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Eminem Tells All: Recovery, Hamster Wheels, Weight Loss, and Wielding an Addictive Personality for Good

Eminem 2011 by WhiteBoyzCantRun licensed under CC by 3.0 It’s no secret the international rapping superstar Eminem battled addiction to drugs and alcohol; the persona in his music may not have been the persona we needed to believe it was- so we could forget about the validity of his plight...

What Happened to Victoria Siegel?

What Happened to Victoria Siegel? As the fans of the Queen of Versailles and those who knew the beautiful Victoria Sigel continue to mourn her passing in June of this year, the results of her autopsy confirm suspicions her death was caused by her addiction to Xanax. Victoria was prescribed...

Grammy Award Winning Artist Macklemore Opens Up About Relapsing Last Year

Rap artist Macklemore, known for radio hits such as “Can’t Hold Us,” has opened up about the drug relapse he suffered in 2014, according to ABC News. He admitted that he held it together for quite some time before he stopped participating in 12-step meetings. Macklemore attributes his relapse to...

A Second Shot at Life: President Obama Shortens Sentences for 46 Drug Offenders

President Barack Obama made an announcement on Monday he has devised a plan to commute the sentences of 46 prisoners who were arrested for drug offenses, according to Vice News. Of the 46 prisoners, 14 are serving sentences of life without parole for nonviolent crimes, and they will be freed. Obama...

John Stamos Checks into Drug Rehab, But What About Fuller House?

John Stamos By Dominick licensed under CC by 2.0 Our beloved Full House star, John Stamos, who played the effervescent Uncle Jesse, has voluntarily checked himself into a drug rehabilitation program, according to People; presumably for a possible alcohol use disorder. If you recall John Stamos was charged with DUI...

Donald Gould: From Addicted and Homeless to Internet Stardom, Drug Rehab, & a Second Chance

It’s not always doom and gloom, and we’re happy when we can take a break from depressing you from the harrowing statistics of rising overdose rates and equally concerning addiction rates around the country. In our very own Floridian city of Sarasota, a special man has beat the odds of...

Heroin & Crack Addiction: The Triumph of Iron Chef Jesse Schenker

You wouldn’t think cooking could save someone’s life from the perils of addiction, but that’s exactly what happened for a Florida native named Jesse Schenker, who has trained with the infamous Gordon Ramsay, and claimed the title of Iron Chef in 2010. Before he ascended to food glory, Jesse struggled...

Griffin O’Neal Shares his Family’s Travesty of Addiction Over the Decades

It’s true addiction takes its toll on everyone afflicted by it, but some families are torn asunder by its tendrils in full view of the public eye. In the case of the American-born actor Griffin O’Neal, addiction has been an intrinsic part of his life since childhood, and we’ve watched...

Top 5 Ways to Avoid Cravings After Drug Detox Treatment Part Two

Finally we present you with the last two methods of coping with cravings for addictive substances after drug detox treatment! If you missed Part One be sure to check it out first, and read up on how to cope with intense cravings for drugs and alcohol.   4. Avoid Movies and...

Woman Released from a Life Sentence by President Obama in South Florida: Drug Charges

      According to NBC Miami, a South Florida women (along with others) has been pardoned from a life sentence by President Obama. Her name is Valerie Bozeman, and she has served 22 years in federal prison after she was convicted in 1993. According to her mother, Nancy Bozeman,...

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