Lamar Odom is now breathing on his own and is slowly making progress in his recovery. Odom was hospitalized after he was found unconscious at a brothel not far from Las Vegas, Nevada. Traces of cocaine, herbal sexual performance enhancers and alcohol were all found in his system. Late last week, he woke up and…

April is Alcohol Awareness Month Alcohol Awareness Month was started in 1987 by the National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence in an effort to draw attention to the problems and effects caused by alcohol abuse and addiction, as well as to educate children and adults. This year’s program theme is “Help for Today, Hope…

The self-crowned “Party Princess” of Miami Beach, Karlie Tomica, was seemingly an innocent 20-year-old college student and a hard working bartender when her pictures, posts and videos went viral on Twitter and Facebook last year. People around the country followed the swanky beach club stories of rich and famous along Collins Avenue, an iconic strip…

While it may seem risky for anyone, especially celebrities, to put their addictions on full display and work toward their recovery in front of millions, still many celebrities have appeared on Dr. Drew Pinsky’s reality programs that feature that very thing. About Dr. Drew With credentials and titles that include addiction medicine specialist and board-certified…

Elton John’s fight against addiction is an inspiring story. Although he struggled with drug and alcohol abuse for years, the famous singer was able to overcome his personal demons and give up drugs and alcohol. He recognized that drugs were not giving him the lifestyle he wanted and walked away from the substances in the…

The Signs of Heroin Abuse. Physical symptoms of heroin abuse. Sharing contaminated needles and what it can lead to. Behavioral signs of heroin abuse and addiction. Warning signs of heroin abuse. Issues associated with intravenous heroin use. Embed this infographic on your site The Signs of Heroin Abuse Abusing heroin is risky to human health.…

The famous American baseball player, Josh Hamilton, is celebrated for his athletic abilities. He has become an MVP and is one of the most accomplished hitters in the league. Although he is a great baseball player, he has freely admitted to his challenges overcoming drugs and alcohol. As a Major League baseball player, the addiction…

As a young performer, Paula Abdul dealt with chronic pain caused by a cheerleading injury. She had also previously suffered a broken leg when she was involved in an airplane crash. Because of these types of injuries, she began taking prescription pain medication, and understandably so. However, the painkillers set the stage for a dependency that ended…

Angelina may be one of the most beautiful women in the world, but the stunning actress has a troubled past. She was once a drug addict who was on a dark path. It wasn’t until she got clean that her star quality began to rise. She is now a successful actress raising six children with fiancé Brad…

The music industry is full of temptation for young artists. When fame occurs seemingly overnight, it may be easy to fall into the trap of experimenting with drugs and alcohol. With rapper Eminem, a serious drug habit not only almost cost him his career, but also his life. From Bad to Worse For years following…