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Marcia Brady, From the Brady Bunch, Talks Addiction

Actor Maureen McCormick (58) opens up about her battle with cocaine addiction as a budding young actress, who was poised to take the world by storm. Unfortunately, McCormick’s addiction stunted her mounting acting career early on. The actress recalls showing up to her meetings with producers high on cocaine, according...

Troubled Teen Drug Addict Makes Full Recovery after Grueling Drug Abuse

Jan. 13th –The Daily Mail covered a the touching story of Emily Hunter Gordon (25), who slipped into the drug life at the tender age of 12. Emily was the focus of intense bullying in school, and as a way to deal with the stress of puberty, exasperated by being...

Binge Drinker, Food Addict, Turned Drug Rehab Counselor

Jan. 6th— In an uplifting story published by the Daily Mail university student Charlotte DeAbreau had an entirely unhealthy relationship with food. In a sense, she was a food addict. Fortunately, after graduating Charlotte regained control over her life, and stopped consuming entire pizzas after a night of partying. Although...

Hunger Games Star Wes Bentley Encourages Drug Addicts to Get Clean

Dec. 2nd– We all know and love The Hunger Games star Wes Bentley as the infuriatingly lovable, and mildly evil, Gamemaker Seneca Crane- and we remember his role in American Beauty. Bentley is making a splash in the lives of those who are afflicted with drug addiction by revealing his...

Cop Inspires Man to Stay to Kick the Habit

As reported by the Park Rapids Enterprise in the article Man Thanks Local Cop For His 14 Years of Sobriety (7/12), a man who was arrested on July 4, 2000 recently celebrated 14 years of sobriety and owes it all to the cop who pulled him over. According to the...

From Drug Addict to Poet

As reported by The Boston Herald in the article Ex-Addict, A Poet, Details Drug Journey (6/24), a former drug addict shares his story of how he became addicted to Oxycontin and heroin and how he is now living a sober lifestyle. His first experience with Oxycontin was at a party,...

New York Mother Goes Above and Beyond to Help Drug Addicted Son

As reported by the Post Star in the article Mother Takes Comfort in Son’s Survival of Drug Abuse (6/22), one New York mother shares her story of how she went above and beyond to help get her only child out of the clutches of drug abuse. Noting that she saw...

Mitchell Jackson becomes an inspiration

Mitchell Jackson, a former drug dealer in Portland, went on to write a novel and now teaches at New York University. On Wednesday, he addressed a group of Multnomah County adults on probation or parole. (Maxine Bernstein/The Oregonian)[/caption]As reported by OregonLive.com in the article Mitchell Jackson, from Portland Drug Dealer...

High School Students Share Their Personal Stories About Drug Abuse

As reported by WYMT TV, two Eastern Kentucky high school students have began to share their stories with the world after overcoming their personal drug addictions. One student, Kimberly Barett, related her struggle to a similar struggle that her father had. She felt that watching her dad go through substance...

Four States “Significantly Positive” For Latino Success At Drug Treatment Centers

According to a recent study, four states—Florida, Texas, Kansas and Oregon have minority success rates significantly positive for Latinos in relation to white clients for completing drug abuse treatment programs. A University of Iowa study, which was published in the May Drug and Alcohol Dependence journal, found that were wide...

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