction Struggles

Mary Jo Blige has won 9 Grammys and sold more than 75 million albums. She has also struggled with addiction throughout her career. Recently, she shared her struggles with The Hollywood Reporter. Blige said: “People just let you do what you want to do, because they want to keep getting paid. It’s easier to deal with you if you’re drunk… Continue Reading Queen of Hip Hop Shares Addiction Struggles

Kevin Stevens Shattered

Kevin Stevens – Penguins Star Shattered By Addiction

In the early 1990s, Kevin Stevens was one of the NHL’s most feared scorers. He tallied 54 goals in the 1991-92 season, played alongside the likes of Mario Lemieux and Jaromir Jagr, and won a pair of Stanley Cup titles. Then he suffered a gruesome facial injury in 1993 – only months after that first taste of cocaine, he recalled… Continue Reading Kevin Stevens – Penguins Star Shattered By Addiction

Chris Herren

Former Celtics Star Shares Drug Addiction Woes

Chris Herren was a 1994 McDonald’s All-American from the Fall River, MA high school basketball team, who went on to play for Boston College and the Boston Celtics. Unfortunately, his basketball potential was cut short by rampant drug use throughout his career. While playing for the Boston Celtics, Herren started to use painkillers such as OxyContin, Vicodin, and Percocet. In… Continue Reading Former Celtics Star Shares Drug Addiction Woes

Matt Roloff

Little People Family Faces Big Drug Problems

They are one of America’s most beloved reality TV families, but just because they are little doesn’t mean they are spared from big drug problems. As reported by Radar Online, Matt Roloff’s family is facing yet another drug-related challenge. Just one year after the Roloff family’s beloved farmhand Camerino Gonzalez Sanchez was deported for a cocaine possession conviction, the Little… Continue Reading Little People Family Faces Big Drug Problems

Jared Gordon

UFC’s Jared Gordon Beats Addiction

Jared Gordon has always been focused on MMA. Gordon was born and raised in Queens, New York and he started boxing and wrestling at a young age. He was obsessed MMA when he was in high school. Unfortunately, he also became obsessed with drugs as well, eventually going in and out of rehab 10 times and suffering 3 nearly fatal… Continue Reading UFC’s Jared Gordon Beats Addiction