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Celebrity Addiction

Celebrity Addiction

Reyne Haines | Posted 01.23.2014 | Celebrity
Reyne Haines

Why is it society wants to read all about (and sympathize with) their favorite young starlet struggling to clean up their act, while there is rarely a helping hand for their co-worker who has lost their way?

'Glee' Star Enters Rehab For Substance Abuse

Posted 04.01.2013 | Celebrity

"Glee" star Cory Monteith has checked into rehab for substance abuse treatment, reports People magazine. The 30-year-old actor has voluntarily admi...

What Would Happen if We Truly Treated Addiction as a Disease?

William H. Foster, Ph.D. | Posted 04.28.2013 | Celebrity
William H. Foster, Ph.D.

With the tragic passing of Mindy McCready we as a nation must once again pause and reflect on an possible important factor in the cause -- the disea...

Demi Lovato Living In Sober House In Los Angeles

Posted 01.11.2013 | Celebrity

Demi Lovato is serious about her recovery. The 20-year-old singer left rehab in 2011 after being treated for substance abuse issues and bulimia, a...

Addiction and Reality TV

Sacha Z. Scoblic | Posted 11.24.2012 | TV
Sacha Z. Scoblic

Does an addict who uses 40 bags of heroin (!) per day really have the mental wherewithal to give informed consent to be filmed? How much desperation (I need help but I can't afford it, can you help, Dr. Drew?) goes into such consent?

WATCH: 'The Situation' Opens Up About Drug Addiction & Rehab

Posted 05.22.2012 | Celebrity

Nearly six weeks after "Jersey Shore" cast member Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino left rehab, he's now speaking candidly about his struggle with drug ...

Addiction: Not a Laughing Matter

Deni Carise | Posted 04.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Deni Carise

In reality, addiction is a very big deal. People lose their lives, livelihoods and loved ones to this disease every day. It's vitally important that we let people know that help is available and that treatment can work.

Top 10 Celebrity Rehab Moments

Catherine McKenzie | Posted 04.08.2012 | Books
Catherine McKenzie

I admit I watched - a phalanx of paparazzi standing outside of yet another rehab facility waiting to take a shot of some young woman in trouble, I said to myself, sarcastically: why don't they just follow her in there? And then I said to myself: what a great idea for a book!

Which 'Glee' Star Was Addicted To Cough Syrup?

Posted 10.24.2011 | Celebrity

In her upcoming memoir "Happy Accidents," actress Jane Lynch comes clean about her battle with addiction. The 51-year-old Emmy winner, who recentl...

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?