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Celebrities and Addiction

Celebrities and Drug Addiction: A Perfect Storm

John Tsilimparis | Posted 09.23.2013 | Healthy Living
John Tsilimparis

As an addiction therapist, in the past 15 years of treating many different types of chemically-dependent individuals and their families, I have observed significant reasons as to why celebs and drug addiction seem to come together so often.

Are We Harder On Female Celebrities With Addiction Issues?

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 10.10.2011 | Healthy Living
Joan E. Dowlin

I believe there is a double standard when it comes to addiction and the sexes, particularly in the entertainment industry. This prejudice against women celebrity addicts goes way back.

Did Addiction Keep Amy In The Spotlight?

Reef Karim, D.O. | Posted 09.28.2011 | Healthy Living
Reef Karim, D.O.

Winehouse's death is obviously a terrible tragedy, and her celebrity status made her recovery that much harder. Why?