Louisville Family’s Son Overdoses in the Middle of Writing a Sentence

Louisville Family’s Son Overdoses in the Middle of Writing a Sentence The family of a young Louisville family is attempting to pick up the pieces after their son died of an overdose just hours before he was scheduled to begin rehab. Adam Cooley, just 27 years of age, was found overdosed in his bed after his last bender… Read More

State of Ohio Suing Drug Manufacturers Over Misleading Marketing Campaigns

State of Ohio Suing Drug Manufacturers Over Misleading Marketing Campaigns Several drug manufacturers are being accused of providing marketing campaigns that misled doctors and patients about the dangers of opioids and the possibility of overdose. A recent New York Times story sheds light on accusations that drug manufacturers have a hand in the opioid epidemic, and potentially even a share… Read More

After Years of Addiction, Former “Bachelorette” Suitor Passes at 31

Austin Resident and former “Bachelorette” Suiter, Michael Nance, has reportedly passed on. Sources say that a specific cause of death has yet to be named, but shortly after his time on the infamous dating show, he revealed had struggled with an addiction to prescription pills, but said that he had been two years’ sober at the time of filming…. Read More

Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell: Suicide a Likely Cause of Death

The body of Chris Cornell was found at the MGM Grand Detroit late Wednesday night, May 17th. A young man of just 52, Chris led a successful music career for decades fronting popular rock acts like Soundgarden and Temple of the Dog. While Chris lauded enviable success, he also suffered from mental illness. After performing at a concert… Read More

Northeast and Midwest Rank the Highest in the Country for Opiate-Related Drug Overdose Deaths

Midwest and Northeast Rank the Highest in the Country for Opiate-Related Drug Overdose Deaths A complete 180-degree turn from the 80’s and 90’s heroin crisis that was largely concentrated in large cities, today’s opioid epidemic is rapidly growing in rural communities. A new article from The Economist cites data supporting: the fact that,”Deaths are highest in the Midwest and north-east,… Read More

FL State of Affairs so Dire, Governor Rick Scott Declares Public Health Emergency

FL State of Affairs so Dire, Governor Rick Scott Declares Public Health Emergency Governor Rick Scott has publicly cautioned the public about the growing opioid problems Floridians face before, but today, he issued a statewide public health emergency. This comes after local leaders placed pressure on Scott to alert the public to the growing concern. In 2015, the opioid… Read More

Scott Baio’s Surprising Comments on Sudden Death of Happy Days Co-star Erin Moran

Scott Baio’s Surprising Comments on Sudden Death of Happy Days Co-star Erin Moran The beloved actress behind Joanie Cunningham, Erin Moran, of Happy Days fame, passed away after a lengthy battle with addiction and as of late, cancer. A household name in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s, Erin Moran leaves behind her mourning fans and an enduring legacy… Read More

Making Friendships Work During Drug and Alcohol Recovery

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Making Friendships Work During Drug and Alcohol Recovery It is not the brightest idea to return to old friends who utilize old habits, i.e. use drugs or alcohol, once treatment concludes. Especially in early drug and alcohol recovery, relapse rates are high for those that have completed a stay at an addiction treatment facility. Being around old friends… Read More